Snacks/Treats

Patriotic Fruit Tray with Spiced Yogurt Dip

Patriotic Fruit Tray with Spiced Yogurt Dip

A flag design of fruit to celebrate Memorial Day or July 4th — yes, please! Berries are popular at any gathering — almost anyone can eat them. Serve this patriotic fruit tray with my simple spiced yogurt dip for a refreshing and healthy treat. In […]

White Bean Lemon-Dill Dip

White Bean Lemon-Dill Dip

This 15-minute White Bean Lemon-Dill Dip is smooth and flavorful with vegetables or chips. It’s a perfect, easy dip to make in the Spring when fresh dill is at its peak. A wonderful variation on garbanzo hummus! Plus the green herbs make an attractive presentation […]

Raw Date-Apricot-Almond-Butter Bites

Raw Date-Apricot-Almond-Butter Bites

These raw date-apricot almond butter bites are fun finger food. They are sweet but not too much, and mix together quickly for a light dessert or potluck offering. No cooking! And you can change how they look (and taste) by rolling them in different coatings.  […]

Easy Coconut Milk Tapioca Dessert

Easy Coconut Milk Tapioca Dessert

With only six ingredients, this easy coconut milk tapioca dessert is creamy and rich, with a subtle hint of vanilla. Bananas are fabulous with it and so are many other fruits. I’m lucky to be in Hawaii for a few days and so am celebrating […]

Beef-Spinach Mini-Meatloaves

Beef-Spinach Mini-Meatloaves

These beef-spinach mini-meatloaves are a juicy, succulent blend of grass-fed beef, onions, spinach, oats (or quinoa) and seasonings. They bake quickly and are great as part of a meal or as party food. They reheat beautifully – if there are any left! If you prefer, […]

Strawberry-Almond Heart Cakes

Strawberry-Almond Heart Cakes

These little cakes are so easy to stir together for Valentine’s Day or any day! There’s just enough sweetness from the honey for these strawberry-almond heart cakes to be more cake than muffin. The combination of almond, coconut and tapioca flours become light yet filling […]

Sunflower-Tahini Fruit-Sweetened Baked Apples

Sunflower-Tahini Fruit-Sweetened Baked Apples

These sunflower-tahini fruit-sweetened baked apples are a quick and easy Valentine’s treat! They have a surprise center of seed butter (in this case a blend of sunflower and tahini). You could use any seed or nut butter you like. Drizzle with non-dairy or dairy yogurt […]

Garlicky Spinach-Artichoke Hummus

Garlicky Spinach-Artichoke Hummus

Garlicky Spinach-Artichoke Hummus is a crowd-pleaser and great game day recipe. Almost everyone at a party can eat it – it’s gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan. You can customize the amount of lemon juice, olive oil, salt and garlic depending on your taste and desire to […]

Apple-Apricot Fruit-Sweetened Muffins

Apple-Apricot Fruit-Sweetened Muffins

These Apple-Apricot Fruit-Sweetened muffins are also gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, tree-nut-free and vegan. Truly an elimination diet muffin, yet flavorful and versatile. Because they are not very sweet, they are almost a scone. There are quite a few variations on elimination diets but all are based […]