Tahini Banana Oat Cookies - Vegan, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free (Date Sweetened)

Tahini Banana Oat Cookies

Hello hello, my friends! I hope you've all been well? I have a really healthy and delicious treat for you today. Soft, hearty, and nourishing enough to eat for breakfast, these date-sweetened, oil-free, and gluten free cookies are a breeze to make and guaranteed to brighten up the gloomiest of days. Has anyone else had … Continue reading Tahini Banana Oat Cookies

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The “Smoothie, Salad, Soup” Jump-Start Plant-Based Eating Plan

It's January. We all know what that means. Resolutions! Eating healthier! Joining the gym! Getting reeeeealllly psyched up and spending a fortune at the health food store in a frantic attempt to completely overhaul your kitchen. Believe me, I understand. In the past I used to create complicated resolution-inspired meal plans for myself that involved … Continue reading The “Smoothie, Salad, Soup” Jump-Start Plant-Based Eating Plan

Gingerbread Man and Vegan Nog Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches (vegan and gluten free)

Gingerbread Man and Nog Nice Cream Sandwiches (Vegan and Gluten Free)

  What could be better than soft and tender homemade gingerbread men cookies? How about gingerbread cookies sandwiching a thick layer of soft-serve vegan nog nice cream? I've had this idea of making gingerbread cookies and vegan "egg"nog ice cream sandwiches for some time. These little treats remind me of a treat I can remember … Continue reading Gingerbread Man and Nog Nice Cream Sandwiches (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Vegan Matcha Nog

Three Matcha Recipes for the Holidays – Basic Latte, Peppermint White Hot Chocolate, and Nog (Dairy Free, Vegan, Refined Sugar Free)

You guys already know I love all things matcha. Whether it's cheesecake, raw oreos, popsicles, or coconut butter dark chocolate cups, the bright green, superfood powdered tea is always finding a way into my recipes. I thought today I would show you how I make my basic matcha latte (with some options for holiday pizzazz) … Continue reading Three Matcha Recipes for the Holidays – Basic Latte, Peppermint White Hot Chocolate, and Nog (Dairy Free, Vegan, Refined Sugar Free)

Superfood Hot Chocolate Oatmeal Mug - Vegan, refined sugar free, gluten free

Superfood Hot Chocolate Oatmeal Mug – Vegan, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free

Your favorite winter beverage and winter breakfast collide in this yummy, chocolatey mug. Welcome to your new favorite cold weather breakfast! Oh the weather outside is frightful, my dears. It's only mid-December, and in my neck of the woods we've got a "feels like" reading of -4 degrees Fahrenheit this morning. Ouch. Literally. This is … Continue reading Superfood Hot Chocolate Oatmeal Mug – Vegan, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free

The Best Healthy Peanut Butter Cookies - Vegan, Gluten Free, Oil Free

The Best Healthy Peanut Butter Cookies – One Bowl and Only 4 Ingredients! Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Oil Free

Soft and chewy thick peanut butter cookies that are slightly crispy on the outside and fudgy on the inside! Only one bowl and four common ingredients needed to make this quick recipe. The last 7 days have been a whirlwind of thoughts, emotions, new opportunities, and changes on the horizon. All week I've wanted to … Continue reading The Best Healthy Peanut Butter Cookies – One Bowl and Only 4 Ingredients! Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Oil Free

Creamy Vegan Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

This creamy soup is cozier than a cable knit sweater. As the days get chillier, this is the perfect comforting soup to snuggle up to. This soup is like a warm hug in a bowl. I think many of us could use some comforting right now. I generally steer way clear of politics on this … Continue reading Creamy Vegan Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

DIY Pumpkin Oat Face Mask (All-Natural and Vegan)

Is it too soon for another pumpkin recipe? How about a pumpkin recipe for your FACE? Because if you love pumpkin as much as I do, you don't want to just eat pumpkin, you want to bathe in it. I'm just kidding. Filling your tub would be much too costly, I've already looked into it. … Continue reading DIY Pumpkin Oat Face Mask (All-Natural and Vegan)

Easy Vegan Caramel Sauce (Only 4 Ingredients!)

Mmmm... Caramel Sauce. It's one of those simple pleasures in life. Especially on top of a creamy scoop of (dairy-free) vanilla ice cream. Yum yum yum. I can think of all sorts of things that would taste better with a drizzle of this rich caramel sauce; banana nice cream, oatmeal, dairy-free yogurt, homemade lattes, thick … Continue reading Easy Vegan Caramel Sauce (Only 4 Ingredients!)

Guest Article: How to Use Almond Oil to Remove Makeup

Today I'm excited to welcome guest author Ella James.¬†Ella James is an independent researcher and writer. She has contributed to many online websites related to general health and fitness. When Ella reached out to me about contributing an article on natural beauty and skin care, in particular almond oil, I was immediately interested. I'm a … Continue reading Guest Article: How to Use Almond Oil to Remove Makeup