Oh-So-Easy Almond Milk

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I am not much of a milk drinker but I recently wanted to make a green smoothie. I have to say, I was a little disappointed when I went to my health food store and looked through the almond milks only to see a large list of ingredients, even on the most natural brands! I decided to give it a try on my own and unless in a bind, I can’t imagine ever not making my own moving forward. This homemade milk tastes so much better and you don’t have to worry about all the added ingredients! I cannot wait to taste these with my homemade vegan cookies!… 

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Raw Cacao Truffles

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Who doesn’t love a little dark chocolate indulgence??? A group of coworkers and I were getting together after the completion of the Conscious Cleanse (thanks CC for the recipe!), so I brought these as a celebratory treat. The recipe makes quite a few truffles so I ended up freezing the leftovers and I pull one out when I want a little chocolate fix. They are oh-so decadent and delicious!

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Best Vegan Cookies EVER!

Best Vegan Cookies

Our friends Alissa and Drew had us over for dinner not too long ago and sent us home with some cookies. My ears perked up when Alissa told me that they were gluten free, dairy free and free of any added sugar. And then my taste buds certainly perked up when I bit into one! Not only are these the best vegan/gluten free cookies I have ever tasted, they are some of the best cookies I’ve ever tasted, period! I don’t see any reason to ever make another chocolate chip cookie… this one is healthier than most and is oh-so good. I’ve made them about 4 times since she had us over a month ago :)…. 

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Banana Oat Bites – Sugar, Dairy & Gluten Free!

Banana Oat Cookies

I first made these cookies over a month ago and have made them 3 times since in order to try out different things to perfect the recipe. These are not really cookies at all, more like oatmeal in a cookie form. Feel free to eat them for breakfast, as a snack or as a dessert. Now, I know these would be good with some chocolate chips but I was trying to give people a no added sugar option :). However, I would love to hear your modifications so please comment below with additions you tried. Happy healthy baking!… 

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