Desserts & Treats

Vegan Gluten-Free Protein Peanut Butter and Jelly Hummus – Health Article

A high protein, sweet hummus dip with all the flavor of a classic peanut butter and jelly. Vegan, gluten-free, no added sugar, and easily made in 5 minutes. Do you use protein powder? I’ve kept containers of different proteins in the house for as long as I can remember. I always love having different kinds on hand for an easy source of protein when I haven’t gotten enough from my daily eats (it happens to all of us!). I’ve tried…

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Lemon Olive Oil Cake [vegan + gluten-free] • Healthy Helper – Health Article

A light, sweet, & citrusy cake bursting with whole grain goodness and heart healthy fats! This Lemon Olive Oil Cake is simple to make, naturally sweetened, and amazingly delicious. A refreshing change from decadent, rich desserts! When it comes to olive oil my mind immediately goes back to my time spent in Italy after I graduated from college. While I always say that Germany was my favorite part of my first trip to Europe, Italy definitely takes the winning position…

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Vegan Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Brownies with No Added Sugar – Health Article

Deliciously fudgy, vegan brownies will be your new favorite sweet treat! These Double Chocolate Brownies are so rich and chocolatey that you’d never guess they were HEALTHY! Gluten-free, no sugar added, and SO drool-worthy. Brownies are probably one of my favorite desserts. I am not much of a cake person. But give me a dense, delicious, fudgy brownie and I am in heaven! And being a total chocolate lover as well, brownie just seem like the perfect sweet treat to…

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11 Beautiful Blueberry Recipes from Healthy Helper – Health Article

A roundup of beautiful recipes featuring the seasonal fruit delight: BLUEBERRIES! Bursting with color and flavor, these recipes are healthy, full of antioxidants, and perfect for using the bounty of blueberry season. Blueberries have been SO good lately. Probably because we are in PEAK blueberry season. So it definitely makes sense! 😉 Most of the year I buy frozen blueberries, but in the summer, fresh is the way to go because they are perfectly plump, ripe, and juicy. Since I’ve…

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Blueberry Oat Bites [vegan + gluten-free] • Healthy Helper – Health Article

Soft oat bites with all the taste and sweetness of fresh blueberries. Bursting with flavor, rich in antioxidants, and full of fiber. Vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, and no added sugar! Today is a special day, friends! We’re having a celebration. A party of sorts. A BLUEBERRY BONANZA to be exact! Blueberries are one of my favorite summer fruits. I buy frozen blueberries all year round, but during the summer months, fresh blueberries can’t be beat. Not only is it a great…

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Red, White, and Blue Recipes for the Fourth of July – Health Article

The ultimate patriotic recipe roundup for the Fourth of July! Celebrate our nation with this list of red, white, and blue recipes from around the web. All healthy, delicious, and incredibly festive! Green and red for Christmas. Orange and black for Halloween. Pastels for Easter. I just love when holidays have specific color themes! It makes it so much more fun to decorate and prepare food for. The Fourth of July is no exception! Who doesn’t love making beautiful red,…

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Low-Fat Vegan Chocolate Pudding Pie [gluten-free + sugar-free] – Health Article

Your pie dreams have come true with this healthy Chocolate Pudding Pie recipe! Creamy, delicious chocolate pudding finds a home within a gluten-free, vegan, naturally-sweetened crust. The heavenly mix of textures and rich taste will have you smiling all the way through your slice (or two!)! One of my dreams is to one day have a HUGE party where all my friends I’ve met from travel and social media around the world can attend and meet each other in person.…

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Healthy Vegan Reese’s Bites [gluten-free + no added sugar] • Healthy Helper – Health Article

Chocolate peanut butter bites with the creamy, richness of a truffle and the wholesomeness of a healthy homemade treat. Filled with healthy fats, whole grains, and natural sugars, these Reese’s Bites will be your new favorite way to satisfy your sweet tooth. Vegan, gluten-free, and absolutely delicious! February is flying by and that means we are onto Month 2 of the Aloha Healthy initiative with Tops Markets! Last month was all about organics…with my delicious (FULLY ORGANIC) recipe for Sweet…

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