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Gingerbread Cookies

Vegan, Low Protein (PKU), Gluten Free and Dairy Free, Low Fructose

Total Protein Count: 4 g Protein
30 Serves = 0.1 g Protein per serve

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Last week we had two Christmas parties in one day; one of which was a PKU picnic and the other was a dinner party with friends (some of whom are gluten-intolerant). To save time and stress, I decided to make Christmas cookies that everyone could eat. I was a bit sneaky though and decorated with sugar. If you read my blog, you know I’m not a fan of sugar or fructose, but for aesthetics reasons I was a bit naughty and used a tiny bit of icing sugar to decorate. I had intended to use the same coconut cream frosting I made for the Halloween cookies, but it seemed that every can of coconut cream I bought had been shaken! (Thus resulting in very runny coconut cream.) Very frustrating and with only a day before the parties, I sucked it up and used icing sugar. Read More

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Pumpkin Pie – Low Protein

Vegan, Low Protein (PKU), Gluten Free and Dairy Free

Total Protein Count: 4 g Protein (without topping)
8 Serves = 0.5 g Protein per serve

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I am so happy that I can adapt one of my favourite recipes for Charlotte, and she loves it! It has less pumpkin than my other recipe, but it’s still pumpkin so check the quantity against your allowance if you are cooking for a PKU diet. Also if you add the whipped coconut cream, make sure you measure and count it that too. Read More

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Pumpkin Pie

Vegan, Gluten Free and Dairy Free

Not suitable for PKU Diets.
8 Serves

final 2Every year, I bake a pumpkin pie for Halloween. It has become a tradition with my family and friends. I have always loved this dessert and I can easily say it is my favorite pie. Perhaps it’s because I never really liked pies or cakes and this pie seems to fall outside the typical sweet category. Every year, I experiment with the recipe. I have to say the quinoa crust has been my favourite and constant. Read More