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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 […]

Apple Oat Bars with Streusel Topping

Apple season is in full swing, which means apple desserts!  But beware, most apple desserts are drowning in butter and refined sugar making them not as healthy as their main ingredient…apples.  But I’ve got you covered on that front…this healthy vegan and gluten-free apple dessert is perfect for fall and completely allergy friendly (no dairy, […]

Healthy, Soft-Baked Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies (gluten-free + vegan)

When it comes to cookies, it doesn’t get much better than an old-fashioned, soft-baked oatmeal raisin cookie!  And this recipe is actually healthy.  I sometimes eat these cookies for a quick breakfast on the go since they are mostly heart-healthy oats and almond butter.  They are oil-free and butter-free and lightly sweetened by apple […]

Vegan and Gluten-Free Brownies

It is so hard find a good vegan and gluten-free brownie recipe out there.  So when I stumbled upon this recipe and it turned out well I was elated!  These brownies are incredibly moist and chocolate-y. They are my absolute favorite vegan/gluten-free brownies to date.  No one will ever guess these are vegan and gluten-free!

Vegan and […]

By |May 27th, 2015|dairy-free, dessert, gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian|0 Comments

Healthy Blueberry Crisp (vegan + gluten free)

Allergy Info: soy-free, gluten-free, egg-free, corn-free, dairy-free, coconut-free

They say crisps are the lazy man’s pie… I say they are easily delicious and simply practical.  Who has time to bake a pie from scratch anyways?  You don’t have to be the “baking-type” to master this one.  My 2-year old daughter made this one with me, and she […]

By |May 19th, 2015|dairy-free, dessert, gluten-free, vegan|0 Comments

Moist & Chewy Oatmeal Almond Butter Cookies (vegan + gluten free)

I’m always looking for the next best healthy cookie recipe.  This is my new favorite and it is so easy my toddler makes this one with me.  It contains only six ingredients.  I’ve been making them about every other day.

This is definitely one of my more decadent cookie recipes.  It is loaded with creamy […]

By |March 11th, 2015|dairy-free, dessert, gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian|0 Comments

Breakfast Cookies (vegan + gluten-free)

Cookies for breakfast!?  Yes.

I’m always looking for portable snacks that are wholesome and healthful.  These cookies are loaded with oats, almond flour, flaxseed, walnuts, dried fruit and almond butter to make a nutritious on-the-go sweet treat anytime of day.  I usually enjoy them as a mid-morning snack.  But they can also serve as a healthy and […]

By |February 25th, 2015|breakfast, dairy-free, dessert, gluten-free, snack, vegan, vegetarian|0 Comments

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

But how!?  The answer is…avocado!

Avocado??  Yes.  I was skeptical at the thought of avocado and chocolate together in one dish.  While I love both independently, I wasn’t sure how they would jive together.  I can honestly say (and my husband wholeheartedly agrees) this mousse is so silky, creamy and velvety… it is hard to believe there […]

By |January 27th, 2015|dairy-free, dessert, gluten-free, raw, vegan, vegetarian|0 Comments

Trail-Mix Chocolate Bark

A Crispy Dark Chocolate Bark with Apricots, Cashews, Walnuts & Cranberries

gluten-free, vegan, soy-free, no added sugar

Dessert doesn’t have to be difficult to make or unhealthy.  This is an extremely easy, no-bake recipe that boasts protein, fiber, healthy fats, whole grains and dried fruit.

This recipe is really the ultimate decadent (and yet healthy) chocolate dessert. […]

By |January 12th, 2015|dairy-free, dessert, gluten-free, raw, vegan|0 Comments

Soft-Bake Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookie (easy + oil-free + butter-free + vegan + gluten-free)

Dessert for breakfast??? I think so!

The Washington Post recently featured my recipe for Soft-Baked Chocolate Chip Almond Breakfast Cookies.  I also wrote about why the cookie was the perfect solution for a quick, healthy and easy breakfast on the go.

Below is a variation on the recipe using golden raisins instead of chocolate chips and […]

By |June 6th, 2014|breakfast, dessert|0 Comments