Vegan Chocolate Fudge

10 minutes to prep / 1 hour to set Ingredients: 1/2 cup virgin coconut oil 1/4 cup cashew butter (or any nut 1/2 cup raw cacao powder (or cocoa powder) 1/2 cup agave (or maple syrup or other liquid sweetener) 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract (or almond, or peppermint (my favorite)) pinch fine grain sea…

Blueberry Hazelnut Protein Muffins

8 muffins / 20 minutes to prep / 20 minutes to cook Ingredients: 1/3 cup quinoa 2/3 cup almond milk 2 dashes cinnamon 1 tablespoon coconut mana 2 eggs 2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 tablespoons agave 1 pinch salt 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 cup Quest plain protein powder 1 banana 1/2 cup frozen blueberries…

Maca Cherry Berry Raw Cacao Smoothie

After a few days of cabin fever, we’ve settled back into the normal routine here in the DMV.  It’s February, a week after the blizzard, and the snow is almost completely melted.  The sun was shining today, and my package filled with Terrasoul Superfood goodies arrived in the mail!   I did a lot of…

Vegan Carrot Cake Smoothie

Happy Blizzard 2016 from the DC metro area!  It’s snowing at a rate of 2-3 inches of snow PER HOUR…and it hasn’t stopped since yesterday (Friday) at 1pm.  We’re all bundled up inside our apartment enjoying the down time and excuse to be homebodies. Last night we set up the hookah in our living room…

Calico Brownies

Fair warning: these aren’t your average brownies.  They are more dark chocolate, than sweet.  But their texture is lovely and the ingredients are simply way healthier than a normal brownie recipe.  No sugar at all.  Flourless and without butter or oil.  Perfectly gluten free.  Not a single egg used. I’m calling these my Calico Bownies…

Black Forest Smoothie

Yes, you read that correctly, this smoothie tastes like a decadent chocolate-cherry cake.  I was blown away by this flavor combination.  I’m without words.  I first heard of this smoothie idea a few months back from Running with Spoon’s Black Forest Smoothie.  When frozen cherries went on sale at Costco I knew I needed to try…

Bantha Milk Hot Chocolate

This year for Halloween we decided to have a Star Wars marathon for two reasons: We love episodes 4-6 and wanted to rewatch them before the new movie comes out. We wanted to stay in and have a clam day with friends. Both were accomplished.  A few people came over to enjoys these movie and…

Puto

A can of coconut milk was sitting in my cabinet and begging to be used for a good cause.  I decided to venture into the unknown and see if I could find a gluten free baked good that required a full can of coconut milk.  I did some research and found out about the Filipino…