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

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Vegan Caramel Coconut Buckwheat Energy Bars (refined sugar free, gluten free, vegan, raw)

No Bake Caramel Coconut Buckwheat Energy Bars

Need a nutrition-packed pick-me-up? I've got one for ya. (As well as a bunch of hyphenated words. You're welcome.) These tasty and filling bars are bursting with some of my favorite nutrient-dense super foods. Check out this all-star line up: Activated buckwheat groats¬† Hemp Seeds Chia Seeds Pistachios Medjool Dates Tahini They're moist, chewy, crunchy, … Continue reading No Bake Caramel Coconut Buckwheat Energy Bars

Fruit and Oat Crumble Bars - Vegan, Gluten Free, Oil Free

Healthy Fruit and Oat Crumble Bars

Last week I was having this major craving for a crumbly oat and jam bar. Something I could really sink my teeth into. I found a few recipes online, but most had large quantities of sugar and oil, and my goal was to make this an anytime bar. Wholesome, naturally sweetened, gluten free, oil free, … Continue reading Healthy Fruit and Oat Crumble Bars

Tiny Baked Potato Tacos - Vegan, Gluten Free, Grain Free

Mini Baked Potato Chip Tacos

Potato Chip meet Taco. Today's "recipe" (and I use that term loosely) is more about the fun of playing with your food than anything else. Sure, you could just buy a bag of Tostitos Scoops and fill them with your favorite taco ingredients, but then you wouldn't get to experience the excitement and satisfaction of … Continue reading Mini Baked Potato Chip Tacos

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Dip (Vegan, Oil-Free, Refined Sugar Free)

Today's recipe comes from my desire to eat all the autumn foods, all at the same time. I think it became very obvious after sharing this photo on Instagram last week that I've once again emerged myself completely in the flavorful delights of fall. In other words, I'm completely obsessed, and need a daily fix … Continue reading Salted Caramel Pumpkin Dip (Vegan, Oil-Free, Refined Sugar Free)

Peanut Butter Cookie Raw Buckwheat Smoothie

If you've never tried a raw buckwheat smoothie or porridge, or buckwheat in any form for that matter, this yummy recipe is the perfect way for raw buckwheat to make it's debut in your kitchen. ¬†This smoothie bowl is thick, creamy, satisfying, and tastes like a peanut butter cookie. It's also loaded with heart healthy … Continue reading Peanut Butter Cookie Raw Buckwheat Smoothie

Blueberry Muffin Raw Energy Bites (vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free)

I love easy snacks. Especially the kind where you just throw everything into your food processor, grind, and roll. No baking required! I think that's one of the reasons I like raw foods, especially raw desserts and snacks; it's a pretty easy way of cooking. Or noncooking. I love that you can satisfy your craving … Continue reading Blueberry Muffin Raw Energy Bites (vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free)