Grain-Free and Vegan Cookie Dough Energy Bites

These vegan & grain-free Cookie Dough Energy Bites are a quick, easy and delicious healthy snack that are filled with tons of drool-worthy cookie dough flavor and texture.  They are dairy-free, egg-free, soy-free, peanut-free, gluten-free, plant-based and grain-free.  Best of all, they only require one bowl and a spoon to stir everything together.  No fancy

Garlic Cilantro Lime No Mayo Coleslaw Recipe

Looking for your next favorite slaw recipe? I’ve got you covered! This no-mayo coleslaw with creamy garlic cilantro lime sauce is a fresh spin on classic coleslaw but with much more flavor.  Vegan, dairy-free and egg-free, this is the perfect coleslaw recipe to whip up for cookouts. Give this fresh and healthy recipe a try for

Creamy Vegan Garlic Cilantro Lime Sauce

You are going to fall in love with this silky smooth and perfectly flavored lime, cilantro, garlic sauce. It is quick and easy to make and goes great with veggies, bowls, wraps or tacos.   By now, you probably know that I'm a sucker for a slammin' sauce.  Sauces can make or break a meal.  They

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

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,

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

Easy Raspberry Chia Jam (Refined Sugar-Free)

Homemade raspberry chia jam is simple to make and absolutely delicious.  It only requires four ingredients and a saucepan.  There is nothing complicated here at all.  Just cook down the frozen raspberries on your stovetop until they break-down and release their juices.  Then stir in chia seeds, maple syrup and a touch of vanilla extract. 

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

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

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

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

How to Make Coconut Whipped Cream (refined sugar-free + vegan + paleo)

This airy whipped cream with perfectly soft peaks is quick and easy to make and tastes absolutely delicious!  I love to dip fresh berries in it, use in parfaits or use as a garnish for smoothies or vegan/dairy-free desserts. How to make paleo and vegan refined sugar-free coconut whipped cream from a can of coconut