Apple Tart with Drop Cookie Crust

Freestyle baking requires being ok with things not turning out exactly how you intended. But that’s the trade-off for stumbling into delicious new creations you never expected. That is the beauty of freestyle baking, and that is the story behind this apple tart with drop cookie crust recipe. As always, this recipe is gluten free, dairy free and refined sugar free. There’s also a vegan options and as long as you can dice and stir, you should be able to master it ūüôā

Healthy Creamy Chip Dip

There were stretches in college when I practically lived off chips and salsa. We would go to this one bar happy hour on Tuesdays where one margarita got you access to ¬†all you can eat chips, salsa, cheese dip and bean dip – and that would be dinner! My how times have changed! Though I…

Masala Chai Fudge Squares

Chocolate fudge is always a delicious treat‚Ķ but chocolate masala chai fudge squares? Those are even MORE amazing! The warming flavors of ginger, clove, cinnamon, cardamom and nutmeg transform these amazing fudge squares into a next level treat.¬† It‚Äôs like warm chai tea with sweet ginger cookies and dark chocolate squares all in one. Dinner…

Sprouted Harissa Hummus

Have you heard of Harissa? No? Well then prepare to have your mind… and taste buds… BLOWN with this Sprouted Harissa Hummus Recipe. Harissa is a north african red pepper spice mix with a smokey earthy flavor. It’s base is roasted red japone peppers and usually has garlic, salt, coriander, cumin and caraway. Its delicious…

Mint Chutney

Mint Chutney Recipe: 6 ingredients and 5 minutes

Bone Broth over Winter Greens (vegan option) 

Bone broth is excellent for your health and your gut, so it is a perfect meal to get your system back on track after a little over indulgence. It’s actually really easy to make as long as you can throw leftover bones into a pot with water and turn on the stove. Plus it’s an…

11 of the best healthy pumpkin recipes

Pumpkin season usually means pumpkin pies, lattes, whipped cream and sugar hangovers. But not this year! There are tons of absolutely amazing ways to enjoy pumpkin with no sugar, dairy or grain at all! From soups and curries to no bake bites, see how these awesomely creative and healthy pumpkin recipes can improve your holiday¬†season….

Natural Cinnamon Spiced Coffee

Tis’ the season of pumpkin spice lattes and peppermint mochas… but that usually means 1,000s of calories in the form of syrup in your cup, followed by a sugar crash and possibly a headache. So, what’s a healthy way to spice up your coffee? Maybe a kind that doesn’t require a 5 mile run to…

Elvis Cookies: Peanut Butter, Banana & Bacon 

It’s time to get crazy! I’m talking a cookie without any of the normal cookie ingredients crazy: no flour, no sugar, no butter. OK, that might not be THAT crazy, but I think its pretty exciting ūüôā And they’re called Elvis Cookies, so ya, pretty crazy and exciting. I guess that means I’m¬†getting old. HaHaHa!¬†This…

Apple Butter

Butter on toast is a wonderful thing, or at least I kind of remember it being wonderful. It’s not really something that a gluten-free and dairy-free person gets to experience very often. However, sometimes I do spread coconut oil on gluten-free toast and it’s pretty delicious. I’d also heard of parsnip butter: pureed parsnips boiled…

Immune Boosting Chicken Vegetable Soup

If you’re ever feeling the hints of a cold, and you want to fight it off before it hits, this is your magic weapon: Immune Boosting Chicken Vegetable Soup. I don’t get sick anymore and it’s amazing! Well, at least when I am following my own advice I don’t get sick. Ever since I started…

Toasted Salted Pumpkin Seeds

Deliciously crisp and ridiculously easy recipe for roasted salted pumpkin seeds. Wash and strain seeds, season, dry and roast. Then crunch away and enjoy! – Plus – two secret tips for easier seeding and crispier seeds!

Roasted Pumpkin Coconut Curry 

We are entering the¬†most glorious time of year. The leaves are turning various shades of amber and gold while I get to snuggle up in¬†flannels and scarves to fend off the crisp, refreshing air, and there are pumpkins everywhere! ¬†Practically everyone is sharing pumpkin spice pies and cookies, but pumpkin is a stellar addition to…

Homemade Pumpkin Purée РSkip the Can and Make your Own!

Pumpkin, pumpkin, pumpkin. These days, we all know it’s fall well before Mother Earth does. ¬†I think¬†pumpkin-spice-lattes start to cover the¬†internet before the leaves even start to change! And I have to admit, I do love me some pumpkin… and pumpkin spice… and everything nice ūüėČ But most of the traditional stuff has something I…

How to Freeze Peaches – a Step by Step Guide

Winter is coming and the harvest is in. ¬†That means it’s the time of year where you need to eat it or save it. I know many folks are taking stock of their harvest and canning or freezing all sorts of fresh, delicious produce. Canning, freezing, pickling, fermenting: these are all wonderful ideas to save…