Auntie Ellen’s Butter Mochi Recipe

“Bata Mochi” also known as Butter Mochi, is a naturally gluten free Hawaiian local treat. Butter mochi is a soft cake made with coconut (or regular) milk, sweet rice flour, sugar, and eggs. You may be surprised how easy this butter mochi recipe is to make. Mochi is naturally gluten free, and our kids love […]

Mango and Coconut Dessert Sushi

This week you are in for a treat with this delicious coconut sticky rice mango sushi recipe. Do you love sushi? Today I created a fun new treat. Something for sushi lovers, and sushi haters! Have you tried coconut sticky rice with mango in a Thai restaurant? It is one of my all time favorite […]

Oh So Good Gluten Free Flaky Pastries

You heard that right….flaky gluten free pastries. Those three words just don’t seem to go together at all. Flaky. Pastries. Gluten free. I don’t even know what initially inspired me to attempt to convert one of Martha Stewart’s recipes to gluten free. Scanning though her baking handbook and I just saw this flaky Danish dough […]

Gluten Free Baked Cannoli Bites

These gluten free baked cannoli bites are a great hand held dessert that are great for entertaining. Since going gluten free, the one thing I have missed has been cannoli. It is flaky, crunchy, and just plain delicious. These baked cannoli bites are delicious, and easy to make. Some of that crunch comes from frying […]

Quick and Easy S’mores Chocolate Fondue

Do you need a quick and easy last minute dessert recipe? This s’mores chocolate fondue is ready in just minutes. This quick and easy s’mores chocolate fondue is a popular treat for dessert. Several months ago we dined at a fun fondue spot in Sunnyvale called Rok Bistro, in addition to cooking on lava rocks, […]

Basil Honey and Plum Pavlova

Have you ever made a Pavlova? They are naturally gluten free and look almost too beautiful to eat. This is a fun dessert to make. You get to beat egg whites until you have stiff white peaks, toss them in the oven, then top with whipped cream and something fruity. You can make individual sized […]

Strawberry Mochi

I have become a huge mochi fan over the past year. It is not only easy to make, but the mochi readily adapts to any flavoring you use. Mochi is naturally gluten free as well, making it a great gluten free dessert. Are you seeing tons of strawberries at your market lately? Our farmer’s market […]

Simple Matcha Green Tea Mochi

Have you ever tried matcha green tea? It is full of health benefits. The antioxidant EGCG in matcha has been attributed to boosting metabolism, helping ward off cancer, detoxifying the body, and helping to calm the mind. Matcha green tea is rich in vitamin C, selenium, zinc, chromium, and magnesium. Matcha is delicious in many […]

Chocolate & Coconut Sticky Rice with Mango

This coconut sticky rice with mango has a new fun twist for all of you chocolate lovers out there. What is your favorite part about going to a Thai restaurant? For me, hands down, it is the mango sticky rice dessert. There is something about the subtly sweet coconut flavored sauce that seeps into the […]