Last Minute Thanksgiving Ideas: A Dozen Vegan and Gluten Free Desserts and Sweet Sides

If you're on the look-out for some healthy, plant-based and gluten free sweet sides, appetizers, or desserts that aren't pumpkin pie, look no further! Look, pumpkin pie is a must, but if you are searching for something a little bit different in addition to the Thanksgiving mainstay for the dessert table, here they are! I've … Continue reading Last Minute Thanksgiving Ideas: A Dozen Vegan and Gluten Free Desserts and Sweet Sides

Sweet Potato Casserole Cups – Vegan, Gluten Free, and Refined Sugar Free

This is not your mama's sweet potato casserole. These individual casseroles house all the flavor of the classic Thanksgiving dish, in one plant-based, bite-size cup. The crumbly, nutty topping becomes the crust, while a single vegan marshmallow tops the gooey sweet potato filling, so you get the best of both worlds. Sweet potato casserole is, … Continue reading Sweet Potato Casserole Cups – Vegan, Gluten Free, and Refined Sugar Free

Maple Orange Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pecans and Cranberries

Brussels sprouts, do you love them or hate them? Growing up, we never really had Brussels sprouts, but I just assumed from all the movie and TV references that they must be reaaallly bad. How many times have we seen a kid sitting at the dinner table in a TV show or movie, arms folded … Continue reading Maple Orange Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pecans and Cranberries

Gingerbread Whoopie Pies with Pumpkin Creme Filling (vegan & gluten-free)

Another season. Another reason. For makin' whoopeeee. Pies, that is. Whoopie Pies. They are not really pies. They're more like cookies with a filling. Actually the cookies are more like cake than cookies. Kinda. Yeah, I don't know what they are. But I know I like 'em. I had never made whoopie pies until this … Continue reading Gingerbread Whoopie Pies with Pumpkin Creme Filling (vegan & gluten-free)

Simple and Quick! Shoots and ‘Shrooms Asian Detox Soup

Now that all of my leftovers are gone, I feel the need to eat clean, simple food.  Make that clean, simple, and easy food.  When it comes to holidays and celebrations, I don't hold back.  It's healthy to indulge now and then!  I go back for seconds, I have the fluffy rolls, and I finish it off with a slice of … Continue reading Simple and Quick! Shoots and ‘Shrooms Asian Detox Soup

Pumpkin Spice Hand Pies with Apple Cinnamon Cranberry Filling (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

I wrapped up all the best flavors of the season in a perfect little pumpkin-spiced envelope, just for you! Happy Thanksgiving! Hand-pies, empanadas, turnovers... whatever you want to call them, these lovely little treats are the perfect no-guilt nibble to offer your family and friends this Thanksgiving. The crust is crisp on the edges, yet tender, and delicately pumpkin-flavored … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Hand Pies with Apple Cinnamon Cranberry Filling (Vegan & Gluten-Free)