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Gluten-Free, Vegan Cacio e Pepe for your Christmas Eve

Cacio e Pepe, or “cheese and pepper” is a traditional Italian dish to serve on Christmas Eve, and yup, I made it gluten-free and vegan. Plus, you probably already have everything you need, if the weather is keeping you off the roads. Merry Christmas Eve to those who celebrate!

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Mom’s Famous Vegan, Gluten-Free Ginger Cookies

Featuring ground ginger AND crystallized ginger, these sparkly beauties are what holiday dreams are made of. The recipe is a gift from my mom, Diane, who experimented with various ingredients and methods to get the gluten-free, vegan version just right. Cheers!

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The BEST GF Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m not exaggerating when I say these are the absolute best vegan, gluten-free chocolate chip cookies I’ve ever made – and I’ve been experimenting for years. The tops get a bit crackly, and the insides stay perfectly soft. Want to swoon? Try them while they’re still warm.

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Vegan Lemon-Raspberry Cheesecake (GF)

Featuring big summer flavor from fresh raspberries, raspberry preserves, lemon juice and zest, this no-bake, gluten-free, dairy-free cheesecake is the perfect summer send-off. All of the specialty ingredients for this recipe can be found at Naturally Soergel’s.

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Hey there, I'm Liz!

As a former food editor and everyday home cook, I’ve spent the past 15+ years testing, tasting and saving delicious, Octofree recipes for my family. It’s with lots of love that I share the best of the bunch with you, along with tips and tricks I’ve learned along the way.

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