Pao de Queijo: Brazilian Cheese Bread (Grain-Free, Gluten-Free)

To see all recipes, scroll to the top and click on Recipes or just click here! Happy summer! And happy Friday, too 🙂 I’m happy to share with you a great new recipe (well, new to me) that I got from a friend a few weeks ago. She’s Brazilian, and this is the recipe her family always uses. I’ve done a little Googling and discovered many variations on this recipe, but … Continue reading Pao de Queijo: Brazilian Cheese Bread (Grain-Free, Gluten-Free)

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.  Either way, I … Continue reading Chocolate-Coconut Energy Bites (Vegan, GF, No Sugar Added, Raw)

No-Sugar-Added Mini Banana Cookie Bites (Gluten-Free)

Happy Easter / Passover / Ostara! Whatever it is you’re celebrating, even if it’s nothing, I hope you have a wonderful weekend. I’ve got a day off, which I’m going to spend checking out the Jean Paul Gaultier exhibit at the de Young Museum and riding my bike around the city with my honey. As for baking and cooking, well, I have to admit that … Continue reading No-Sugar-Added Mini Banana Cookie Bites (Gluten-Free)

Chocolate-Almond Butter Freezer Bites (Vegan, GF, and Sugar-Free!)

A little bite of chocolate is always a good thing. A little bite of chocolate and almond butter is a very good thing! These little treats are not only adorable, they’re also healthy! It’s true! Made with coconut oil and stevia, they are loaded with antioxidants, healthy fats, alkalizing properties, and pure deliciousness. You could use liquid stevia, but I like the slight crunch of … Continue reading Chocolate-Almond Butter Freezer Bites (Vegan, GF, and Sugar-Free!)

No-Sugar-Added Apple Tartlets

Made with a whole wheat crust and with no sugar in the filling, these 5-inch apple tarts are the perfect, healthy dessert. They’re filling enough to share, but delicious enough to be indulgent without completely going overboard. They’re perfectly sweet as-is, and they’re hearty enough to eat for breakfast! Ahem. I made two 5-inch tartlets, but if you could also make one large tart. An … Continue reading No-Sugar-Added Apple Tartlets