Archive | December, 2012

Chipotle Red Pepper Dip (Gluten-free, Oil-free, Fat-free)

I’ve got a special treat for you today….and it’s NOT dessert. I’ve been posting a lot of desserts lately, but it is the holidays afterall. This dip, sauce or whatever you want to call it, is screaming with flavors and it is extremely versatile. I used it here for dipping breadsticks in, but it is […]

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Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream

As promised, here is another delectable ice cream recipe. I wanted to leave everybody with one more Christmas post before the holiday and I decided on ice cream…why not?! Gotta be my favorite EVER and so Christmasy too! Check out my secret sweetening ingredient too, to cut down on sugar. A delicious vegan ice cream […]

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Gingersnap Pancakes With Ginger Syrup ‘N’ Cream

I have a very hearty-filled post for you today. It’s packed full of ginger yumminess and my “secret” pancake tips. Can you tell I’ve been on a gingersnap kick lately? My Gingersnap Peppermint Muffins turned out so delicious, I wanted to make some pancakes with that same gingersnap flavor. These taste just like a gingersnap cookie! […]

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Gingersnap Peppermint Muffins

Gingersnap cookie turned muffin! I’ve got a really festive Christmas inspired post for you today. I looove gingersnaps so I wanted that same flavor in a muffin. This time of year is so much FUN for me…the baking, the decorating, the snow….oh wait, I’m in Texas, nevermind! Ha! I just love Christmas decorations, don’t you?! I love all […]

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Lemon Rosemary Shortbread

Lemon, rosemary and sweet lemon icing make for a fresh, delicious dessert that is also gorgeous! This is a very lightly sweetened bread, so you could totally omit the icing and just enjoy this as a savory bread alongside some soup I bet! Recipe:  Makes 8 slices  Prep time: 10 mins  Bake time: 25-30 mins Gluten-free […]

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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 and it’s STILL hot! It’s especially fabulous served with my Apple Pecan Crisp! I looovee all the flecks of cinnamon throughout. Gorgeous. Yum. 🙂 This is […]

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Pecan Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies will shock and amaze you. They are butter free, oil free and refined sugar free. They are also thick, fat and chunky…..just the way I like my vegan chocolate chip cookies to be. I have a secret to them too….I use pecan butter and cornstarch. The pecan butter makes them amazingly rich and […]

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Roasted Pecan Butter

Allow me to introduce to you pure yumminess. Roasted pecan butter. I find this much tastier than almond butter and it’s also a lot easier to make. Almond butter requires a really long time in the food processor…like 15 minutes. A lot of people can’t make it because their food processor isn’t powerful enough. Problem […]

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