Vegan and Grain Free Pumpkin Spice Blondies

You might think the worst part about being sick for nearly two weeks was the jackhammer headache, fever complete with cold sweats and chills, sore throat, not being able to breathe air through either nostril, incessant cough, or subsequent laryngitis. You might think so, but you'd be wrong. The worst part about catching the Never-Ending Cold/Flu of … Continue reading Vegan and Grain Free Pumpkin Spice Blondies

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge - Gluten Free, Vegan, Refined Sugar Free

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge

Ok, I'm gonna cut right to the chase. Here are 4 reasons you need this chocolate chip cookie dough fudge in your life, right now: It tastes like cookie dough... in fudge form. It's super easy to make (I'm talking 5 minutes to throw together, here) Please see reasons 1, 2, & 3 (I mean, … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge

Double Dark Chocolate Black Bean Brownie Cookies

These cookies were a complete accident. A complete and total chocolate-y, rich, fudgy, accident. After making a big batch of black beans and then tortilla soup this week, I had exactly a cup and a half of cooked black beans left over. What to do, what to do? I thought, hmm... black bean brownies haven't … Continue reading Double Dark Chocolate Black Bean Brownie Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream - Vegan, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Refined Sugar Free, No Ice Cream Maker Required

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream

It has been the summer of homemade ice cream around here and on the blog, and I think I may have saved the best for last. That's assuming this is the last ice cream recipe I share this summer. I was pretty sure it was going to be until I typed that just now. Alright, … Continue reading Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Vegan French Vanilla Ice Cream

Two ice cream recipes in a row, folks... I can't even hide my obsession. Normally, I would try to stagger ice cream recipes in between some healthy smoothies, or maybe even a veggie-filled salad or savory dish, but by golly I can't help it. I'm excited! Guys, it's VEGAN FRENCH VANILLAAA!!!!! It's a classic. And … Continue reading Vegan French Vanilla Ice Cream

Black Cherry Ice Cream - Vegan, Naturally Flavored, Refined Sugar Free

Vegan Black Cherry Ice Cream

Yesterday was my dad's birthday, and this year I thought it'd be fun to re-create one of his favorite ice cream flavors. Growing up, I used to love visiting the near-by ice cream stand, or whippy dip as it we called it. Like most establishments of its kind, it was only open from late spring … Continue reading Vegan Black Cherry Ice Cream

Raspberry Rhubarb Coconut Crumble Bars - Vegan and Gluten Free

Raspberry Rhubarb Coconut Crumble Bars

I told you in my last post I had something special up my sleeve for that raspberry rhubarb jam... Introducing the tastiest, jammiest, most crumble-topping-est (I know, just go with it), sweet dessert bar, ever. It's the best tasting bar I've ever made. Possibly the best dessert bar I've tasted, ever. And it should be, … Continue reading Raspberry Rhubarb Coconut Crumble Bars

Vegan Cowboy Cookie Dough Bites - vegan, gluten free and can be oil free as well

Chocolate Chunk Cowboy Cookie Dough Bites

Mmmm... cookie dough happiness. Unbaked cookie dough balls or bites are a big favorite around here. In fact, when my almost 4 year old asks to make cookies, she's actually referring to cookie dough. We make it a half a dozen different ways, usually with oat flour, and sweetened with dates, maple syrup, or coconut … Continue reading Chocolate Chunk Cowboy Cookie Dough Bites

Last Minute Thanksgiving Ideas: A Dozen Vegan and Gluten Free Desserts and Sweet Sides

If you're on the look-out for some healthy, plant-based and gluten free sweet sides, appetizers, or desserts that aren't pumpkin pie, look no further! Look, pumpkin pie is a must, but if you are searching for something a little bit different in addition to the Thanksgiving mainstay for the dessert table, here they are! I've … Continue reading Last Minute Thanksgiving Ideas: A Dozen Vegan and Gluten Free Desserts and Sweet Sides

Vanilla Lucuma Shake with Pumpkin Spice and Chocolate Espresso Syrup

After a few rainy and cold days, we've got some warm sunshine lighting up the orange and red (ok and brown) leaves quickly accumulating on the ground. Not needing to bundle up in a sweater and a jacket today means that creamy cold smoothies and milkshakes are sounding delicious again. Today's shake is a special Halloween … Continue reading Vanilla Lucuma Shake with Pumpkin Spice and Chocolate Espresso Syrup