3 Ingredient Apricot Shortbread Crisp – paleo & vegan with low carb option

3 Ingredient Apricot Shortbread Crisp! Paleo and Vegan with Low Carb Option.

{Today please welcome back Naomi Huzovicova of Almost Bananas. She has a fabulous treat for us today - a 3 Ingredient Shortbread Recipe that's simply ingenius! Turns out if you bake one of my favorite ingredients, coconut butter, you get a shortbread!  Who'd have thunk?!  Read on to get this great simple recipe that's sure to please.} As I've mentioned before, apricots are abundant in the ...Read The Full Post

Grain-free Almond Butter Coconut Cookies – vegan, paleo, and sugar-free

Vegan Cookies - Paleo Cookies made with Almond Butter! Easily adaptable for special diets, these are grain, sugar, egg, and dairy-free!

{Please welcome Raia from Raia's Recipes. She's sharing fabulous vegan cookies that are a breeze to put together. Plus they're sugar-free and vegan! Perfect for almost any special diet!} Every Monday night, my family of six gathers around my husband's laptop screen to watch a family-friendly movie while we stuff our faces with homemade pizza. This tradition is almost always followed up ...Read The Full Post

3-Ingredient Strawberry Sage Popsicles

Silicone Popsicle Molds

{I've been loving pinning bunches of Homemade Popsicles on Pinterest recently (particularly on my Healthy Desserts board).  So it's no surprise that today, I'm excited to bring you an unexpected combo in a simple popsicle from Naomi Huzovicova of Almost Bananas. Naomi is always coming up with intriguing food combinations like her Lemon Poppyseed Ice Cream and Spruce Tip Ice Cream.  Today's ...Read The Full Post

Vegan Mocha Chip Ice Cream (dairy, sugar, and coconut free)

Indulge yourself in this Mocha Vegan Ice Cream! Dairy, Egg, Sugar, and Coconut-free! Made with cashews, but with allergy substitutes. Full of yummy chocolate and coffee flavor with chocolate chips.

Ice cream. Ice cream. Ice cream. I have been hearing a lot about ice cream in my house these days. My 14 month old has gotten into the habit of pointing to our freezer and saying, “i keem” (ice cream) whenever she passes it or whenever she’s hungry. I suppose I should take the blame for this. First, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree (I was a junk foodie in my younger years), ...Read The Full Post

Lemon Poppy Seed Ice Cream – vegan and sugar free

Homemade Ice Cream - Vegan Ice Cream that's Lemon Poppyseed flavor! Sugar free! Now you can have Lemon Poppyseed Muffin flavor in ice cream!

{Naomi Huzovicova is back today with a fabulous recipe for homemade ice cream - Lemon Poppy Seed Ice Cream!  Lemon Poppyseed Muffins are sooo good and now you can have this great treat in a dairy-free and sugar-free ice cream.  Wow.  Enough said - on with the recipe!} Ice cream, I think, belongs in it's own food category: my favourite food category. I even have a Pinterest board dedicated ...Read The Full Post

Fruit & Nut (or Seed) Cake Squares – grain-free with vegan & sugar-free option

These Gluten Free Cookie Bars are a great healthy dessert - made with fruit and nuts.

{Looking for a healthy dessert option?  Naomi Huzovicova from Almost Bananas has you covered with these lovely Fruit & Nut Cake Bars.  They're a gluten free dessert that is sure to please.} One of the benefits of living in a foreign country is the exposure to new foods, or more fascinating, new combinations of ingredients I already know. For example, Slovaks eat their french toast as ...Read The Full Post

Healthy Sugar-Free Easter Recipes Galore – Mostly Grain Free

Mock Peanut Butter Cups

Easter is just around the corner - and you know what that means. Yes, candy.  Chocolate. And lots of it. I know - Easter means MUCH more than candy. And we do all we can in our family to celebrate the real reason for Easter. But having a little fun with food and making some healthy Easter recipes is usually part of our celebration. ...Read The Full Post

Coconut Panna Cotta Citrus Cups – vegan and sugar-free options

This Coconut Panna Cotta Recipe is an easy recipe with vegan and sugar free options. Sounds fancy, but it's a breeze to put together!

{Today, please welcome Julia from Swirls and Spice.  She is sharing with us a fabulous dairy-free panna cotta recipe.   I've been wanting to make panna cotta for awhile now - so this is perfect!  And it's a perfect refreshing vegan dessert for spring.} With a few simple pantry ingredients, anyone can make panna cotta.   Like an eggless custard, it has a firmer set than most puddings, ...Read The Full Post

Buckwheat Crepe Cake with Chocolate Avocado Filling and Hazelnut “Cream”

Buckwheat Crepe Cake - Gluten Free Cake

{Please welcome back Naomi Huzovikova, from Almost Bananas. Today, she brings you a fabulous gluten-free cake recipe, a Buckwheat Crepe Cake.  Loaded with nutrition like avocado--this looks amazing!  One of the problems with making gluten-free cake is that you need to add a decent amount of white starch to get the "lift" of traditional white flour cakes.  With this crepe cake, that problem is ...Read The Full Post

Chocolate Zucchini Bread – gluten-free & vegan with sugar-free option

Chocolate Zucchini Bread Recipe - Gluten-free, vegan, with sugar free option

{Please welcome back Laura from Petite Allergy Treats, with a fabulous Chocolate Zucchini Bread Recipe that will knock your socks off.  Plus it's gluten-free and vegan.  Who could ask for anything more:)?} Dear Summer, Hurry up and get here!  You've been gone for too long.  I feel like I should file a missing seasons report.  I miss your sunny face and warmth.  I would love to spend an ...Read The Full Post