Archive | November, 2012
Tomato Bisque

Special Ingredient Tomato Bisque

What comes to mind when you think of bisque? Creamy, thick, indulgent? Usually, cream is added to obtain the thick and creamy result….but not in mine! I decided to think outside the box and used sweet potato to give it that thick, creamy result and it turned out sooo delicious! It also gives it that [...]

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Chocolate Peppermint Flatbread

Chocolate Peppermint Shortbread (Gluten-free!)

Dense, moist, chewy and chocolate peppermint shortbread….it’s vegan, oil free and gluten free…..and oh, so amazing. Just in time for the holidays. I used almond flour, which gives it lots of flavor and makes it moist. It’s kind of a cross between a flatbread and a shortbread. Flatbreads are typically savory and shortbreads are sweet….however [...]

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Dark Chocolate Molasses Cookies

Dark Chocolate Molasses Cookies (Gluten-Free, Oil-Free, Refined Sugar-Free)

I read somewhere that gluten-free baking wasn’t just a science, but an art. I couldn’t agree more. You won’t believe these are vegan. You won’t believe these are full of quality ingredients. But most of all, you won’t believe these are gluten-free, oil-free and refined sugar-free. If you’ve ever tried your hand at gluten-free baking, you’ve [...]

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Rice Crispy Cupcakes

Marshmallow-Free Rice Crispy Cupcakes

It’s a little early for a Christmas post…especially since Halloween just passed…but hey I LOVE Christmas, so I couldn’t resist. These would be perfect served at the holidays, don’t you think? They are my chocolate coconut rice crispy cupcakes! When I was a kid, I loved rice crispy treats! The sweet, sticky, gooey and crispy goodness [...]

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Christmas Quinoa

Christmas Quinoa With Cranberry Reduction Sauce

Quinoa is a staple in my family. We eat it daily, in fact. It’s a protein powerhouse and so versatile, you just can’t go wrong. This recipe creation came about due to my large supply of cranberries that I needed to use. This won’t be my last cranberry recipe to come! With the holidays upon [...]

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Apple Cinnamon Pecan Crisp

Apple Cinnamon Pecan Crisp-Gluten Free

This might just be better than chocolate. I’ve had apple crisp desserts before and the amount of sugar loaded into them is outrageous. Apples are a beautiful, naturally sweet fruit…why add excessive amounts of sugar? I don’t understand it or see the need when fruit is involved. I want to taste the actual fruit, not [...]

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Apple chips

Sweet ‘N’ Smoky Apple Chips

I used to love apple chips that you purchase from the store, but they are ridiculously expensive. So why not make my own? They’re super easy…the hardest part is just waiting for them to cook! I believe these would make a great holiday gift to somebody as well. I would just present the gift the [...]

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Virtual Vegan Potluck post redo!

I had an issue with timing my blogpost yesterday, so when I technically posted, it didn’t show up as a published new post! So please check out my recipe for the Virtual Vegan Potluck here! My Dark Chocolate Espresso Biscotti With Chocolate Cream! Also, a huge thanks to everybody joining my Facebook page. Your support [...]

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Dark Chocolate Espresso Biscotti

Dark Chocolate Espresso Biscotti With Chocolate Cream (VVP!)

Welcome to the Virtual Vegan Potluck! I’m so excited to be apart of this wonderful group of bloggers. I know there are going to be some amazing recipes shared! Thank you Somer and Annie for helping to organize it! At the end of this post, click on the links to tour the other recipes featured in [...]

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