3-Ingredient Fudgy Sunflower Crispies

Rich and decadent chocolate combine with creamy sunflower seed butter and brown rice crisp cereal to create a fudgy and crispy treat.  This quick, easy, no-bake dessert is perfect for a nutritious Valentine's Day chocolate fix. These fudgy sunflower crispies are nut-free, soy-free, vegan and gluten-free so everyone can enjoy.  You can feel good knowing each [...]

Almond Butter Cup Smoothie

Who wouldn't want an almond butter cup smoothie for breakfast?  What if I told you that this smoothie is rich in antioxidants, protein, healthy dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals?  This smoothie makes me feel like I'm a total superfoodie and a kid all at the same time.  It is really a magical chocolate experience. This smoothie [...]

Homemade Date Paste

Lately I have been using date paste in my baked goods, smoothies, oatmeal and on toast.  My husband makes fun of the name "date paste" and says I should come up with something better but it is what it is!  This recipe is super easy and requires only two ingredients: dates and hot water.  All you [...]

Creamy Non-Dairy Fruit Dip

  I am completely obsessed with this creamy non-dairy fruit dip.  With all the holiday cookie eating going on, its nice to take a break with something sweet and satisfying (yet healthy).   This dip is perfect for holiday entertaining or snacking between heavy holiday meals.  It also happens to be yummy drizzled over oatmeal [...]

Goji Berry Chocolate Chip Cookies

I'm always trying to find new ways to incorporate superfoods into my diet.  Here, goji berries provide a superfruit boost to already healthy cookies.  Goji berries have a chewy texture similar to raisins or dried cranberries so they work great in these cookies.  These soft-baked cookies are vegan and gluten free and not overloaded with sugar. Goji [...]

Easy, No Flour “Sugar” Cookies (vegan & gf) with Vegan Frosting

Tis the season for sugar cookies!  Who doesn't love cutting dough into fun and festive holiday shapes?  It is a memorable and festive holiday activity to do with your kids, friends or partner. These super simple, no-flour sugar cookies are perfect for anyone who is gluten free.  Plus, they are egg and dairy free making [...]

Apple-Cinnamon Cranberry Loaf w/ Streusel Topping & Vanilla-Maple Glaze

This easy, moist and festive loaf is the perfect holiday treat.  You can even serve it for brunch or breakfast with or without the glaze.  It is healthy and made with 100% whole grains.  Plus, it is gluten-free, vegan and soy-free.  The loaf itself (without the streusel topping and glaze) is entirely naturally sweetened from [...]

Ooey Gooey Protein Brownies

Do white beans, Greek yogurt, oats and apple sauce make you think of baking brownies?  Unless you are me, probably not.  The only way I can convince you this works is the picture above (check out the ooey gooey-ness) and my promise that whenever I make these I get compliments from everyone.  People are always so surprised [...]

Chocolate Rice Crisp Bites with Almond Butter Topping

With Halloween just over a week away and candy everywhere I look, I have been craving a homemade Halloween treat.  These Chocolate Rice Crisp Bites with Almond Butter are SUPER easy to make, 100% vegan and raw. They are like a cross between a Nestle Crunch Crisp and a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup.  YUM! You [...]

Flourless Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have officially become a (healthy) cookie monster.  I may have a problem.  I make cookies basically every other night.  Oftentimes I eat them as a mid-morning snack.  And when they are this healthy, why not? I kept these cookies entirely vegan and gluten-free.  They are oil free, butter free and use only 2 tablespoons [...]