vegan baking

Raw Chocolate Brownie with Goji Berries

Stumbled across this amazing blog today and I cant wait to make these raw brownies!

I’m always looking for ways to get the Super Hero foods into my kids diets and this recipe has come out on top!  All four of my kids love chocolate and there are some GREAT raw chocolate bars out on the market now – but with four kids, I can’t keep up with their demand and rushing out to Whole Foods all of the time!  So, I whipped this up over the weekend and as I type this on Sunday – they’ve all been greedily consumed!  I think this is going to be a household staple.  And the good news….. it’s SO easy to make!

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But the other goodie about this recipe is that it’s NOT made with refined sugar but instead made with the whole foods, a natural sweetener called DATES!  Fresh dates are composed of soft, easily digestible flesh and simple sugars like fructose and dextrose. When eaten…

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Citrus Cranberry Loaf {vegan}

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Temporarily over anything gluten-free-related.

The overwhelming influx of those two words scattered over everything from recipe books, pizza menus, news paper articles and bakery signs is getting a  little aggravating. I knew we had a problem when my bread-loving father asked me if I had heard of ‘Wheat Belly’. And when Tim Horton’s started selling dried out macaroons in plastic wrappers.  All of this GF infatuation in the food world can be enough to send a girl in a rebellious banana bread tail spin. (more…)