Jan 17

Grain-Free Tortillas – 2 ways (Potato + Beet!)

By Ashley | Uncategorized

Where are my fellow Mexican food lovers??!! In my opinion, the best way to uplevel a Mexican meal at home is with fresh, homemade tortillas. Yet, I don’t eat gluten and it’s difficult to find non-gmo corn/masa. Plus, sometimes we just need a break from all the grains, you get me? That’s when the grain-free tortilla trials began . . .  A few months ago, I started making cassava flour tortillas (after epically failing at […]

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Jan 05

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Sandwich Cookies (GF, Vegan)

By Ashley | Dessert , Recipes

Let’s carry the flavors of the holidays into the New Year because a) COVID times and b) healthy chocolate peppermint cookies should be a year-long thing! Made with unrefined ingredients, and plenty of chocolate, these brownie meets cookie meets hot cocoa treats are an indulgent homemade treat during the Christmas season and beyond! I must say, staring out into the icy snow, there’s nothing better than a homemade Peppermint Hot Chocolate Sandwich Cookie + Mug […]

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Nov 30

Creamy Pumpkin Pie (Vegan, Gluten-free)

By Ashley | Uncategorized

It’s not every day a gluten free, vegan “custard” based pie turns out to be the most creamy, luscious, perfectly-textured slice of heaven, but my baking fairy godmother was surely looking over me while creating this amazing Creamy Pumpkin Pie! It’s challenging enough to make an egg-based pie not too gummy, overcooked, undercooked, or watery, but plant-based versions have their own set of challenges because tapioca and other starches can often create a “glue” texture […]

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Nov 22

Grain-Free Apple Cider Pancakes (Vegan, Refined sugar-free)

By Ashley | Breakfast , paleo , Recipes

Cold, rainy weather is an invitation to make Grain-Free Vegan Apple Cider Pancakes. So is a half gallon of cider hanging out in your fridge. But do we really need an excuse to indulge in a sweet, yet healthy homemade brunch? I think not . . . . The mix of cassava and coconut flour makes a tasty pancake that flips easily without falling apart AND no eggs are required! I also find that the […]

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Nov 04

Soft Paleo Pumpkin Cookies (grain-free, vegan)

By Ashley | Breakfast , Dessert , paleo , paleo , Recipes , Snack

There’s no shortage of pumpkin recipes on the blog, however, nothing quite like these Soft Paleo Pumpkin Cookies! They’re made with the best quality whole foods, are soft and cinnamon-spiced, and pair perfectly with Fall drinks. Also important: they’re healthy enough for breakfast, or anytime snacking 😉 They only take about 10 minutes to make the easy-peasy dough, and then just 10-12 minutes to bake. A lot faster than pie!!! They’re delish warm, chilled, & […]

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Oct 14

Sweet Potato Pie + Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Bowls (Vegan, Grain-free)

By Ashley | Recipes , Smoothie , Snack

TBH, I still love frozen creamy things even when it’s cold outside. So I trade my soft serve and frozen berry/stone fruit desserts for Fall-spiced frozen perfection like this SWEET POTATO PIE SMOOTHIE BOWL 🙌 It’s got the comfort of Thanksgiving desserts but the benefits of some super healthy ingredients.You’d never guess it’s full of fruits, veggies, and adaptogens! Make it for breakfast, lunch, a satiating afternoon treat, or dessert! And it’s fun to blend, […]

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