Category Archives for "Recipes"

Apr 17

Vanilla Mousse + Almond Shortbread Tartlets (makes 2-3 mini tarts, 4-8 servings)

By Ashley | Dessert , paleo

The plant-based yogurt game is STRONG these days which makes it easy and fun to get my probiotics in each day! Amongst my favorite brand is Lavva Yogurt made from. Pili nuts and coconut cream. It’s smooth, tangy, creamy and the perfect base for this quick Vanilla Mousse that makes a beautiful and memorable Spring dessert! The mousse is simply Vanilla Lavva whipped with full fat coconut cream and a bit of stevia to sweeten. […]

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Apr 01

Red Rice Noodles with Roasted Veggies & Thai Almond Butter Sauce (Gf,Vegan)

By Ashley | Entree , Recipes

TBH, I haven’t been into pasta dishes AT ALL this winter. I hope my Italian grandma isn’t reading this! Soup – yes! Tacos – bring em on! Pizza – always! But pasta – meh. And then I was looking through the black hole that is my pantry and found Thai-style red rice noodles. And I was like, “woah – these are the perfect canvas for an Asian inspired sauce!” So I roasted up some veggies, […]

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Feb 28

Chocolate Banana Chai Donuts (Gluten-free, Vegan)

By Ashley | Breakfast , Dessert , Recipes

Chocolate. Banana. Chai. DONUTS!  Because chocolate donuts are the way to anyone’s heart! I mean, first and foremost, treat everyone with kindness. But second, bake them Gluten-free vegan donuts that they’ll never forget =) What I love most about this recipe is that it’s made with humble ingredients, the donuts stay soft for days, they have the loveliest balance of flavors and textures, and it totally solves that problem of overripe bananas wasting away on […]

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Feb 07

Perfect Pourover

By Ashley | Coffee , Hot Beverage , Recipes

If you love coffee and/or drink it every day, I cannot stress enough the importance of using an excellent pourover and buying freshly roasted, whole bean coffee! Truth is K-cups are wasteful. Coffee filters are wasteful. And although sometimes it’s necessary to grab a to-go beverage from a coffee shop or dare I say fast-food joint, it’s certainly wasteful to make it a daily habit. That being said, what’s the best way to create an […]

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Jan 23

Secretly Healthy Chewy Chocolate Chunk Cookies – 3 Ways

By Ashley | Dessert , Recipes , Snack

Sometimes I’m just chugging along at life – doing what I gotta do – and I need a cookie ASAP. Can you relate? Ya know those moments when, like, whipping together cookie dough becomes the most important thing to do that very second because your appetite becomes a BIG distraction? And of course it’s in this moment when I am mindlessly throwing ingredients into a bowl that a whole new epic cookie recipe (or kind […]

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Jan 16

Orange, Berry & Beet No-Bake Cheesecake (gluten-free, vegan, refined sugar-free)

By Ashley | Dessert , Recipes

This nearly raw, no-bake “cheesecake” is a festive and healthy Valentine’s Day dessert, but easy enough to prepare any time you’re craving a creamy, indulgent treat! There’s no shortage of raw/rawish cheesecakes around these parts, but I love creating unique flavor combinations and this Orange, Berry & Beet version (with a little spicy kick from ginger!) is certainly worth sharing. The ingredients here are the usual suspects with one new addition: Garden Granola by Victory […]

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