• Karen’s Dessert: Ginger Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

    October 22, 2017lectinfreemama

    One of my readers, Karen, was asked to bring Thanksgiving dessert to her family gathering. She’s a fellow “lectin free” foodie who also “retreats from sweets.” Dessert is probably the most challenging thing to make Plant Paradox compliant, simply because it’s not necessary food for fuel. We mostly eat ground up salad and olive oil, so bringing a dessert to a family gathering can create what I’ve hilariously coined a “Plant Paradoxical Dilemma:” How do I make something I can eat that everyone else will want to eat? If you show up with a lettuce pie for dessert, expect to get a whipped cream pie thrown in your face. This is Thanksgiving, not Sunday potluck. If there are no good desserts, WE DISHONOR THE PILGRIMS AND NATIVE AMERICANS. Or something.…

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  • Black Forest Cupcakes for a Spooky Soiree

    October 17, 2017lectinfreemama

    Over the weekend I celebrated my 30th birthday, which fell on Friday, the 13th this year. We had a Halloween-themed “Superstitious Soiree” with costumes, creepy games, and my absolute favorite cake of all time: Black Forest cake. Black Forest cake is…

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  • Lectin Free Peach Cobbler Breakfast Pancake

    July 30, 2017lectinfreemama

    Behold, yellow peaches. The juicy, not-too-sweet, not-too-tart pit fruit that you can play tennis with when it’s not ripe and get a half gallon of juice down your chin when it is ripe. Peach season is almost gone, and, before…

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  • Lectin Free Blueberry Fool Dessert

    July 5, 2017Autumn.m.boyle@gmail.com

    Happy 4th of July! In celebration of freedom, liberty, and other patriotic buzzwords, I thought today would be an excellent day for a dessert recipe. And bonus–it’s red, white and blue. And lectin free. And freaking delicious. Lectin Free Blueberry…

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