Chocolate Cheesecake Tart {Paleo & Raw} + Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook Review

chocolate cheesecake

First off, the cookbook review… I was incredibly excited when I received an early edition of  The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook  by Ali Segersten  and Tom Malterre (from Whole Life Nutrition) in the mail – I stayed up and read it until I couldn’t see straight! It’s a large, thick book packed with over 300 gluten free whole […]

Paleo No-Bake Pecan Pie Bars

pecan pie bars

  My kids are always hungry, especially Lance. The medication he has to take for epilepsy literally makes him hungry all. the. time. He’s already gained quite a bit of weight since starting the medication and the doctor said to just make sure that what he’s eating is healthy. Now we eat pretty healthy around […]

Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake {Grain, Soy, Dairy, Refined Sugar Free}

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I LOVE cheesecake! And if you add chocolate to it, it pretty much can’t get any better! For this cheesecake, the chocolate pecan crust and the chocolate swirl topping is from The Detoxinista. I’ve newly discovered her site and I’m loving it! The chocolate swirl is such a simple method but it makes the cheesecake look […]

Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake

pumpkin cheesecake

We had such a long hot summer I am really welcoming all things fall. We’ve been eating lots of sweet potatoes after school and I’ve already made pumpkin pie, pumpkin cupcakes, and now pumpkin cheesecake. I’ve wanted to make a pumpkin cheesecake for well over a year now and I finally got around to it! […]

No-Bake Brownie Bites {Easy}

no bake brownie bites

When I originally made these brownie bites I was trying to come up with a high protein chocolate snack to send in my kids lunches, so I just started throwing stuff in the food processor and tasting it until I thought it tasted good and became thick enough to roll into bites. I wasn’t sure […]

Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Lara Bars

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  Welp, here’s another copycat recipe! I get addicted to gluten free bars and then I start thinking “I could make this and save some money!” That’s especially true with Lara Bars because at my local health food store they’re $1.49 a pop!!! One of the things I like about Lara Bars is the ingredient […]

Cream Cheese Frosting – Dairy, Soy, & Refined Sugar Free

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~UPDATE~ -Please see my updated easy cream cheese frosting recipe. It has the same taste and ingredients but uses an easier method and the texture is spot on every time!!!! Yeeeaahhh! I’ve been looking and experimenting forever trying to find a thick cream cheese frosting recipe that isn’t packed with powdered sugar, and I finally […]

Dairy And Soy Free Cream Cheese Substitute

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*See also my cream cheese substitute made from yogurt that works well in traditional powdered sugar frostings and my cream cheese frosting that is dairy, soy, and refined sugar free!!! As I was going through my recipe box this week preparing to buy groceries, I came across several recipes that called for cream cheese. Since […]