Easy Homemade Ricotta Cheese

If you’re thinking that homemade ricotta cheese is too complicated or time-consuming to make, I swear – it’s not! You don’t need any special equipment other than a thermometer and you probably already have all three ingredients in your refrigerator. I’ve been trying to eat more organic food recently and when it came time to make lasagna, I was a bit appalled at how much I’d have to spend just for the ricotta ....more

Easy Swedish Pancakes Recipe

Easy Swedish pancakes with gluten-free, dairy-free, 100% whole grain and all-purpose flour options. I’ll be sharing some recipes over on Gluten-free on a Shoestring every now and then and to start things off, I shared these Swedish pancakes the other day. Like I’ve mentioned before, I was an exchange student in Sweden twice ....more

Cherry Brownies

These fudgy chocolate cherry brownies are gluten-free, dairy-free and 100% whole grain. I needed to come up with something last minute for a picnic recently and turned to my best gluten-free brownies recipe. They’re always a hit and nobody ever has a clue that they’re gluten-free and whole grain ....more

Cracked Pepper Salmon

This post is sponsored by alli®. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Salmon is the only type of seafood that I like ....more

85 Paleo No-bake Desserts for Summer (mostly vegan!)

Is it too hot to bake in your neck of the woods? Then this post is for you! I’ve been making a lot of paleo no-bake desserts recently (paleo because I’m currently trying to avoid grains but that’s a topic for another day!) and thought I’d share some of the recipes I’ve come across during my recipe searches ....more

No-bake PB&J Thumbprint Cookies (vegan with paleo / nut-free options)

These no-bake peanut butter and jelly thumbprint cookies are naturally vegan with a paleo and nut-free option. Thanks to Bob’s Red Mill for making today’s post possible! I used to hate natural peanut butter ....more

Paleo Hazelnut Muffins + Hotel Bavaria Review

These paleo hazelnut muffins have lots of nutty flavor and a great texture! Plus a review of Hotel Bavaria in Munich. At the end of May, we travelled to Munich for a healthier baking class that I was giving ....more

Gluten-free Key Lime Pie Bars

These key lime pie bars have an extra thick layer of filling and an easy homemade coconut cookie crust! Can be made with gluten-free, whole grain or all-purpose flours. I posted these key lime pie bars over on My Baking Addiction last month but didn’t post them here just because they’re so unhealthy ....more

Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge

This healthy peanut butter chocolate fudge couldn’t be any easier! You just melt everything together. Naturally vegan with a paleo and nut-free option ....more

Lemon Energy Bites (vegan, gluten-free, whole grain, dairy-free)

These lemon energy bites only take a few minutes to put together and are naturally gluten-free, vegan, 100% whole grain and dairy-free. I’m back! I unintentionally took a 2-week summer vacation from the blog, it seems ....more