A lifelong baker, Laurel Gallucci was diagnosed with an aggressive autoimmune disease and was told she would never eat chocolate cake again. But the dessert lover refused to accept that, which led her to discover the beauty of baking with whole food ingredients. The treats in this book are grain-free, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and dairy-free. They focus on using just a few quality ingredients to create wholesome and delicious desserts. These recipes are not about restriction; rather, Sweet Laurel celebrates enjoyment and indulgence. Whether looking for a simpler way to bake or struggling with an allergy, Sweet Laurel Cookbook will be any reader's new definitive grain-free baking book.