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Lemon Sherbert (Vegan)

My hubby made a request. He said I make too many chocolate desserts and he is not a big fan of chocolate….gasp!! Well, I asked him what he would like for me to make specifically for him…he did not hesistate….”lemon sherbert!” Sherbert is amazing because it has the lightness of sorbet with that icy feel […]

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Roasted Strawberry Coconut Mousse Shots

Yes, you read that correctly…roasted strawberries is the secret to the flavor of these mousse shots! Using just fresh strawberries is not as intense of a flavor and the puree is too wet. Roasting them creates a syrup and the mousse becomes thicker. Mousse by definition is made one of two ways…with eggs or with […]

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Sunrise Detox Smoothie

This smoothie is not only amazingly delicious, but it is loaded with some major antioxidant goodness. I’ve been drinking one every morning for over a week now. I actually can’t wait until morning everyday, just so I can drink one. I absolutely love smoothies and more importantly, love how they make me feel. My daughter […]

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Guilt-Free Super Bowl Party Food

A few people have asked me to share some Super Bowl party food, so I thought I’d do a roundup of some of my most popular recipes that are easy, quick and sure to please your guests! What’s even better, these won’t leave you feeling sick and ridden with guilt, yet they are delicious! First […]

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Dark Cherry Lime Slushy

I promised to share several of my smoothie/breakfast concoctions…..so here’s another. Oh my. This one is sooo delicious. Sweet, tart, intense flavor and really thick! I had it for breakfast, but it would be great in the afternoon as well. Dark cherries and fresh limes go so wonderfully together. This is almost like a dessert, […]

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Chocolate Chip Covered Cherry Muffins

I recently made these muffins for a friend’s daughter. Poor thing fractured her leg, so I knew some dessert would made her feel better. I made these for her previously and she loved them.   This is a recipe I made before with more oil and decided to change it to make it healthier and lower fat. […]

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Mint Chocolate Berry Refresher

I shared recently on Facebook that I would be incorporating a couple of raw days a week. If you’re unfamiliar to what this means, it is simply eating fresh whole foods in their pure form, no cooking involved. I promised that I would share this particular smoothie. It has been one of my many smoothies. IT […]

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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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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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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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