Simplified Samoas
Cookies & Candies

Simplified “Samoas”

12/13/2019 meps 0

In the same vein as the one-of-each peanut butter cookies, this is a gluten-free recipe with only 4 ingredients. They result is soft and chewy. The whites of 2 eggs13-oz can of Dulce de Leche […]


Savory tapioca snacks

5/2/2018 meps 0

Based on a traditional Indonesian dish. 1/4 C water or coconut milk 1 T diced onion or garlic 1/4 t black or white pepper Large pinch of salt 1/2 C tapioca starch Bring the first […]

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No-Bake Energy Bars

10/6/2014 meps 0

1 C roasted almonds 1-1/4 C pitted dates (can substitute raisins for 1/2 C) 1 T dried coconut (unsweetened, if possible) 3/4 C water 1/4 C cocoa 2 T instant coffee powder 1 t chia […]

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Cookies & Candies

Simplest Coconut Macaroons

1/19/2014 meps 0

3 egg whites 1/2 C sugar 1/4 t salt 14 oz package flaked coconut Preheat oven to 350. Whisk the egg whites together with the salt and sugar. Stir in the coconut. Drop by teaspoons […]

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Arepas (cornflour patties)

12/8/2013 meps 0

These are native to Colombia and Venezuela. 2 C yellow masa (corn) flour 1 t salt 3 C boiling water 3 T peanut or vegetable oil Preheat the oven to 400 F. In a large […]

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Coconut-Chia Pudding With a Kick

12/5/2013 meps 0

Chia seeds are my new favorite ingredient these days. This recipe is as easy as instant pudding, but it’s made from unprocessed ingredients — a win, win, win. 14-oz can coconut cream, well-shaken 1/4 C […]

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5/2 fasting diet

Miso-Ginger Consomme

10/1/2013 meps 0

2-inch piece of fresh ginger 6 C water 1/2 C white miso 4 C sliced mushrooms Optional: Fresh spinach or other greens, diced tofu 2 sliced green onions 1/2-1 t tamari Finely grate the ginger […]

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Cold Sesame Noodles

9/27/2013 meps 0

Reminiscent of a dish I fell in love with 25 years ago. It was called “dan dan mein,” but when I later tried to order it in another Chinese restaurant, they told me that simply […]

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5/2 fasting diet

Gluten-free apple tarts

9/25/2013 meps 0

Crust 1/2 C almond meal 1/2 t cinnamon 1/2 C brown rice flour 2 T agave syrup 2 T applesauce 1/4 C ice-cold water Preheat oven to 375 F and spray a 12-cup muffin pan […]