Bridget’s Nirvana Bars

I don’t normally name recipes after myself, but this time around I couldn’t help myself.  i found the recipe for these Nirvana Bars in a People Magazine while I was getting my roots touched up (I’ve been cursed with premature greys since the tender age of 17). They seemed easy to make and combined the Continue Reading …

Pumpkin Cocoa Cashew Butter Bars

For those of us that grew up on the West Coast these are basically Pumpkin Nanaimo Bars. For everyone else, they are decadent, almost raw and insanely good. The chilling steps are crucial. Be patient, they’re well worth it! Ingredients: Layer 1 (base) 1 cup pitted dates 1 cup almonds (raw or roasted without salt) Continue Reading …

Peanutty Blondie Bars

I know what you’re thinking…a dessert made with chickpeas?! Can they be tasty? Can they be decadent? YOU BET!

The Great Dessert Debate

Well Bridget and I (Sam) were just discussing a topic we discuss far too often!  As I make it very public, I am a huge dessert addict.  I love anything and everything sweet.  Dates, coconut, agave nectar, maple syrup and yes even protein powder– I ADORE IT ALL.  I couldn’t really care less about salty Continue Reading …

Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These vegan chocolate chip cookies are so moist and tasty that I just had to share them. They are great for kids, a potluck, or even to keep in the freezer and thaw when you have a sweet tooth. Thanks again to Cari Snell for this fantastic recipe!

Raw Vegan Truffles

Who doesn’t love a raw chocolate ball to satisfy that sweet tooth that so many of us have?  Even better when it can be healthy and guilt-free!  

Vanilla Macaroons from Grounded Nutrition

I wish I could take credit for this absolutely delicious (and healthy) vegan macaroon recipe but alas, due praise goes to Holistic Nutritionist and LIfestyle Coach, Whitney Calibaba from Grounded Nutrition.  Grounded Nutrition was created out of Whitney’s desire to inspire the world with her passion for natural living and eating. She strives to restore you Continue Reading …

A Very Potent Love Potion: Raw Mayan Chocolate Drink

Raw organic cacao contains high amounts of antioxidants, and the alkaloid theobromine, that positively effect your brain chemistry, and make you feel good. Theobromine originates from the Greek prefix, ‘Theo’ referring to the ‘study of God’, and ‘Bromine’ originating from the Greek word ‘brosi’, meaning ‘food’. So theobromine, literally translates to ‘Food of the Gods’.  Continue Reading …