Nearly Raw Apple Pie A La Mode Bars (vegan, gluten free, date-sweetened, paleo)

Soft, apple-cinnamon-spiced, grain-free and no-bake bars sandwich a thick layer of creamy vanilla nice cream, for a unique and fun dessert that's perfect for this warm fall weather. The idea for these bars came to me in a dream. At least I think so. I have a foggy recollection of grabbing my phone, half asleep, … Continue reading Nearly Raw Apple Pie A La Mode Bars (vegan, gluten free, date-sweetened, paleo)

Matcha Vanilla Cheesecake with Raw Chocolate Cookie Crust (Vegan, Gluten-Free, No-Bake)

I really think the world could be a happier place if we would all just eat more vegan cheesecake. I mean, talk about a unifying force. Almost everyone loves cheesecake. Post a cheesecake photo on Instagram, and it's like everyone starts smiling... and salivating. You can't not be in a good mood while eating a … Continue reading Matcha Vanilla Cheesecake with Raw Chocolate Cookie Crust (Vegan, Gluten-Free, No-Bake)

Creamy Matcha Green Tea Popsicles – Dairy-Free and Sugar-Free

I'm officially naming this the "Summer of Popsicles" here on the blog. And in my life. Normally I try to post a little variety, so I hesitated on sharing back-to-back popsicle recipes. Also, I have a running list of new dishes and treats on the back-burner right now just waiting impatiently to be added to … Continue reading Creamy Matcha Green Tea Popsicles – Dairy-Free and Sugar-Free

4 Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Pudding (Low-Fat, Nut-free, Soy-free, Date-sweetened)

One of my all time favorite desserts is chocolate pudding. Silky smooth, rich, and creamy, it's the perfect treat and can be made with simple, nutritious ingredients. Today's recipe is the third chocolate pudding/mousse I've shared on the blog, and I'm sure it won't be the last. While my other two puddings feature a fair … Continue reading 4 Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Pudding (Low-Fat, Nut-free, Soy-free, Date-sweetened)

15 Vegan + Gluten-Free No Bake and Freezer Treats

Fourth of July weekend is all about friends, family, celebrating, and oh yes... the food. While I love veggie burgers, marinated vegetable kabobs, grilled sweet corn and all the other lovely ┬ávegan backyard BBQ eats, what I really get excited for is the dessert. Keep the cooking confined to the grill this weekend, and whip … Continue reading 15 Vegan + Gluten-Free No Bake and Freezer Treats

Peanut Butter Cookie Nice Cream Sandwiches (Dark Chocolate Dipped!) – Vegan + Gluten-Free

Oh my dears, do I ever have a yummy vegan treat for you today. I think this might be my favorite sweet recipe on the blog so far! It's basically a marriage of all of my favorite things: dark chocolate, peanut butter cookies, (dairy free) banana soft serve, ice cream cookie sandwiches. Yeah, it's all … Continue reading Peanut Butter Cookie Nice Cream Sandwiches (Dark Chocolate Dipped!) – Vegan + Gluten-Free

Perfect Peanut Butter Cookies -Vegan, Gluten-Free, Oil-Free

There's just something about a really good peanut butter cookie. Seeing as this is my fourth cookie recipe on the blog featuring peanut butter, it's safe to say that it's one of my all time favorite treats. These are the kind of peanut butter cookies you just love taking a bite out of. They're thick, … Continue reading Perfect Peanut Butter Cookies -Vegan, Gluten-Free, Oil-Free

Chocolate Peanut Butter Dipped Frozen Banana Pops (Vegan)

Frozen bananas dipped in chocolate takes me right back to my childhood. My mom and I used to make these in the summer time, and I remember being so anxious for the bananas to freeze. This is such a simple and delicious treat, it barely needs a recipe at all. These super easy chocolate and … Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Dipped Frozen Banana Pops (Vegan)

Baked Lemon Cheesecake (vegan, oil-free, gluten-free, soy-free, sugar-free)

Cheesecake. Baked Cheesecake. There's nothing quite like it. Irresistibly rich, dense, creamy, and delightfully sweet with a hint of tangy cheese flavor. If you've recently switched to a whole food plant-based diet, you may have thought your baked cheesecake days were over. I'm here to tell you the fun has just begun, folks. This lemony … Continue reading Baked Lemon Cheesecake (vegan, oil-free, gluten-free, soy-free, sugar-free)

Vegan Yogurt-Cashew Whipped Cream

Move over whipped coconut cream, there's a new homemade vegan whip in town. It's light, creamy, whippy, and it's just screaming to be dipped, dolloped, and enjoyed as a topping on anything that'll sit still. It's made with just 3 ingredients. No soy. No oils. I love this whip because it is the perfect breakfast … Continue reading Vegan Yogurt-Cashew Whipped Cream