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…

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…

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…

Chocolate Dinner CashewMilkShake

I was inspired to make this milkshake after trying this Chunky Monkey Smoothie on Sunday and after reading the recipe for this Chocolate Mouse Milkshake yesterday on my lunch break.  The Chunky Monkey Milkshake was amazing.  And the Chocolate Mouse Milkshake sounded heavenly, but my avocado isn’t ripe yet, so I improvised.  It’s not exactly a copycat of the…

Gluten Free ButterAlmondMilk Waffles

I was good all week, lots of smoothies, exercising, and mindfulness.  Today was a treat day.  These waffles came out so light and fluffy.  They were perfect and delicious and have cemented my confidence in the wonderful combination of white rice flour and tapioca flour–the same combination I use to make my big hit gluten…

Gluten Free Cinnamon Bun-Inspired Cake (or muffins)

This recipe is dedicated to my beautiful mother!  I had a wonderful time during your visit this past weekend and miss you so much–I was inspired by you to modify this recipe to be healthier and it was a great experiment.  This modified version is just as delicious as the full version!  I can’t wait…