All posts in "Desserts"

Almond Crust Cheesecake with Cherry Sherry Topping

  The Visit My Father, a retired architect, is coming from England to stay with us for a while. He is one of the few remaining, truly original, old school chaps with unique oddities and an endearing level of eccentricity. Not so ‘strange’ by American standards to be thought of as crazy, but enough to […]


Gluten Free Cinnamon Buns

I wouldn’t usually dream of serving these to my family, but I was asked to come up with a gluten free recipe for  cinnamon buns, that didn’t taste gluten free.  My daughter’s eye’s popped out when she saw them.   Mum, making cinnamon buns!!  What happened to the spinach juice she is always making me […]


Delicious Superfood Breakfast

A simple but highly nutritious and totally delicious, healthy, natural breakfast. Eat every morning and get all your fruits and vegetables in one meal. This breakfast will start your day with 2-3 servings of the 5 fruits and veggies you need per day. What is one serving?  1 small apple, 1 banana, 1 large orange, […]


Sugar Free Berry Parfait with Honey Roasted Almonds

7 Raw Almonds a Day The one dessert I have consistently eaten for the past 30 years, is berries, nuts and yogurt. I always have these three items in my kitchen, and they are healthy, low calorie, nutritious foods. Every day, I have at least 7 raw almonds. Here are just a few of the […]


Sugar Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free Chocolate Brownies

If you are used to eating highly sugared foods or mixes from a box, you won’t like how this tastes. I am not able to eat wheat or sugar, so these brownies were such a treat for me. But for people who still eat sugar, they won’t give you that usual sugar buzz. They are […]


Chocolate Coffee Quinoa Cookie & Double Chocolate Coconut Quinoa Cookies

Chocolate Coffee Quinoa Cookies Chocolate Coffee Quinoa Cookie & Double Chocolate Coconut Quinoa Cookies   Save Print Author: Cavewoman Ingredients ½ Cup Unsalted Butter 1 Cup Coconut Sugar 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract 1 Egg 1½ Cups Maninis Gluten free Multi Purpose Flour 1 Tbs Cocoa Powder 1-2 Tbs Dried Coffee Granules ¼ Cup Cooked Quinoa […]


South African Milk Pudding

Memory Lane This is a recipe some South African friends gave me many years ago.  This blog is full of healthy, sugar free, some vegan, organic recipes. This milk pudding doesn’t fit with the usual theme of my cooking, but it was a trip down memory lane for me. I used to make this for […]


Low calorie, Vegan, Sugar Free Scones with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

I made a big mistake with this recipe. I chopped garlic and onions for my husbands lunch, while I was waiting for the scones to cook (I was making Lettuce chicken taco’s). Then I grated the lemon rind for my Lemon Scones.  I took my knife and scraped the lemon off my chopping board and […]


Low Calorie Chocolate Walnut Quinoa Drops

These are  fat free, flour free, sugar free, vegan and made with a healthy, high quality protein (quinoa). If you fancy a sweet treat and you want to be good, my Low Calorie Walnut Quinoa Drops are the way to go.


Persimmons Cheesecake with Honey Almond Crust

Winter is truly on it’s way with the first fall of persimmons.  It is time for baked apples, pumpkin pie, carrot cake and pungent spices.  Nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger and cloves.  Hot spicy drinks and mulled wine. It is time to stock up for the winter. To store. To bury our peel and egg shells and […]


Gluten Free Apple-Cherry Crumble

  This tasty, easy fruit pie is Paleo friendly, sugar free, gluten free and totally scrumptious. To help make the crumble topping, you can put the almond meal and butter into the fridge in the bowl to make it nice and cold.  You may also want to put a little honey into the fruit depending […]


Gluten Free, Sugar Free Almond Cookies

So easy and so sweet.  If you want a healthy, unprocessed cookie treat, then this is the best. Nutty and sweet, but no sugar or wheat flour to bog you down, and it only takes a few minutes to throw together. Serve with a piping hot cup Earl Grey Tea on a cold, wet afternoon. […]

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