Peanut Butter Date Cookies

Do you know when two ingredients taste so delicious together that it feels as if they were made for each other? That’s how I feel about peanut butter and dates. The earthy flavor of the peanut butter combined with the sweet notes in the dates is my ideal combination. That’s probably why I am so […]

Desserts Recipes

Spiced Coffee Cake

Recipe and picture @mindfullbymadeline What’s better than coffee cake for dessert after a long day? Spiced Coffee Cake for dessert after a long day! This is my favorite coffee cake recipe of all time and a major crowd-pleaser for several reasons. First, after much trial and error, we figured out how to get the PERFECT […]

Desserts Recipes

Vegan & Gluten-Free Mini Lemon Tarts

Pinch me because I think I may have died and gone to dessert heaven. These Vegan & Gluten-Free Mini Lemon Tarts are SO flavorful, just a little tart from the lemon, and perfectly sweet. They contain zero refined sugar because they’re sweetened with a bit of maple syrup. I love making these mini lemon tarts […]

Desserts Recipes

Vegan Chia Seed Pudding

I don’t know who needs to hear this right now, but you do not need to eat the same boring breakfast every day! This Vegan Chia Seed Pudding is just one option that you can mix into your breakfast repertoire. The cinnamon and vanilla provide the perfect flavor, and dates make it just the right […]

Breakfast Desserts Recipes Vegan Recipe

Vegan Lemon Bars

These vegan and gluten-free lemon bars have a cool silky texture atop a sweet, crumbly and buttery grain-free crust.  They skip the butter, refined sugar, condensed milk, egg yolks and heavy whipping cream for healthier vegan ingredients.  This dessert offers plant-based protein, fiber and healthy fats all while staying true to the sweet, tangy taste and […]

Desserts Health Vegan Recipe

Vegan Carrot Cake Loaf with Cashew Cream Cheese Frosting

When some people think of carrot cake, they picture springtime; but I enjoy this veggie-based treat all year round! I especially love making carrot cake in the fall months when carrots are in season. This particular vegan carrot cake is tender, fluffy, moist, perfectly sweet, packed with beneficial carotenoids, and insanely delicious. Top it with […]

Desserts Vegan Recipe

Banana Bread Cookies

After many months of baking banana bread like everyone else, I decided to put a slightly different spin on it. Also, I love bite-size desserts. So these delicious little Banana Bread Cookies from Ambitious Kitchen were perfect!  These cookies are soft, healthy, and made with a mix of almond and coconut flour to make them gluten free! They are topped […]

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Cafe Gratitude’s Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

Our household is part of a baking boom that’s driving thousands of quarantined people into their kitchens to knead dough and bake cookies as a way to cope. I’m not unhappy about this new trend, because my girls are becoming wonderful bakers! One of their most recent creations was this Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookie from Cafe […]

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4-Ingredient Chocolate Peppermint Cups

It is the middle of February which means it is officially Girl Scout cookie season. When you are out at the grocery store, you are probably seeing those adorable green-vested little girls selling Thin Mints. Do me a favor though, resist the impulse to buy them!  While Thin Mints do not include any animal products, […]

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