Category Archives: Dairy-free

Herb Focaccia

The temperatures are still cool here so I thought I would share one of my favorite recipes for focaccia. Several years ago,  I posted a couple of recipes that use potatoes in the dough. This recipe is moist and flavorful … Continue reading

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Easter Couscous Salad

We have couscous salad every Easter to accompany the grilled leg of lamb. It is nice and light and a favorite with the children in the family. I previously posted a summer version with apricots, blackberries, and balsamic vinegar. This … Continue reading

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Yellow Split Pea Dhal

It’s been a cold and snowy month and I’ve been craving food that is warming but not too rich. Soups and curries are particularly comforting at this time of year and one of my favorites is this recipe for yellow … Continue reading

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Vanilla Bean Tapioca Pudding (Dairy-free)

January is usually a quiet month at our house. I’ve eaten too many cookies and chocolates in December so I try to give my body a rest and enjoy simple salads, vegetables, soup, and fruit. I do a bit of … Continue reading

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Coconut Macaroons

These are very easy coconut cookies. I like to use unsweetened fine coconut for this recipe that you can purchase at most Indian grocery stores. The recipe is adapted from one my mother-in-law gave me. Coconut Macaroons 2-3/4 cups fine … Continue reading

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Apricot Pistachio Biscotti

If you are an apricot lover, you will love these biscotti. I could eat the whole batch by myself. To enhance the apricot flavor I use specialty apricot flavorings and I recognize that many readers may not have access to … Continue reading

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Zucchini Bread with Demerara Sugar Sprinkle

There are so many zucchini bread recipes out there that readers are probably wondering why I would post another one. But this recipe, a combination of several recipes, is different, and my favorite of all the zucchini bread recipes I … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Blackberry Cake (Dairy-free)

This summer cake is light, sweet and moist. It’s perfect to take on a picnic. I make it dairy free using coconut oil and almond milk, but you can use butter and whole milk if you don’t need it to … Continue reading

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Italian Lemon Cookies

I have been making this recipe for at least 25 years, a simple, cake-like cookie. You can roll the warm cookies in confectioners sugar or you can dip cooled cookies in a lemon glaze. I sometimes bake them for Christmas … Continue reading

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Fresh Pita Bread

Ocassionally, when we have an evening with no plans, we will make some Middle Eastern dips and some fresh pita to go along with it for dinner. Fresh pita is so moist and delicious that I wonder why I was … Continue reading

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