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White Sheet Cake with Cherry Glaze Topping

A White Texas Sheet Cake with a Sweet Cherry Glaze Topping. Perfect for a birthday cake or celebration for any cherry lovers (and those who don’t like traditional frosting)! Super easy recipe. Recently I was having a conversation with my grandparents about our favorite family recipes that have been passed down, and ones that maybe I …

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Maple Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet potato casserole with an oat, pecan and cranberries topping and naturally sweetened with maple syrup. Gluten-free, no refined sugar added! This sweet potato casserole was almost a no-go. Since American Thanksgiving is coming up, I wanted to test out some healthier versions of traditional sides. My first attempt was a big pile of mush …

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Blackberry Lavender Chocolate Chip Cookies

Blackberry Lavender Chocolate Chip Cookies – a unique twist on the classic with some fruit and dried lavender. Perfect dessert in summertime! Recently I was in serious need of some comfort food. My mind naturally went to chocolate chip cookies, but I had also been having a (weird?) desire to make something with lavender and …

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Summer Berry Stuffed French Toast Casserole Bake

Summer Berry Stuffed French Toast Casserole Bake. A little cream cheese, fruit jam, strawberries and blueberries and topped with more berries! Serve with a sprinkle of powdered sugar and/or maple syrup if desired. A fairly healthy and balanced breakfast or brunch! Brunch is my favorite. When I go out to eat for brunch, it is …

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Carrot Cake Energy Bites

Plant based carrot cake energy bites, vegan and gluten-free. It’s a quick and easy no-bake snack that’s healthy but still tastes like dessert, ready in 10 minutes! Recipe video at the end of post! Have you ever tried full-body cryotherapy? It’s basically a machine that freezes you for 3 minutes. Seriously. Tony Robbins swears by it …

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Double Chocolate Coconut Flour Muffins

Double Chocolate Coconut Flour Muffins – naturally sweetened with no added refined sugar, gluten free, and a paleo friendly snack. I have a treat for you today! Well, I guess I have TWO treats for you. These muffins, and a giveaway. (Update: Give-away is now closed.) You may have noticed the title says these double …

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Overnight French Toast Casserole

Overnight French Toast Casserole with cinnamon, vanilla and a secret ingredient. As healthy as french toast can be while still being an easy and delicious breakfast to feed a crowd. “Overnight breakfasts” have been a popular thing for a while now. I’m not sure why it’s taken me this long to jump on the bandwagon …

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Vegan Whipped Cream (Coconut Cream), 4 flavors

How to make vegan whipped cream made from coconut cream. Plus 4 flavors to try: chocolate, vanilla, peanut butter and cinnamon! Vegan whipped cream, or whipped cream made from coconut milk/cream is not a new concept. But I was playing around with some different flavors and thought it would be good to share. To make …

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Coconut Oil Blueberry Crisp Crumble

Blueberry crisp crumble with an oat and coconut oil topping. Healthy and fruity dessert that’s gluten-free and vegan with no added refined sugar! Two things I have an obsession with lately – blueberries and coconut oil. So I’m only surprised this recipe didn’t happen sooner. I didn’t know whether to call this a “crisp,” “cobbler,” or …

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Chocolate Chip Cookies with Pomegranate Seeds

Chocolate Chip Cookies with Pomegranate Seeds. Sweet from cinnamon and vanilla, and slightly tangy from the seeds, these cookies are addicting! There are certain food items I buy whenever I see them, even if they aren’t on my list and I have no plan for them. Pomegranate seeds are one of those items, because I …

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Sugared Cranberry Cookies

Sugared cranberry cookies – sugar cookies with sugared cranberries baked in to make the sweetest cookie ever – with a twist. Remember those sugared cranberries we just talked about? While they are surprisingly addicting just on their own, they make for gorgeous decorations on other desserts, too. Originally I made them because I wanted to …

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