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…

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…

Vegan Garlic and Lemon Aioli

{gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan} Most aioli recipes involve eggs, mayonnaise, and oil. This recipe replaces those ingredients with wholesome, vegan, and simple ingredients. This oil-free aioli has that traditional light, creamy texture, and you can seriously put it on anything. This simple recipe can be used to dress a salad, add flavor to tacos, or as a…

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…

Remedies for a Sore Throat

At the start of winter each year, I get a sore throat and a stuffy nose. And these usually drag a headache along with them. I am not a supporter of popping pills for every little ache and pain though, so I usually weather through it and let my body do what it’s made to…

Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

{gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan} Take me seriously people… these actually taste like buffalo wings. Crispy on the outside; juicy on the inside. Just all sorts of perfect. Ingredients: 1 medium head cauliflower, chopped into bite-sized pieces 1/2 cup gluten-free all purpose flour 1/2 cup water 1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp Earth Balance olive oil…