Tag Archives: sweets and treats

Silken Cashew Cream

Rich in taste and texture only, this indispensable silken cashew cream, gently sweetened with brown rice syrup, transforms simple fruits into stylish treats and enlivens puddings, shortcakes, and many other desserts. Makes 1 ½ cups Ingredients: 1 cup raw cashews ½ cup brown rice syrup ¼ cup water ¼ tsp. salt 1 tbsp. vanilla extract […]

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Agave Nectar- Naughty or Nice?

Barley malt, brown rice syrup, honey, date sugar, sucanat, maple syrup, fruit concentrates, stevia and agave nectar. Sweeteners used in baked goods, desserts, some more refined than others. Agave nectar is made from the same plant that is used to make tequila. It grows wild in the Mexican state of Jalisco, and has been used […]

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Vegan Treats

“No butter, milk, or eggs in your dessert? And what planet are you from?” I was asked. At that point in the conversation I decided to explain vegan dietary choices. A vegan is a vegetarian who avoids eating or using all animal products, including meat, fish, poultry, eggs, dairy products, or any foods containing by-products […]

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