Dec 172014
 
Pumpkin Pie Tartlets with Coconut Cream (paleo and vegan friendly)

Happy Holidays! Do you have a favorite holiday dessert? Mine has ALWAYS been pumpkin pie! I’ve definitely made some changes to the recipe we had as kids…but it still tastes just as amazing as always. This year, I wanted to do something creative with my pumpkin pie, so I turned it into tartlets…. You’re going [continue reading]

Nov 232014
 
Sweet Potato Bourbon Pie (paleo friendly, gluten and dairy free)

This Thanksgiving, I wanted to share one of my absolutely favorite pie recipes with you…. One that’s EASY to make, Tastes AWESOME, Impresses EVERYONE with its gourmet appeal and, Is incredibly good for you! Not only do I love the texture this silky sweet potato pie comes out to, the crust you’re pairing it with [continue reading]

Oct 242014
 
Paleo-Friendly Gingerbread Protein Donuts with (optional) Dark Chocolate Maple Glaze

Paleo Friendly Gingerbread Protein Donuts with (optional) Dark Chocolate Maple Glaze YES. Fall is here and I am CRAVING gingerbread!! These protein donuts make a delicious family-pleasing treat that’s actually pretty darn good for us! I made these babies in our live Challenge Class Tuesday night – we did our fat burning, body sculpting challenge [continue reading]

Aug 242014
 
Perfect Pie Crust (paleo, vegan, nut free)

You may remember my good friend Laura, who inspired those delicious Chocolate Chip Raisin Cookie Pancakes a few months ago…She’s got a nut allergy which presents some unique challenges for me, as I use nuts as a base for a lot of my recipes.  We were planning to get together for dinner and I wanted [continue reading]

Jul 272014
 
Gluten Free, Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies

This Saturday, I was CRAVING some cookies! I’ve been wanting to try the whole “chickpea” cookie thing because the pictures of them are just awesome, but I really can’t stand the smell of garbanzo bean flour and I’ve also read that you can’t eat the chickpea cookies cold. The gluten free flourless chocolate cupcakes I made in [continue reading]

Jul 102014
 
Chocolate-Stuffed Raspberries

Raspberries and chocolate were made for each other. I was actually unpacking my kitchen and spilled a bunch of cacao nibs on the counter – right next to the raspberries I had just gotten. Oh, happy accident! I started stuffing cacao nibs inside of the raspberries because they looked like just the right size, and [continue reading]

Jan 212014
 
Dark Chocolate Goji Berry Cookies (gluten free, raw)

Dark Chocolate Goji Berry Cookies I’ve been enjoying the slightly sweet and unique taste of goji berries lately – in my smoothies, plain as a snack, on my oatmeal, and most recently in my cookies. You can whip up this recipe in 5 minutes in your food processor, it’s so easy. It’s 100% raw, uses just [continue reading]