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Sep 27

Pumpkin Chai Blondies (GF, Vegan, Oil-free)

By Ashley | Dessert , Recipes

Chai Tea. Warm Spices, Pumpkin Puree. You can’t get any more “Autumn” than these dreamy Pumpkin Chai Blondies. This is the kind of dessert I think about all day long. I’m always ready to cozy up with a warm pumpkin dessert and hot cup of tea during chilly weather and when that dessert is homemade, oil free, and exceptionally delicious . . . I call it BLISS. Bake these for a Fall party, for a […]

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Sep 20

Black Pepper Red Lentil Hummus (GF, Vegan)

By Ashley | Snack

Switching up our hummus today friends . . .  That is, using red lentils instead of the typical chickpeas, and adding delicious flavor from black pepper and orange vitality oils! Let’s do this! Why red lentils? They’re super affordable, high in protein, and overall, underrated. Also, lentil hummus is ultra smooth because unlike beans, red lentils don’t have a distinctive “skin.” My preferred hummus also involves roasting the garlic first and swapping tahini for almond […]

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Sep 02

Pumpkin Latte Brownies (GF, Vegan, Oil-Free)

By Ashley | Dessert , Recipes

Ringing in Fall with these super simple, seasonal Pumpkin Latte Brownies! It’s taken me 5 whole years to post a brownie recipe!!! (although I did develop this recipe for Mind Body Green a couple years ago 😉 Mostly for selfish reasons. Brownies have never been my go-to dessert, and they aren’t the best platform for being super creative, impressive and healthy. But August 31st happened and I started doing inventory of my pumpkin puree and […]

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Aug 14

Veggieful Gluten-Free Pasta

By Ashley | Entree , Recipes

I ate this nourishing veggie-packed pasta 5 nights in a row!!! Yesssss, it’s that delicious! The dish is also gluten-free, vegan-friendly, and interchangeable with the seasons! I linked my favorite lentil pasta so you can quickly order from Amazon and have it ready in your pantry for pasta night! Trader Joe’s also makes lentil pasta 😉 I love pasta because it is quick and easy enough for a weeknight but can easily be upgraded to […]

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Aug 05

Fluffy Einkorn Pancakes

By Ashley | Breakfast , Recipes

I love variety in my meals and I am always discovering new ways to change things up so that I don’t get bored. Then these pancakes happened. And then they happened again. And again . . .  And somehow, I still haven’t gotten bored! Each time I indulge in them I am more impressed than the last. The fluffy, cakey texture reminds me so much of restaurant pancakes – but without the sugar or oil, […]

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Jul 26

My Gluten Free & Vegan Wedding Cake

By Ashley | Dessert , Recipes

My Wedding Cake! I made a 2-tier wedding cake free from gluten, dairy, eggs, and refined sugar. The bottom layer was a 2 layer 9” vanilla cake and the top a 3 layer 6” chocolate cake. The vanilla cake is my own recipe: 3 c GF flour – either Namaste, King Arthur, or Bob’s Red Mill 1:1 GF blend (not Bob’s original GF made with chickpea flour!!!) 1 1/2 c almond flour 3/4 c oat […]

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