mushroom chili twice baked potatoes

mushroom-chili-twice-baked-potatoes

These mushroom chili twice baked potatoes combine the comforts of a pot of chili with cheesy taters for a delicious autumn meal! I love it when warm, cozy comfort food is stuffed into another comfort food classic!  That’s exactly what happened when this chili twice baked potato was born! Hearty, beef and mushroom chili – […]

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dark chocolate orange truffles

dark chocolate orange truffles

These dark chocolate orange truffles combine two of my favorite dessert flavors! Chocolate and orange…a classic flavor combination that I find irresistible!  February has been mostly warm and sunny in Northern California and our orange trees are in full bloom.  I spent some time picking ripe oranges over the weekend and I knew something chocolatey HAD […]

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date sweetened mounds bars

healthy raw coconut dessert

These date sweetened mounds bars have all the flavor of my favorite childhood candy bar without any of the processed sugar! Date, coconut, and chocolate…what could be better? I love finding ways to keep my chocolate craving satisfied without sacrificing my waistline.  Dates have become my best friend and my secret weapon when it comes […]

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golden milk hot chocolate

golden milk hot chocolate

I’d like to introduce you to golden milk hot chocolate.  She is the delicious alter ego of “golden milk”, which is a turmeric infused drink that gained popularity in India and parts of Asia for its amazing health benefits.  Traditional golden milk is a delicious concoction of milk (usually coconut milk) and turmeric, sweetened with raw […]

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sweet potato brownies

sweet potato brownies

This rich, sweet potato brownies brownie allows you to feel good about chocolate and bone up on nutrients while you indulge a little!  Nothing excites me more than cheating “cheat meals” by making healthy desserts that actually taste great.  The recipe helps satisfy your sweet tooth with very little sugar (only 1 Cup of sugar […]

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cracker toffee bark

cracker toffee bark

Cracker toffee bark is a delicious combination of salty, sweet, and buttery. It’s not too late to whip up an impressive dessert for that New Year’s eve party tonight! Just gather up a few ingredients and summon a bit of patience (I promise, it will be worth it)!  You are sure to be the star […]

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coconut chocolate date balls

coconut chocolate date balls

These coconut chocolate date balls are date-sweetened, desserts that the family will love! 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 line will […]

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vegan chocolate chip cookies

Vegan chocolate chip cookies are delicious and easy to make because you can easily keep all the ingredients in your pantry. With no eggs or butter to store, you can whip up a delicious batch of cookies on a whim. Okay, you have to try these! These chocolate chip cookies are so incredibly easy to […]

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paleo banana bread

paleo banana bread

This paleo banana bread 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 shot. Thankfully this recipe worked out and I was able to pull […]

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paleo chocolate cake

Paleo chocolate cake is the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth without compromising your fitness and health goals. 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 […]

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paleo peanut butter truffles

paleo peanut butter truffles

Paleo peanut butter truffles are sweetened with dried fruit and simply delicious. 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 are a good […]

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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 the aroma wafts into sleepy bedrooms. In my mind, breakfast equals comfort! Since I’m constantly […]

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