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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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Unfried “Fried” Rice (Gluten-Free, Oil-Free)

This is such an easy and simple recipe. You don’t need many ingredients and it is filling and delicious. My husband absolutely loved it and claimed it tasted just like the stuff we used to consume at the restaurants. I don’t know about that…it’s not prepared the traditional way, it’s not greasy, nor does it […]

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Maple Vanilla Cupcakes

I’ve known my best friend Kacy since we were 6 years old. She is truly one of the most amazing people I’ve ever known. She is humble, intelligent and down right hilarious. She is getting married soon and has graciously asked me to be her matron of honor. I’m so excited for her and to […]

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Roasted Chickpea “Cheese” Bean Dip (Gluten-Free, Oil-Free, Low-fat)

This may just be my favorite new dip. It honestly could be called hummus too, since I use chickpeas. However, I feel it’s more along the lines of a bean dip because I created the consistency to be similar to Frito Lay bean dip that I used to be addicted to. I made this slightly spicy, […]

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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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4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies! (Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar-Free, Oil-Free)

It should be illegal how delicious and easy these cookies are. No, really…they can be yours in 20 minutes. They are crispy, golden, sweet and absolutely delicious. The coconut sugar gives them that extra flavor and crunch. I used to be obsessed with the peanut butter cookies at Subway. Believe it or not, Subway happens […]

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Zucchini Curry Spread (Gluten-free, Oil-free, Fat-free)

The perfect spread for a healthy burger or is great on crackers. Check out my spicy veggie burger recipe to use this spread on! Zucchini Curry Spread (Double the recipe if using as a dip for a full family) *2 small zucchini, sliced *1 tablespoon nutritional  yeast *3/4 teaspoon curry powder, adjust according to desired […]

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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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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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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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