• Gluten-Free Vegan Peach Crisp

Easy Vegan & Gluten-Free Peach Crisp

Peach crisps are staples at summer barbecues, picnics and parties, making delicious use of in-season fruit. But most recipes are loaded with refined flours and sugars, butter and milk. Paula Deen’s peach cobbler recipe uses an entire stick of butter and two cups of sugar. The nutritional value of the peaches is completely overwhelmed by the high content of [...]

  • No Bake Quinoa Energy Bites

No-Bake Quinoa Energy Bites

This might be my easiest recipe ever.  No baking or cooking required make these perfect for summer.  Just mix, form into balls and freeze.  Energy bites make the perfect sweet and nutritious snack and are incredibly satisfying.  They are loaded with whole grains fiber and plant-based protein.  Here is a breakdown of the health benefits [...]

  • Vanilla Bean Matcha Popsicles

Vanilla Bean Matcha Popsicles

Adults can have fun too this summer with these creamy green tea pops!  These refreshing and "zenergizing" popsicles are the perfect hot weather treat. They are incredibly creamy from the avocado and full of antioxidants from the matcha powder.  I added in loads of vanilla bean flavor to balance out the matcha flavor (which can sometimes [...]

  • Vegan Fudgesicle

Creamy Chocolate Fudgesicles (vegan + gluten-free + nut-free)

Summer is ALMOST here and thankfully this beautiful week has given me a glimpse into how amazing this summer is going to be with my family.  This whole week has been 80s and sunny.  So, we set up our rooftop pool and have been spending our evenings dining al fresco poolside.  Er, babypool-side that is. [...]

  • No-Bake Fudgy Quinoa Chia Bites EatingbyElaine

No-Bake Fudgy Quinoa-Chia Bites

Sometimes I need a chocolate fix and usually those times correspond with when I'm feeling lazy ;)  Well good news!  This recipe is perfect for that moment!  A simple, no-bake and speedy dessert recipe that is full of healthful quinoa and chia seeds.  These adorable and delectable chocolate bites are bound together with sunflower seed [...]

  • Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Almond Flour Cookies

...that just happened to be gluten-free AND vegan (horray!) Guys, I'm so incredibly excited to share this cookie recipe with you.  Using just almond flour as the base I have created the perfect and most decadent gluten-free and vegan cookie recipe.  Slightly crispy on the outside and oh-so soft and chewy on the inside.  They don't [...]

  • Healthy Strawberry Milkshake Vegan

Healthy Strawberry “Milkshake”

I'm always pleased when a recipe comes together quickly and easily with just five simple (and healthy) ingredients.  And this one really tastes like the real thing but without the dairy and refined sugar.  This vegan spin on a strawberry milkshake is not only thick and creamy but is bursting with sweet strawberry flavor with a [...]

  • Vegan Chia Pudding Parfait EatingbyElaine

Chia Pudding & Raspberry Chia Jam Parfait

Oh the layers of deliciousness!  Sweet and tangy raspberry chia jam topped with creamy chia seed pudding topped with fresh blueberries.  And the best part?  No cooking required!  This nutrition-packed breakfast parfait makes breakfast feel enjoyable again.  This parfait is completely raw, dairy-free, vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, refined sugar-free and soy-free and trumps a ho-hum bowl of [...]

  • Healthy Chocolate Pudding

Vegan Chocolate Pudding

This pudding is the easiest dessert out there so you can quickly whip it up without any stress.  No oven, no stove and no fancy kitchen tools. I'm going to be completely upfront and let you know that the base of this dish is avocado.  Now you might be skeptical about the idea of avocado and chocolate together [...]

  • Chocolate Brownie Cupcakes with Chocolate Avocado Frosting [click image for recipe]

Chocolate Brownie Cupcakes with Avocado Chocolate Frosting

Gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, soy-free, nut-free, refined-sugar free, oil-free, healthy and delicious?  Seems impossible, right?  Wrong! And what's more?  An entire can of white beans is hidden in this recipe.  And would you completely faint if I told you the frosting is made from avocado?  (gasp) It all seems so wrong for a cupcake.  I know. [...]

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