Recipes — gluten free



Ice Cream Sandwiches

I think we can all agree when I say, whether ice cream is sandwiched between cookies, biscuits, wafers, or cakes, an ice cream sandwich is always a good idea. Especially when it's made with real ingredients! Creamy, dairy-free vanilla ice cream, chocolate brownie-like (raw) cookies... this really is the perfect summertime treat. Here's what you need: For Vanilla Ice Cream 2 cans full fat coconut milk 1/2 cup agave (or other liquid sweetener) 1 tsp vanilla extract For Cookies 1 cup pecans 1 cup almond flour 1 cup coconut flour 1/2 cup cacao powder, unsweetened 1/4 cup agave (or other liquid sweetener) 2 Tbsp coconut oil (can substitute date paste or nut milk—something to help the mixture stick together) Pinch of salt Here's how to...

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How to Make Coconut Yogurt

Making homemade coconut yogurt is so much easier than it sounds. Trust me, it really doesn't get any easier than this. All you need is full fat coconut milk and a good quality probiotic supplement. No tricks or fancy equipment. But, there are a few tips I recommend you read over before making this recipe: You must use a high-quality probiotic. Believe it or not, many of the probiotic supplements you see at your local grocery store are probably not even live. I use Puradyme Probiotics. Not all coconut milk brands will yield the same results, as they all contain different ingredients. I've had the most success with: Field Day, Native Forest, and 365 Whole Foods Full Fat Coconut Milk. They all contain...

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Peanut Butter Puffs Cereal

You asked for it... Peanut Butter Puffs Cereal! This is a re-creation of an all-time fave: Peanut Butter Panda Puffs. If you know me at all, you may know about my childhood cereal addiction. Growing up and learning what crap actually goes into those cereals was a heart-break moment, as I cut them out of my diet. If you're reading this, you can probably relate.  Let's compare ingredients, shall we? The store-bought Peanut Butter Panda Puffs contains: whole grain corn meal, corn meal, cane sugar, peanut butter, soy oil, sea salt, tocopherols. Today's re-creation contains: quinoa puffs, extra virgin coconut oil, peanut butter (the completely natural kind with only one ingredient), and pure maple syrup.  Not only is this recipe made with only 4 ingredients total,...

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Cookie Dough Protein Bars

Feeling peckish? What better snack is there than Cookie Dough Protein Bars?! These 7-ingredient, vegan, gluten-free, refined-sugar-free (try to say that 5 times fast) protein bars take no more than 5 MINUTES to prepare. Oh, and they taste way better than store-bought, chemical-filled alternatives. To make these bars, I used almond flour and coconut flour instead of traditional flours. So much healthier! The almond flour adds a sweet, nutty flavor, and the coconut flour helps it come together. Remember, coconut flour is very absorbent, making it perfect for recipes like this where you want that shapeable texture. I also used Jarrow Formulas Optimal Plant Proteins vanilla protein powder—I find that some protein powders can be overwhelming, but this one worked well for...

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Pumpkin Pie

It doesn’t get much better than this! A no-bake, vegan pumpkin pie perfect for your holiday feast. Or really, for any day. The best part? It’s super easy to make and only needs about 3 hours to set in the freezer.  Here’s what you need: Whipped Coconut Cream 1 can coconut whipping cream, chilled (at least 24 hours) 2 Tbsp raw cane sugar, finely ground 1 tsp vanilla extract Crust 1 cup pecans 1 cup blanched almond flour 3 Tbsp maple syrup 2 Tbsp coconut oil Pinch of salt Filling 2 cups cashews, unsalted, unroasted 1 15-oz can organic pumpkin 1 cup almond milk, unsweetened 5 Tbsp maple syrup 1/4 cup coconut oil 1 tsp vanilla bean paste 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2...

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