Holiday Sweet Potato Pie

Holiday Sweet Potato Pie

This is a completely sugar-free pie using only liquid stevia and all natural sugar alcohols lakanto, erythritol or xylitol. While the names sound a bit scary, these sugar alcohols are not to be confused with artificial sweeteners. They are actually made through a fermentation process of natural sugars such as those found in birch tree. […]

Pumpkin Ginger Ice Cream

Pumpkin Ginger Ice Cream

This is much different from the cashew based and very sweet ice creams that I’m accustomed to making. I decided to use fresh cooked creamy pumpkin in place of the nuts and coconut oil. As a result it’s not quite as creamy, since it has a much lower fat content, but it’s a good option […]

Vanilly Mint Pudding

Vanilly Mint Pudding

Mint and vanilla are one of my favorite flavor combinations. They don’t necessarily appear to be a match, but there is just something about these ingredients that works well together.

Butternut Squash Ravioli Stacks

Butternut Squash Ravioli Stacks

At first I thought, “ravioli!” Which was then immediately followed by, “boring!” So instead, I went for a mix between lasagna and ravioli – A ravioli stack. Easy, but elegant. What more could a girl want!?

Caraway Macaroons

Caraway Macaroons

Caraway and coconut are a tasty combination, they pair well together. The ground caraway seeds not only offer a delicious and unexpected flavor to these macaroons, they also offers nice color specs of light olive green to the creamy white shredded coconut. The recipe calls for dehydrating these cookies, but you can simply shape and […]

Shredded Brussels Sprouts and Hazelnut Pesto with Fresh Tomatoes

Shredded Brussels Sprouts and Hazelnut Pesto with Fresh Tomatoes

I love the rich hazelnuts pesto mixed with thinly sliced brussels sprouts, and it is quite filling. Shredding the raw brussel sprouts makes them palatable. I like using a mandoline to shred them by hand to get those even threads. You can also cut it very thin with a knife or use a food process. […]

Raw Mirepoix Soup with Shoestring Carrot Crisps

Raw Mirepoix Soup with Shoestring Carrot Crisps

The French named Mirepoix is a mixture of three diced vegetables: carrots, celery, and onion. It is traditionally used as a flavor base for soups, sauces, stews, and a wide variety of recipes. For this recipe the soup base is the soup.

Spiced Chocolate Mousse with Pear Puree

Spiced Chocolate Mousse with Pear Puree

This chocolate mousse is spiced with allspice and cinnamon and paired with sweet fruity pear puree. The pear chip tops adds a bit of crunch which is a nice contrast to the smooth and silky mousse and puree.

Autumn Sunrise Smoothie

Autumn Sunrise Smoothie

Everything about this smoothie represents this time of year. In season vitamin C rich apple, pear, and orange get spiced up with stimulating cinnamon and nutmeg. Yummy!

Pumpkin Pie Filling

Pumpkin Pie Filling

A great alternative to traditional pumpkin pie filling, no pumpkin necessary. While carrot juice lends vibrant orange color and an earthy sweetness, young coconut meat, coconut butter, brazil nut milk, and irish moss give this filling a very creamy texture. This recipe uses all the traditional pumpkin pie spices to flavor. Eat alone or in […]