Category: Vegan & Vegetarian

Chambord Dark Chocolate Truffles

These delicious and kinda boozy raspberry truffles are made with dark chocolate chips, raspberry liqueur, and coconut milk creamer. Then topped with toasted coconut flakes or cocoa powder. The coconut flakes were so much better! Homemade Truffles I had no idea how easy it is to make truffles at home! All you need are a few ingredients, too. I got the idea for these raspberry...

Vegetarian Fried Southwestern Egg Rolls

Southwestern Egg Rolls I LOVE the Southwestern Egg Rolls they serve on the appetizer menu at Chili’s.  And I desperately miss being able to eat them.  But I love to take an old comfort food recipe and adjust it to fit into my dietary restrictions: gluten-free, dairy-free (except for goat cheese/milk or Parmesan), clean as possible, organic and non-GMO if possible. I had huge success...

Easy Gluten-Free Puff Pastry Apple Tarts

Just Four Ingredients Make these super easy and delicious gluten-free puff pastry apple tarts with just four ingredients – Schär gluten-free puff pastry, ripe apples, organic sugar, and goat milk butter. Cooked in about 30 minutes. Schär Gluten-Free Puff Pastry Wholesome Sweeteners Organic Granulated Cane Sugar Small Organic Apples Meyenberg European Style Goat Milk Butter I believe all of these ingredients can be found at...

Gluten-Free Fried Artichoke Hearts

These gluten-free, dairy-free fried artichoke hearts are one of my absolute favorite treats! They are so good – everyone just gobbles them up. Gluten-Free Fried Artichoke Hearts I love fried foods.  Almost as much as meat and potatoes.  We fry a lot of things.  And there are several different methods.  This one is super easy! Just recently, I actually, successfully made a chicken fried steak....

Restaurant Style Tex-Mex Rice

Restaurant Style Tex-Mex Rice I love Tex-Mex (a fusion of American and Mexican cuisine).  It is hard to grow up in Texas and not love it.  And we have a lot of incredible Tex-Mex restaurants here in Austin that we frequent on the regular.   I mean what is not to love about enchiladas, tacos, chips and queso, guacamole, salsas, beans and rice.  And there...

copy cat Samoas cookies

Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Samoas

These copy cat Samoas cookies are super simple to make and they are dairy-free and gluten-free! We use organic dark chocolate, toasted coconut, and pre-made gluten-free cookies. The caramel is made with date syrup, coconut milk creamer, vanilla, and a pinch of salt. I’m surprised by how good they turned out to be honest. Girl Scout Cookies Don’t we all love the annual Girl Scout...

Healthy Cauliflower Leek Potato Soup

Cauliflower Leek Potato Soup is made with chicken stock and coconut milk for a delicious, creamy, gluten-free, casein-free version of a classic soup. Cauliflower Leek Potato Soup I love soup!  And we eat soup often around here.  At least once a week, I’ll make up a big batch of soup and freeze some of it for lunches. I especially love chicken tortilla soup and of...

Ranch Cream Cheese Cucumber Bites

Cream Cheese Ranch Cucumber Bites

Game Day Noms These ranch cucumber bites were so easy to make with just five simple ingredients. Well easy except for me trying to figure out how to add the piping bag to the decorating tips and not succeeding. But the rest is so easy. They are naturally gluten-free and made with goat milk cream cheese from Trader Joe’s, artisan goat milk yogurt, ranch spice...

Gluten-Free Meatless Grilled Burgers

We grilled the gluten-free Beyond Meat plant-based burger patties and served them on Schär gluten-free hamburger buns and were totally impressed by both! The Beyond Burger So this isn’t a recipe or paid partnership – I just wanted to tell you how good these gluten-free meatless grilled burgers are! We are trying to eat less meat in general. And we plan a Meatless Monday dinner...