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Easy gluten-free seed bread recipe; with chia seeds, pumpkin (pepita) seeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, almond meal, quark and eggs

Easy Gluten-Free Seed Bread

This may be the only gluten-free seed bread recipe you’ll ever need. Bold statement, I know. But really, this probably the easiest bread recipe I’ve ever made. It has a beautiful nutty flavor with aromatic undertones of caraway, anise, fennel and coriander — thanks to a “Brotgewürz” spice mix that’s used for making an authentic-tasting […]

Fresh figs for Blackberry & Fig Pistachio Oat Crumble (Vegan and Gluten-free)

Blackberry & Fig Pistachio Oat Crumble (V + GF)

This blackberry and fig pistachio oat crumble is about as simple and basic as they come, and though it’s vegan and gluten-free it’s just as delicious as you can expect any summer crisp or crumble to be. Prepared with coconut oil, it’s completely dairy-free. And thanks to pistachios, almond meal, and gluten-free oats, it’s also […]

Recipe for Gluten-Free Blueberry Tart with Almond Meal, Oats and Greek Yogurt

Blueberry Tart with Honeyed Yogurt (GF)

Indulge yourself. Yes, you can. This gorgeous blueberry tart let’s you enjoy something seemly wicked that’s surprisingly not. It’s made with deep inky-blue fresh summer blueberries and a layer of rich, creamy Greek yogurt with honey, all served on top of a golden brown almond and oat tart crust. This nutty tasting tart crust is […]

Recipe for Dark Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins (GF) with Coconut, Brown Rice, and Buckwheat Flour - Elle Republic

Dark Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins (GF)

Chocolate chip banana muffins, berry-packed yogurt muffins and classic blueberry muffins are all things that bring me back to my early 20s when I literally lived on muffins. Totally addicted, I ate them almost every day. Monday to Friday that is. Okay, maybe it wasn’t just because I had a thing for muffins… it was, […]

Coconut Cacao Nib Banana Bread with Spelt Flour

Coconut Cacao Nib Banana Bread

This coconut cacao nib banana bread recipe was inspired by Nigella Lawson’s banana bread with cardamom and cocoa nibs. Which sounded VERY inspiring, but in the end I made a totally different banana bread altogether. The only thing that remained the same was the bananas, the eggs and the cacao nibs. I changed pretty much […]

Gluten-Free Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Chocolate Zucchini Bread (Gluten-Free)

Zucchini bread is one of those things I’ve never understood. Carrot cake on the other hand, I can wrap my head around. Mind you, I have some very overly sweet childhood memories of carrot cake slathered in a very thick layer of icing. In contrast, zucchini bread sounds “healthy”. And yes, it is. But I’m […]

gluten-free roasted almond butter bread with banana, cacao nibs and unsweetened flaked coconut

Roasted Almond Butter Bread (Gluten-Free)

My new favorite bread. A grain-free gluten-free roasted almond butter bread with banana, cacao nibs and unsweetened flaked coconut. First of all, what I think makes it so special is the homemade roasted almond butter. Which by the way, is super easy to make yourself. Not only is homemade almond butter cheaper than the store-bought […]

Braided Chocolate Spelt Bread

Braided Chocolate Spelt Bread

Easter is coming and I was asked to make a Züpfe (Swiss braided bread) or Dreikönigskuchen (Secret Surprise Bread, as I like to call it). Yes, it is full of surprises. The “three kings cake” is a traditional sweet bread roll that has a special hidden treat (heatproof of course) baked inside one of the […]

Kale Chips with Olive Oil and Salt

Homemade Kale Chips

If you find yourself constantly craving chips, then you’re going to be all over this snack recipe. Made with kale and baked instead of fried, these crunchy gems are a much healthier alternative to traditional potato chips. The first time I made kale chips I remember thinking, wow, these are amazing! When baked properly, they […]

Orange Oatmeal Cookies with Nuts and Coconut

Orange Oatmeal Cookies with Nuts and Coconut

Here’s another one of my family’s favorite cookies. And newly, mine as well. These cookies are my idea of baked perfection. Simple to make and deliciously light. This cookie is a softer cookie, a chewy oatmeal cookie that is only slightly sweet, one with a delicate coconut and orange flavors and plenty of crunchy walnuts, […]

Bird’s Nest Cookies, Thumb Print Cookies with Raspberry Jam

Bird’s Nest Cookies

Bird’s nest cookies (also called thumbprint cookies) are one of those classic holiday baking cookies that remind you of why homemade baking is just so good. They are super easy to make and are one of those things people seem to love: buttery cookies with a tasty jam filling. What’s not to love? These are, […]

Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies with Spelt Flour

Soft Chocolate Chippers

If there is a “Hall of Fame” for cookies, then my Aunt Heather’s 30-year-old recipe for soft chocolate chippers would have definitely found a place there. Praise be to her for delivering this recipe to me. They are irresistible. Okay, admittedly, I adapted the recipe just a little. But I’ll tell you how a little […]

Fruit and Nut Spelt Loaf‏ with Figs, Apricot, Cranberries, Walnuts, Yogurt

Fruit & Nut Spelt Loaf

This is a naturally sweet fruit and nut spelt loaf that is crusty on the outside, moist and flavorful on the inside. Studded with dried figs, apricots, dates and walnuts, it makes for the perfect energy boosting snack or accompaniment to your next cheese platter — or better yet, go ahead and sprinkle it with […]