pineapple-cake

Coconut Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple upside down cake reminds me of my childhood and the countless afternoons I spent watching my mother play bridge or mah jongg with her friends and the Wednesday evening potlucks at our local church. She always brought one of three dishes to those potlucks: spaghetti pie, seven layer dip or pineapple upside down cake.  I… 

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baking with coconut flour

How to Bake with Coconut Flour: Tips & Tricks for Using this Gluten-free Flour

Have you heard about the benefits of baking with coconut flour? As the interest in grain-free diets continues to rise, many cooks are looking to coconut flour for their baking.  Baking with coconut flour presents unique challenges as coconut flour does not perform the same as grain-based flours in baking; that is, baking with coconut… 

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coconut flour cake

a recipe: coconut flour cake with coconut frosting

Coconut flour cake has quickly become our stand-by, a staple of birthday celebrations.  With a flavor and texture reminiscent of classic yellow cake, this coconut flour cake is a welcome and nourishing alternative to all that refined flour and sugar.   So when my son turned five recently, I knew just what cake I’d make to celebrate… 

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a recipe: coconut flour bread

Coconut flour bread found its way to our kitchen this week courtesy of Ann Marie of CHEESESLAVE and her new Surf & Turf class which focuses on protein-rich and nutrient-dense cooking. About thirty-five to forty percent of Nourished Kitchen readers purposefully avoid gluten or grains entirely either because of a diagnosis of celiac disease or out of dietary preference…. 

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Coconut Citrus Madeleines

Citrus Coconut Madeleines are one of our favorite treats: slightly sweet and flavored with lemon, orange and vanilla.   In keeping with my recent post on why you should go grain-free, I’m sharing a tried-and-true, never-fail and cherished recipe: citrus coconut madeleines.   I first fell in love with madeleines in a high school French… 

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Fried Bananas

While this dish hardly qualifies as health food, it’s surprisingly good for you (as far as desserts are concerned). Bananas are rich in the minerals potassium and manganese while the coconut flour is rich in saturated fats like lauric acid as well as fiber and protein. This recipe is also a great way to use… 

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