May 27
2015

Chewy Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookies

I think this may be my favorite recipe that came of my cookie cooking binge! Chewy chocolate chip hazelnut…how can you resist?!?  The addition of mini chocolate chips and chopped toasted hazelnuts to my chewy almond cookie base makes a cookie that is slightly thicker, soft, and chewy. The mini chocolate chips give a fantastic dispersion of chocolate throughout the entire cookie, and the toasted hazelnuts add a bit of crunch and wonderful flavor. One of my testers says it’s her “favorite chocolate chip cookie ever.” I have to admit, I think it’s mine as well.  And…drum roll please…you may have already guessed that these beauties are gluten-free and Paleo (if you are in the Paleo camp that uses allergen-free mini chocolate chips that is)! [Read More…]

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May 25
2015

Paleo Chewy Spiced Molasses Cookies

I hope you’re not sick of cookies yet, because I’m on a roll!  These next two tweaks are my favorite. (I always like to save the best for last…even when I’m eating!)  For today’s tweak, I took my chewy almond cookie base and turned it into a spiced molasses cookie. [Read More…]

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Almond Cookie Bites (Gluten free and Paleo!)

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Ok folks, here’s the next installment of my almond cookie dough base!  Instead of chewy almond cookies, these are little cookie bites that have a bit more of a cake texture, but very similar to their larger counterparts.

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Chewy Almond Cookies (which happen to be gluten-free and Paleo!)

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I went gluten-free a year and a half ago (along with some other dietary restrictions) on the request of my rheumatologist as a way of naturally reducing some of my body’s inflammatory response (gotta love autoimmune disease!).   Although I haven’t had a miraculous recovery (don’t I wish), I have definitely seen many benefits.  For [...]

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Build Your Own Onigirazu + Watch me make one on KSL Studio 5!

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Remember onigirazu, that cousin to onigiri (Japanese rice balls), that I wrote about a few weeks ago?  Well I’m back, but this time with a formula that will set you free so you don’t need to look at a recipe when making one!  

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California Avocado Spring Roll Noodle Salad

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This week I’m sharing a deconstructed version of Vietnamese fresh spring rolls with peanut dipping sauce, one of my favorite meals on the entire planet, over on The Scoop.  This is a California Avocado Spring Roll Noodle Salad.  It happens to be gluten-free (just make sure the miso paste and chili sauce you use are [...]

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Tuna Avocado Basil (T.A.B.) Onigirazu — Picnicking with bentos

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The Fujilings have traded one addiction for another.  Squirrel and Bug have all but forsaken their love for onigiri and now only have eyes for another—onigirazu.  It’s true, and to be honest, I can’t blame them.

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How to Pack a Tea Party Picnic

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I love Spring!  It puts me in the mood for two of my favorite things: tea parties and picnics.  Why not combine the two?  The great thing about a tea party picnic is that it doesn’t have to be complicated, and whether you’re hanging out with girlfriends or having fun with little ones, everyone will be happy! [...]

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Chunky Monkey Scones Revisited

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There are some recipes that deserve a second look, and this is one of them.  I posted this recipe on Savvy Sassy Moms 3 years ago this month.  When I was brainstorming what I wanted to do for my Studio 5 segment this month, this recipe popped into my head.  These scones are perfect for [...]

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California Avocado Ramen

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We are currently in the middle of a crazy wind and dust storm here in Utah.  I’ve watched a trampoline, sandwich board sign, and a trashcan fly by so far.  So while we hunker down and hope we still have a roof tomorrow morning, I’m going to share a new recipe with you!  I have [...]

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