Almond Pancakes

Almond Pancakes

*+-Breakfast on Valentine’s Day should be as delicious as romance and as perfect as love. My Multigrain Almond Pancakes are made with three different kinds of flours– barley, spelt, and whole-wheat– but you could easily substitute with other flours like oat flour or even a gluten-free baking mix. But here’s what makes them really special:…

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Pear and Almond Tart

Pear and Almond Tart

*+-It’s late Thanksgiving morning, those special someones are coming over for dinner, and you’ve been slaving over a delicious vegan meal from the moment you got home yesterday afternoon. Everything looks amazing, but you still want to kick yourself. Because you forgot dessert. Well maybe you’re different, but that often happens to me. I usually…

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Mango Biscotti

Mango Biscotti

*+-There just aren’t enough ways in the world to eat the glorious mango. So here’s one more: Mango Biscotti. Baking with mango — and thinking up new goodies to make with mango– is one of my favorite things to do in the kitchen, as all the mango-based recipes here on Holy Cow! will attest. There…

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Almond Butter

Almond Butter

*+-Nut butters are great nutritional alternatives to dairy butter because they contain heart-healthy fats instead of artery-smothering cholesterol. Besides, the possibilities are endless because you can have as many nut butters as there are nuts. There’s of course the universal favorite, peanut butter, and these days almost any grocery store stocks almond butter, cashew butter…

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Almond Cookies

No-Butter Almond Shortbread Cookies

*+-I got around to baking cookies only this Saturday, a little over a week before Christmas, and I only managed to bake one kind before I ran out of flour. How’s that for being unorganized? The cookie, an almond shortbread, turned out great, however, so at least I had something to feel good about at…

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