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Banana Cake with Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting

This banana cake is lightly adapted from Christina Lane's new Sweet & Simple: Dessert for Two cookbook. It is lightly sweetened with coconut sugar and banana (of course!) and is topped with the most decadent and delish dark chocolate peanut butter frosting. 

These are my kind of bananas.

Ripened to sweet perfection.
Spotted with love.
Perfect for baking. ... Read more » about Banana Cake with Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting

Pumpkin Cookie Dough

You absolutely need this pumpkin cookie dough in your life. And it's egg-less, so you can totally eat it by the spoonful raw or roll it into cute little balls before devouring. And thanks to the Bob's Red Mill almond flour, it's also gluten-free!

Cookie dough is good. But, PUMPKIN cookie dough... oh my starzies!!!! ... Read more » about Pumpkin Cookie Dough

Creamy (Vegan) Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo

This roasted red pepper alfredo is completely dairy-free (no cheese, no cream), but is perfectly creamy, decadent, and delish. It's perfect over quinoa spaghetti, zoodles, spaghetti squash, or regular pasta.. ie. everything! 

I have been super into sauces lately. 

Maybe it's because I have my own Blendtec and it makes everything perfectly creamy.  ... Read more » about Creamy (Vegan) Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo

Hello Sunshine Pancakes

These Hello Sunshine Pancakes will brighten any morning, especially those first few when the kiddos head, (dare I say it in July?!)... BACK-TO-SCHOOL. The pancakes' bright yellow color is all natural from farm fresh eggs and one other secret ingredient! 

That might be a summer faux-pas. 

Uttering those 3 little words. 

Soooooooo early. ... Read more » about Hello Sunshine Pancakes

Dark Chocolate Hemp Seed Butter Cups with Strawberry Jam

These dark chocolate hemp seed butter cups with strawberry jam are my jam. No seriously, they are soooooooooo dang good, super easy to make, and the perfect combo of salty and sweet.

I went back and forth about what to name them.

(No) PB&J Cups?

Nut-free PB&J Cups?

Paleo PB&J Cups? ... Read more » about Dark Chocolate Hemp Seed Butter Cups with Strawberry Jam

Caramel White Russians

A flavorful twist on the classic White Russian, these Caramel White Russians feature Silk's new, creamy, delicious, nut-based milk called Nutchello. Simple. Decadent. Delish. Grown-up. This drink is the perfect afternoon indulgence (or necessity...depending on the day!).

The days are long, but the years are short. That's what they say, anyway. 

And I believe them.  ... Read more » about Caramel White Russians

Blueberry Cobbler with Quinoa

Hellllllllllllllo, summer!! Sweet, antioxidant-packed, organic blueberries are intermingled with a cake-like cobbler with quinoa and topped with dairy-free vanilla ice cream for a delicious, light dessert. 

In addition to this mouth-watering, gorgeous cobbler recipe I'm sharing with you today, I'm also sharing how making some simple (small) changes can impact both our bodies and the planet. ... Read more » about Blueberry Cobbler with Quinoa

Winter Salad with Brown "Butter" Dressing

Like a party in a bowl. This winter salad with fresh clementines, green peas, honey roasted pecans, avocado, quinoa, and goat cheese is topped with a brown "butter" dressing featuring NOW Foods' coconut oil infused with butter flavor. The coconut oil is vegan and non-GMO and organic... and delish! ... Read more » about Winter Salad with Brown "Butter" Dressing

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