Category Archives: Desserts

Sesame & Coconut Halva :: Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free

Halva is a traditional Middle Eastern dessert. Though it’s usually made up of tahini, the variations on this sweet treat are endless. This easy raw version pairs sesame seeds with unsweetened coconut to make a delicious, healthy snack! Though I have vague memories of eating halva when I lived in Russia (covered in chocolate, of course), my […]

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Chamomile Mint Lavender Ice Cream :: Dairy-Free Option

Just because summer is coming to an end doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy ice cream.  I love making homemade ice cream year-round. It’s such a fun food to enjoy for a special treat. During the summertime, I am all about fresh, seasonal fruit ice creams, like strawberry lemonade and blackberry honey. But as the summer […]

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Real Food Fudgesicles (with a secret ingredient) :: Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free

These easy, dairy-free, refined sugar-free, Real Food Fudgesicles are a healthy twist on an old favorite. With a secret ingredient you’ll never guess, they’re now packed with more protein and fiber than ever!  Ah, summer: full of warm, sunny days, and deliciously fun, cool treats. I can remember the summers growing up when my mother would […]

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Peach Lime Creamsicles

Summertime is the perfect time for frozen treats! Who loves to enjoy creamy, icy treats? I do! I am a true lover of ice cream, popsicles, sherbet, frozen yogurt and really anything else that is cold, dreamy and perfect on a hot summer day. What’s not to like? I am all about enjoying life and the little […]

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Banana Creme Fruit Snacks (a delicious way to eat more gelatin!)

These Banana Creme Fruit Snacks are a perfect, easy snack for the summer. With no sugar, food colorings, or preservatives, they’re a healthy alternative to the store-bought treats most kids love. Fruit snacks are always a hit with my family. No matter the time of year, when a fresh batch of fruit snacks is being whipped […]

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