Sweet Potato Spice Latté

In the last post I said that along with the changing of seasons comes my incessant desire to eat sweet potatoes 24/7 – did you think I was kidding? With pumpkin spice lattés, popcorn, cookies, hand soap (yes, hand soap), and other souvenirs, it’s hard not to want in on the craze, no matter how…

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Fluffy Sesame Muffins (sugar-free, grain-free, paleo, & vegan)

Hello October! It’s nice to feel your gentle, chilly breeze again. Along with the change of seasons comes my incessant desire to eat anything & everything sweet potato related: sweet potato pie, sweet potato soup, roasted sweet potato, mashed sweet potato – Autumn’s got me wantin’ it all. One of sweet potato’s most unique application…

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Sugar-Free Brownie Cake

Sugar can go, lectins can go, dairy can go, gluten can go, but brownies… brownies can not go. Brownies are essential to life; the idea of engulfing a brownie at the end of the day is enough to get me through a day’s work. Brownies = Life. Moving on. Before we dive into this decadent,…

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Layered Mint Chocolate Pudding

Chocolate mint is my favorite flavor combination of all sweet eats, and it’s scope is far beyond that of just ice cream. The base of this pudding is avocados that are mashed with cacao powder, peppermint extract, and a few other ingredients to create a rich, sweet, tingly cream that’s both deeply satisfying and healthy.…

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Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies

Oops, wrong Whoopi! Ahh, that’s more like it. Oh carrot cake, how you fill childhood dreams. Wash away unrest in the contents of one bite. How you torment the ever LIVING HELL OUT OF A VEGAN, SUGAR FREE, GLUTEN FREE FOOD BLOGGER. Ehem… I apologize. It’s just, if you knew how many test trials of…

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Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

CCOOOOKKIIEESSS. Who doesn’t love cookies, right? I mean, sure, to some extent or another, we all try to avoid them – but only because we love them so much that if we eat one we’ll be tempted to eat a hundred. And we all know eating 100 cookies isn’t good for us. I’ll say it…

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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins (Vegan & Gluten Free)

If there’s one thing I’ve learned through the process of creating this recipe, it’s that perfection takes patience and persistence. We made six test batches of these muffins before we achieved a recipe we’re proud of. SIX BATCHES. Do you know how many lemons & poppy seeds dedicated their lives to the perfection of this…

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Cinnamon Toasted Coconut Cereal

Cereal has accompanied me throughout most of my life – as a kid, I sat with it in laughter as I watched morning cartoons, in middle school, I hurriedly poured countless bowls for myself before zooming out the door to catch my bus to school, and as an old teenager, I reached for boxes of…

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Nutty Protein Brownie Bars

I’ve been searching for a protein bar that suits my needs for a while now. I’ve endlessly examined walls of “nutrition bars” at health food stores, only to be disappointed. While there are plenty of different brands of on-the-go bars on shelves, most of them are made out of the same ingredients, which tends to include…

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