Homemade Raw Pitaya Cheesecake

Time for an afternoon sweet treat…. 🙂 I’m on a pitaya kick and I can’t.be.stopped. It’s been a way to switch it up from acai (though don’t get me wrong, I still love my acai). Pitaya is lower in sugar and higher in antioxidants. Oh, and it’s this gorgeous bright pink color, so that’s always…

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Dark Chocolate Almond Milk Truffles for Valentine’s Day

This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almond Breeze, my favorite almond milk. Just like many other holidays, it’s fun to look back at past Valentine’s Days and see how different they’ve all been: -with my middle school best girlfriends, when we all made brownie batter, ate it straight-up, and watched classic romance movies -my…

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Raw Brownie Cheesecake Raspberry Bars

I know, right?! Would you believe these raw brownies are as delicious as they are healthy? How’s the day going?? Hope you’re having a wonderful one so far. A HUGE thank you to my web wizard Cody for fixing the Family page and my technology screw-up. He is amazing if you’re ever looking for web…

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Grain-Free and Dairy-Free Almond Butter Lava Cakes

These paleo molten chocolate cakes with almond butter are a grain-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free take on the classic lava cake. They’re sure to be a crowd-pleaser, even for those without dietary restrictions! Hiiii 🙂 How’s the morning going? Thank you so much for all of your amazing giveaway entries and “feel better” wishes. Thankfully, I’m on…

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Vegan chocolate oatmeal peanut butter cookies

Hiiiii 🙂 How’s your day going? Hope it’s been great 🙂 How ‘bout a cookie?  Confession: I’m a little bit of a cookie monster. I can take or leave ice cream or vanilla desserts (case in point: creme brûlée is always blah to me) but I LIVE for baked treats. The gooier, chocolaty-er, cake-ier, the…

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The famous dump cake

This was almost the post where I tell you about majorly screwing up the easiest recipe of all time: Summer Dump Cake. In honor of Father’s Day, I had to make the Pilot his all-time favorite: dump cake! Target didn’t have crushed pineapple, so I figured it would be no big deal if I used…

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Salted Baileys Chocolate Truffles

Here’s a fun dessert option for your St. Patrick’s Day festivities this week–salted Baileys chocolate truffles! In a nutshell, I took my favorite vegan cashew truffle recipe and de-raw-ified it by using Baileys instead of almond milk. It was a wise decision, indeed. I LOVE St. Patrick’s Day. It’s always been one of my favorite holidays,…

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Grain-Free Peppermint Brownies

Last night, we braved the cold (ok, Tucson cold, but still) to head up to Mt. Lemmon for our family photos. The chill was just the perfect weather to enjoy the peppermint brownies I have for you today. Perfect for a wintery dessert after being out in the cold! I think our photographer Jacquelynn got some…

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Mango-mojito sorbet

A bit of mint in this mango sorbet gives a flavor nod to my favorite mojitos. This mango mojito sorbet is the perfect refreshing treat for hot summer nights!  It was funny to read a post about this on one of my favorite blogs, as it’s something that’s been on my mind lately. For a…

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Gluten-Free Angel Food Cake Recipe

This gluten-free angel food cake is an excellent substitute for the original kind. Fluffy, light gluten-free angel food cake is perfect with coffee and would be excellent with some summer berries for dessert! Cooking at Home Again We’re on a roll with at-home dinners – two in a row! I *tried* to make a version…

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Sweet Potato chocolate chunk cookies

I’ve created a monster. Who knew that sweet potatoes and chocolate could get along so well? I think we all know about my disdain for vegetables and sweets together. I enjoy my frijoles just as much as the next girl, but keep them far, far away from my desserts. And then, I tried making sweet…

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Sweet Potato Brownies

Add natural sweetness and a boost of nutrients to your dessert when you make these sweet potato brownies. Hey! How’s your day going so far? Lots of sweet potatoes in our house lately. For Livi, for Bell and for us. 100% correct: sweet potato brownies. I’ve seen a lot of recipes for vegetables in desserts…

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