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Espresso Cookies, YUM!

Dean and Leslie with espresso cookies

I love my job. I have the privilege of developing recipes with Deans Beans organic and fair trade cocoa and coffee. Here I am with Dean Cycon in my gourmet country kitchen in Western Mass after shooting the recipe video for these rich, fudge-like Espresso cookies. Continue reading

Fruit Crisp with Teff

Fruit Crisp with Teff Flour

Take your pick of seasonal organic fruits: blueberries, peaches, apples, cranberries, and mix and match with a some dried organic fruits  like dates or mangoes, for extra sweetness and variety. Enjoy a fruit crisp topped with yogurt for a nourishing start of your day, or whipped cream or ice cream for a delicious dessert. Teff Flour makes a great fruit crisp topping. Sweetened with maple syrup and vanilla, a little cinnamon. YUM!  Continue reading

Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes

Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes

I love developing recipes and teaching hands on cooking classes. Last night at Cooking for Energy and Stamina, my vegetarian cooking class, we made a delicious variation of my Lemon Poppy Seed cupcakes. First time I created this recipe, over 25 years ago, it was a vegan cake. I used teff grain instead of eggs. You might have seen that recipe on the Teff Company website as well as in my 1996 cookbook, The Quick and Easy Organic Gourmet.  Then I made a gluten-free version with eggs and published it in my Gluten-Free Recipes for the Conscious Cookbook. I have also made a delicious recipe variation for Nutiva with hazelnut flour. YUM!  Continue reading

Espresso Cookies

Vegan Espresso Cookies

Developing recipes for Dean’s Beans with their fair trade organic coffee and cocoa, here’s a preview picture of the espresso cookie which also includes Teff flour, extra virgin coconut oil and maple syrup.  With teff and the coffee originally from Ethiopia, it was a natural choice to pair them in this vegan, delicious cookie. Continue reading

Leslie’s Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Scones

Leslie's Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Scones

These are gluten-free? Yes! And they are light and soft inside with a firm crust outside. For a luscious treat, spread the Maple Coconut Frosting or the Chocolate Butter Cream Frosting on top and pretend it is your birthday. Continue reading