Banana-Apple Buckwheat Muffins (vegan, gf)

Banana-Apple Buckwheat Muffins #vegan #glutenfree #sugarfree #healthy #recipe

Remember the Get Balanced course I wrote about not too long ago? It's a 15-day course focused on balancing your cortisol levels (that would be your stress hormone), which is intricately linked to everything from weight to mood to energy. I'm 11 days in and going strong. You would not believe the amount of substance to this course. Nutritionists, … [Read more...]

Carrot Cake Protein Bars (vegan, gf)

Vegan Carrot Cake Bars

Remember our friends, J & A? And the baby shower I threw for them back in November? Well they've barely been in their new home for four weeks and guess who decided to make his way into the world two weeks early? Yep, their baby BOY! Isn't he so cute?! Everyone is healthy and happy and doing great. Under his little cap is a full head of … [Read more...]

Healthy Banana Bread (vegan, gf)

Vegan, Gluten-Free Banana Bread

In my last post, I wrote about the vegan Artichoke Spinach Dip I was going to bring to a holiday party. We went to the party on Saturday and no one there knew I was vegan or that I brought a vegan dish. They must have liked the dip because there was barely any left at the end of the night! I also went to a holiday party on Friday night and brought … [Read more...]

So nice, I made it twice.


If I didn't already convince you to try the Vegan Pancakes I posted last Saturday, maybe this will do the trick. I made them again on Sunday morning and topped them off with fresh raspberries, vegan chocolate chips, sliced almonds and pure maple syrup. These definitely do NOT suck. Get the recipe here.     … [Read more...]

Quick & Easy Pancakes (vegan)


I cannot believe I waited this long to try vegan pancakes. Oh-Em-Gee. These are flippin' fabulous! And quick. And easy. And healthy. And filling! You've GOTTA try them. I found this recipe on and I would agree with the 4.5 star rating. I doctored them up just a little. This is going to be quick because it's a beautiful Saturday and … [Read more...]

Guiltless Chocolate Coconut Layered Fudge Bars (vegan, gf)


Last night, Hubs was digging through the cupboards looking for something sweet to eat (a rather common occurrence). He found a strawberry Kit Kat from his trip to Japan months ago. Apparently Kit Kat is huge in Japan and comes in a wide variety of flavors, including wasabi and green tea (gross!). Needless to say, Hubs brought home a sampling of … [Read more...]

Choco-Banana-Nut Ice Cream (vegan, gf)


RECIPE: Vegan Choco-Banana-Nut Ice Cream ADAPTED FROM: Dreena Burton's "Cashew Banana Ice Cream" recipe Deena Burton rocks. She's a vegan veteran that creates healthy vegan recipes. By that I mean, she doesn't use white sugar, white flour or vegan substitutes (vegan cheese, vegan meat, etc). Instead, she relies on the basics like beans, … [Read more...]