Category Archives: Desserts

Jul 24, 2019

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream ~ Plant based!

    My dad and I used to fight over the mint chip ice cream when I was a kid. Okay, so some foods have emotional ties and this one sure does for me! While we don’t eat many sweets, Mountain Man and I do enjoy some plant-based ice cream occasionally, especially in these hot […]

Jan 12, 2019

Chocolate Tahini Cookies ~ Vegan, Gluten-free, Oil-free

  Another cookie recipe! Yay!!! I’ve been wanting to make these for the longest time. I tried one batch that I wasn’t happy with so this was my second attempt and boy, are they good. Chocolate and tahini? You bet! Possibly better than peanut butter and jelly. They seem to really complement each other, resulting […]

Dec 08, 2018

Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Cookies ~ Gluten-free, Oil-free and Vegan

  Old habits die hard. So I’m sitting looking out my window at the falling snow… there’s a fire in the wood stove, the cats are curled up in their favorite spot, and I just can’t help myself. I have to bake some cookies!!! It’s coming up on Christmas anyway, so that’s a good excuse, […]

Oct 12, 2018

Pistachio Matcha Truffles ~ Date-sweetened & oil-free!

  Oh, man. These. These are… I can’t even… If I cursed, I would be using expletives about how good these are! So here’s a little back story. Mountain Man and I are at our favorite little restaurant (one of the very few where we can actually eat off the menu, called Dobra Tea West […]

Sep 27, 2018

Classic Carrot Cake ~ grain-free, oil-free and plant-based!

  Wow! I can’t tell you how thrilled I am that I finally, finally, FINALLY nailed this recipe. I feel like calling this “Carrot Cake: Take 3,455” … because that’s how many trials and errors I seem to have endured. I have posted a raw carrot cake recipe, and that one was wonderful in its […]

Sep 10, 2018

Blackberry Chia Pudding

    Greetings, lovely ones! If you’ve been following me for a while, you know I am no stranger to Chia Pudding! To me, it is the the ideal plant-based dessert (besides just fruit of course). The nutritional profile of chia seeds is just off the chart. And it’s so easy to make, which is […]

Jan 22, 2017

Chocolate Donuts with Chocolate Glaze + How Can a Vegan Have High Cholesterol?

  Okay, dear ones, here it is. The dessert you’ve been dreaming about! That is, if you like chocolatey, heavenly donutty things. Mm-hm. That’s me! Well, I’ll be slowing down CONSIDERABLY on these types of treats for a long while starting… tomorrow. No, actually I already started omitting these kinds of foods, but I enjoyed […]

Jul 27, 2016

3-Ingredient Peach Nice Cream ~ whole food, plant-based

  Happy Peach Ice Cream Day! This version of peach ice cream is so delicious, so refreshing, and a total breeze to make. Perfect for these sweltering summer days. All you need to make this (or any quick homemade ice cream) is a food processor, frozen bananas and fruit or other tasty, whole-food ingredients of […]

Jul 02, 2016

Red, White & Blueberry Frozen Coconut Bars

With just four ingredients, this superb vegan recipe is so, so easy to make and beautiful to look at, too. In fact, it’s so easy, it can barely be called a “recipe.” So if you’re looking for a last minute 4th of July dessert idea, here you go! You can use raspberries or strawberries for […]

Jun 20, 2016

Raw Vegan Brownie Bites ~ Oil-free!

  Raw. Vegan. Brownies. Need I say more? I took these bad boys to a potluck. Not a vegan potluck mind you. A potluck which included mostly omnivores, though they were all interested in whole foods and each brought a yummy homemade dish. These raw treats were a real hit!  Okay, I said more. Now […]