Cinnamon Ice Cream

Simple, sweet and bursting with cinnamon. I know, I know….you’re thinking I’m crazy for posting ice cream in December. However, I have a really good reason. I live in Texas ...

Sweet Heat Quinoa Salad With Balsamic Reduction (Gluten-Free)

There isn’t a whole lot to say about this dish other than, it was devoured. I’m not even kidding, I had to hurry to take the photos before inhaling it ...

No-Bake Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars-Gluten Free

What goes fabulous with chocolate? Peanut butter…cherries…orange…and ESPECIALLY mint. I used to love eating those girl scout thin mint cookies, but after doing some research, they are so unhealthy! They ...

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Banana Molasses Cake With Molasses Cream Frosting (Vegan, GF & Oil-Free Versions)

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Today's Dish!

Larabars Giveaway!

Hello everybody! As mentioned in my previous post, The Healthy Flavor has now become The Vegan 8. I will be closing The Healthy Flavor blog this week and all new posts/recipes will be only on The Vegan 8 going forward. So, make sure to subscribe to my new blog if you wish to still receive […]

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My New Blog!!!

Oh my goodness, can you believe it?! I have been working on my new blog for a few months. It has been sooooo much work customizing it just the way I wanted, but I’m completely in love with how it has turned out. I still am transitioning every single one of my recipes onto it, […]

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Cinnamon Vanilla Walnut Paste

Oh boy, I’m in trouble now. You see this gorgeous rich, dark brown vision of loveliness? It’s my newest addiction. I’ve been doing some reading about the amazing benefits of walnuts. They are extremely high in antioxidants, omega-3 fats and can help lower bad cholesterol levels. So, I set out to make a walnut spread, […]

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3 Ingredient Fudge (Oil-free, butter-free, nut-free!)

Would you believe that fudge can be insanely delicious without butter or oil? Well, it can and it is. What is fudge? It is a very rich, sweet indulgence. That is why they are cut into such small pieces, because you only need a little bite at a time. I’ve yet to see any fudge […]

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Basil Cream Sauce & Roasted Veggies (Vegan, Oil-Free, Gluten-Free)

Welcome to heaven. My heaven. This sauce has made its way onto everything lately. It’s so good, it’d probably be good on pancakes. Ok, maybe that’s pushing it…but it is pretty freaking delicious. This sauce is creamy, thick and oozing with amazing fresh basil flavor. I thought I would make this sauce more interesting by […]

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Lemon Vanilla Puffs

These little cookies are like little cloud puffs in your mouth. As I’ve mentioned before, my hubby loves lemon. He asked me to make him some lemon vanilla cookies and this is what I came up with. They are little cookies that are cakey and soft. He actually hushed me as I was asking him if he […]

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July 4th Ice Cream Bowl Cake

Happy 4th of July! I wanted to create a holiday themed dessert that was healthy and not loaded with sugar…..yet still taste amazing. Using cashews makes the ice cream thick and creamy. It is incredibly easy and fast to whip up, the hardest part is waiting for it to set in the freezer. While this dessert is […]

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Spicy Veggie Burger

Well…hello there. How ya doin? This recipe is a veggie burger recipe that I posted before and have remade it to make it easier, faster, thicker, less ingredients and gluten-free. It is not only an easier recipe, but it actually turned out even better! I stuck with the same flavors, just amped them up a bit and cut […]

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Crispy Sweet Potato Fries and Spicy Cream Sauce (Oil-free)

Simple, crispy, sweet and delicious. This isn’t a fancy recipe. Just something that I make ALL the time and have lots of people ask me how to make sweet potato fries. Who knew so many people wanted to know….well I understand because they are a bit harder to crisp up than traditional white potato fries. Well, […]

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Banana Molasses Cake With Molasses Cream Frosting (Vegan, GF & Oil-Free Versions)

I’ve never been much of a banana fan. I can only handle small doses of it. However, after I created this amazing banana molasses gluten-free cake, it was the perfect amount of banana, without overpowering. Topped with a light coconut molasses cream frosting made it pure heaven! When I saw Christina mention on her blog […]

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