Healthy No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecakes (V/GF/RSF)

The taste of pumpkin pie without all the sugar and guilt of eating something unhealthy, yes please! I have been trying to cut back on sugary treats as of lately which is SO difficult for me, curse this hereditary sweet tooth. Creating healthy little sweet treats like this one has definitely been helping a ton….

Vegan Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Lately my most favorite thing to do with cookie dough is roll it into balls, freeze them, and only bake a few at a time when I am craving something sweet.  It helps keep me from overindulging. Plus its great to have on hand when I have guest over, and want to make them a…

Cranberry Pumpkin Bread (V/RSF)

I am SO ready for fall and the sweater/ scarf weather, Holidays, and pumpkins spiced everything that comes along with it. Mostly I am just so over this extremely hot weather -not that the temperature drops down much during the Fall here in Texas- But I’m definitely ready for some relief. Here is a recipe…

Soft & Chewy Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies (V, GF)

Sometimes I just need some oatmeal cookies in my life, in this case It was about 11 at night when I decided I really wanted to make- and eat- some. As with most of my baking endeavors lately I didn’t look for a recipe to use. I simply knew I wanted them to be thick,…

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread (V, GF)

This Vegan, Gluten-free Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread is delicious, easy, and is a ONE BOWL recipe! Yummy treat with very few dishes to wash after, yes please! At the very beginning of my interest in cooking (12ish y/o) I thought the idea of using zucchini in baked goods was so strange. That was until one…

Vegan Pumpkin Cupcakes

This is the first time I haven’t had a recipe posted at 8:00am (CT) on a Friday. This one is just a little late. I worked on this recipe the week before I left to go on vacation but I just wasn’t happy with the texture or sweetness of the cupcakes… I may be a…

Chia Chai Muffins (V, RSF)

This recipe is a result of one of my completely random ideas. I was thinking of how to incorporate more chia seeds into my diet because of the Omega-3s they contain. I already sometimes add them on top of my oatmeal but I was wanting something new to add them to. Somehow the idea for…

Pineapple- Coconut Scones (V, RSF)

When I was a child, around the age of 12-14, there was a small local bakery in my home town that my mother would take me to. It was our time to spend together just the two of us, It was definitely nice having some time with my mother without having to fight my three…

Blackberry Cake with Thick Lemon Glaze (V, GF)

I have never been a big fan of icing plus there is something so beautiful and summery about still seeing some naked cake after decorating, That is why I decided to do a glaze for this Blackberry Cake. What pairs better with blackberries than lemon? well possibly bananas… go check out my vegan, gluten- free,…

Vegan Coconut Mud Pie

If this isn’t your first time visiting my blog I’m sure you realized by now that I changed my blog name and web address. I changed the name to something I feel better defines my blog and it’s contents. I don’t think “Health Conscious Housewife”,  as cute as it was,  explained what my blog is…

Vegan Chocolate Chip Muffins

When I was a kid my family would go on road trips to Georgia as often as possible to see my Grandparents, Aunts, and Uncles that lived there. We would most often stay with my Aunt Lisa, and my Aunt Lisa would always have warm chocolate chip muffins waiting for us when we arrived. After…

Vegan Black and White Cake

THIS CAKE, I think that’s all I have to say…. but I’ll write some anyway 🙂 I came up with this cake recipe at least six months ago and I’ve been making this cake for birthdays and other family events since. It took me SO long to finally make it for selfish (maybe not so…