Fresh Plum and Nectarine Oatmeal Muffins

Fresh Plum and Nectarine Oatmeal Muffins

The sweet-tart scent of fresh nectarines and plums are such a summertime joy, that I bought a case of each of them recently. Once I realized that even I needed a bit of help using them all while still at … Continue reading

Chocolate Strawberry Brownies

Chocolate Strawberry Brownies

Yes, yes, yes! These brownies are simply amazing, and richly flavored with cocoa and fresh strawberries, and oh-so-fudgy good. They’re completely oil-free, sugar-free, flour-free, and gluten-free, and of course, deliciously vegan. I hope you adore them as much as we do. xo CHOCOLATE … Continue reading

Creamy Apple Cinnamon Rice Pudding

Creamy Apple Cinnamon Rice Pudding

Although Rice Pudding is usually served for dessert, I recently created this scrumptious version for one of my clients to enjoy for breakfast. I simmered leftover brown rice in coconut milk, along with apples, cinnamon, and maple syrup. It was … Continue reading

Banana and Apricot Oatmeal Cookies (fruit-sweetened)

Banana and Apricot Oatmeal Cookies (fruit-sweetened)

  These cookies are everything I’m looking for in the afternoon around 3 or 4:00. Just a little mildly-sweet snack to enjoy with a cup of hot coffee or freshly made tea to get me over the hump until dinnertime, … Continue reading

Chocolate Cocoa Donuts

Chocolate Cocoa Donuts

These deep dark Chocolate Cocoa Donuts have Valentine’s Day written all over them, wouldn’t you say? They’re moist and delicious, and made with real, whole heart-healthy ingredients. And that truly makes them perfect for the love of your life. These are vegan … Continue reading

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Muffin Cups

If you have extra canned pumpkin on hand after Thanksgiving, you’re going to thank me. Here’s another healthy and delicious way to create a lovely breakfast or snack with pumpkin and whole rolled oats. Amazingly, these are sweetened only with fruit, … Continue reading

Perfect Plant-Based Thanksgiving Menu

Perfect Plant-Based Thanksgiving Menu

Surrounded by family and a kitchen filled with delicious flavors, Thanksgiving has long been at the top of my favorite holidays list. But it’s not without challenges. If you host guests who aren’t vegan, like we do, you know that pleasing … Continue reading

Cinnamon Applesauce Donuts

Cinnamon Applesauce Donuts

I made these three times this week. Yep, three times. They’re soft and chewy and scrumptious and easy, and pretty much perfect. We (my husband, our 2 kids, and I) can’t get over them. I’d have to add these to … Continue reading

Banana Monkey Bars

Banana Monkey Bars

Here’s what I can say about these Banana Monkey Bars… The first batch disappeared before they even had a chance to cool. By the next morning, my son, daughter, and husband had each separately asked if we could make more.  … Continue reading

Chocolate Over Strawberries Ice Cream

Chocolate Over Strawberries Ice Cream

Confession. Although I try to avoid added sugars much of the time, I make exceptions now and then – and perhaps a few more than usual for homemade dairy-free ice cream. That’s where this brief story begins. Picture a hot Sunday night – … Continue reading

Super Summer Smoothie Bowl

Super Summer Smoothie Bowl

This refreshing Super Summer Smoothie Bowl starts with a base of blended frozen cherries and frozen bananas, and finished with a colorful array of watermelon, cantaloupe, fresh bananas, and berries. You might like to try mango, peaches, or plums, or add … Continue reading

Cashew Cream Maple Date Ice Cream

Cashew Cream Maple Date Ice Cream

Summer’s here and our ice cream machine is calling my name. This particular frozen creation is truly company-worthy. Even your non-vegan friends will be amazed by how creamy and decadent this is. I usually start with soy milk or almond milk, … Continue reading