Whole Grain Gingersnaps

Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 11 mins Total Time: 26 mins Adapted from Joy of Cooking Servings: 15  2 1/2" cookies Ingredients: Dry Ingredients 1 1/4 cups whole-wheat pastry flour 1 1/2 teaspoons ginger 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt Pinch cloves Wet Ingredients 4 tablespoons [...]

By | 2017-09-23T23:21:43+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Dessert, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Whole Grain Gingersnaps

Frozen Chocolate Mousse Pie

Ingredients: 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/4 cup low-fat milk 2 tablespoons dark corn syrup (or regular) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons meringue powder (found at craft stores in the baking section) 6 tablespoons water 8 oz. fat-free frozen whipped topping, thawed semi-sweet or dark chocolate grated or curled [...]

By | 2017-09-23T23:10:19+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Dessert, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Frozen Chocolate Mousse Pie

Ambrosia Ice Pops

Makes 6 pops INGREDIENTS: 1 3/4 cups freshly squeezed navel orange juice, strained 2 very ripe bananas 2 tsp. orange-blossom water 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup sugar 2 tsp. freshly squeezed Ruby Red grapefruit juice 1/2 tsp. Ruby Red grapefruit zest 1/4 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup plain coconut-milk yogurt 2 tsp. coconut liqueur   [...]

By | 2017-09-13T17:32:11+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Dessert, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Ambrosia Ice Pops

Elvis Cupcakes

  INGREDIENTS:  1 1/2 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted 4 very ripe medium bananas, mashed 1/2 cup plain or vanilla vegan yogurt 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 3 cups Frosting 1/4 cup Coconut Bacon 12 dehydrated, sweetened banana chips [...]

By | 2017-09-13T18:31:15+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Dessert, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Elvis Cupcakes

Vegan Rainbow Lemon Cake with Buttercream Frosting

  INGREDIENTS:  4 lemons 1 1/2 cups dairy-free milk 2 2/3 cups flour 1/4 cup cornstarch or tapioca starch 1/2 Tbsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 3/4 tsp. salt 1 1/2 cups canola oil or rice bran oil 1 Tbsp. vanilla 1 2/3 cup white sugar Vegan food coloring (optional) Rainbow Lemon Buttercream Frosting  [...]

By | 2017-09-13T18:29:54+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Dessert, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Vegan Rainbow Lemon Cake with Buttercream Frosting

Sugar Cookies

  INGREDIENTS: 1 cup vegan butter 1 cup sugar 1 Follow Your Heart VeganEgg, (prepare according to package instructions) 1 tsp. vanilla extract 2 tsp. baking powder 2 3/4 cups + 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup powdered sugar Vegan frosting and sprinkles (optional)   DIRECTIONS: Preheat the oven to 400°F and line 2 baking sheets with [...]

By | 2017-09-13T18:29:38+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Dessert, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Sugar Cookies

Vegan Red-Velvet Chocolate Lava Cake

Makes 6 servings   INGREDIENTS: 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. cocoa powder 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup nondairy milk mixed with 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 2 Tbsp. ground flaxseed mixed with 6 Tbsp. water 1/2 cup beet juice from a can [...]

By | 2017-09-12T23:31:52+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Dessert, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Vegan Red-Velvet Chocolate Lava Cake

Rainbow Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Makes 9 cups Ingredients 1 1/2 cups vegan margarine 1 1/2 cups vegan shortening 6 cups powdered sugar  2 lemons 1/4–1/2 ‪cup soy milk‬‬‬‬‬‬ 1 tsp. vanilla Pinch salt Vegan food coloring (optional) Directions Cream the vegan margarine and shortening together, then add 2 cups of the powdered sugar and mix again. Add the zest [...]

By | 2017-09-12T23:30:01+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Dessert, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Rainbow Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Marbled Pumpkin Cheesecake

Makes 4 servings   INGREDIENTS: 1 cup medjool dates, pitted 1 1/2 cups pecan pieces 1/2 cup almond flour 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp. ground ginger 1/2 tsp. salt 2 Tbsp. maple syrup 1 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted Vegan cooking spray (soy-free if necessary) 1 1/2 cups raw cashews, soaked in warm water for [...]

By | 2017-09-12T21:14:48+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Dessert, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Marbled Pumpkin Cheesecake