Pumpkin Oatmeal Lentil Cups

I hope you all haven't gotten burnt out on pumpkin yet, because I've included it in today's yummy recipe. Along with some other unusual ingredients. Lentils in a baked oatmeal cup? Yes I did. Red lentils, to be precise. You see I was brainstorming ways to boost the protein and practical fill-me-up potential of a … Continue reading Pumpkin Oatmeal Lentil Cups

The Best Homemade Almond Butter

This week marked a first for me in kitchen experiments. I baked my very first loaf of homemade bread, from scratch (i.e. no bread maker!). There was a lot of kneading (making bread is a full body workout, ya'll), a lot of waiting, some serious through-the-oven-door watching, and then a whole bunch more impatient waiting. … Continue reading The Best Homemade Almond Butter

15 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

It's a good day! Today I'm sharing 15 of my most popular vegan pumpkin recipes! Not only are they delicious, they are healthy to boot. You're not going to find refined sugar or flour on this list, and all recipes are egg-free, dairy-free, and gluten-free or have a gluten free option. Several are also grain-free … Continue reading 15 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

Mini Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls - Vegan, Gluten Free, Yeast Free, Refined Sugar Free, Easy

Mini Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Alternative name for this recipe: Easy, Healthy, Rustic, Gluten and Yeast Free Mini Cinnamon Roll Cookies. I know, I know... that title is ridiculous, it doesn't even mention anything about how they're sweetened or if they're nut free or not! The answer to that is naturally, and yes, if you so desire. Also they're oil … Continue reading Mini Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

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Vegan Caramel Apple Sundae

Prior to today's rainy, chilly weather, our fall so far has been a balmy one. Sunny autumn days are lovely, and I'm soaking up every second I can (because I know winter is just around the corner), but this weather has me dreaming about ice cream sundaes instead of baked donuts and cozy quick breads. … Continue reading Vegan Caramel Apple Sundae

The 10 Minute Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

10 Minute Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

While I love green smoothies, chia puddings loaded with fruit, and oatmeal with all of the fixings, sometimes I want a veganized version of one of my old favorite comfort food stand-bys. I've got recipes for some of them, like pancakes and French toast, but my breakfast options are sadly lacking in the savory category. … Continue reading 10 Minute Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

Slow Cooker Spiced Apple Butter - healthy, naturally sweetened, delicious on toast, muffins, pancakes, and oatmeal

Slow Cooker Spiced Apple Butter

Just in case the shorter days, cooler weather, and falling crimson leaves haven't put you in an autumn state of mind, I have a recipe that is sure to get the job done. This slow cooker spiced apple butter is both wonderfully aromatic, and lick the spoon jar clean delicious. It's perfect for spreading on … Continue reading Slow Cooker Spiced Apple Butter

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

Healthy Banana Bread - Vegan, Gluten Free, Oil Free, Refined Sugar free, Date Sweetened

Healthy Vegan Banana Bread

Last weekend a friend asked me if I ever used my black and spotty bananas to make banana bread. Sure I do! Or... do I? I mean, I sometimes make these chocolate dipped Banana Bread Donuts, and we love whipping up a batch of these Blender Banana Peanut Butter Muffins every now and then. But … Continue reading Healthy Vegan Banana Bread

Peanut Butter Fudge Pops - Vegan, Gluten free, sugar free

Peanut Butter Banana Fudge Pops

Even though it's technically summer in the Northern Hemisphere until September 22, most people in the states approach Labor Day weekend as summer's last hurrah. These peanut butter fudge popsicles are the perfect way to celebrate these dwindling days of warm weather, backyard BBQs, and relaxing in hammocks. I'm fairly certain these will be my … Continue reading Peanut Butter Banana Fudge Pops