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Have Your Cake And Eat It: A Healthier Torta Di Mandorla (GF/DF/NS)

One of the key principles of an anti-inflammatory diet is to choose foods that are as nutrient-dense and low in sugar as possible.  This principle makes navigating dessert options particularly treacherous.  I usually stick with dark chocolate (no more than … Continue reading

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Packed-With-Goodness Breakfast Cookies (Vegan/Gluten-Free/No Added Sugar)

These soft, slightly chewy breakfast “cookies” are packed with delicious flavors and healthful ingredients that balance carbs, protein, and fiber to fill you up.  Imagine chewy oats, juicy chunks of apple, sweet dried berries, crunchy nuts, and gooey bursts of … Continue reading

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Apple Rosemary Crisp (Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free/Vegan)

The morning after Thanksgiving, the Midwestern Gentleman woke up and said sleepily, “I think I’d like some oatmeal for breakfast this morning.” “O.k.,” I answered, nonchalantly, “Enjoy your oatmeal.  I’m going to have some leftover apple rosemary crisp.” The Gent’s … Continue reading

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Desperate for Dessert: Baklava Wonton Bites

These bitty baklava bites please the eye as well as the palate, an important duality when it comes to dessert satisfaction.  I know, I know: when your body is fighting autoimmune inflammation, sugar is the enemy.  However, sometimes the psychological … Continue reading

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