No Bake Vegan Cheesecake with Raspberry Compote

No Bake Vegan Cheesecake with Raspberry Compote #glutenfree | Nutritious Eats

I don’t know what got into me, but I specifically felt like experimenting with vegan desserts. Whenever vegan treats come to mind, I think cashews, dates, nuts. All very healthy, rich and flavorful. I have been craving cheesecake ever since national cheesecake day so was set out on a mission. This little tasty treat is…

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Mug Cake for Two


Hey friends! How was your weekend? We didn’t do much- a little work for me and the hubs, a lot of fighting for the kids- they are at that age where they just annoy the heck out of each other and it’s so frustrating! and some binge watching of Homeland for us (the series we’ve…

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Ambrosia Apple Upside-Down Cake {Gluten Free}


I was asked to participate in the #iloveambrosia campaign as a member of the Healthy Aperture Blogger Network. I was compensated for my time and was gifted a dozen Ambrosia apples. Hi friends! Well little ol’ me turns another year older today! Yep, it’s my birthday! I will follow in my mom and grandmother’s footsteps…

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Double Chocolate Cheesecake for Valentine’s Day


Every year on Valentine’s Day my husband and I put the kids to bed a little early and enjoy a romantic home cooked meal instead of worrying about making reservations at some fancy restaurant. How is it different than any other night I cook? Well for one thing, the kids are in bed. We open…

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Easy Kids Birthday Cake: Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

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  As I mentioned last week,my oldest son turned 6 this past week and we had a low key yet wonderful birthday celebration. We have seemed to make it a tradition to go to the zoo to celebrate L’s birthday in October. It is always a fun thing to do that can take place during…

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting & Heath Bar Sprinkles


When it comes time to birthdays in this family, we all seem to prefer chocolate (although carrot cake and Italian cream are my husband’s other favorites). I have made this recipe several times and am always pleased with how moist and light these cupcakes turn out. If you are new to my blog, welcome! If…

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