4 Ingredient Cookies

I’ve been trying to cut back on sugar & wanted a snack to go with my tea at my afternoon tea time. I needed something not too heavy & not sugary or unhealthy. So I decided on this vegan, gluten free, simple snack. This recipe was delightful with a lovely tea. It doesn’t make a…

” Meaty” Nachos

Today, I was looking for a yummy mexican style lunch and love the idea of a one-dish meal. This is that type of meal. It’s “meaty”, has a bit of a spiciness to it and is an easy dish to make. It’s a great dish for lunch, as an appetizer or even a dinner along…

Lemon Pudding Cheesecake

I make this cheesecake for Easter every few years & it is always a smash hit! It’s light & lemony delicious! Enjoy! I have to apologize that in all of the commotion & excitement on Easter, I never took a picture of the cheesecake, but it is so very delicious!! It will not disappoint!! Ingredients:…

vegan gfree chocolate cream pie

Oh Wow, the yumminess!!! I made this chocolate cream pie the other day, just because. I Love “Just because” recipes! This one is seriously good, guys & gals!! It takes a little time of prep, but it is so worth it! It’s so chocolatey!! Ingredients: Pre-made gfree crust (recipe in previous post) Filling: 1 (12…

Shephard’s Pie

This is one of those recipes that I have to make in the Fall & Winter when I want a quick & comforting meal. I make it 2 different ways, depending on my mood. Here’s both versions listed on the main ingredient. For the “meat” part of the dish I either use lentils or a…

Apple Crisp

It’s Autumn & it’s time to start thinking of apples in season. There are so many recipes for apples! My daughter & husband LOVE apple pie so much!! My son & I are more of a bite- into- an- apple- from- the-orchard kind of people. Well, somewhere in between, there’s an apple crisp. I Love…

Homemade cereal

Being vegan & gluten free as well as trying to remain healthy is very important to me & my family. That being said, we love breakfast & it’s been difficult to find a good cereal that is nice to eat during the week, and that adopts all of the characteristics we need. So, I make…

Hot Cocoa

It’s that time of year when we need a comforting drink on occasion & what better way than with a homemade hot cocoa, one without all of the additives & preservatives? It’s rich & creamy! Ingredients: 2 cups almond milk 2 tspns unsweetened cocoa 2 TBSPN Enjoy Life vegan mini chocolate chips 1/2 tsp vanilla…

Black Bean Brownies

I had my friend & Food Stylist for my new & upcoming cookbook, Rachel, over for a taste testing/business meeting last week & this was the dessert served. It was so decadent & delicious! It’s a Black Bean Brownie! I served it with homemade vanilla ice cream & homemade peanut butter caramel sauce (From a…

Potato & Leek Soup

So this is a soup I have loved making for years! My family loves it in the Fall & Winter when it gets a little chilly & we’re looking for a simple yet hearty & warm, soothing soup. I used to make a version I had in a cookbook & lost the book 😦 but…