Julia Child’s Croissants (But Vegan!)

Julia Child wasn't around in my time, but I sure discovered her once I entered the baking world. I read her biography, My Life in France and enjoyed it immensely. My husband got me her cookbooks, Mastering the Art of French Cooking Vol. 1 & 2 for Christmas and they take pride of place on my bookshelf. I think she was one of the people who inspired me to challenge myself more in my baking. If Julia could enroll in culinary school at 37 years old and master French cooking, then I can definitely learn some advanced skills in the kitchen.…

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Easy 4-Ingredient Date Caramel

This super easy date caramel is only 4 ingredients and it takes under 5 minutes to make. It is so delicious, I just scoop it into my mouth if I'm having a craving for something sweet. I will never go without having dates in stock because they can be made into so many sweet goodies! What is Date Caramel? Date caramel is a healthy version of caramel that doesn't require any refined sugars. It tastes very close to the real thing and is so healthy for you. You won't have to feel any guilt eating this because you are in…

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Healthy Vegan Snickers Bars (Made with Dates!)

These healthy snicks bars are absolutely delicious, the perfect healthy snack for those trying to cut back on sugar and processed foods. They are vegan, gluten free, and have minimal sugar. These healthy snickers bars don't last long when I make them. I can't help but grab one every time I pass the pyrex filled with them on the counter. They are usually one or two bites which make one or two the perfect snack, but of course easier to gobble down by the handful! They're great for meal prep if you need a sweet snack during the week. Healthy…

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No Bake Almond Cacao Snack Balls

These easy no bake almond cacao snack balls are so quick to make and delicious, you won't be able to keep your family from eating them all in one day! They are gluten, dairy, soy, refined sugar free and vegan! I like to dip mine halfway into a vegan and refined sugar free chocolate ganache that tastes just like the real thing. You don't have to feel a shred of guilt when eating these delicious morsels. No Bake Almond Cacao Snack Balls Ingredients There are minimal ingredients in this recipe which makes it even better. You might even have it…

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Chocolate Fondue Dessert Board (Vegan Fondue Option!)

There is not one person I know who doesn't love chocolate fondue. This chocolate fondue dessert board is perfect for every occaision including girls nights, date night, family dessert, and dinner parties.  My cookbook club actually decided on a food board theme, so that is how I made my first chocolate fondue dessert board. What is a Chocolate Fondue Dessert Board? A chocolate fondue dessert board is basically a fancy way of dressing up chocolate fondue with a ton of food to dip into the chocolate. Charcuterie boards, or another term is food boards, are all the rage right now.…

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Vegan Chocolate Ganache (Just two ingredients!)

I can't tell you how many times I've made this easy vegan chocolate ganache. Here's a secret...sometimes I literally just make this and eat it and you bet I lick that bowl every time. It's a great easy recipe to have up your sleeve when you need it. Perfect for decorating all sorts of confections and a great replacement for hot fudge on sundaes. Vegan Chocolate Ganache: Ingredients All you need for this ganache is vegan dark chocolate chips and a plant based milk. My favorite chocolate for baking is Enjoy Life. In my opinion, the best plant based milk…

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All Things Valentine’s Day

Here's a roundup of all the best food, crafts, and books for you to enjoy with your significant other this Valentine's Day!  Plus gift guides so you can get the perfect gift for your partner or bestie!  Featured Best Valentines Day Gifts for Him or HerHere's a roundup of the best gifts you can get your loved one this Valentine's Day!Shop NowChocolate Fondue Dessert BoardCreate some romance and have a chocolate filled dessert board to split!RecipeBook Page Paper RosesMake your loved one a beautiful bouquet that will never die!Start CraftingBest Contemporary Romance BooksHere's some of my favorite rom coms for…

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Cranberry Orange Ginger Sparkling Drink

This cranberry orange ginger sparkling drink is so delicious and actually very good for you! There is no refined sugar or store bought juice to be seen anywhere near this drink. Besides it being yummy and festive, it's very healthy since the cranberries, ginger, and oranges help boost your immune system after all that extra holiday food this season. The cranberry juice part of this recipe is modified from @thejenjones recipe. I discovered her on TikTok and love every single plant-based recipe she posts. Also check out the benefits of cranberries, our favorite seasonal fruit! Cranberry Orange Ginger Drink: Ingredients…

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Raspberry Bars (Vegan & Gluten Free)

After delving in to some of the Medical Medium books, I have been eating a lot more fruit lately. That has translated into baking as well because I can't live without my desserts! These raspberry bars were a product of that and I have made them every week for a month straight because I just cant't stop eating them. They are vegan, gluten free and refined sugar free. A completely guilt free dessert to just devour whenever you feel like it. They're super quick to make too. Did I convince you yet? Raspberry Bars Modified Upon making these bars for…

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No Bake Peanut Butter Bars — Vegan & Gluten Free

These quick and easy no bake peanut butter bars are bound to be a real crowd pleaser. This recipe comes together in no time at all and all you have to do is pop it in the fridge until you're ready to eat it. Plus they are vegan and gluten free! Perfect for anyone with dietary preferences or food allergies.  I get a real craving for peanut butter sometimes and these really hit the spot for me. Soft, sweet, peanut buttery and topped with chocolate.I made these for the first time in a baking class I'm taking to learn some new…

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