Tag: dairy free

Tropical Pineapple Smoothie

Tropical Pineapple Smoothie

The wait for summer sometimes seems endless. It’s funny, I remember feeling that way as a kid, but I guess some things never change. Summer not only means warmer weather, it means longer days, more laid back attitudes and for me (and many parents out […]

Dairy-Free Pineapple-Peach Turmeric Smoothie

Dairy-Free Pineapple-Peach Turmeric Smoothie

Day 5 of my smoothie week concludes with another easy, tropical-inspired dairy-free smoothie packed with nutrients to keep you energized throughout the day (or weekend). This is my pineapple-peach turmeric smoothie, and it is absolutely delicious. I can’t say this is my favorite of the 5 […]

Coconut-Fig Chunks Of Energy, Because Anna Asked

Coconut-Fig Chunks Of Energy, Because Anna Asked

If there is one culinary trend from the last year that I kept spotting, it was the popularity of power snacks. Easy, small, no-bake, healthful bites, balls, bars and chunks of food for quick snacking.  My good friend from college introduced me to these tasty […]

A Coconut-Chocolate Almond Tart That Is Gluten Free

A Coconut-Chocolate Almond Tart That Is Gluten Free

This is my new favorite tart.  I’m a sucker for anything with coconut.  This rich, decadent tart does not disappoint.  Plus, it’s gluten free and can be made dairy free as well!  I have already blogged about how fond I am of tarts: you may […]

Easy Quinoa And Oat No-Bake Breakfast Power Bars

Easy Quinoa And Oat No-Bake Breakfast Power Bars

It’s a terrible habit, but there are many days I don’t eat breakfast. In fairness, I’m not super hungry first thing in the morning.  In a perfect world, I would probably eat breakfast at 10 am; but life is busy and that’s not going to […]

Coconut Chocolate Chip Granola Bars For The Start Of School

Coconut Chocolate Chip Granola Bars For The Start Of School

Coconut chocolate chip granola bars are perfect for school lunches.  Cheaper and somewhat healthier than store-bought versions, these are soft, chewy, not-too-sweet, and rather easy to make.  Oats, coconut and almonds create the perfect texture balance to me: not too firm (so kids, like my […]