Raw “Icy Squares”

Overview Remember those ultra sweet n' creamy Icy Squares you used to eat? Well, these are a knock off. The biggest difference, they're made from all natural ingredients and taste even better!  Ingredients 1.5 c cocoa butter 1.5 c virgin coconut oil  6 Tbsp cocoa powder 5 Tbsp raw honey  1 Tbsp pure vanilla 1/4 tsp sea salt 2 - 4 Tbsp bee pollen Bee pollen is ...

Great Green Gift Ideas

I love the idea of gifting non-material things. There are so many great ideas out there - here's just a few of them.   DONATE Choose a non-profit foundation and  have a donation put in their name.  For the Animal Lover:  SPCA For the "Green" Girl / Guy:  Greenpeace For the Mother-Theresa-Type:  Food Bank     I OWE U Giving your spouse, best friend, niece, nephew ...

Cocoa, Avocado + Pistachio Sqaures

Overview I love treats. Coming from a sugar addicted past, I get a lot of satisfaction from sweet things made with real ingredients.  These squares are made mostly from avocados, which means they've got a lot of goodness going on. Avocados are packed full of soluble fibre, which is known as a pre-biotic due to it's ability to ...

Flour-free Carrot Cake w/ Whipped Coconut Milk Icing

By Saturday, October 25, 2014 0 , , Permalink 0

Overview This dessert is a take on traditional carrot cake. It's flour free, sugar free & dairy free. Ingredients Cake 6 eggs 2.5 cups grated carrots 2 -3 Tbsp peeled + grated ginger root 1/2 cup coconut oil, gently melted over the stove 1/2 cup raw honey 1 Tbsp pure vanilla extract 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/3 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 tsp sea salt Icing 1 can organic, full ...

Salted Caramel + Coconut Balls

Overview With Halloween just around the corner, I like having a few healthy treats kicking around the kitchen. They make a great option for when I'm craving something sweet. These little raw treats taste just like caramel and freeze like a dream.  Ingredients 2 c. walnuts 2 c. raw almonds 1/3 c. pure maple syrup 10 Medjool dates, pits removed 2 Tbsp unsweetened, shredded ...

Creamy Coconut Bliss Bars

Overview RECIPE ADAPTED FROM: Nourish&evole. Ingredients 1/2 c shredded, unsweetened coconut 1/2 c full-fat coconut milk 2 Tbsp coconut butter (not coconut oil, the butter uses the whole coconut and makes these bars extra creamy) 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract 2-3 Tbsp pure maple syrup a pinch of pink Himalayan salt  for the chocolate coating 1/2 c cocoa powder 1/4 c virgin coconut oil, melted  1/4 c cocoa ...

Banana, Coconut + Currant Loaf

By Wednesday, September 17, 2014 0 , , Permalink 0

Overview This loaf was an experiment gone right! Really moist, just sweet enough and grain - free. Ingredients 5 very ripe bananas, mashed 1/3 c virgin coconut oil 6 free - range eggs 1 t pure vanilla extract  1 ½ tsp ground cinnamon ½ cup coconut flour 1/3 cup shredded + unsweetened coconut flakes 1/4 cup dried currants  ¼ t sea salt Preparation Method 1. Preheat oven to ...

Gluten Free: Beetroot, Quinoa + Cocoa Cake

By Tuesday, September 9, 2014 0 , , Permalink 0

Overview We all love a treat, and this cake is just about as decedent as those, Black Bean Brownies I'm always raving about. I see this as the perfect birthday party cake or holiday dessert. This recipe has been adapted from theholisticingredient.com. We fell in love with this cake over here. I hope you will too. Ingredients 2 cups water 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1 ...

Coconut {Dream} Cream Icing

By Tuesday, September 9, 2014 0 , , , Permalink 0

Overview This is an awesome dairy free + vegan icing for cupcakes, fancy raw desserts or cake. We love it slathered on top of this gluten-free, Beetroot, Quinoa + Cocoa Cake. It's creamy, it's dreamy and only takes 3 (or 4!) magical ingredients. Ingredients 1 can organic, *full-fat* coconut milk 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 2 - 3 Tbsp maple syrup a touch ...

Cashew Lemon “Whip Cream”

Overview This is a perfectly sweet and creamy, vegan treat. Great for dipping crispy apple slices, or eating on top of a big bowl of blueberries.   Note  Nuts have physic acid, which is also found in grains and legumes. Just as with grains and legumes, soaking nuts is essential for proper digestions.  When we consume raw, un-soaked nuts the phytic acid ...