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

Almond Butter Bonbons (vegan + gluten-free)

This vegan version of bonbons is not only healthy but happens to be gluten-free and full of protein.  You can have fun with this no-bake recipe and experiment with different nut butters like peanut butter or cashew butter (or even sunflower seed butter for those who have a nut allergy).

If you do use almond […]

By |January 1st, 2014|dairy-free, dessert, gluten-free, vegan|0 Comments

Chilled Berry Pie (No Bake & Gluten-Free)

Summer is officially coming to an end in the next couple of days and the days are starting to get cooler.  Before the season officially ends, try this incredibly refreshing no-bake, healthy berry pie recipe.  It is easy as pie to make!

This recipe comes from a registered and licensed dietitian, Sarah Waybright, owner and […]

By |September 17th, 2013|dairy-free, dessert, gluten-free|0 Comments

Easy Chocolate Avocado Pudding

This is a raw, vegan, gluten-free alternative to chocolate pudding. The avocado has no taste but adds a creamy texture.  Super easy and quick to make when you have an urgent chocolate craving but want to keep it healthy (and avoid the whole milk, eggs, butter). The result is rich, thick, decadent and sweet!

Health Benefits of […]

By |August 3rd, 2013|dairy-free, dessert, gluten-free, raw, vegan|0 Comments

Gluten-Free Cookies with Crunchy Sunflower Seed Butter (Vegan)

Gluten free cookies can often times be boring, dry, chewy or just the wrong texture… I have been working on perfecting this recipe for some time now and it is finally ready for you!  My husband (who does not keep a gluten-free or vegan diet) is obsessed with these and typically eats half the […]

By |July 20th, 2013|dairy-free, dessert, gluten-free, vegan|0 Comments

Chocolate Nut-Granola Bark

Heart healthy nuts, oats and dark chocolate all combine to make this addictive and super simple dessert!

Vegan, gluten-free

Ingredients

½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
¼ cup almonds (I use Trader Joe’s roasted, half-salted)
1/4 cup raw almond slivers
¼ cup pistachios (salted or unsalted variety)
¼ cup cashew pieces
¼ cup granola + 2 tbsp granola for sprinkling on top

Preparation

Put chocolate in […]

By |March 11th, 2013|dessert|0 Comments