Gluten Free

{tahini fudge balls}

{tahini fudge balls}

Delicate little tahini truffles rolled around in cacao-cardamom dust! Serve these bad boys up with a glass of hot earl grey tea and enjoy the afternoon.  Ingredients: This recipe makes a dozen delicious {tahini fudge balls} 10 medjool dates –…

{copycat samoas}

{copycat samoas}

A vegan, no bake version of everyone’s favorite Girl Scout cookie! This uncanny samoa replacement lets you enjoy all the delicious flavors of the coconut cookies without any refined sugar or high fructose corn syrup. Your wallet and your waist…

{vegan chocolate chip cookies}

{vegan chocolate chip cookies}

Okay, you have to try these! These chocolate chip cookies are so incredibly easy to make and, thanks to the addition of coconut oil, they have a delightful macaroon flavor that is irresistible! Even the biggest vegan skeptics, my family,…

{paleo banana bread}

{paleo banana bread}

This recipe is a result of several disappointing attempts at creating a grain-free banana bread that doesn’t taste like cardboard. My last experiment using coconut flour was an epic failure so I was a little hesitant to give it another…

{paleo chocolate cake}

{paleo chocolate cake}

Here’s a nice treat for all of you chocolate lovers and health nuts out there. It’s grain free and naturally sweetened with delicious medjool dates. One of my favorite things about this recipe is the fact that I combine all…

{paleo peanut butter truffles}

{paleo peanut butter truffles}

I’m doing the happy dance as I scarf down my 3rd no-sugar-added peanut butter truffle!  These truffles satisfy my sweet tooth and showcase a decent amount of protein and fiber!  Thanks to a secret ingredient (pssst…flax seeds) these little gems…

{vegan flap jacks}

{vegan flap jacks}

It’s no secret, breakfast food is my absolute favorite thing to make, eat, and photograph. There’s nothing quite like Saturday morning light hitting your short stack of freshly made pancakes. Nothing as comforting as the sound of percolating coffee as…

{creamy rosemary mushroom pasta}

{creamy rosemary mushroom pasta}

All this talk about a New York blizzard is making me crave comfort food!  This creamy concoction was easy to throw together and it held up nicely to the January chill. Featuring one of my favorite flavor duos, this recipe features…

{coconut macaroon pancakes}

{coconut macaroon pancakes}

I can’t help but have tiny obsession with coconuts. Aside from being incredibly delicious, coconuts are full of nutrients and they are such a versatile ingredient.  Coconut products have made healthy cooking so much easier and more satisfying. Coconut milk…

{copycat Quest Bars}

{copycat Quest Bars}

I love a yummy on-the-go snack as much as the next gal but I also insist on eating whole, natural foods. Unfortunately, many protein bars on the market not only cost an arm and a leg but they are packed…

{3 ingredient banana pancakes}

{3 ingredient banana pancakes}

There’s nothing like a pending tropical vacation to get you motivated to drop some L-B’s.  With a trip to Hawaii only 3 weeks away, I really buckled down this past week and have been very happy with the results so…

{perfect banana ice cream}

{perfect banana ice cream}

It’s no secret that I love my banana ice cream.  It’s a delicious, nutritious way to satisfy my sweet tooth without spending a lot of time and money on ingredients.  I’ve been known to walk out of the grocery story…

{vegan mango lassi ice cream}

{vegan mango lassi ice cream}

I was first introduced to Mango Lassi a few years ago and it was love at first sip. My friend, Gayu, whipped up my first lassi using vanilla ice cream and frozen mango. The delicious smoothie was cool and refreshing,…

{coconut bacon}

{coconut bacon}

Coconut. Bacon. Need I say more?! I was intrigued when I first heard about this amazing concoction and started scouring the internet for places to purchase it. To my surprise, I found a ton of recipes that seemed very easy…