Chocolate Protein Pillow Cookies

{gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, protein-packed} I honestly have no idea why I called these ‘Pillow Cookies’… but the puffy, crackle-y look of these protein cookies make me think of warm, chocolate pillows so well, Pillow Cookies it is. I of course used dairy-free chocolate chips, but if you aren’t dairy-free or vegan, you can definitely use…

Fudge Brownies

{gluten-free, dairy-free} Wowww ok these brownies are all sorts of delicious – fudgy, rich, and studded with bursts of melty chocolate chips. I brought them to a super bowl party and not one person said they could tell they were gluten/dairy-free. I see those kind of comments as huge compliments, because I love transforming otherwise dairy- and gluten-filled dishes and desserts…

Raw Date + Oat Bars

{gluten-free, dairy-free} My favorite snack bars are those with super simple ingredients. If I turn over the label of a protein bar or granola bar to find a list of ingredients as long as my blog post, I’m putting it back on the shelf. While I still buy snack bars at the grocery store, it’s always nice…

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

{gluten-free, dairy-free} My mother makes the best chocolate chip cookies. But since choosing to go completely gluten/dairy-free 7 months ago, I haven’t really had a decent chocolate chip cookie. My sister decided to take my mother’s recipe and experiment with it until she created the perfect gluten/dairy-free cookie. Of course, a dessert is a dessert. Don’t go eating…

Crustless Pecan Pie

{gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free} For those of you who don’t know, I do not eat gluten or dairy. Thus, none of my recipes contain either of these ingredients. These restrictions are part of my overall goal to heal my thyroid, which is something I will discuss on my blog in near future. I whipped up my…

Asparagus Orzo Salad

{gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan} With a light lemon tang and fresh greens, this asparagus orzo salad is perfect for summer! This salad is an old recipe of mine. When I first created it, I used traditional orzo, and I topped it with feta cheese (yum!). However, I do not eat gluten or dairy anymore, so I switched…