Vegan Cashew Ice Cream

I have been making this dessert for years. Its one of our family favorites. Previously, I had been using canned coconut cream – which although delicious and an outmatched dairy substitute – brings along with it gums, fillers and BPA. Not a fan of any of those! I figured “its dessert, dont sweat the small…

Power Butter

This blog post is no revolutionary recipe that will change the world and take it by storm. Today I am more interested in presenting you with an idea. Namely: upgrading. The practice of raising something to a higher standard. Thats the method I want to see implemented in your kitchen! Its such a useful tool….

Raw-AIP Strawberry Rhubarb Tart

My, my, my, it is a delight making pretty food. But lets be honest, it can look beautiful and taste awful – and that is absolutely the most cruel trickery of all. Thankfully – that is not the case here. I actually got the comment from my husband that “its beautiful, and tastes even better…

Black Bean Chocolate Cake

Nostalgia. There are those who enjoy chocolate – and there are those who are wrong. I always chose chocolate. Whenever it was my birthday and my sweet, sweet mother asked me, “steffanie, what kind of cake would you like?” I requested chocolate cake with chocolate frosting. I have apparently not grown up enough to grow…

Super-Berry Bars

These bars. Man – they saved me when I peaked into the fridge to see what dessert I could serve my boys one afternoon, and realized there wasn’t one! What I didn’t realize was the entire sheet of Raw, Vegan, Black bean brownies I had made two days before was gone…. One thing is for…

Blueberry Coconut Breakfast Cake

  Cake. Its whats for breakfast.     Once a week we have an event at our house called “baking day.” This is the day Mom, (me) gets over zealous and enthusiastically prepares and creates as many dishes possible -before my brains explode- and throw them all in the oven all at the same time….

AIP Pastry

Rainy days are for making pastry, mostly so that your tea will have something to accompany it. Yes, that is how I’m justifying these. Flaky, buttery and AIP compliant! You wont feel like you’re missing out on anything. 1 1/2 cup of cassava flour (plus more for dusting) 2 tbsp honey (optional) 1 Tbsp beef…

Spiced Pumpkin Cake

It was my (almost) two year olds birthday, and I wanted to make home something special. I commend my husbands willingness to perform the duty of food critic when it came to this cake, he never once complained about having to take another bite. 😉 I dare say, his suggestions were helpful, this cake turned…

Probiotic AIP Gummy Bears

Lemon gummy bears made with beef gelatin and kombucha? Is this a candy or a multivitamin? I jumped up and down the first time I made these for my boys. A treat I could give them that is not filled with inflammatory syrups, sugars and dyes! Beef Gelatin – I add this supplement to everything!…

Cassava Brownies

  Brownies. Chocolate. Gooey and delicious. Today we made something just for fun. While this recipe wasn’t intended to meet the requirements for a health dessert, it still packs a seriously healthy punch! With beef gelatin, (yes I’m obsessed) and raw cacao you are still adding benefits to your diet, while eating dessert. Beef gelatin…