Category: Dessert

vegan pumpkin pie

Recipe: Vegan Pumpkin Pie

For my classmate Sierra’s birthday I decided to make a celebratory pumpkin pie this past Thursday! I think people were initially turned off by the fact that it was vegan, but as soon as the “health nuts” cut into it that’s all she wrote. It turned out surprisingly well, and everyone that ate a piece […]

Recipe: Vegan Ninjabread Cookies

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Yesterday I had the urge to bake, which I haven’t had in a awhile… I dreamt that I had a cookie company that catered for fashion shows, then woke up dead set on baking gingerbread cookies. So random. Coincidentally it was also National Pastry Day! I had planned to use […]

Recipe: Candy Apple Banana Pancakes

There’s just something special about fall. We moved to LA over the summer, so leaves changing colors, caramel apples, pumpkin spice lattes, and apple pie give me these nostalgic, warm & fuzzy feelings…I woke up this morning murmuring about candy apples & my grandma’s pancakes lol. However, I’ve been on a strict vegan diet lately so I’ve been […]

Accidentally Vegan: BEST Cereals Ever

1. Fruity Pebbles “ROCKS YOUR WHOLE MOUTH” 2. Cinnamon LIFE Cereal “LIFE IS FULL OF SURPRISES”   A photo posted by Monica Warner (@alwaysnumber4) on Mar 31, 2015 at 7:20pm PDT 3. Reese’s Puffs “CANDY…FOR BREAKFAST!”   A photo posted by @thefulljonty on Apr 15, 2015 at 2:38am PDT 4. Cinnamon Toast Crunch “REAL CINNAMON […]

Recipe: Vegan & Gluten Free S’mores Pop Tarts

I’ve always loved Pop Tarts and S’mores have been SO good to me, but the thought of a store bought S’mores Pop Tart sickens me to this day. HOWEVER, I had a dream that eating a S’mores Pop Tart could cure cancer so I decided to come up with a recipe I would even eat! […]

Recipe: Vegan & Gluten Free Chocolate Chunk Cookies

You’ve never seen vegan like this before! I’ve replicated my mother-in-law’s famous chocolate chip cookie recipe with only gluten-free and vegan ingredients! They’re so addicting… you should really consider tripling, maybe even quadrupling the recipe!

Recipe: Cinnamon Rolls From The Gods

Who doesn’t love cinnamon rolls?! Growing up I ate the store-bought kind for YEARS, until I taught myself how to cook. In this recipe, I’ve taken a classic cinnamon roll and added a tropical twist. These were necessary this past winter during a series of arctic snow storms! Anybody that knows me, knows I HATE […]

Recipe: Paleo Dessert Crêpes

A few years back I ate at this AWESOME restaurant called “Wang Gang.” They only stayed open for a few months, but during that time I had at least 20 chocolate spring rolls. These sound gross, but they weren’t anything like traditional spring rolls. They reminded me of a chocolate phyllo being rolled into little […]

Recipe: World’s Fluffiest Chocolate Chip Cookie

Who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies? There are SO many different chocolate chip cookies out there, it’s impossible to call mine the best. Don’t get me wrong, they’re pretty damn amazing, but as I always say, the world is better with options! This recipe is for the imagination. If you want a basic, gooey chocolate chip cookie try these. […]

Recipe: Banana Pudding the RIGHT Way

Growing up my mom used to make conventional “banana pudding” – complete with boxed vanilla wafers, and jello mix… Oh Snap! AT AGE 20, I finally had REAL banana pudding and my life has never been the same. I was expecting a cold, artificially flavored, cream pie-like dish, but the real deal was warm and literally melted in my mouth. […]

Recipe: Too many overripe bananas?

Traditional Southern Banana Pudding is quite possibly the most delicious dessert on the planet. However, between the sugar, butter, and chemical crackers (vanilla wafers) you’re asking for medical problems y eating this one. If you’re not into killing yourself slowly, you could always go for my favorite healthy breakfast/dessert, “banana nice cream.” You can find some “nice […]

5 Misconceptions About Food

There are so many misconceptions surrounding food and diet. Like much of what we hear in the media, mainstream information about nutrition is usually someone’s opinion, rather than fact. There’s always a new “healthy” fad (acai, avocado, garcinia cambogia, etc) or weight loss product in the news. There are also products and diet plans that actually […]