coconut oil

Oatmeal Cookies Without Butter

These oatmeal cookies without butter can be made with different types of oil. They're mixed together by hand, without a mixer, and the dough doesn't need to be chilled. These butterless oatmeal cookies can be made with regular flour, gluten-free or whole wheat flour. They're naturally dairy-free and have a vegan option. September 6, 2020

These oatmeal cookies without butter can be made with different types of oil. They’re mixed together by hand, without a mixer, and the dough doesn’t need to be chilled. These butterless oatmeal cookies can be made with regular flour, gluten-free or whole wheat flour. They’re naturally dairy-free and have a vegan option. I don’t know […]

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Nut-free Granola Bars

Easy and delicious nut-free granola bars that can also be made gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan. August 24, 2020

These nut-free granola bars pack well and are perfect for the lunchbox (or purse!). They can also be made gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan and don’t require any special ingredients.  I’ve been looking for the perfect baked granola bars for years. I feel like today’s recipe is it! As much as I love no-bake granola bars […]

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Healthy Cinnamon Apple Muffins

Healthy Cinnamon Apple Muffins (gluten-free option) June 18, 2020

These healthy cinnamon apple muffins are made healthier with whole wheat flour, olive oil (or another oil of choice), and less sweetener than a typical muffin! Despite that, they’re so moist and flavorful. They can also be made gluten-free and dairy-free. I’m super excited about these muffins! If you prefer cupcakes, check out my Applesauce […]

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Dairy-free Mashed Potatoes

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These dairy-free mashed potatoes are super creamy, don’t use any unusual ingredients, and are paleo, vegan and Whole30-friendly. Let me start by saying that if you can have dairy and don’t want to follow the recipe below, use: Butter instead of coconut oil. You can also use more butter in place of the olive oil […]

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Orange Glazed Carrots

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These orange glazed carrots are the perfect side dish. Fresh carrots are lightly glazed with orange juice, honey and a little butter to make a delicious and healthy side dish! With dairy-free, vegan and paleo options. I wasn’t really a fan of glazed carrots until I tried these orange glazed carrots! Carrots are already naturally […]

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Honey-Ginger Cranberry Apple Crisp

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This isn’t your average apple crisp.  It’s full of tart fresh cranberries and it has a secret ingredient in the topping that makes it just a touch spicy.  But not in a spicy-like-cayenne-pepper kind of way.   Because that might be kind of gross.  Although in hot chocolate it’s totally amazing, but maybe not a fruit […]

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100% Whole Wheat Graham Crackers – And a Giveaway!

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I have a confession.  I’m not one of those people that can wing it when it comes to baking.  I usually have a recipe (or two or three) that I adapt and adapt and adapt until it is what I want it to be.  I don’t often change a ton of different things at once(although […]

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