Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Okay, who else eats almond butter by the spoonful? Guilty!

Today’s recipe is another way to get your almond butter fix, and let me tell you, it’s worth the little extra effort.

I love peanut butter cookies, but since I’ve been on an almond butter kick lately I wanted to try to make almond butter cookies instead. I started looking up recipes and quickly realized that for many of them, you don’t even need flour. In this recipe, the almond butter acts as a sort of flour substitute. That means these cookies are gluten free (and guilt free?).

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Creamy Turmeric Tea

turmeric tea With these chilly temperatures upon us, it can be extra hard to resist having multiple cups of coffee (I am partial to lattes!), so I wanted to create a comforting drink that had all the warming, indulgent taste of a holiday drink, but had some health benefits as well.

Turmeric tea is a fantastic way to enjoy the health benefits of turmeric, which is a spice that is incredible for your body. Turmeric is known as a “healing spice” in eastern cultures and has been used to treat ailments such as sore throats, colds, flus, stomach aches, and skin issues … Read More

Homemade Fresh Pumpkin Latte

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Autumn is in full swing, which means it’s pumpkin spice latte season. I’m sure we have all tried Starbucks’ PSL at one time or another, but today I’m going to share a recipe that is extremely simple, made of whole food ingredients, and tastes like fresh pumpkin rather than artificial sweeteners.

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I’ve shared on the blog before that I am currently working as a barista. I love crafting different drinks and getting creative, but I hate using all of the syrup flavors. They do taste good, but I think it’s possible to craft delicious beverages from real ingredients and stay … Read More

Pumpkin Garbonzo Cookies

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With October beginning yesterday, I had pumpkin on the brain. I wanted to concoct something that has all the yummy taste of a pumpkin dessert, but without the guilt. These cookies have no flour and no white sugar, so you don’t have to feel guilty about indulging in one or two. Normally I steer clear of baked goods that are gluten free, dairy free, and egg free, but trust me, these taste delicious and indulgent. They go perfectly with a hot cup of coffee and a chilly autumn day.

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3 cups garbonzo beans

3/4 cup pumpkin puree

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