Category Archives: desserts

No time to bake? Try Sweet Magic cookies!

One of the things I LOVE about being a food blogger is receiving new gluten-free, vegan product to try and review.  My Cottage Foods’ timing couldn’t have been better. I’ve had a full plate lately with a big project at … Continue reading

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Fugetaboutit Cookies – Vegan and Gluten-Free

I’m finally getting a chance to play with aquafaba – the amazing chic pea liquid! It makes perfect merengue, whipped cream and egg substitute.  3 tablespoons equals 1 egg for most recipes. So next time you make some hummus, save the … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Mousse Pie with Cranberry Oat Crust – Vegan and Gluten-Free

The joys of fall are filling the air here in the Rocky Mountains. Leaves are turning shades of yellow, red and orange and pumpkins are everywhere. Time for a little pumpkin treat! This Pumpkin Mousse Pie with Cranberry Oat Crust … Continue reading

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Peach Cobbler and Yes, it’s Raw, Vegan and Gluten-free!

Eating a a fresh, juicy, sweet peach is such a treat. In season, they’re pretty amazing all by themselves.  And when you combine juicy, fresh peaches with this raw cobbler topping, you get a little bite of heaven! It’s super … Continue reading

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Cranberry Orange Pecan Bars

I’ve heard that orange mixed with chocolate is very Italian. And my very Italian co-worker loved these sweet little bars.  I love them too and my mom’s Italian. But they were created in Colorado. And when people taste them, it … Continue reading

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Vanilla Creme Cappuccino Pie

  When accidents in the kitchen go right to create a new recipe, it makes me smile! I wanted a nut-free, chocolate-free dessert for a group of people coming to visit. I was attempting to make some raw coconut balls … Continue reading

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Crispy Banana Caramel Delight

Hubby and I went out for a lovely vegan dinner but the dessert options were limited.  I had a bunch of bananas back at the house and thought having something banana caramel-y would make the perfect end to our sweet evening.  I … Continue reading

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Apple Buckwheat Cobbler Delight

I grew up using a pressure cooker so they don’t scare me. My mom used to make potatoes in her olive green Presto and I loved how it sputtered and jiggled on the stove. I used mine for potatoes too … Continue reading

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Raw-vocado Key Lime Pie

Hubby and I were headed to some friends’ house for dinner and were bringing dessert. It was a hot day and I started to ponder what to bring.  My friend is an amazing cook and she enjoys experimenting with recipes … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free, Vegan Blueberry Bread

This is one of my favorite recipes when I’m having guests over. It makes a great breakfast or a nice dessert.  My non-vegan and non-gluten-free friends and family love this bread.  I hope you will too! Gluten-Free, Vegan Blueberry Bread … Continue reading

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“Raw-kin” Awesome Pumpkin Pie

Raw pumpkin just didn’t sound appetizing to me or to hubby. He wrinkled up his nose when I told him I’d be making raw pumpkin pie.  I figured if it was gross, I could always cook it.  But, to both … Continue reading

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Turn Off the Oven! Raw, Vegan, Gluten-Free Pie Crust

I wish I could say I love the holidays, but with my busy life, each year it seems I’m busier than the year before. What a challenge to figure out how to get all those extra things on my to-do list … Continue reading

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Raw, Vegan, Cinnamon-y Apple Crisp

Buy fresh fruit in season and you can’t go wrong, right? Apples are in season in the U.S., on sale and super delicious.  So buying a big bag of organic apples was a must on my to-do list. While I … Continue reading

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Raw Gingerbread Bars

Saturday night, hubby and I headed off to the monthly “Rawluck”, an amazing raw food potluck we can’t wait to attend every month.  As usual, the spread was incredible.  We had tastes of fresh fruits – figs, melons, peaches, strawberries, … Continue reading

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Raw Vegan Peanut Butter Bars

Got a Craving for Chocolate Peanut Butter Candy But Don’t Want the Empty Calories? Try these yummy AND healthy treats! These little beauties are not only sweet and decadent tasting, they’re packed with nutrition! I made up a batch for … Continue reading

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A Healthy Chocolate Brownie Fix? Oh Yeah!!!

Raw Vegan Gluten-Free Brownies The ripe avocado on my counter was just begging to become part of a luscious cocoa frosting, topping these wonderful raw brownies.  I decided to try adding figs since I had some I needed to use.  I love … Continue reading

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Raw Cocoa Vegan Bonbon Balls

I’m posting these in honor of Presidents’ Day, but really, does a girl need a holiday or even an excuse to eat chocolate.  Why give up something so tasty and full of antioxidants? Of course, make sure it’s vegan, gluten-free and … Continue reading

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Raw Vegan “Cookie Dough” Balls

When you were a kid, didn’t you just love to eat raw cookie dough?  I used to wish my mom would leave the soft little rolled cookies out of the oven.  But she would always tell me I shouldn’t eat … Continue reading

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