Healthy Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte

Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte Vegan

My mom, Lynne, is one of the many people who go totally crazy for Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes every year. Recently Food Babe  investigated what’s actually in my mom’s favorite fall drink- the answer is a whole bunch of very scary ingredients, tons of sugar and absolutely no pumpkin! On top of that, even if you order it with soy milk… 

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Chocolate Chip Banana Sweet Potato Bread, Vegan + Gluten-Free

Chocolate Chip Banana Sweet Potato Bread Vegan Gluten-Free 2

Making banana bread is an art. Timing it so that your bananas are perfectly ripe for banana bread is an art. Recently I noticed that I had one super ripe banana bread about one day from being overly ripe- which is the perfect ripeness for banana bread! I went to the store to get a… 

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Easy Weeknight Dinner: Gluten-Free Southwestern-Style Pasta

Southwestern Pasta Vegan Gluten Free

Today I’m excited to share another super simple weeknight dinner recipe that takes less than 15 minutes to put together. I made this Gluten-Free Southwestern-Style Pasta for dinner last night and it was incredibly easy and tasty…unfortunately all of my kitchen adventures of the day didn’t go quite as smoothly. While attempting to make a double… 

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Raw Vegan Mini Carrot Cakes + Maple Vanilla Frosting

Raw Carrot Cake Vegan Gluten-Free 2

When I first started learning about raw vegan food the most exciting thing I discovered was that you can make decadent desserts without refined sugar, butter or eggs that taste just as good (and most of the time better) then their traditional counterparts. You know I’m all about my raw vegan cheesecake (I’ve made quite a… 

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Buckwheat Banana Pancakes, Vegan + Gluten-Free

Buckwheat Banana Pancakes Vegan Gluten-Free 2

Today’s recipe is still a work in progress. Usually when I make pancakes I use a mix of different kinds of flours (or I use this pre-made mix) but I really wanted to come up with a vegan, gluten-free pancake recipe that’s super simple and just uses buckwheat flour. I’m really happy with the taste of… 

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Raw Vegan Lemon Coconut Bars (Gluten-Free)

Lemon Coconut Bar Vegan Gluten-Free 3

Sweet, slightly tart, lemony and coconutty… it’s time for Raw Vegan Lemon Coconut Bars!! I love the texture of this snack/dessert/breakfast because the bottom half is chewy and tiny bit salty and the top half is light, creamy and sweet. The lemon/coconut flavor feels very summery to me. They are stored in the refrigerator (can’t… 

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Easy Weeknight Dinner: Vegan Kimchi Stir-Fry

Kimchi Stir Fry Vegan

As much as I LOVE coming up with new recipes and getting crazy in the kitchen, I probably end up making some version of a stir-fry for dinner at least two nights a week. Seriously- how much easier does it get than throwing all your veggies in a pan and stirring a few times? It’s the perfect 10-minute weeknight… 

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Vegan Baked Banana Oatmeal

Baked Banana Bread Oatmeal Vegan Gluten-Free

Do you ever come up with recipe, love it for a while then somehow completely forget about it? Something like that happened to me recently when I suddenly remembered that I hadn’t made my Easy Baked Oatmeal in months. I decided to resolve that issue immediately. I made a couple of slight tweaks and came up with… 

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Raw Kale Salad Stuffed Peppers

Raw Kale Salad Stuffed Pepper

Ok, so by now you probably know that I’m all about recipes that look fancy but are actually super simple and speedy to put together. Today’s Raw Kale Salad Stuffed Peppers is one of those recipes that feels special and looks snazzy for guests but will only take you about 10 minutes in the kitchen. The recipe… 

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Sweet Potato Chocolate Fudge Brownies, Vegan + Gluten-Free

Sweet Potato Fudge Brownies Vegan Gluten-Free 4

It’s brownie time. Personally I like my brownies to be melt-in-your mouth fudgey and more chocolately than super sweet. For today’s Sweet Potato Chocolate Fudge Brownies our secret ingredient -sweet potato- keeps these treats soft and moist. The sweet potato acts as both a sweetener and naturally gluten-free flour alternative. They are lovely on their own and… 

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Raw Vegan Breakfast Ice Cream Cake

Raw Vegan Breakfast Ice Cream Cake

I usually keep breakfast pretty simple with green smoothies or oatmeal. Last week Ross looked at me with are you crazy?? eyes when I pulled a cake out of the freezer and sliced us pieces for breakfast. The night before I secretly prepared today’s Raw Vegan Breakfast Ice Cream Cake - a totally raw breakfast-friendly decadent looking… 

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