Marzipan Layer cookies - Lauren Caris Cooks

Stamped Marzipan Layer Cookies

I cannot tell you how much I am looking forward to a 4 day weekend! Having four days off when not having to take any vacation days makes it even more

Plum and Almond Tart

Plum and Almond Tart

Winter is coming. The heating has gone on, I’ve reluctantly pulled my winter coat out of the back of the wardrobe and it’s getting dark at 5pm. Long gone are

Grain-Free Thumbprint Cookies from

Grain-Free Thumbprint Cookies

These thumbprint cookies are ridiculously easy to make. Seriously…they might be the simplest cookies ever, and they’re also really delicious. I adapted them from the Jammin’ Sugar Cookie Thumbprints recipe

gluten free raisin scones

Coconut Raisin Scones

I’ve made and blogged about gluten-free scones before, and even though I loved that recipe, I’ll admit that those scones are more of a triangular-shaped healthy oatmeal cookie than a

Gluten Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

These pumpkin chocolate chip muffins, adapted from talented gluten-free blogger and cookbook author Elana Amsterdam, are dense and extremely moist, with the perfect amount of seasonal pumpkin flavor. Adding the

Macaron Mania

Macarons are naturally gluten-free and very light compared to most other cookies. But that’s not why I love them. When you get them right, they are a ton of fun

Gluten-Free Blood Orange Cardamom Cake

Before I started blogging about food, lemons were lemons and oranges were oranges. Things are different now. Now, I’m obsessed with Meyer lemons. And crazy about specialty oranges: blood oranges,

Meyer Lemon Pudding (Dairy-Free)

When I found Meyer lemons at my local Hannaford’s market last week, I did a little happy dance. I’ve been hoping they’d show up in my area for many weeks

Gluten-Free Coffee Almond Cookies

This recipe for gluten-free coffee almond cookies is ridiculously easy, and the results are ridiculously good. These are made with no flour at all, so they don’t contain gluten (or