Cherry Tahini Coconut Popsicles with Chocolate Drizzle (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar-Free)

I love hot weather. I love hot weather food. A heat wave is the perfect excuse to subsist on cold smoothies, fruit, nice cream, and plenty of popsicles. Ok, and maybe a fresh salad or two. These Cherry Tahini popsicles are grown-up popsicles. Sophisticated flavors, a drizzle of dark chocolate, and a sprinkle of coconut … Continue reading Cherry Tahini Coconut Popsicles with Chocolate Drizzle (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar-Free)

Dark Chocolate Snickers Minis (vegan, can be made raw)

Only 3 more days until Halloween. Can that be right?? Seems like fall is whizzing by faster than I can shake a crunchy, brown-leafed stick at it. I'm starting to panic a little, not because of the impending doom of another Michigan winter, but because I have oodles of fall recipe ideas just simmering in … Continue reading Dark Chocolate Snickers Minis (vegan, can be made raw)

Two Ingredient Classic Caramel Apples – No Corn Syrup, Refined Sugar, or Dairy (Vegan)

Traditional-tasting caramel apples without cream, sugar, butter, or corn syrup? It's true! Finally figuring out this recipe was like cracking a secret code. It was like making a world-changing discovery. It was like striking GOLD.┬áRich, buttery, sweet, and sticky caramel gold. Alright, alright, I'm being a bit dramatic. It's not my fault, you guys. It's … Continue reading Two Ingredient Classic Caramel Apples – No Corn Syrup, Refined Sugar, or Dairy (Vegan)

Easy Baked Plums with Coconut Cream and Ginger Cardamom Syrup (vegan, refined sugar-free)

This dessert is so simple, I hesitated to post it as a "recipe." It was so delicious, however, that I decided I needed to share it with you. Plus, I thought it might be nice to throw in a non-pumpkin or non-apple recipe, every once in a while... you know, to mix things up a … Continue reading Easy Baked Plums with Coconut Cream and Ginger Cardamom Syrup (vegan, refined sugar-free)

Carrot Cake Bites with Cashew Butter Cream Cheeze Icing (raw, vegan, gluten-free)

Growing up, I went through a phase where I really wanted to be a magician. I mean I really, really wanted to be a master of magic. I begged and pleaded, and probably whined and squealed until finally my poor parents gave in and got me my very own magic set. It was like the … Continue reading Carrot Cake Bites with Cashew Butter Cream Cheeze Icing (raw, vegan, gluten-free)

Strawberry Shortcake Nice Cream Bars (v,gf, sf, raw)

Strawberry season has sadly come to a close in our neck of the woods, but I have a fun strawberry recipe to share with you all as a little farewell. These (n)ice cream bars were inspired by one of my favorite childhood frozen treats, Good Humor Strawberry Shortcake Dessert Bars. Does anyone else remember these? … Continue reading Strawberry Shortcake Nice Cream Bars (v,gf, sf, raw)

Soft and Chewy Coconut-Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies (a.k.a. Pantry Cookies) – vegan and gluten-free

Sometimes, you just have to have a warm, melt-in-your mouth chocolate chip cookie. This is the perfect healthy vegan and gluten free cookie┬árecipe to have on hand for when you gotta have chocolate chip cookies, but you're running low on ingredients. No dates, bananas, nut butter, or almond milk? No problem. One evening last week, … Continue reading Soft and Chewy Coconut-Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies (a.k.a. Pantry Cookies) – vegan and gluten-free