Vegan & Gluten-Free Sugar Cut-Out Cookies

These vegan and gluten-free sugar cut-out cookies are easy to work with no matter what cookie shape you are using.  This simple recipe yields sweet, tender, "buttery" sugar cookies that are perfect for decorating.  Pair them with my vegan vanilla frosting or a new refined sugar-free frosting option.  Happy holidays and happy baking!  This blog

Vegan & Gluten-Free Sugar Cut-Out Cookies2019-12-27T08:37:59-05:00

The Best Vegan and Refined Sugar-Free Hot Chocolate (made in your blender!)

This vegan hot cocoa is the perfect healthy treat to warm you up this winter and satisfy your chocolate fix.  It is sweetened naturally and refined sugar-free plus it is ultra rich and creamy.  It is full of wholesome ingredients and made right in your blender so you can feel good about every sip! Whenever

The Best Vegan and Refined Sugar-Free Hot Chocolate (made in your blender!)2019-12-16T15:29:18-05:00

Soft and Chewy Vegan and Gluten-Free Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (nut-free + refined sugar-free)

These vegan and gluten-free oatmeal raisin cookies are the perfect combination of soft and chewy.  This is a classic cookie recipe made healthier with nutritious ingredients.  The cookies are full of warm and comforting flavors like cinnamon and vanilla that are perfect for this time of year.  I love this easy recipe because the ingredients

Soft and Chewy Vegan and Gluten-Free Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (nut-free + refined sugar-free)2019-11-02T06:11:29-04:00

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

Vegan and Gluten-Free Pumpkin Chocolate Swirl Muffins2019-10-23T12:02:57-04:00

Homemade Vegan Chocolate (Refined Sugar-Free)

A simple 5-ingredient recipe for homemade vegan chocolate that is rich, creamy, decadent and best of all refined-sugar free.  This homemade chocolate recipe is also gluten-free, grain-free, paleo-friendly, dairy-free, hydrogenated oil-free, soy-free and nut-free, making it perfect for all types of dietary needs.  Homemade chocolate is not only easy and allergy-friendly, but it is also

Homemade Vegan Chocolate (Refined Sugar-Free)2019-10-16T10:04:54-04:00

Homemade Chocolate Candy Bars (vegan + gluten-free)

A rich and decadent three-layer homemade dark chocolate candy bar that is dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free and peanut-free.  It starts with a sweet and crumbly cookie layer under a creamy almond butter layer that is topped with rich dark chocolate and flaky sea salt. This no-bake recipe comes together quickly and easily and can be stored

Homemade Chocolate Candy Bars (vegan + gluten-free)2019-10-10T11:50:42-04:00

Vegan and Gluten-Free Apple Cake

This vegan and gluten-free apple cake is full of warm cinnamon and sweet apple flavor covered in a deliciously decadent and dramatic glaze.  Made with simple ingredients and methods, this is a cake that anyone can master even though it may look fancy.  The texture is light and fluffy and each bite has the perfect

Vegan and Gluten-Free Apple Cake2019-09-28T23:57:51-04:00

Vegan & Grain-Free Blueberry Galette (refined sugar-free)

This easier-than-pie blueberry galette is the perfect end of summer healthy dessert! Novice bakers, this is the dessert for you!  You won’t need any special equipment or pans to make this blueberry galette.  Best of all, it is vegan, gluten-free, grain-free and refined sugar-free. If you are wondering what a galette is, it is basically

Vegan & Grain-Free Blueberry Galette (refined sugar-free)2019-09-17T14:20:21-04:00

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

Healthy Birthday Cake Smoothie Bowl (vegan + refined sugar-free + gluten-free)2019-07-26T14:25:37-04:00

No-Bake Birthday Cake Energy Bites (Grain-Free + Vegan)

When it comes to energy bites, I love to get creative and switch things up from time to time.  In honor of David's upcoming second birthday I turned his favorite snack (energy bites) into birthday cake-themed bites of pure joy.  These energy bites taste like yummy vanilla cake batter and are studded throughout with vegan,

No-Bake Birthday Cake Energy Bites (Grain-Free + Vegan)2019-07-24T21:54:06-04:00

Mango Sorbet (refined sugar-free)

This mango sorbet is my favorite hot and lazy summer day dessert!  It is super creamy, perfectly sweet and oh so refreshing.  Best of all, no ice cream maker or churning needed and it takes less than 5 minutes to put together. Because the mangoes are already frozen, no further freezer time is needed.   For

Mango Sorbet (refined sugar-free)2019-07-08T21:20:50-04:00

Red, White and Blue Fruit Salad

This super patriotic and festive fruit salad is perfect for upcoming July 4th parties.  It is loaded with juicy watermelon, tart cherries, sweet strawberries, plump blueberries and slightly crunchy jicama stars!  I dressed it with a lime, mint and maple syrup sauce that takes it over the top in terms of deliciousness.  The sauce reminds

Red, White and Blue Fruit Salad2019-06-30T14:59:17-04:00

Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles

This healthier version of the classic dark chocolate truffle is rich, creamy and so easy to make!  They are dairy-free and each truffle ball is simply divine.  You would never know that heavy cream was swapped for heart-healthy California avocados! This recipe requires just two main ingredients (California avocado and melted dark chocolate) plus fun

Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles2019-10-30T13:13:47-04:00