Peanut Butter Banana Fudge Balls (gluten-free, whole grain, dairy-free, vegan)

These five ingredient peanut butter banana fudge balls happen to be gluten-free, 100% whole grain, dairy-free and vegan and are super quick and easy to put together! These balls may be a bit late for back to school week but who cares? They’re good every day of the year and it’s never too late for healthier snacks or desserts that actually taste good! ...more

Honey Sweetened Lemonade

This lightly honey sweetened lemonade is a breeze to make and is a great way to get rid of an overabundance of lemons! I feel silly even posting this because it’s hardly a recipe and certainly not groundbreaking but the world needs honey sweetened lemonade, right? :) What I really needed when making this was a way to get rid of my zested lemons ....more

Healthier Peanut Butter Cheesecake Brownie Bars

These healthier peanut butter cheesecake brownie bars are 100% whole grain, use natural peanut butter and are totally naturally sweetened! If you follow several blogs, then I bet you’re wondering what’s with the dozens of cheesecake recipes today. It’s Cheesecake Day! ...more

Raspberry Coconut Cupcakes

These grain-free raspberry coconut cupcakes are easy to make, yield a small batch and have a dairy-free option. All this week, So… Let’s Hang Out and The Pig and Quill have been hosting a virtual potluck called So Let’s Pig Out to share some awesome potluck dishes and give you some summer potluck inspiration! Check out their pages for links to all the dishes (many are allergy friendly!) and to enter some nifty giveaways ....more

Lemon Coconut Oat Balls

These lemon coconut oat balls are naturally gluten-free, sweetened with just a little maple syrup and have a vegan and dairy-free option! I’ve been in the kitchen almost all day every day for the past few months working on the book but with this latest heat wave and no AC, I thought I’d take a break from baking and actually post something. I made these coconut balls last summer for Food Fanatic but never shared them over here ....more

Healthy Banana Cream Pie Milkshake

This banana cream pie milkshake is made healthy with Greek yogurt and bananas instead of ice cream and can be made dairy-free, vegan, and gluten-free! It’s Milkshake Week! But me being me with my low posting frequency, I’m only joining in on the fun on the last day ....more

Honey Sweetened Spiced Peach Jam

This lightly honey sweetened spiced peach jam is not only delicious but an excellent way of dealing with an overabundance of peaches! First of all – thank you so much for all the emails and comments I received regarding the book announcement! I now have more than enough help and am so thankful for all the offers and kind comments ....more

The Sweet Side of Ancient Grains Book Announcement

Big announcement time! I’m not pregnant and I’m not moving back to the US (at least not yet) so that can only mean one thing… I’m writing a book! Before I really get into it, I have a big favor to ask of you all ....more

Whole Wheat Kanelbullar (Swedish Cinnamon Buns)

Did you know that cinnamon buns supposedly originate in Sweden? Kanelbullar are Swedish cinnamon buns, making these the forefathers of the fluffy, soft and usually pretty sweet American version. It’s difficult to compare these with American cinnamon buns, but kanelbullar aren’t as fluffy and not nearly as sweet as your typical cinnamon bun ....more

Strawberry White Chocolate Blondies

These 100% whole grain strawberry white chocolate blondies have melted white chocolate in the batter and in chip form! I’m one of the few people (and perhaps the only food blogger?) who prefers white chocolate over all other kinds of chocolate. But it has to be the good stuff! ...more