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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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

Buckwheat Crispy Treats - Vegan, Refined Sugar Free, Date Sweetened, Plant-Protein rich, Oil free, gluten free - a healthier alternative to rice crispy treats

Buckwheat Crispy Treats

I can feel it in the air, and I can see it in the Target commercials... back to school time is just around the corner. With my kiddo starting nursery school this year, it's all becoming very real. Backpacks and school clothes, folders and pencil cases, lunch boxes and after school snacks. While I don't … Continue reading Buckwheat Crispy Treats

Coffee and Coconut Milk Popsicles - Vegan, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free

Coffee and Coconut Milk Popsicles

Our weather forecast starting this weekend into next week is looking a bit... subtropical. Temps in the 90s, high humidity, thunderstorms. I can feel my brow starting to perspire just thinking about it. Not to worry though, because I have the antidote. My plan for surviving our first big heat wave of the summer? Stacks … Continue reading Coffee and Coconut Milk Popsicles

Activated Buckwheat Blender Pancakes - Vegan and Gluten Free

Activated Buckwheat and Hemp Seed Blender Pancakes

Up until a few weeks ago, I only had one go-to gluten free and vegan pancake recipe in my breakfast food arsenal. Don't get me wrong, I love my healthy Sweet Chickpea Flour Pancakes, but one is such a lonely number. Now I have two favorite pancakes.   Just like my chickpea flour pancakes, these … Continue reading Activated Buckwheat and Hemp Seed Blender Pancakes

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