Chocolate Pudding

I have found that family dinner is ALWAYS successful if dessert is involved. Now, I am not advocating serving dessert every night, but…sometimes vegetables go down easier and quicker if my children see a yummy dessert waiting for them! Simple psychology. I love serving whole-food, plant-based desserts to my family and friends. Ok, I really […]

Blueberry Peach Crisp

I AM BACK! What a wonderful summer it has been. I made a conscious decision to set aside this healthy food blog for a few months and simply focus on spending time with my family. I know that it is very important to SLOW down and ENJOY the beauty of living. I try to be […]

Gluten-Free Bread (Bread Machine Recipe)

I am always on the lookout for a good gluten-free bread recipe! I have been making this recipe for a few months now and it never fails! I love putting all of my ingredients in my bread machine and letting it do the work for me – are you up for that? I thought so. […]

Dark Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookies

Picnic season is here! One of my very favorite things to enjoy with my family is a relaxing, delicious picnic. A successful picnic includes finger foods that are easy to eat and not too messy. Cookies are the perfect dessert to bring on a picnic because they transport well, are easy to eat and everyone […]

Baked Chocolate Coconut Donuts

I have made these donuts several times over the past few months and they never disappoint! I actually crave these babies! I made these for a friend’s birthday gathering and she said these were the best donuts she had ever tasted…WOW! That is saying something because these are gluten-free, dairy-free, plant-based, baked goodness! I LoVe […]

Sweet Curry

Do you ever want curry in a hurry? I am a HUGE curry fan! Some of my favorite curry eating experiences have been in Thai restaurants. I love yellow curry, so I came up with my own version here. Needless to say, I could eat the whole pot of this sweet curry! It is really […]

Creamy Bean with “Bacon” Soup

I am still loving this soup season and have another wonderful soup recipe to share with you! One of my all-time favorite soups growing up was Bean with Bacon soup. It was so comforting to dip my piece of toast into that rich, smoky soup and feel that all was right in my little world. […]

Curried Sweet Potato & Lentil Soup

I am really enjoying this winter weather! I look forward to eating nice, warm, comforting meals. Of course soup is on the top of that list! If you are a fan of sweet potatoes, lentils, and curry, then you are going to LOVE this soup! This soup has just the right amount of kick from […]

Vegetable Chowder

I always look forward to January. I enjoy the cool weather, wearing layers, a nice fire in the fireplace and of course soup! Soup is one of my favorite meals for lunch and dinner because I can pack a nutritional powerhouse into one bowl. Soup is also very comforting to the body and spirit. I […]