Scandinavian Thumbprint Cookies


You may remember my Santa Lucia post last December, where we made saffron buns. I mentioned how I’m from Danish heritage, and that we love to incorporate Scandinavian traditions at Christmas. This book, Swedish Cakes and Cookies, is one of my favorite cookbooks, despite the fact that there are only about three gluten-free recipes in… 

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Christmas Cookies (gluten-free)


We’re in full-swing Christmas spirit here, and one of our favorite ways to celebrate is by making cookies together These stars are my gluten-free chocolate chip cookies without the chocolate chips. We floured the dough lightly, rolled it out, and used two sizes of star cookie cutters. Then we melted dairy-free chocolate chips on the lowest heat…. 

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Santa Lucia Day Saffron Buns


As many of you probably know by now, I’m part Danish. In Denmark, the rest of Scandinavia, and Italy, Santa Lucia Day is celebrated on December 13th. Young girls dress in white gowns with a red ribbon tied around their waist, and a wreath of candles crowns the head. The song of St. Lucia is… 

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gluten-free Gingerbread House


I thought you might like to see what Zoe, Ashley and I have been working on. This is our finished gluten-free, sugar-free, salt dough gingerbread house. =] For Part 1 of the gluten-free, sugar-free, salt dough gingerbread house, click here. For Part 2 of the gluten-free, sugar-free, salt dough gingerbread house, click here. For the… 

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frozen blended Nutcracker Sweet tea latte


This is my family’s favorite holiday drink. Here is the recipe as it appears in my first cookbook, and in my blog post from last holiday season. However, it’s not a perfect science. Sometimes I freeze the tea and pour the cashew milk over, rather than the other way around. Sometimes I measure the liquid… 

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