Chocolate Raspberry Baked Oatmeal Squares (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Oil-Free)

These baked oatmeal squares require just one bowl, less than 10 ingredients, and will be done in under a half hour. Whip these up one night and you'll have breakfast ready for the next several days. They're gluten-free, dairy and egg-free, nut-free, oil-free, and can be made sugar-free as well. You can bake them in … Continue reading Chocolate Raspberry Baked Oatmeal Squares (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Oil-Free)

Glowing Shamrock Smoothie

This sweet minty smoothie is not only the perfect green beverage to sip for St. Patrick's Day, but for the rest of spring and the warm days of summer too. It's frosty, fruity, and sweet with a big minty punch. While my Copycat Shamrock Shake is creamy and indulgent, this smoothie is light and refreshing, … Continue reading Glowing Shamrock Smoothie

Carrot Raisin Apple Oat Bran Muffin-Doughnuts (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

Need a little extra incentive to get out of bed now that the mornings are darker? Hearty, soft, and subtly sweet doughnut shaped muffins made with carrots, apples, raisins, pecans, oat bran and gluten free flour are topped with creamy whipped yogurt and cashew cream. If this doesn't make you feel peppy (despite the time … Continue reading Carrot Raisin Apple Oat Bran Muffin-Doughnuts (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

5 Ingredient Silver Dollar Sweet Chickpea Flour Pancakes (vegan + gluten-free)

Today is International Pancake Day and I want to share my favorite gluten-free and vegan pancake recipe. I love this recipe because it only requires 5 relatively inexpensive, easy to find (maybe already in your kitchen) ingredients. Just one kind of flour is needed, no gums or starches or any other sort of special additions. … Continue reading 5 Ingredient Silver Dollar Sweet Chickpea Flour Pancakes (vegan + gluten-free)

Pumpkin French Toast with a Protein Boost (vegan)

Can you tell I'm scrambling to get in as many fall recipes as I can before it becomes completely taboo to even mention anything stereo-typically autumn? I am sort of wincing right now as I'm sure some of you want to slap me through your computer screen for even mentioning pumpkin again. Well, if you're … Continue reading Pumpkin French Toast with a Protein Boost (vegan)

Vegan Coconut Milk French Toast with Fried Plaintains

This post is coming at you on such a whim. I really wasn't planning on posting this today. It was just an idea that's been floating around my head for the last couple of days that I finally decided to just make already! To my surprise and delight it came out perfectly! This french toast … Continue reading Vegan Coconut Milk French Toast with Fried Plaintains

Easy Homemade Coconut Yogurt, No Yogurt Maker Required – Vegan, Paleo, Sugar-Free

I love dairy-free yogurt. Especially with fruit. Especially with fruit all layered up in a parfait. Yum, yum, yum. It's creamy, tangy, and comforting. Plus it's super healthy for you and is loaded with immune boosting and gut flora flourishing probiotics. Right? Well, maybe. Many conventional yogurts, both dairy and dairy-free, have plenty of added … Continue reading Easy Homemade Coconut Yogurt, No Yogurt Maker Required – Vegan, Paleo, Sugar-Free

Spiced Apple Donuts with Apple Cider Glaze (baked, vegan, gluten free, refined sugar free)

Could there be a more delicious time of year than autumn? I mean seriously... cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, apples, pumpkin, squash... baked goods... hot mulled cider. Goodness me! I know I say this about every season, but there is just something special about fall and all of its associated goodies. There's a hypnotizing coziness about it … Continue reading Spiced Apple Donuts with Apple Cider Glaze (baked, vegan, gluten free, refined sugar free)

Breakfast Peach Crisp (vegan, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, oil-free)

Dear friends, summer is quickly dwindling down. Can you feel it? Even though the forecast here shows temps in the 80's and 90's for the next ten days, the air just feels different. The sun is still bright, but something about the way it falls on us is just a bit, well...¬†different. It's hard to … Continue reading Breakfast Peach Crisp (vegan, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, oil-free)

Easy Garden Veggie Protein Crepes (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Grain-Free)

Today's recipe was an experiment yesterday that went so well that I felt like it just had to be posted. Right. Now. I had plans for another treat/dessert recipe and was all set to just throw all caution to the wind and make this sweets week! Don't worry I'll bring all the treats to the … Continue reading Easy Garden Veggie Protein Crepes (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Grain-Free)