Desserts, Gluten Free, Paleo Recipes, Snacks, Vegan

Almond Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

almond coconut choc chip cookies3Some may say I bake an awful lot… and perhaps that’s true!  I love it.  What can I say?  It’s my therapy from time to time when I’m not doing yoga or going shopping!  There are very few things in life that help me relax like baking does.  So, I do it as often as needed.  Weird.  I know, but it makes a lot of people happy around here! Continue reading “Almond Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Breads, Breakfast, brunch, Gluten Free, Snacks, Vegan

Vegan & GF Morning Glory Muffins

morning glory muffins2Happy Monday, friends!  I come to you with a brand new recipe that I’m pretty sure you’re going to LOVE.  My gang (Omar & Gaby) and I have been fighting a cold all weekend, but we didn’t let anything stop us from snacking on these babies!  🙂 Cough…Snack…Cough…Snack… Continue reading “Vegan & GF Morning Glory Muffins”

Gluten Free, Snacks, Vegan

Fruity & Nutty Granola Bars

Granola BarsI’ve been wanting to make some homemade granola bars for quite some time now and I decided after 3 cups of coffee this morning that today was going to be the day that I made them!  I’m of the belief that if I can make it on my own at home… I have no need for store bought anymore. Continue reading “Fruity & Nutty Granola Bars”

Entrees, Gluten Free, Mexican, Vegan, Veggies

Black Bean & Tofu Tacos

tofu tacos

Yes, you read that right!  I will not lie.  I have NEVER made anything with tofu in it until now.  I don’t know why, but I’ve always been afraid to make recipes with tofu.  I’ve had it a couple of times at different restaurants, but never really thought one way or the other about it.  I took on the attitude of I could take or leave it… But after playing around with it today, I realized it’s very versatile in that it takes on the flavor of whatever you use to season it with….which I think can be a very good thing!   Continue reading “Black Bean & Tofu Tacos”

Desserts, Gluten Free, Vegan

V/GF Peanut Butter Cheesecakes with a Chocolate Ganache

peanut butter cheesecakesI think chocolate and peanut butter go together like peas and carrots… biscuits and gravy… macaroni and cheese… fried chicken and waffles…bacon and eggs… My list could go on and on, but I’ll stop here.  My point is:  you just can’t have one without the other!  And WHY would you want to?! Continue reading “V/GF Peanut Butter Cheesecakes with a Chocolate Ganache”

Gluten Free, Indian, Sides, Vegan

3 Ingredients Tandoori Spiced Chickpeas

tandoori chickpeasHere’s to the laziest Saturday we’ve had in a really long time!!  We don’t like to be total bums and lay around very much, but when we do, we do it really good!!  We had really good intentions of getting dressed and taking Gaby to the park… but as soon as I turned on Netflix, that idea went out the window. Continue reading “3 Ingredients Tandoori Spiced Chickpeas”

Entrees, Gluten Free, Italian, Vegan, Veggies

Roasted Garlic Polenta & Vegetable Bolognese

polenta and bologneseTGIF!!!  This has been a super long and draining week.  I’m so happy the weekend is finally here.  We have nothing planned and I could not be happier!  Cheers for a restful, relaxing, and refreshing weekend with lots of yummy food to munch on!  🙂 Continue reading “Roasted Garlic Polenta & Vegetable Bolognese”