Double Chocolate Cookie Dough Bites (makes ~ 32)

These are super easy to whip up on short notice! And taste great! Ingredients: 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 6 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder 1/8 tsp. salt 1 tbsp. butter, melted and cooled 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/2 tsp. vanilla or imitation vanilla extract 1/2 cup light brown sugar 4 tsp mini semi-sweet chocolate chips 1…

Mini Apple Pies (makes 12)

Happy {Almost} Valentine’s Day! I was in a loving mood and made my roommates mini apple pies. There’s a secret ingredient in these that makes them so mouthwateringly delicious… it starts with L and rhymes with dove. Anyway, I thought these might be a cute treat for whomever you show some love to this V-day!…

Vegan Zucchini Bread (makes 1 loaf)

So you have leftover zucchini from the garden and you’ve stuck them in just about everything you imagined and there’s still some left. You’re zuked out! Well, I was in the same boat and I began searching for interesting recipes with zucchini, and happened upon zucchini bread! It’s vegan and soy-free and definitely worth a…

Vegan Thumbprint cookies (Weight Watchers)

My mom has recently started the Weight Watchers Challenge and has lost 14 pounds! I am so proud of her for getting healthy. But, this leaves me with yet another special diet to work around when baking/cooking for my family. Trying to search vegan cookie recipes that also have point values for WW is next…

Vegan Carrot Cake + Buttercream frosting (serves ~ 12)

Fall is here! The leaves are changing and the weather is just right for pumpkin carving. To celebrate the most beautiful season I made a delicious fall dessert: vegan carrot cake! I must say this is the best vegan dessert I have made thus far. Hope you enjoy! Ingredients for Carrot Cake: 1 1/8 cups…

Vegan Lemon Coconut Snowballs (~ 2 dozen)

Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup powdered sugar 2 tsp. of vanilla or imitation vanilla extract 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tbsp. grated lemon zest 1/2 tsp. salt 1 cup of sweetened coconut flakes 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar Directions 1. Soften butter and beat in large bowl until it becomes fluffy. 2….

Samoa Rice Krispie Treats (makes ~12)

Grocery shopping with friends is tough. Up and down every aisle, many of which I can completely cross off my typical route because I can’t eat anything in most of the store. “You can’t have pickles??” “What about chicken noodle soup?” “Okay, you have to be able to eat pudding.” No, no, no. I know,…

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies (makes ~36)

Ingredients 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup  butter, softened  1 ½ cups light brown sugar, firmly packed 2 teaspoons vanilla or imitation vanilla 3 tablespoons almond milk 1 (10 ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate chunks Directions 1.  Preheat your oven to 375° 2. Combine the flour, salt, and…

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes + Chocolate Frosting

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup of white sugar 1/4 cup of cocoa powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. of salt 1/3 cup oil (I use sunflower) 1 tsp. vanilla or imitation vanilla 1 tsp. of distilled white vinegar OR 1 1/4 tsp. of lemon juice 1 cup of water   Directions 1….

Fluffy Sugar Cookies (makes ~12)

Don’t you love when you can make something that you loved before you’re food allergies in a way that makes it okay for you to eat? Even better, don’t you love when that something is just as good, if not better, than the kind you remember? These sugar cookies are reminiscent of the ones my…