Breads/Pastries

Gluten Free Lemon Poppy Seed MINI Muffins

Aww, don’t you just love cute little things?  Puppies, bunnies, mini muffins? Ok, maybe these aren’t AS cute as puppies or bunnies, but it’s hard to make food that cute! These mini muffins offer lots of flavor in a small package, so go ahead, enjoy more than one! Gluten Free Lemon Poppy Seed MINI Muffins 4 tbsp [...]

BRING IT ON 2011

Being the Health Food Stalker means I bring you lots of ways to keep you on your road to health and longevity. HAVING SAID that… here is a fried doughnut recipe! Before you mock my first 2011 entry, let me tell you a bit about these apple fritters.  They’re gluten free, they don’t have any dairy [...]

Halloween Time!

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE Halloween.  I love the decorations (only the cute ones, of course), I love the crisp air, the adorable children dressed up and loving life, and most importantly, awesome Halloween candies and treats. Last week I made some popcorn balls and Halloween cookies that looked like a five year [...]

Tea for two.

Fact: Going out for a high tea where you might find any nutritional value in the food, aside from the twigs and berries in the tea sachet, is almost impossible. Fiction: These healthy tea pastries are hard to make. Whole Wheat Biscuits with Vegan Cream Cheese and Cucumbers 2 c whole-wheat pastry flour 1 tbsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1/3 [...]

Bruschetta

10 tomatoes 3 cloves of garlic 1 bunch of basil dried oregano olive oil 1/2 c goat cheese (optional) 2-3 long, thin baguettes salt and pepper to taste This really could not get much easier… Dice the tomatoes, garlic and 10 basil leaves.  Add a pinch of oregano, some salt and pepper, and a splash of olive oil.  Taste it. Is it [...]

Or try these…

Ready to try some other kinds of bagels? Give this one a shot. Cinnamon Raisin Bagels Follow the same bagel recipe and at the end of the mixing process add… 1 c currants 2 tbsp unrefined white sugar 1 tbsp cinnamon Obviously, you are now omitting the onion and poppyseed topping! Happy Bageling!

It’s Bagel Time!

Every time I buy a pre-packaged spelt bagel I get something that is bagel-like enough to satisfy my urge for something to schmear tofu cream cheese on, but they are always a bit dense, or bitter. Because of this dense dilemma that I have faced over and over again I assumed that spelt bagel making [...]

Girl Scout Cookies without the Guilt!

I don’t know about you, but I fondly remember the days of freezing Thin Mints for year round enjoyment and being thrilled when the Girl Scouts hung around outside of Vons, just itching to sell tons of cookies to potential customers as they walked by.  Although Thin Mints were my favorite, a close second was Samoas.  [...]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies!

o, you have perfected your chocolate cookie batter… here is a fun twist on the crinkle cookies. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies You’ll need… ¾ c organic peanut butter 1/3 c powdered sugar ¼ tsp vanilla extract chocolate cookie batter (from crinkle cookies) In a bowl combine the peanut butter, powdered sugar and vanilla.  Just like the dough, let the peanut butter [...]

Check out my hot buns.

These are the healthiest cinnamon rolls in existence. The bun is really good, it needs an awesome frosting to make it sensational, which I have not perfected quite yet, but I am on my way there!!! Vegan Cinnamon Rolls dough: 2 cups white spelt flour 1 cup spelt flour 2 tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp [...]