We’ve been a happy home for good-food recipes and inspiration since 2009, and we’re now officially YumUniversity®. We continue our cooking, recipe, and baking support at YumUniversity.com. Join us!

Heather Crosby

Author, former veggie phobe, recipe developer, and wellness advocate who is dedicated to sharing the infinite possibilities for a happy, healthy life.

Heather is the founder of YumUniversity’s Good Food Cooking School and Gluten-Free Baking Academy. She believes that making healthy, allergy-free food choices shouldn’t feel like deprivation. She creates judgement-free platforms for life-long learning and inspiration. Comfort, tradition, and great taste without sacrifice.



The YumUniverse Pantry to Plate Cookbook

YumUniverse author (Book #2 May 2017!) Plantiful, gluten-free recipes, meal plans + GF.

Join us starting May 17th and learn how to make these Peanut Butter Cookies, plus Florentines, Chocolate Chunk, Thumbprints, Chocolate Peppermint Thins, and more. You can get a course tour via the bio link if you want to learn more about the course. No gums, no junky ingredients, just whole-grain flours and delicious flavors.⁠
Mocha Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookies with white chocolate, dark chocolate, and macadamia nuts from our online Classic Cookies Course.⁣ Learn to make these beauties and a dozen other cookies starting May 17th.⁠
Bio link to get a course tour—learn more and see if we’re a good fit for you...
Made some salt-poached beets to store in the fridge for the week (to add to salads) and giving them a go in a quick breakfast yogurt bowl w/raspberries, toasted almonds, orange, extra zingy vanilla coconut yogurt—it’s so delicious! Hitting all the salty, sweet, sour, bitter, umami notes in each bite.
The magic starts here: a perfect dough mix with loads of chocolate chunks for #glutenfreecookies! ⁠
Learn how to make 13 classic cookie recipes starting May 17th with our online Classic Cookies Course. Click the bio link to get a course tour with all the recipes, details, FAQs and more. See if we’re a good fit—we’d love to bake with you.
It all started here: The Chocolate Chunk Cookie. 🍪⁠
This is THE cookie recipe that inspired the creation of 12 more classic recipes for the #glutenfree Cookies Course. Once we figured out the best plant-based, GF version of this classic cookie, we had to also create Pignolis, Thumbprints, Chocolate Mint Thins, Peanut Butter, Lemon Poppyseed, Snickerdoodles, and many more favorites. ⁠Just in time for the holidays... ⁠
Enrollment is currently open and you can still get in on discounted early-bird pricing if you enroll before 8pm ET tonight. Bio link!⁠
⁠If you love Girl Scout “Thin Mint” Cookies but can’t eat them because you have a gluten allergy/aversion (or if you know someone with this terrible dilemma) we’ve got you covered. We have Chocolate Peppermint Thins, Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Raspberry Thumbprints, even Florentines that are so good, all eaters will ask for more!⁣⁠
Bio link to enroll or to get a free course tour.⁣⁠
We’re ready for you, cookie lovers. 💕🍪💕 Enrollment is open for our Classic Cookies Course until May 16th, 8pm ET.⁠
Learn to make 13 recipes like these Florentines, Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Raspberry Thumbprints, Snickerdoodles, and more... plus, we’ll give new students 3 bonus recipes to make decadent sandwich cookies with caramel, buttercream, and chocolate ganache.⁠
Bio link for a free course tour to learn more, or to enroll!⁣⁠