Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free Cookies
I've always been somewhat of a nerd when it comes to research. This passion for knowledge has led me down some interesting paths. In 2008, I was diagnosed with a genetic heart condition called Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy. My research led me to have open heart surgery at the Cleveland Clinic with their world-renowned surgeon. After a short recovery, I pursued and completed my doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction. I then developed and implemented a social and emotional learning program for schools. But, suddenly the Pandemic shuttered schools in 2020, and I found I had a lot more time at home to pursue my love of baking. I have always had a passion for making desserts. The sweet tooth gene seems to have been passed down, as my mother and grandmother were bakers of all things sweet. I even recall pulling my little red wagon down the sidewalk as a little girl, peddling mangoes from a neighbor's tree so that I could raise enough cash to buy candy for my friends and me. Even though my heart surgery was successful, I discovered that a whole-food, plant-based diet alleviated many of my symptoms from this incurable disease. I had been dairy-free for several years. However, I was still using eggs in my baked goods--until my soon-to-be five-year-old granddaughter requested that I make her birthday cake without eggs so that her little sister and mom could enjoy her cake. This was the defining moment of my baking career: Only Vegan bakes from now on! Using my lifelong research experience and passion for baking along with curated vegan, gluten-free, ethical, and all natural ingredients, I have created products that everyone can indulge in and satisfy those sweet tooth cravings without compromising the rich, delicious flavors
The current market has a growing demand for healthier and allergen-friendly options. As a mom, “Gigi,” and former public school teacher, I know how important it is for everyone to enjoy a yummy cookie! Combining the deliciousness of carefully curated all-natural ingredients is a way to cater to health-conscious and compassionate consumers who seek a guilt-free and healthier indulgence.
All of my cookies are gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut and tree nut-free. My cookies do not contain any artificial flavors or colors! You can enjoy a decadent cookie, knowing that even the sprinkles are made with colors from nature!