• DIY Girl Scout Cookie Week: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Samoas!

    Which Girl Scout cookie is your fave? No need to choose between the classics—all the recipes are yours for the baking… Welcome to Girl Scout Cookie Week here at Silvana’s Kitchen! Starting on Monday, I started posting recipes for gluten-free,…

  • Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Buttery Cut-Out Cookies with Royal Icing

    I knew I couldn't have the holidays pass by without decorated cookies—a challenge for a rustic baker like me. With a ton more practice, I'm sure my decorating skills could improve, but I'm pretty happy with these cookies. Just remember…

  • Frosted Brownie Cookies

    Frosted. Brownie. Cookies. Did I mention they’re fudgy, chocolaty and oversized? Yup, they’re perfect. Please come say “hi”  and let me know what you think about this recipe over in my online community, Silvana’s Kitchen. Thanks, as always, for reading and sharing! For…

  • Paleo Gluten-Free Double Ginger Crinkle Cookies

    About four years ago, I received an email from one of my readers. She explained in great detail, that she had used my Gluten-Free Multi-Purpose Flour for years, but was recently told she needed to cut out rice and potato…

  • Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Iced Soft Oatmeal Cookies

    Do you remember Archway cookies? They were one of my childhood favorites that I wanted to share with my kids. So when Isaiah was diagnosed with gluten intolerance and dairy intolerance, I spent hours in the kitchen playing around with…

  • Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Gingersnaps

    For years, I’ve wanted to make a knockoff recipe for those ubiquitous gingersnaps you get in a box at the supermarket. You know the ones—great for crushing into crumbs for pie crust or for just popping in your mouth. I…

  • Paleo-Friendly Chocolate Chip–Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwiches

    Confession: I’m addicted to ice cream. I may not be running after the ice cream truck these days, but my almost daily summer ice cream-eating habit lives on. These paleo-friendly ice cream cookie sandwiches are easy to love—they’re packed with…

  • Gluten-Free Nutty Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

    I may not be Irish, but I can definitely enjoy a great shortbread cookie! Yes, shortbread is traditionally associated with and did, in fact, originate in Scotland, but its popularity spread into Ireland, especially given the quality of their butter.…

  • DIY Girl Scout Cookie Week: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Do-Si-Dos!

    Which Girl Scout cookie is your fave? No need to choose between the classics—all the recipes are yours for the baking… Welcome to Girl Scout Cookie Week here at Silvana’s Kitchen! Starting on Monday, I started posting recipes for gluten-free,…

  • DIY Girl Scout Cookie Week: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Thin Mints!

    Which Girl Scout cookie is your fave? No need to choose between the classics—all the recipes are yours for the baking… Welcome to Girl Scout Cookie Week here at Silvana’s Kitchen! Starting on Monday, I started posting recipes for gluten-free,…

  • DIY Girl Scout Cookie Week: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Tagalongs!

    Which Girl Scout cookie is your fave? No need to choose between the classics—all the recipes are yours for the baking... Welcome to Girl Scout Cookie Week here at Silvana's Kitchen! Starting today through Thursday, I’ll post a new gluten-free,…

  • Gluten-Free Nutty Thumbprint Cookies

    These thumbprint cookies are a filled version of ultra-tender, not-too-sweet Russian tea cakes, which are remarkably similar to Mexican wedding cakes or those divine crescent-shaped Austrian cookies made with almonds or hazelnuts instead of walnuts or pecans. The combination of…

  • Brittany Angell’s Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Cinnamon Roll Cookies

    WHO: Brittany Angell, brittanyangell.com BOOK: Every Last Crumb: Paleo Bread and Beyond RECIPE: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Cinnamon Roll Cookies (nut-free and grain-free, too!) To enter for your chance to win, just share a favorite cinnamon treat in the comments below.*

  • E-Book: Silvana’s Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Holiday Cookies

    I just published my first-ever e-book, Silvana's Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Holiday Cookies—just in time for the festive season. It's a special collection of my—and my family's—favorite holiday cookies. There will be some tried-and-true and some new-to-you recipes—all with photos! Take…

  • Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Thanksgiving Desserts

    I've been busy baking up gluten-free, dairy-free Thanksgiving desserts for you (and the Food Network)! Here's hoping you have a sweet Thanksgiving. These desserts are healthy, too, but I swear you'd never know it!

  • Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Candied Coconut Cookies

    It's not every day that Isaiah, now a junior in high school, comes home with a homework assignment that involves baking. Of course, he sprung it on me last minute, but luckily I had all of the ingredients on hand.…

  • Happy Gluten-Free Holidays!

    I just returned to Brooklyn after shooting my next cookbook on location at my house in upstate New York. I'm finally putting the finishing touches on the manuscript and can't believe the holidays kickoff this week! Meanwhile, I'd love to…

  • Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Holiday Cookie Party!

    The kids start holiday break this Friday, which gives me exactly five days to do all of my baking for the festivities (and of course, Santa). The past few months have been a whirlwind, both personally and professionally, so this…

  • Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

    I needed some comfort this week. Something I can always count on a chocolate chip cookie for. Thinking back when Isaiah was first diagnosed with gluten and dairy intolerances almost six years ago now, I remember wondering if he'd ever…

  • Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Thin Minty Cookies

    When I started spotting kids selling boxes of Girl Scout cookies on the streets of Brooklyn, I knew I had to take matters into my own hands and bake gluten-free, dairy-free ones myself. And, I’m so happy I did. Oh,…

  • Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free 7-Layer Rainbow Cookies

    It's fitting that I'm sharing this recipe with you on a Sunday. In Italy, that's when sweets are celebrated. Growing up, when I lived in Rome, every Sunday was a ritual of going to the local pasticceria with my Neapolitan…

  • Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Shortbread Cookie Slabs

    Every morning growing up my mom would give us cookies for breakfast. Yes, cookies, and we loved every minute of it. On the kitchen breakfast table, my brother Bernardo and I would find our favorites—Chips Ahoy! Chocolate Chip Cookies, Pepperidge…

  • Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Ginger Molasses Cookies

    This recipe is built on classic flavors and ingredients with one added bonus. Instead of the over-sized, kinda gummy (rather than chewy), over-sized, clunky cafe cookies, these ones are a perfect mix and crunch and chew.

  • Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Jam Crumble Cookie Bars

    Not all cookies are created equally. In fact, these cookie squares are part crumbly shortbread and part chewy jam-filled thumbprints. But, I'd have to admit that the best part is that you can make them with any filling—your favorite jam…