HEALTHY CONDENSED MILK

Paleo, vegan, keto, healthy? Even more than that I believe 95% of the time that health tastes better. I know that is hard to envision and taste but ever since I can remember healthier ingredients and wholesome products have always tasted better, not to mention that...

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THE BEST GLUTEN FREE PEANUT BUTTER OAT COOKIES

Over the Summer we visited Waco Texas home of Magnolia Market and Magnolia Silos bakery and the city that the fixer uppers: Joanna and Chip Gaines have taken to another level which was a total #bucketlist for me. I spent all last year in the Real Estate industry...

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PALEO CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

When I discovered Stir sweetener my baking life literally changed. I was scrolling through Instagram and I found Stir by chance, I was immediately drawn to the brand, LA look and the ingredient list. It was just what I was looking for: a natural sweetener with...

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PALEO MATCHA CAKE

I had my worst hypoglycemia episode in 2005 just before moving to Chicago. I had sold my Pastry Workshop in 1 hour and was ready to change my life to move to Chicago to pursue my dreams to study a Pastry program abroad. It was a very stressful 2 months to say the...

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PALEO BANANA GRANOLA BREAD

  Have you guys seen the banana granola bread trending on Instagram lately? It's quite a thing.. So many have jumped on the band wagon of combining timeless breakfast comfort foods. I had seen so many photos and posts and made a few recipes from other bloggers which I...

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PALEO SHORTBREAD

Who doesn't  love Alison Roman's Salted Butter Chocolate Chip Shortbread that went viral on the web. I mean every baker made that recipe! #bakergoals right? Find her recipe on her new book Dinning In which also became a Best Seller. Then I was also inspired by the...

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BEST PALEO LOW CARB SCONES

  After weeks of not baking or being very active on my creative content because: My Dad has been frail (his diabetes has been so difficult and has taken a toll on his life and on our family), as I write this today is #Americandiabetesalertday, Diabetes is a matter...

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THE BEST GLUTEN FREE BANANA BREAD

I am so excited to share this timeless banana bread (or cake) recipe with you all! We all love banana bread, (well almost all) and everyone has their own claim to fame recipe. When Tim, the CEO of Maskal Teff and I began talking about pastries made with teff, he was...

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THE BEST GLUTEN FREE CAKE

If you are gluten free I am sure you have searched for the perfect pound cake recipe. I am so excited to share this new lemon raspberry cake with you all! It is everything you dreamed of: light, spongy, citrusy, naturally sweet, balanced, super easy and fast to make...

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HEALTHY OATMEAL COOKIES OF MY DREAMS

Oatmeal cookies have always been my favorite travel cookies since I started doing recipe development for Starbucks Mexico in 2001. We made multiple recipes for that project and they were delicious but so sugar loaded that it was unreal. I have since tweaked and...

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CHEWY HEALTHY BROWNIES – BETTER THAN BOXED BROWNIES

These brownies are amazing! You know when you hit a pot of gold? That is what I felt creating these from scratch. I wanted to develop a chewy (better than boxed brownie) that has a crackly top and is wholesome and #lowsugar, using only premium ingredients. I literally...

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HEALTHY BLUEBERRY STREUSEL MUFFINS

Happy New Year friends! This is one of my new favorite go to Muffin recipes of 2016 : so simple, so easy, adaptable and balanced. I was lucky to find a new sweetener I really like. You know the saying: when the student is ready, the teacher appears, well this was...

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THE BEST WHOLESOME CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES EVER

Seriously. I am NOT exaggerating. We all have a claim to fame recipe for sure. But really I have made many and have gone through my fair share of chocolate chip cookie recipe testing for bakeries and for my personal classes,  even for Starbucks Mexico. I always...

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GREEN APPLE PIE

This is one of my husband's favorite new recipe. His Mom was a home baker and he grew up loving apple pie. This is my version of a much healthier pie, gluten free, dairy free and sugar free. The best of all worlds and one you can easily adapt with seasonal fruit. A...

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BANANA BREAKFAST COOKIES

These cookies are nutritious and so delicious. They are full of whole grain oats, nuts, seeds and super foods. Remember when the banana oat cookie recipes became viral? So many recipes to choose from. I made my share for sure. Some where cakey, some too sweet, some...

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PALEO PUMPKIN CAKE

Ever since I lived in Chicago when I was in Pastry School: Pumpkin became one of my absolute favorite foods, any time of the year. Lately I have had many requests to develop gluten free, coconut flour recipes. My goal is to make paleo lower glycemic. Paleo recipes as...

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MEXICAN WEDDING COOKIES

Mexican wedding cakes or cookies are one of Mexico’s famous baked goods..Here is my Noble version. I love them and this was one of my most shared recipes (289 times) on my Facebook page because they are so simple to make, comforting and a crowd pleaser. One of those...

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THE BEST VEGAN BROWNIES

I am a brownie fan all the way. I grew up baking all the cookies and bars from my Mom's battered Joy of Cooking when I was seven. Brownies have really fascinated me ever since. Oh the chemistry of baking! And what a pleasure for an alchemist like me. The role of...

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MY SIGNATURE NOBLE SPICY DOUBLE CHOCOLATE COOKIES

This recipe is adapted from Elana's Pantry first cook book, which I love.  These cookies may sweep you off your feet, literally. As you can see I am a fan of chocolate and chile too. Strong and bold flavors are my cup of tea. Part of my Lebanese and Mexican heritage....

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LEMON LAVENDER SPELT CAKE

This lovely paring of Lemon and Lavender was created in a healthy pastry class I had the pleasure to teach at Natural Epicurean in Austin a few years ago. It was a hands on class, and I had very creative students who were risk takers and were ready to explore and give...

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GLUTEN FREE SEEDED BREAD

When I moved to Austin Texas from Chicago three years ago, one of my first realizations was that I was now living in the gluten free city and everything was gluten free or vegan but sadly everything had a lot of sugar to compensate the texture. I was in such shock...

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NOBLE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES WITH MALDON SALT

I don't know about you, but chocolate chip cookies are one of my obsessions and I have tested and sampled so many recipes and every bakery I go to the piece de resistance is the chocolate chip cookies, and really if they can't get that one just right, the rest is not...

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MATCHA CAKE

Matcha: the word itself is so perfect isn't it? The color breath taking so much so that my web designer created my signature color from Matcha. The perfect pairing to my Noble Baking I must say. You know that feeling when things are the perfect match? That is how the...

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ROSE BAKERY NOBLE CARROT CAKE

Rose Bakery was on my list of bakeries to visit when Erin, my husband and I went on our honey moon to Paris in 2014. A few foodies mentioned the bakery as a must see and of course we immediately had it on our bucket list. I must mention that we also visited 9 bakeries...

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NOBLE CHOCOLATE CAKE

Recipe adapted from Elana’s Pantry When I started my Noble Baking one of the cookbooks I found that really got me into healthy baking was Elana's Pantry which I found by chance in Mexico in 2005 and I made practically every recipe in the book, something I don't do...

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GLUTEN FREE PANCAKES OR WAFFLES

Recipe adapted from Ambitious Kitchen I make these every weekend for my family and they love them. Being a hypoglycemic pastry chef with a sweet tooth it has always been a challenge to balance my intake of complex carbs and breakfast has been the hardest as I grew up...

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NOBLE APRICOT ROSEMARY CURRANT SCONES

Recipe adapted from Ovenly (My favorite bakery in Brooklyn!) I have always loved scones more than any other pastry ever. Let's just say I have very high standards for scones. Travelling the world I seeked the very best scones in LA, Paris, NYC, SFO and I also made...

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NOBLE BANANA BUNDT CAKE

Recipe adapted from Dominique Ansel’s banana bread. I have the best luck finding recipes or maybe they just come to me. This Banana Cake or banana bread as you prefer to name it is truly the best I have ever had. And I don't say this lightly because believe me, I have...

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PALEO PHAT FUDGE

Recipe adapted from Paleochef.com This is my go to dessert for every day!! I dreamed of finding a super food dessert that was not a cake, tart, pie or any baked product. I love cacao and adding my umami elements (golden berries and cayenne pepper) here really hits the...

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