Chickpea “Cookie Dough”

Remember the days when Mom was baking homemade cookies, and the best part was eating the dough?  We were always told, we could only have a little, otherwise we might get sick.  But the batter was so delicious! Luckily, today I’m sharing a recipe for super easy to make Chickpea Cookie Dough! This recipe is … Read more

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Pumpkin week is coming to a close.  I’ve shared my Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe, as well as a Tahini Pumpkin Bar recipe.  But I’ve saved the best for last.  Pumpkin week continues with my Pumpkin Spice Smoothie recipe! Simple to make and super delicious… Let’s take a look at some of these nutrient dense ingredients.  Pumpkin … Read more

Baked Pumpkin & Tahini Bars

The pumpkin saga continues! I continue to receive (the most adorable) pumpkins from our local farm in my bin service, so I’m getting creative.  Plus, who doesn’t enjoy warm pumpkin spiced baking this time of year? On Friday, I shared a Pumpkin Spiced Latte, refined sugar free and totally delicious.  I also included a recipe … Read more

Chickpea Cookies

Healthy cookie recipes for the win!  This chickpea cookie recipe, by Cristina Cavanaugh from Begin With Nutrition, is a great alternative when you are craving a fresh baked cookie.  Not only are they gluten free and vegan, we know from my hummus post, that chickpeas are very high in fibe and protein (with 7.5 grams of … Read more

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Get ready to have your mind blown.  If you are a chocolate lover, you will go crazy for this chocolate avocado pudding by Laura Miller (from Raw. Vegan. Not Gross.).  I know what you’re thinking… Avocado?  With chocolate?   Just trust me. Creamy avocado creates the perfect pudding texture, minus the dairy.  Cacao powder completely masks … Read more

Coconut Lime Energy Bites (+ the Scoop on Refined Sugar)

Time to share these Coconut Lime Energy Bites! A 100% refined-sugar free treat!  What does it mean for a treat to be refined sugar free?  Well, first we need to understand what refined sugar is… Refined sugars are white & brown table sugars, as well as powdered or confectioner’s sugar.  They are derived from sugarcane … Read more

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