Carob-Dusted Raw Power Bites (Vegan, GF, No Sugar Added)

These little treats are similar to my Chocolate-Coconut Energy Bites, but with two major differences: sunflower seeds and carob. Sunflower seeds are anti-inflammatory, making them excellent for recovery. And unlike cacao, carob doesn’t have any stimulating properties, so you can eat these right before bed šŸ˜‰ and not worry whether they’ll keep you awake. Carob is less sweet than cacao, however, so if you like … Continue reading Carob-Dusted Raw Power Bites (Vegan, GF, No Sugar Added)

Chocolate-Coconut Energy Bites (Vegan, GF, No Sugar Added, Raw)

This week marks the six-week countdown to my first marathon, the San Francisco Marathon, which I’ll be running with my sister at the end of July. I’m nervous but I know we can do it well! Training for a marathon involves, as you might have guessed, lots of running. Sometimes these are long, slow runs and sometimes they’re shorter, faster, hillier runs.Ā  Either way, I … Continue reading Chocolate-Coconut Energy Bites (Vegan, GF, No Sugar Added, Raw)

Easy Cashew Cheese (Vegan, Raw)

Cashew cheese is one of those yummy raw vegan treats that is WAY easier to make than you might ever think. Before I made it, I thought it would require fancy ingredients or some expensive kitchen tool that I didn’t have. And while thereĀ areĀ recipes for cashew cheese that require a dehydrator, this one doesn’t! All you need is a blender or a food processor. I’ve … Continue reading Easy Cashew Cheese (Vegan, Raw)