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

Deep Chocolate Brownie Bites

Deep Chocolate Brownie Bites

If you get serious chocolate cravings like I do, these little brownie creations will amaze you. Seriously, every time I make these, they’re quickly devoured – and I mean by everyone. You’ll find it very hard to believe that these … Continue reading

Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bites

Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bites

I love baking!! But baking too many sweets can have a down side, since we never want to tempt those we care about with anything that isn’t ideal for good health, right? Here’s one of my favorite answers to this challenge to satisfy … Continue reading

Chocolate Sweet Potato Brownies with Banana-Date Frosting

Chocolate Sweet Potato Brownies with Banana-Date Frosting

Holidays and special occasions seem to conjure up thoughts of guilt-inducing, artery-damaging foods, but isn’t a celebration more reason than ever to create and share wonderful recipes that may actually promote vibrant good health? With the Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day around the corner, we can challenge ourselves … Continue reading

Dark Chocolate Holiday Bark

Dark Chocolate Holiday Bark

This holiday bark is really easy to make, and just as good as it looks. Serve after a special dinner – or wrap as holiday gifts, tied together with a pretty ribbon to send home with your guests. DARK CHOCOLATE HOLIDAY BARK 5 ounces … Continue reading

Baked Pumpkin Pudding Pie

Baked Pumpkin Pudding Pie

My mom used to make THE most amazing Pumpkin Chiffon Pie, the finest in all the land… She used to tell us that it was the same pumpkin pie that Mamie Eisenhower served in the White House. (Does anyone else … Continue reading

Applesauce Ginger Bundt Cake with Maple Glaze

Applesauce Ginger Bundt Cake with Maple Glaze

You’ll be counting down the minutes until this cake comes out of the oven as the warm flavors of ginger and cinnamon fill your home. It’s a perfect dessert to serve with coffee on a cozy night in, or share with friends … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Power Balls

Peanut Butter Power Balls

These little beauties are deliciously addictive, and perfect for a busy afternoon with no time for baking. Just add oats, peanut butter, and dried fruit to your food processor for an instant, energy-packed treat. These always disappear quicky, so you … Continue reading

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

So, yea, this isn’t really a recipe. It’s more of an ode to the beauty of simplicity. Nothing compares to the elegance of this classic, and it’s fabulous year-round. I find that gently melting the finest vegan chocolate creates a perfect … Continue reading