Tag: Dessert of the Month

Dessert of the Month: Coconut-Cherry-Vanilla Ice Pops

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, July 15, 2014

Juicy cherries, creamy coconut milk and a generous amount of vanilla come together to create a delicious frozen dessert that’s ideal for scorching days. These are not your regular pops loaded with refined sugar. Small amounts of honey and maple syrup give just the right amount of sweetness and pair well with both the fruitRead more

Dessert of the Month: Frozen Blueberry and Banana “Ice Cream”

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, June 17, 2014

When it comes to quick sweet treats to beat the heat, nothing is as fast and satisfying as a scoop of this all-fruit “ice cream.” It’s pretty amazing how frozen bananas develop a lusciously thick and smooth consistency after a minute in the food processor. There’s no need for a high-powdered blender to achieve impressiveRead more

Dessert of the Month: Almond-Vanilla Mini Cakes with Rhubarb

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, May 20, 2014

These mini cakes are a lot like macaroons: Crisp on the outside, thanks to plenty of almond meal,  and tender inside, from the combination of maple syrup and coconut oil. Not only are these little cakes dairy- and gluten-free but they’re also packed with nutritious ingredients, including chia seeds, flaxseeds, and flours ground from wholeRead more

Dessert of the Month: Gluten-Free Jam Dot Cookies

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, April 15, 2014

When made with different colors of jam, these little cookies are reminiscent of a pretty collection of jewels. They satisfy both the need for something nutty and crisp and any desire for big fruity flavors — all in one bite. The combination of whole-grain flours, ground coconut and maple complement the assertive flavor of toastedRead more

Dessert of the Month: Gluten-Free Pear and Almond Cake

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, March 18, 2014

Here is a cake worth adding to your repertoire — it’s super-fast to put together, pleases many dietary requirements (it’s free of gluten and dairy) and can either be dressed up or down depending on how you serve it.

Dessert of the Month: Almond, Fig and Orange Cookies

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, December 17, 2013

This is the time of year when it seems everyone is baking cookies. And because it’s a lovely holiday tradition, I wanted to create a recipe that everyone could enjoy: the sweets lovers, the healthy eaters and the gluten-intolerant.