If anyone tells you that mulled wine, hot wine, or spiced wine is for the holidays only, just ignore them and walk away. We are deep into winter in the Northern Hemisphere, with some of the coldest wind chills recorded in history! Now more than ever is the best time to enjoy hot mulled wine … Continue reading Mulled Wine
As a kid I used to LOVE making Lebkuchen cookies, which are basically a German version of gingerbread cookies. I hadn't made them for years, but my recent travels in Europe inspired me to try coming up with a vegan version. Lebkuchen is traditionally a honey based cookie with lots of spices, so substituting the … Continue reading German Holiday Lebkuchen Cookies – Gluten Free!
Yes, another pumpkin recipe! I'm usually not that into making various pumpkin recipes, but for some reason this year I am really wanting to create more vegan holiday pumpkin dishes. So, stay tuned for more after this! This pumpkin pie latte is made with my favorite, creamy, delicious pumpkin seed milk, and topped with coconut … Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Latte
Recently I made a mistake online purchase for oats. I thought I was buying one single tub of oats for our office. Turns out it was several tubs in one, and I ended up with 5 pounds of oats. What are you supposed to do with 5 pounds of oats? Well, start making cookies, for … Continue reading Oatmeal Coconut Pecan Cookies
When I lived in Mexico, I loved to eat a tasty treat that sort of tasted like sweet popcorn, except the grains were tiny and had no kernel. Fast forward 16 years later, and I'm reading online about how this grain called amaranth is so good for you, and it's a great vegan staple to … Continue reading Mexican Amaranth Candy
When I was a kid, we used to make peanut butter balls with carob and coconut, and we called them "Bliss Balls". Now that my sister has a two year old and pregnant with her 2nd, she started asking me if I remembered the recipe or if I could make one up. So I gave … Continue reading Raw Vegan Carob Bliss Balls
Coconut macaroons are my favorite! Well actually, anything made with coconut is my favorite. Coconut macaroons, made with fresh coconut meat? Those are the best! These macaroons are made with the excess ground coconut meat from straining coconut milk. It's a great way to use the excess coconut flakes to make a tasty, amazing snack, … Continue reading Coconut Vanilla Macaroons
Well, most of the holidays are past, but we still have one more...New Year's Eve! This recipe is perfect for bringing to a party, and it's so easy to make! Much like my apple crumble, there is very little prep time and very little cooking time. With the prep and cooking, the entire dessert takes … Continue reading Walnut Ginger Pear Crumble with Coconut Vanilla Cream – Gluten Free and Vegan!
Just in time for the holidays! As promised, a vegan holiday dessert! This recipe is really simple to make, and there are a lot of variations to it. Apple crumble can be very forgiving on the type of flour you use, you if you have a nut allergy, switch up the flour to buckwheat or … Continue reading Vegan Apple Crumble – Gluten Free!
Ever want some ice cream sandwiches, but without the fat, chemicals and processed ingredients that the sandwiches are packed with? Or how about the articles that came out last year about Walmart's ice cream sandwiches that won't melt...even if left out overnight in 80 degree heat? (See this article to read the story!) Who wants to eat … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches