50+ Sugar-Free Chocolate Treats (+ A Few Carob!) for Your Sweetie

I was recently chatting with someone who is about to embark on an anti-candida diet, and she mentioned that one of the hurdles stopping her is the no-sugar rule when it comes to chocolate. “I’m not sure I could give up my chocolate,” she said. Because really, what’s better than chocolate? Well, SUGAR-FREE chocolate! I […]

40+ Sugar-Free Sweets for Valentine’s Day (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

It’s almost time for Chocolate Day  Long-Stemmed Roses Day  Cheesy Greeting Card Day Valentine’s Day, which means eating way more sweet stuff than you may be used to. Ever since I started an anti-candida diet back in 2009, I’ve sought out healthy, low glycemic treats for the Day of Love each year. I mean, if […]

Pumpkin Palooza: Pumpkin Caramel Swirl Brownies

Like everyone else in North America this time of year, I’m currently having a bit of a love affair with pumpkin (shhhh, don’t tell Kale). It all started with Almost Instant Pumpkin Porridge the other day, and reveals itself today with these vegan and gluten-free Pumpkin Caramel Swirl Brownies. Next up are some amazing homemade […]

Fluffy Sweet Potato and Pear Pancakes

It’s no secret that my favorite meal of the day is breakfast. Breakfast early, breakfast late, breakfast for brunch, breakfast on the road, breakfast for dinner–I don’t care; I love them all. And of all the beloved breakfast foods, my favorite is pancakes. Pancakes early, pancakes late, pancakes for brunch–well, you get the idea.  In […]

Whom I’ve Been Cooking Lately*

* Obviously, not literally. I mean, I’m vegan, after all! [Raw Chocolate Walnut Brownies from Eat Raw, Eat Well by Douglas McNish.] I’ve been so busy with my own book tour the past couple of weeks that you might suppose all I do is eat Naturally Sweet & Gluten-Free treats all day. Nothing could be […]

Raw Chocolate Fudge-Topped Brownies

Well, here I am today with another raw-foods post! If you missed the last one, you’ll want to check it out: you can win a prize pack of Live Organic Raw cookies, crackers, granola and kale chips in the giveaway–open to anyone, anywhere! (hear that, Martians?). 😀 Yes, I seem to be doing everything “raw” these […]

Super Salad Soirée (and Kombucha Recipe)!

[Our potluck salad feast!] Last week, I alluded to the annual potluck I host for my nutrition buddies. As it turned out, 2011 was the first time in eight years that I missed it (why thank you horrible flu, awful weather, and chaotic schedule with 200 student assignments to mark within one week).  Needless to […]

Marry Me Brownies*

*Just in case there’s any doubt, I meant that in the sense of, “These brownies will make him/her/you declare, “Marry Me!” and not in the sense of, “You will want to marry these brownies”–though weirder things have happened. [What’s that I see beside these squares of bliss? Could it be–?!!] Now, I know it may seem a […]

30 Days to Easy Gluten-Free Living: Why I Love Gluten-Free Baking*

* No, seriously.     [No Gluten, Get Happy: The easiest way to bake gluten-free is with no flour at all! How about  Happy Hemp Two-Bite Brownies?] Welcome to Day Nine of the blog event from Diane over at The Whole Gang, 30 Days to Easy Gluten-Free Living! The objective of this event is to show you all […]

Happy Hemp Two-Bite Brownies (Grain-Free, Sugar-Free, Vegan)*

* Or, You Put WHAT in Those Brownies? *Or, Cheech and Chong’s Favorite Dessert FIRST THINGS FIRST–A BIG “THANK YOU”: Before I get to all the “hemp in brownies” jokes (and you know that I will), I wanted to post a quick update about my absence this past week and express my thanks to all of you. […]

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