Fig Brownie Bites

This probably goes without saying, but it’s incredibly difficult to do anything with a newborn in the house. I was also incredibly naive to think that I could get anything done while he is sleeping. Why? Because I can only do things that don’t make NOISE. Cooking… makes noise. Baking… makes noise. Sweeping up the back yard……

Cashew Butter Brownies

I’ve had a rough couple of weeks in the “health” department. I was nursing a sore throat, hoping to rest it off and avoid a full-blown cold. Did it work? Well… for a weekend. Then I started the following week with eyes watering, nose running, and sneezing shenanigans. Not cool. After I mostly recovered, my…

Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Ice Cream Sandwiches

Let’s just say I had my fair share of treats this last week. The most enjoyable of them all were these fantastic little ice cream sandwiches! They were inspired by a friend who recently opened a healthy snack and lifestyle boutique in South Orange County, The Hive & Co. They have GIGANTIC (think IT’s IT) dairy-free, gluten-free ice cream sammies in…

Sea Salt Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Valentine’s Day has come and gone but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy sweets any old day, right?! WRONG! Actually, I’m fighting off a cold right now because I’ve been a bit too lenient with my sugar-free ways, sleep has been elusive at times, etc, etc. Let me just make it known that I have…

(Almost) Raw Truffles

I just recently moved to South Orange County, to a little town called San Clemente. It’s pretty much perfect. I walk everywhere, I do yoga, go for runs by the beach, and make delicious things in the kitchen! Here’s another recipe from Diane’s fabulous book. I saw these and knew that I could whip them…