Vegan and Gluten-Free Pumpkin Chocolate Swirl Muffins

When you can't decide between pumpkin and chocolate, go for both!  These vegan and gluten-free pumpkin chocolate swirl muffins are so festive and beyond delicious!  Not only are they dairy-free and egg-free but they are also refined sugar-free, soy-free, peanut-free and gluten-free.  I provide a nut-free option as well.     These vegan and gluten-free pumpkin chocolate

Homemade Vegan Pop-Tarts Stuffed with Raspberry Chia Jam (gluten-free, grain-free, refined sugar-free)

A nutritious make-ahead breakfast or after-school snack with a flaky, "buttery" crust and juicy, fruity inside.  You'll love how delicious they taste topped with the tart and sweet raspberries and creamy coconut butter.  They are totally kid-friendly and evoke adult nostalgia too!  Best of all, they are gluten-free, grain-free, vegan and refined sugar-free.  Yes!  This

Chia Seed Breakfast Bowls or Parfaits

A grain-free, refined sugar-free and plant-based breakfast loaded with different textures and incredible flavor.  And, best of all, I give you two ways to enjoy it: one for at home and one to-go!   I have been on a chia jam and chia pudding kick lately.  They are both no-bake, easy recipes that taste amazing

Almond Pulp Strawberry Vanilla Smoothie

I often get asked for recipe ideas that utilize the leftover almond pulp that results from making homemade almond milk.  There are so many ways to use it so that it does not go to waste.  I love to use almond pulp in baked goods or to make almond meal or almond meal crackers.  I'm

Healthy Birthday Cake Smoothie Bowl (vegan + refined sugar-free + gluten-free)

What better way to start your special day than a nutritious birthday cake smoothie bowl.  It is refreshing, thick, creamy and tastes just like vanilla cake batter.  Yum!  This is the perfect solution for all the summer birthdays out there.   You can have fun with the toppings and get creative.  Here, I used all-natural, dye-free

Creamy Pink Smoothie Bowl (vegan + paleo + refined sugar-free)

This time of year is perfect for big chilly smoothie bowls.  I love a super thick and creamy base loaded up with fun and delicious toppings.  This one is raspberry-themed and full of flavor and texture.  My girls go crazy over this one.  They think it almost too pretty to eat.  Almost.... For a base

Dye-Free Red, White and Blue Smoothie (vegan)

This patriotic and healthy smoothie is the perfect way to start your July 4th.  The vibrant colors are super festive and will have everyone singing "I'm Proud to Be an American!" This smoothie is made with frozen riced cauliflower which I love using as a creamy, neutral base in smoothies.  It has no flavor and

Mint Cacao Nib Smoothie + Giveaway!

This is my healthy version of a mint chocolate chip ice cream flurry.  It has a sweet, creamy, vanilla base with a hint of rich chocolate from the cacao nibs.  The mint leaves are so refreshing especially in the morning.  Together, this is a decadent treat that is loaded with nutrients. What are cacao nibs?

Spring Root Vegetable Hash with Creamy Herb Sauce

This is the perfect one-skillet spring brunch dish to serve to a crowd.  Your guests will love the savory flavor and addictive crispy texture of this hash paired with the creamy herb dressing.   This hash is packed with my favorite spring root vegetables: rainbow carrots, Easter egg radishes, turnips and baby potatoes.  The flavor in this