Pumpkin Ginger Cake

The sweet earthiness of pumpkin paired with warming ginger in this seasonal cake adapted from FOLK magazine is simply divine. Oh and that frosting….


3 cups coconut sugar
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup coconut oil
1 teaspoon ground cloves
4 eggs
3-1/2 cups coconut flour
2/3 cup water
2 teaspoons baking soda
15 oz. […]

By |November 10th, 2014|Food|0 Comments

Carrot, Coconut & Banana Cupcakes w. Honey-Lime Frosting

These cupcakes adapted from The Green Kitchen are filled with wonderful warm spices that fill the kitchen as they bake in the oven. They are very light and airy, not too sweet and can be enjoyed for breakfast or dessert.

1/2 cup unsalted butter (or Earth Balance)
4 tablespoons […]

By |November 13th, 2013|Food|0 Comments

Pumpkin Spice & Coconut Muffins

These seasonal muffins from Green Kitchen Stories are not overly sweet and can be enjoyed for breakfast or served with frosting for dessert. The coconut milk makes them satisfying but light, and the orange and spices lend a warming flavor perfect for Fall.
Dry Ingredients

1/2  cup […]

By |October 23rd, 2013|Featured Posts, Food|0 Comments

Harvest Cake w. Coconut Vanilla Cream

Bring together the flavors of the season with this comforting cake adapted from Roost blog. Slightly spiced, naturally sweetened and entirely free of grain, gluten and dairy, this earthy cake is delicious and leaves you feeling good. If you prefer a layered cake, simply […]

By |October 11th, 2013|Food|0 Comments

Sexy Banana Nut Bread

I started baking this delicious bread when my husband and I first got married. Little did I know that the heavenly aroma that filled our home also had something to do with the love-fest that usually followed… You see, in the late ‘90s, neurologist […]

By |October 3rd, 2013|Food|0 Comments

Açaí Berry Cheesecake in a Cacao Walnut Crust

This is one beautifully decadent “cheesecake” to be made for truly special occasions. Loaded with antioxidants and superfood goodness, this naturally sweetened dessert is deeply indulgent without any of the guilt!

1 1/2 cups raw cashews, soaked in water for 2 hours to soften, then […]

By |September 27th, 2013|Food|0 Comments

Chocolate-Drizzled Oatmeal Shortbread Cookies

I have been craving more savory than sweet this pregnancy but I do enjoy an occasional treat. One of my favorite cookbooks, The Sprouted Kitchen: A Tastier Take on Whole Foods by Sara Forte has a delicious shortbread cookie recipe. They aren’t overly sweet and can […]

By |September 19th, 2013|Food|0 Comments

Almond Meal Cookies w. Coconut & Cacao Nibs

These gluten-free cookies are fabulously nutty and have a toasty, espresso-like flavor. Just another wholesome yet delicious recipe from The Sprouted Kitchen that will please even the most discerning ‘lil cookie lover. Enjoy with a cold glass of your favorite kind of milk!

1 1/4 cups almond meal
1/4 cup cacao […]

By |September 9th, 2013|Food|0 Comments

Warm Blueberry Cobbler

This is a special treat our family loves to enjoy on occasion. My husband came up with the recipe a few months ago and our toddler has been asking for it by name ever since. “Cahhhh-blurrrr pleeeease Mama.” It’s gluten-free, vegan, simple to make, […]

By |April 9th, 2013|Food|2 Comments

Raw Superfood Balls

These tasty little snacks are packed with nutrient-rich superfoods that keep you satisfied and energized when on-the-go!

1/2 cup almond butter
1/2 cup chia seeds
1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1/4 cup organic raw cacao nibs or raw cacao powder
2 tablespoons hemp oil
2 tablespoons maca powder
1 tablespoon organic […]

By |February 20th, 2013|Food|1 Comment