Cookies don't always have to be sweet and a dessert. You can have a delicious cookie for breakfast too! These cookies are gluten free, low in sugar and flavored with the natural tastes of fresh lemon zest and raspberry! These cookies are very firm, making it a perfect addition to dip into your morning coffee … Continue reading Lemon Raspberry Breakfast Cookies – Vegan and Gluten Free!
I was in Denmark having a lovely afternoon coffee when I saw the most beautiful lemon poppyseed pastry in the coffee shop. Of course, I ordered a piece. As I ate it I thought hmm, I should come up with my own version! Well, easier said than done. I tried twice, but each time the … Continue reading Lemon Poppy seed Cake – Gluten Free!
If you think I love hummus a bit too much, well...that may be true. Along with lentils and garbanzo (chickpeas) beans, kidney beans are one of the healthiest beans for you. Like most beans, they contain large amounts of fiber, protein, and magnesium. They also help to lower cholesterol, improve your memory, good for your … Continue reading Red Kidney Bean Hummus with Green Olives
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
I cooked artichokes once or twice before, and I was never impressed with them. However, I realized that I had always boiled or steamed them, never roasted them or added any herbs, just salt and pepper. So I decided to change it up a bit and see if I could get that delicious artichoke flavor … Continue reading Delicious Roasted Artichokes
Vegan sushi is really quite easy to make. There is barely any cooking involved (just cooking the rice and the vinegar sauce), but a lot of chopping and preparation goes into this. Recently I had a craving for sushi, so decided I would make my own. I already had the sushi rice from a previous … Continue reading Vegan Sushi Rolls
A Saint Patrick's Day dessert special! Avocado, lime and fresh mint, topped with a homemade chocolate sauce! Also known as green on green on green, and...some brown, of course. I've been VERY attached to my Coconut Almond Milk, I think it's my new favorite! These bars were made with the almond and coconut pulp from … Continue reading Avocado Mint Bars with Chocolate Sauce
You may have heard of tostones (twice friend plantains), and you've definitely heard of guacamole. But have you heard of Nicaraguan guacamole? Well, I hadn't, until a couple weeks ago, when I found out the in Nicaragua, they put boiled eggs in their guacamole. Yes, in Nicaragua they boil eggs, then mash them up and … Continue reading Tostones with Nicaraguan Guacamole
Yup, you read that right. It's time to make coconut almond milk! Much like my very favorite Coconut Walnut Milk, this milk is also made with coconut water, but with the addition of actual coconut meat as well. The result is a creamy, delicious milk that is PERFECT for coffee creamer or delicious smoothies. You … Continue reading Coconut Almond Milk
This AMAZING kale pesto recipe initially appeared in my Gluten Free Pesto Pasta post. But it is too good to miss, so I'm creating it's own post. This pesto can be used as a dip for vegetables or chips, a creamy sauce for pasta, or just to eat plain on its own! The addition of … Continue reading Raw Vegan Kale Basil Pesto