The best gluten-free baking recipes, both healthy and delicious.



We asked blogger and nutritionist Lane Wiederstein to share her favorite treats any novice baker can tackle this weekend. Aprons at your fingertips …

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My gluten free chocolate chip cookies have hit the nail on the head when it comes to a healthy treat. They are refined sugar free, giving you all the comfort without the guilt. I love this recipe because NO hand mixer is required, just a bowl and a spoon… less mess equals a happy baker!

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Serves: Makes 12 cookies.


  • 1 cup of gluten-free flour
  • 1 cup of almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of sea salt
  • ½ cup of maple syrup
  • ¼ cup almond butter
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • ½ cup of dark chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 ° C.
  2. Line a baking sheet with baking paper.
  3. Combine the flour, ground almonds, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
  4. Add the maple syrup, almond butter, vanilla, egg and chocolate chips.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Roll out tablespoons of the mixture and flatten into 12 cookies on the baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.

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raspberry banana bread
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