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2 family fun article submissions by the Mothering community.

For Valentine's Day: OMG Truffles

  And. . . we’re off! On the Mel and Laura’s Several Fabulous Things You Can Make for V-Day Project, that is.   First up: Truffles. And not just any truffles. These are dairy-free and nut-free, sure, but they don’t taste like they’re lacking a thing. Heavenly stuff. We made them recently for our March-April Peggy’s Kitchen article (which features special treats for kids with food sensitivities) and we could not believe how good these were.   Don’t be daunted by the photo. We’re here to tell you these are not hard to make. And once you’ve mixed up the ingredients and... read more

How to Make a "Healthy" Cake

I do not advocate celebrating half birthdays. That I made my daughter a half birthday cake, as I mentioned in this post, is a testament to said daughter’s dogged persistence. Several readers asked for the recipe for the flourless chocolate cake with lemon curd frosting. This recipe is only slightly modified from Moosewood Restaurant Book of Desserts (which is hands down the best dessert cookbook I’ve ever had. I actually won this book from Words to Eat By. Thank you again Debbie!). This cake is almost like chocolate mousse. It’s gluten-free and... read more

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