Flourless Cardamom Coconut Date Squares | Swirls and Spice

Flourless Cardamom Coconut Date Squares

Lightly sweetened oats spiced with cinnamon and cardamom surround the naturally sweet date filling in these squares, creating layers of warmth and richness.Cardamom has the power to transform a standard recipe into something remarkable.  Rice pilaf?  Better with cardamom.  Swedish tea ring?  Adding cranberries and cardamom elevates it into a fragrant, beribboned wreath.  And there’s chai, like the mix I use in Chai Chokadbollar, which is simply incomplete without cardamom. I had a strong inkling that … Continue reading Flourless Cardamom Coconut Date Squares

Cranberry Date Tartlets {Gluten Free}

No pumpkins were harmed in the making of these tarts.  Nevertheless, the warm flavours of fall shine through in healthy, date-sweetened treats.  But these cranberry date tartlets are not just for health nuts.  Finicky eaters might notice that the crust is unusual, but oddly enough, my normally skeptical children gave them a big thumbs up! The rich, sweet flavour made my mouth glad to eat … Continue reading Cranberry Date Tartlets {Gluten Free}