When I was little, I always used to sneak the raw cookie dough from the bowl, while grandma scooped the cookies onto the baking tray. I guess you can say I was caught “cookie dough handed,” with the chocolate chips falling from my fingers. Although this wasn’t the safest option, it was delicious and one […]

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When I was little, I always looked forward to weekends because my dad would go to the bakery and bring me a muffin for breakfast. Now every day can be Saturday with my gluten free blueberry muffins! These muffins are lower in sugar and calories than your traditional bakery muffin, and you still get that […]

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Poaching pears often seems like an overwhelming task, but I am here to tell you it’s not! I have created this step-by-step tutorial on how to poach pears, with this recipe including pomegranate juice! Poached pears are one of my favorite desserts. The spices used fill the kitchen with an aroma that brings me right […]

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This quick & easy healthy blueberry crisp with cornmeal crumble will definitely become your new favorite year-round dessert. It can be made on a skillet using frozen berries of your choice. Why Blueberries? Health Benefits of Blueberries Blueberries are my favorite because they pair scrumptiously with corn and are the Queen of antioxidants, potassium and […]

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My Dutch Baby Pancake is one of my best kept secrets. This warm and fluffy breakfast looks elegant in its presentation, but in reality is very simple to make (so easy, even the kiddos can do it). I also love how you can adapt the Dutch Baby Pancake to your taste buds, making it sweet […]

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With or without the holidays and cool weather, my Vegan Pumpkin Mousse is the perfect recipe to add to your arsenal. It is super simple to whip up and lighter than traditional desserts, but with all of the same flavors and textures. Your guests will have no idea that this delicious dish is packed with […]

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For the holiday that celebrates sugar in all forms, it is nice to have a snack that is both sweet and nutritious. Slice up some seasonal apples, spread on a generous amount of your favorite nut butter, and place the sliced almond teeth exactly how you would imagine a monster’s mouth to look. My Halloween […]

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There are so many different ways to enjoy pistachios, but I bet you have never tried these green nuts ground into a butter! You can use my Pistachio Butter in the same way you would use almond butter or peanut butter- on apples, sandwiches, in oatmeal, or in baked goods.  Pistachio Butter Pistachios taste similar […]

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These 2-ingredient Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups will become your go-to recipe for easy and quick sweet treats. You can use chocolate chips and any nut butter of your choice. And they’re vegan! Who doesn’t want Vegan Peanut Butter Cups? Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups My Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups are the perfect blend […]

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These fresh fruit rice paper rolls make an easy & nutritious snack. The kids will love this fun way to eat fresh fruit! Sometimes it is hard to make fresh fruit appetizing to kids AND adults.  By simply rolling fruit in rice paper and making a quick dip, a healthy, delicious snack can be made […]

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