Maybe it’s because I grew up in south Texas — where we had pecan trees in our yard — that pecan pie is one of my favorite desserts. Maybe it’s just because pecans in any form are among my favorite flavors. Whatever the reason, these Pecan Pie Minis are the best combination I have found of pie, candy and bite-size dessert.
When holiday treats are in order, delicious Almond Bark is remarkably easy to make.
Crunchy almonds, tart cranberries and a sprinkling of sea salt combine with the rich taste of chocolate to delight the taste buds.
Most people don’t realize that pumpkins are loaded with Vitamin A – over 100% of the daily, FDA-recommended value is in just a half-cup serving — plus good amounts of Vitamins C and E, iron and fiber, to name a few of its other benefits. This low-carb, low-fat nutritional powerhouse vegetable is a natural to combine with a low glycemic sweetener like agave nectar.
I made a batch of these gluten-free pumpkin muffins with agave this week. And, I’m glad I did!
They rose well and have a smooth, attractive crust. And, they hold their texture when broken open, not crumbling apart like some muffins do.
The chocolate flavor is rich. It’s not overpowered by odd tastes that sometimes go with gluten-free flours. The texture was dense but still a little crumbly…,
A summer staple around many campfires and grills, a gooey, rich chocolate somemore for dessert is also easy in the kitchen. Find some gluten-free graham crackers, some marshmallows and your favorite chocolate — I like semisweet, but milk chocolate or whatever else you might prefer will work, too.