Vegan Dark Chocolate Mint Patties 

Through the years as a special treat to my son I surprise him with a peppermint patty. I was so excited when I came across this recipe in one of my very favorite vegan cookbooks, the Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking. Today my son and I made these, and they were quite a treat! Very simple, yet so decadent. 3 cups shredded unsweetened coconut 2 Tablespoons maple syrup 3/4 teaspoon peppermint extract … Continue reading Vegan Dark Chocolate Mint Patties 

Chocolaty Chocolate Chip Banana Bread (Oil Free, Dairy Fee, Refined Sugar Free)

Finally some sunshine after a week of rain and I am inspired to bake! I know my family will appreciate something chocolate. Banana breads are one of our favorites, so how about chocolaty chocolate chip banana bread. I literally just made this and already one loaf is gone! I can’t leave these loaves unprotected around here! 1 1/4 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup unsweetened … Continue reading Chocolaty Chocolate Chip Banana Bread (Oil Free, Dairy Fee, Refined Sugar Free)

Chocoate chocolate chip waffles

Sunshine filled weekend mornings are one of my favorite times of the week. Sometimes I wake up and immediately feel inspired to make something fresh and healthy for my family instead of bowls of oatmeal. This morning I was inspired to make these dairy free chocolate chocolate chip waffles and boy were we pleased that I did. Recipe: 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk 1 … Continue reading Chocoate chocolate chip waffles

Dairy free chocolate chip & coconut banana bread

  My family is big on quick breads. I could make a loaf and it will disappear that same day. I always double up on these kinds of recipes and if I’m feeling ambitious I’ll quadruple. You can always freeze them. Recipe: 1 cup whole wheat flour 3/4 cup spelt flour 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut 1/4 cup oats 2 1/2  teaspoon baking powder 1/4 … Continue reading Dairy free chocolate chip & coconut banana bread