• Sweet Cravings

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    Raw Fruit Tarts

    It’s almost Easter and I am excited to share these beautiful fruit tarts! There is no baking involved in this recipe. These tarts are gluten-free, grain free and vegan. The […]

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    Raw Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles

    Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is around the corner and I just created these raw chocolate hazelnut truffles that will make the perfect homemade gift for your loved […]

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    Holiday Mousse Tart

    I love chocolate mousse!  The smooth and creamy texture is irresistibly satisfying.  I created this raw/gluten free mousse tart that will give you that warm and fuzzy feeling of Christmas […]

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    Raw Vanilla Nut Cheesecakes

    Ever since I started making raw desserts I rarely bake traditional sweets that require flour and sugar. Raw desserts are indeed high in calories, as most desserts are, but the […]

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    Rose Water, Cardamom and Walnut Date Bites

    In my culture, Christmas isn’t Christmas without a traditional Middle Eastern cookie called Kalecha, a light and crisp dough stuffed with a sweet filling. Some are stuffed with walnuts, others […]

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    Pumpkin Pecan Bars

    It’s pumpkin season and I couldn’t resist buying my favorite Sugar Pie Pumpkins from the store. They are small, easy to use and sweeter than larger pumpkins which make them […]

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    Green Nectarine Smoothie

    One of my favorite Farmer’s Market buys of this summer has been nectarines. Every week I anticipate the large piles of scrumptious white and yellow varieties along with the fuzzy […]

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    Homemade Plain Yogurt

    Most people would agree that homemade food tastes better than store bought. There are several reasons why it does, like freshness, being able to use good quality ingredients and adding […]

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    Cherry Almond Dream Smoothie

    My Vitamix blender has been my favorite kitchen gadget since I’ve significantly lowered my intake of gluten, wheat and grains. My morning breakfast frequently starts off with a smoothie or […]

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    Banana Nut Fudge Bites

    I am constantly making changes in my diet for the better. It’s a learning experience and a life change that is gradual. This year I have significantly reduced sugar from […]

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    Smart Brownies

    The raw food diet is attractive to me because I’ve always loved fruits and veggies. Raw food recipes also incorporate herbs and spices that have many health benefits and create […]

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    Breakfast Popovers

    If you’ve ever had popovers, you may agree with me on the fact that they are both addicting and adorable! These light and airy bread rolls make a delicious starter […]

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    Chocolate Hazelnut Pots De Creme

    Chocolate is wonderful and satisfying and there is something even more special about spooning smooth, silky chocolate out of a little ramekin, jar, wine glass or any other cute serving […]

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    Cranberry Almond Panna Cotta

    I remember sinking my spoon into my first Panna Cotta; it was love at first bite! I finally attempted to make this dreamy dessert myself incorporating two flavors that I […]

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    Pecan-Bar Cheesecake

      Do you like Pecan Bars? How about cheesecake? Imagine a rich chewy pecan bar with a light vanilla bean flavored cheesecake on top. This is what I dreamed up […]