Tropical Whipped Cream Fruit Salad

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Desserts, Easter, Side Dishes | 4 comments

Gluten-free Dairy-free Tropical Whipped Cream Salad

I could bathe in this stuff! Yep, this salad (or dessert if you prefer) is that luxurious to the taste buds – in flavor and texture. But I’ll refrain from taking a dip, and just dip my spoon into the yumminess over and over and …

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Double Chocolate Cake with Supreme Chocolate Frosting

Posted by on Apr 10, 2015 in Cakes, Desserts | 2 comments

Double Chocolate Cake gluten dairy free recipe

No one needs an excuse to enjoy this gluten and dairy free, rich and moist cake with the creamiest frosting, but Valentine’s Day, a birthday, anniversary, or Mother’s Day would all benefit! Coconut garnish is optional, but it’s a MUST for me!

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Tropical Protein Shake

Posted by on Jan 16, 2015 in Drinks, Smoothies | 0 comments

Gluten-free, Dairy-free Tropical Protein Shake

I love starting my busy day with a solid nutritional base. This protein shake is bright and refreshing. It’s a not overly sweetened drink that uses only whole foods and no added sugars, and is energy boosted with the addition of chia seeds and raw walnuts. You’ll also be getting a healthy dose of anti-oxidants, fiber, and anti-inflammatory benefits.

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So Delicious Nog (Eggnog) Product Review

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Reviews | 0 comments

So Delicious Nog is rockin’ good stuff! It’s gluten-free, vegan, soy-free, and non-GMO, making me one cheery holiday elf. A non eggnog believer turned Nog advocate! Let’s ring in the holidays with Nog, shall we?

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Homemade Dairy-free Coconut Milk Cream Cheese

Posted by on Sep 18, 2014 in Appetizers, Breakfast, Snacks | 30 comments

Homemade Dairy-free Coconut Milk Cream Cheese by

Let’s get cream cheese back into our gluten-free, dairy-free lifestyles! This how-to recipe is very simple. The hardest part is waiting for the culturing process and chilling time. Get your crackers ready!

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Orange Coconut Italian Biscotti Pie Crust

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Christmas, Desserts, Holiday, Pies, Thanksgiving | 0 comments

Gluten-free Dairy-free Orange Coconut Italian Biscotti Pie Crust

Once I made my Gluten-free, Dairy-free Orange Coconut Italian Biscotti, I just couldn’t resist turning it into a gluten-free, dairy-free crumb pie crust. It has the perfect flavors to complement the right fillings, such as a pumpkin custard or creamy chocolate pudding. And with pie season coming (really it’s here already in my mind), there’s never a risk of having too many pie crust recipes. Don’t you agree?

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Gluten-free Vegan Pistachio Tart Cherry Dark Chocolate Bark

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in Candy, Desserts, Snacks | 2 comments

Gluten-free Vegan Pistachio Tart Cherry Dark Chocolate Bark

When your sweet tooth calls, simply grab a small piece of this dark chocolate smattered with tasty niblets. It makes your sweet tooth, and your taste buds, think you’re indulging a whole lot more than you really are. The saltiness and crunch from the pistachios, the sweet, nutty coconut, the richness of the dark chocolate, and the tang of the tart cherries create a flavor explosion all in one little bite.

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Coconut Cream Topping with Orange Essence

Posted by on Jun 4, 2014 in Desserts, Sauces | 0 comments

Gluten-free Dairy-free Coconut Cream Whipped Topping with Orange Essence

Sometimes a rich, sweet frosting is just more than you want, right? This is a very cool, refreshing whipped-cream-style topping. It is not overly sweet, has an orange essence, and brightens fruit or vegetable-based desserts quite nicely. Over your favorite berry cobbler or pie, this would spoon perfectly – and melt lusciously – into warmed servings. And the orange zest makes the fresh, bright flavor the perfect complement to pumpkin pie.

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Blueberry Orange Coconut Protein Smoothie

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in Drinks, Seasonal, Smoothies, Summer | 0 comments

Gluten-free Dairy-free Blueberry Orange Coconut Protein Smoothie

Ever take a sip or a bite of something expecting it to taste a certain, preconceived way, and then it doesn’t? That’s what happened here. And it was a surprising – yet still very pleasant – surprise!

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Lemon Poppy Seed Coconut Finger Cakes

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in Breads, Breakfast, Brunch Foods, Cakes, Desserts, Easter | 2 comments

Gluten-free Dairy-free Lemon Poppy Seed Coconut Finger Cakes

This recipe creates little “cakes” that are really more of a cross between a scone and a muffin. They’re tender and light in texture, with a very mild sweetness to them. I love how the almond, coconut, and oat flours create a “whole grain” mouthfeel. And the coconut and lemon together … well, … it’s fabulous!

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Amaretto Tart Cherry Coconut Macaroons

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in Cookies, Desserts | 0 comments

Gluten-free Dairy-free Amaretto Tart Cherry Coconut Macaroons

This macaroon recipe is the epitome of all-delicious characteristics – chewy center, textured composition, and crisp-toasted shredded coconut strands, with tartness of dried cherries, amaretto, and almond essence. A dynamic flavor explosion!

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Orange Zest Chocolate Chip Coconut Macaroons

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in Christmas, Cookies, Desserts, Holiday | 0 comments

Gluten-free Dairy-free Orange Zest Chocolate Chip Coconut Macaroons

Yes! A kicked up macaroon recipe free of gluten, dairy, and soy. These cookies have bright, rich flavor and a chewy texture. Christmas goodness that really is too delicious to share … but it is the right thing to do at the holidays.

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Pumpkin Pecan Seven Layer Bars

Posted by on Oct 17, 2013 in Christmas, Cookies, Desserts, Fall, Holiday, Seasonal, Thanksgiving | 1 comment

Gluten-free Dairy-free Pumpkin Pecan Seven Layer Bars

Since I know there are so many of us out there who love the combo of ginger, pumpkin, and chocolate (because chocolate is tasty with just about anything), I thought I’d throw them all together and create one delicious YUM treat! I must warn you though, these are really rich … really rich.

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Almond Joy Coconut Macaroon Cookies

Posted by on Jun 21, 2013 in Candy, Christmas, Cookies, Desserts, Holiday | 2 comments

Gluten, Dairy, Soy, Peanut Free Almond Joy Coconut Macaroon Cookies

This gluten-free, dairy-free coconut macaroons recipe tastes just like the original Almond Joy candy bars. They’re chewy, sweet, and crunchy, with just the right amount of chocolate drizzled over them. Whether you’re craving a cookie or a candy bar, this easy recipe will satisfy your taste buds.

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