Desserts

October 14, 2011 Thumbnail image for Baked Mochi Treats

Baked Mochi Treats

You may have read one of my previous blog posts outlining my challenge to quit sugar in October. I am on Day 5 now, you know just taking one day at a time. Seriously, though, it hasn’t been too bad. I have had a lot of cravings for fruit especially because of the warm weather […]

September 14, 2011 Thumbnail image for Easy Raw Coconut Macaroons with Cacao Nibs

Easy Raw Coconut Macaroons with Cacao Nibs

Coconut: superfood, high in healthy fats, delicious! Coconut has so many health benefits and I love these cookies because since they are raw, all the nutrients stay in tact! I was reading David Wolfe’s book, Superfoods and learned that in Sanskrit, the coconut palm is known as kalpa vriksha, meaning “the tree that supplies all […]

September 5, 2011 Thumbnail image for Apple Cobblerettes

Apple Cobblerettes

I was at a farmer’s market on Sunday and visited the stand for Billy Bob Orchards. They were selling various types of apples, from Fuji to McIntosh. It was their first week at the market, as apples have just started to come in season. These beautiful apples inspired me to create a recipe for a […]

July 20, 2011 Thumbnail image for I Heart Banana Ice Cream Sandwiches (Video)

I Heart Banana Ice Cream Sandwiches (Video)

As many of you know I recently entered the Hot Raw Chef contest. Unfortunately, I did not win, but thank you to those of you that supported me and voted! I would like to share the recipe with you as well as the video of me preparing the recipe. These are great little summer treats […]

June 6, 2011 Thumbnail image for Raw Coconut Cashew Truffles

Raw Coconut Cashew Truffles

This weekend I was working on my entry into the Hot Raw Chef contest. The contest guidelines require you to use only 5 raw ingredients and prepare a recipe in 5 minutes. I developed a Coconut Cashew Peach Delight, and you will soon be able to watch the video in which I prepare these treats. […]

May 17, 2011 Thumbnail image for Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

Have you ever tried Nutella? Of course you have! Oh man, a delicious spread with so much hazelnutty, chocolatey goodness! Created by Pietro Ferrero during World War II, he chose to add hazelnuts to his chocolate in order to extend the chocolate supply. Nutella is not the healthiest of foods (sugar is the first ingredient), […]

April 25, 2011 Thumbnail image for Tropical Paradise Cookies

Tropical Paradise Cookies

I created this recipe and shared it with some friends at my birthday/Easter potluck celebration. They were a hit, especially when nice and warm out of the oven! These cookies are gluten-free, grain-free (no flours), and vegan. Are they taste-free too you ask? No, quite the contrary. You just can’t go wrong with the richness […]