Healthy Pumpkin Muffins with Pepitas and Dried Cherries 5

Celebrate fall and fight zombies with super moist, healthy Pumpkin Muffins with Pepitas and Dried Cherries Last weekend I opened the front door, took a step out, ready to breathe in the crisp fall air and breathed in a balmy 85 degrees.  Even though my tastebuds are ready for fall, Florida […]

Pumpkin Muffins with Pepitas and Dried Cherries

Fresh Berry Yogurt Pops

24 Plant-Based July 4th Recipes 4

Fire up the grill and get ready for some healthy (and delicious) fun with my list of 24 plant-based July 4th recipes! I’m psyched about the 4th of July. All the delicious foods. Friends and family. What’s not to love? I plan to grill up some portobella mushrooms and maybe toss […]

Feel the Warm Bahamian Breeze as You Nibble Frosty Piña Colada Bites 1

Stay cool with these Frozen Piña Colada Bites – little frosty bites of pineapple-y goodness over a graham cracker-esque crust.  Last week I returned from a killer trip. I’m not sure what will top this one. If you know me, I’m usually camping, so this was out of the norm. I savored […]

Pina Colada Bites

Vegan Grasshopper Bars for Kids

Mini Vegan Grasshopper Bars for Kids – The Perfect Frozen Treat 5

Dessert time! Beat the heat with these mini vegan grasshopper bars – the perfect frozen treat for kids and moms alike. Is it bad when a dessert is so good that you arm wrestle your 6-year-old to win the last one? These little bites of heaven are a decadent chocolate shell over a […]

All Natural, Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Mini Muffins 6

These All Natural Chocolate Chip Cookie Mini Muffins are flourless, nut free (made with sunflower seed butter), vegan, and contain only 79 calories! I had to wrestle them out of my 6 year daughter’s hands. These soft, warm, little muffins are a cross between a soft baked chocolate chip cookie and a muffin. Though […]

Mini Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Muffins

Banana Pancake Bread

Gluten Free, Vegan Banana Pancake Bread 5

This all natural banana pancake bread is warm banana bread and comforting pancakes all rolled into one. And just so happens to be gluten free, vegan, and no one will ever know there’s not an ounce of butter or a gram of refined sugar. My dad used to carefully craft […]

Carrot Bundt Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting ~ Vegan, GF & Sugar Free 1

My Carrot Bundt Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting is a new and fresh twist on the classic flavors you love. Sweet, creamy and tangy frosting is slathered over spiced, carrot bundt cake that is stuffed with raisins, sunflower seeds and coconut in this easy-to-make recipe (that just so happens to be vegan, gluten free, nut free and refined sugar […]

Vegan Carrot Cake

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Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe with Four-Ingredient Creamy Cocoa Frosting

My semi-homemade Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with 4-ingredient creamy cocoa frosting is simple enough for even non-bakers (like myself) to make and is absolutely scrumptious!   This post is for any of my last-minute types out there. If you want to make a dessert but they all sound too complicated, run out to your […]

Caramelized Banana Cookie Cake Recipe 2

My warm Caramelized Banana Cookie Cake is vegan, gluten free, refined sugar and refined oil free ~ perfect for breakfast, snack or dessert when paired with a delicious scoop cashew ice cream. Way back when, in my past life, I made a career choice that may surprise you. After graduating from […]

Caramelized Banana Cookie Cake

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Ultra Gooey Peppermint Brownie Cupcakes

Serve these Ultra Gooey Peppermint Brownie Cupcakes straight from the oven and delight the guests at your next dinner party. (Shh don’t tell them these are from a box and are vegan!) It has been said that the fastest way to win a girl’s heart is through peppermint and chocolate. (Or […]

Sweet and Tangy Walnut Cranberry Acorn Squash is full of holiday cheer! 1

This Sweet and Tangy Walnut Cranberry Acorn Squash recipe is full of holiday cheer and is the perfect side dish. This recipe was born from the boat load of fabulous, organic acorn squash I got with my CSA at KyV Farm. Though they do make a superb Christmas-y centerpiece, I decided to […]

Cranberry Walnut Stuffed Acorn Squash

Basic Vegan & Gluten Free Sugar Cookies

Buttery Delicious Vegan and Gluten Free Sugar Cookie Recipe 3

You will love this light, buttery, vegan and gluten free sugar cookie recipe made without butter!  They are cute, yes? It is the holidays and we all want to spend time with family and want our comfort foods.  After talking with my mother in law about her yearly cookie ritual and […]

Drool-Worthy, No-Bake Passionate Pumpkin Pie ~ Vegan and Gluten Free 1

Drool-Worthy, No-Bake Passionate Pumpkin Pie – Vegan and Gluten Free…’s what I’m making for Thanksgiving dinner (along with a chickpea, quinoa loaf with mushrooms and sundried tomatoes.) What are some of your holiday traditions? Do you make the same thing every year or try new dishes? Passionate Pumpkin Pie – […]

Passionate Pumpkin Pie

Coconut Berry Crisp – On The Grill! 1

 It’s gettin’ hot in here. So try Coconut Berry Crisp – On The Grill!  Coconut Berry Crisp So heat up the grill instead of the oven! (Although feel free to use the oven too – I tried both ways and they both work well.) Coconut Berry Crisp This was the dessert […]

Coconut Berry Crisp

Decadent Black Bean and Quinoa Brownie Fudge 11

Surprise and delight your friends with this Decadent Black Bean and Quinoa Brownie Fudge! Over a week ago I had this post ready to print when the unthinkable happened.  In an effort to get back to some normalcy and keep my mind off things I am up and looking at […]

Decadent Black Bean and Quinoa Brownie Fudge


Blissful Blueberry Bake and Six Disney Food Survival Tips 3

Disney can be a daunting place on a whole foods, plant-based diet. Stick to your healthy eating goals and save money with my six Disney food survival tips. Blissful Blueberry Bake Disney World Is it one of your life’s dreams to get there? Or are you not into the lines and […]

Six Sweet Recipes for Your Valentine 2

Stumped about what to make for your Valentine? You’ll love these six sweet recipes! Just a few sweet recipes for your Valentine! Coconut Banana Ice Cake with Chocolate Pecan Crust Chocolate with Sea Salt Toast Baked Monkey Oats Peanut Butter Cup Toast Sunday Morning Banana Lovecakes Oatmeal Cheesecake Bars Happy Valentines […]

Six Sweet Recipes