sweets

Coconut Cream Pie with Graham Cracker Crust {gluten-free}

December 5, 2017
A silky & luscious coconut cream pie made easy with a no-bake graham cracker crust. {gluten-free}

Thank you MI-DEL for sponsoring this post. Get inspired with holiday recipes here and purchase your own MI-DEL Pie Crust at Walmart stores nationwide! This pie, you guys. Never in my life have I thought to myself, “Dang, I could really use a slice of coconut cream pie,” but this pie does it for me. […]

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Chai-Spiced Pear Galette with Honey-Cardamom Whipped Cream {gluten-free, refined sugar-free}

November 16, 2017
A blend of chai spices add a warm, cozy flavor to this simple pear galette with a flaky & buttery buckwheat crust. {gluten-free, refined sugar-free}

You all probably know how I feel about pie crusts, because I’ve definitely said it about a million times before. But in case I didn’t think my less-than-perfect pie crust skills were being challenged enough, I’ve now ventured into the territory of gluten-free crusts, which is a whole ordeal of its own. I honestly went […]

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Cupcakes with Candy Corn Swirl {gluten-free}

October 26, 2017
Soft & tender pumpkin spice cupcakes topped with a tangy cream cheese frosting that's piped into a fun candy corn-colored swirl. Makes for a perfect fall dessert & Halloween treat!

A few weeks ago I asked everyone on Instagram what kind of Halloween recipe I should post on the blog and literally everybody said “something with pumpkin”. Even though the answer was completely unspecific, I kinda love it because it means you guys are obsessed with all things pumpkin as much as me. Now “smart me” would’ve […]

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Strawberry Almond Biscotti {gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free}

October 16, 2017
Toasty biscotti with a nutty almond flavor and bits of tangy freeze-dried strawberries, finished with a sprinkling of raw sugar for a sweet crunch. Gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined-sugar-free!

How is it already October? Like seriously, how?! I feel like I should be making all the pumpkin spice things right now and pumping out the fall vibes, but instead I’m talking about the strawberry almond biscotti that I was supposed to post about 2 months ago…. Oops. Regardless, if good things are worth the […]

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Rhubarb-Peach Pie with Rosemary Whipped Cream {Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar-Free}

September 1, 2017
A classic pie with a buttery gluten-free crust and tangy-sweet rhubarb-peach filling, topped with a fluffy cloud of rosemary whipped cream. Refined sugar-free!

Annnnd just like that, we finally have a pie recipe on the blog. It only took me… oh… 6 YEARS. How do you write a food blog and not share a single pie recipe for 6 years? Easy. You make tartlets and galettes and even pie crust rolls, but you do everything possible to avoid your tiny […]

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Cranberry Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies

August 22, 2017
Cranberry Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies - Your classic, soft & chewy oatmeal cookies, mixed with tangy dried cranberries and gooey pockets of chocolate chunks.

I feel like these cookies are a little bit rebellious. They’re not seasonal, they’re not super trendy, and they’re probably not gonna do anything for your summer body. And yet here they are, in all their thick, chewy, oaty goodness, because there’s never a bad time to bring more homemade cookies into the world. The […]

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Fudgy Flourless Peanut Butter Cup Brownies {gluten-free}

August 2, 2017
Fudgy Flourless Peanut Butter Cup Brownies - The ULTIMATE rich, oooy-gooey, and chocolatey brownies, with perfectly-crinkled tops and chunks of peanut butter cups in every bite.

If fudgy, rich, ooey-gooey, chocolate-loaded brownies with perfectly crinkly tops aren’t your thing, this recipe isn’t for you. I still love you for reading and might point you in the direction of these blondies instead, but full disclaimer, today’s brownies are  INTENSE in the best way possible. In fact, let’s just take a moment to assess […]

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Hazelnut Financier Cupcakes with Whipped Chocolate Ganache {dairy-free, gluten-free, refined sugar-free}

July 26, 2017
Hazelnut Financier Cupcakes with Whipped Chocolate Ganache - Light & nutty french teacakes topped with a silky coconut milk ganache and fresh berries. A show-stopper dessert that won't destroy your clean eating! {gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free}

I’m baaaack! (With some pretty killer cupcakes, might I add.) Last week I went MIA after spending a super full weekend at my first-ever food photography workshop; I was hoping I could do all the things AND put together a new blog post but sometimes you just can’t do it all. :/ Butttt the weekend […]

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Chocolate-Glazed Espresso & Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Muffins {dairy-free}

June 28, 2017
Chocolate-Glazed Espresso & Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Muffins - Light and tender, chocolate-studded banana muffins with a coffee kick, topped with a silky chocolate-espresso ganache. Perfect for a sweet breakfast treat or dessert - no mixer needed! {dairy-free}

Yesterday I had my first cup of coffee in 10 weeks and it was dreamyyyy. It was also black. Yep – this girl, the one who was previously addicted to iced caramel lattes, drank a cup of black coffee yesterday morning and actually enjoyed it. Then this morning, I drank espresso, and if anything it […]

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Double Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies

June 16, 2017
Double Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies - Super thick and fudgy, extra-chocolatey cookies loaded with mint chocolate chips and chunks of Andes mints.

Welcome back to the collection of very old recipes that I’m finally getting around to posting, chocolate chip cookie edition. If you’ve been reading the blog lately or follow me on Instagram, chances are you’ve noticed that cookies are 100% not a part of my diet at the moment (sad face), so if you’re wondering […]

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