Strawberry Crumble Bars (Gluten Free, Paleo + Vegan)

These Strawberry Crumble Bars have an irresistible crust and crumble topping that’s full of texture – no oats necessary! These fruity bars are gluten-free, paleo, and vegan.

These Strawberry Crumble Bars have an irresistible crust and crumble topping that's full of texture - no oats necessary! These fruity bars are gluten-free, paleo, and vegan.

Who else is ALL about fruity crisps and crumbles in the summer? 🙋🙋🙋

If you’re anything like me, your hand is way up high. I seriously can’t get enough of all the fruity deliciousness, especially when it’s tucked into a crumbly crust or topped with gobs of crumble. [Read more…]

Kale & Salami Salad with Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette (Gluten Free + Dairy Free)

This Kale & Salami Salad with Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette is loaded with roasted fingerling potatoes, crispy toasted chickpeas, golden raisins, and caramelized onions! This filling salad makes the perfect lunch or dinner. It’s gluten free and dairy free, with a Paleo option.

This Kale & Salami Salad with Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette is loaded with roasted fingerling potatoes, crispy toasted chickpeas, golden raisins, and caramelized onions! This filling salad makes the perfect lunch or dinner. It's gluten free and dairy free, with a Paleo option.

So, there’s this salad that I’m kind of obsessed with. It’s from Tender Greens, a California based restaurant chain that specializes in making the most delicious salads with high-quality ingredients.

I’ve been going there for years, usually on lunch or dinner dates with my mom, and always ordering the same thing: the salami & kale salad with roasted garlic vinaigrette. Holy cow, it’s SO good, you guys. It’s the kind of meal I would crave when I was living in Seattle and couldn’t get one.

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No Bake Peanut Butter & Jelly Tart (Gluten Free, Grain Free, Refined Sugar Free + Vegan)

Skip the oven for this No Bake Peanut Butter & Jelly Tart – it’s an easy and refreshing dessert made with just seven ingredients! It has a peanut date crust filled with berry chia jam. This rich and fruity tart is gluten-free, grain-free, refined sugar-free and vegan.

Skip the oven for this No Bake Peanut Butter & Jelly Tart - it's an easy and refreshing dessert made with just seven ingredients! It has a peanut date crust filled with berry chia jam. This rich and fruity tart is gluten-free, grain-free, refined sugar-free and vegan.

When I started making this tart, it was going to be something else entirely. An almond-crusted tart, with chocolate and berries. Alas, I made a last minute switch to peanuts in the crust, and after tasting the peanut butter-y deliciousness, that idea was scrapped and this one was born, being built as I went.

Oh man, what an amazing creation it turned out to be! This is peanut butter & jelly at it’s finest – and perfect for these warmer days, since there’s NO baking required. [Read more…]

No Bake Chocolate Almond Butter Bars (Gluten Free, Paleo + Vegan)

These No Bake Chocolate Almond Butter Bars are easy to make with just five ingredients and no baking necessary! You’ve got to sink your teeth into these rich gluten free, paleo and vegan bars.

These No Bake Chocolate Almond Butter Bars are easy to make with just five ingredients and no baking necessary! You've got to sink your teeth into these rich gluten free, paleo and vegan bars.

Have you ever had those super thick, Reese’s-like peanut butter bars, with a thin layer of chocolate on top? They’re super rich and SUPER chocolatey, with loads of peanut butter – the way I always dreamed of a Reese’s being.

They’re usually made with butter, peanut butter, and graham cracker crumbs…usually powdered sugar too. Definitely not a health food, but holy cow. They’re so good. I used to make them all the time back in high school, always to rave reviews and big smiley faces.

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Paleo Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes with Paleo Chocolate Frosting

These Paleo Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes are topped with a rich and fudgy Paleo Chocolate Frosting! You’d never guess there are veggies packed into these super moist and chocolatey gluten-free cupcakes.

These Paleo Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes are topped with a rich and fudgy Paleo Chocolate Frosting! You'd never guess there are veggies packed into these super moist and chocolatey gluten-free cupcakes.

You guys, this is somehow the FIRST paleo cupcake recipe I’ve ever posted on Bakerita. Or now that I think about it, it’s the first paleo cake of any sort that I’ve posted.

Somehow, when Bakerita officially went from being full of butter, flour, and sugar, to being fully gluten-free and refined sugar-free, cakes and cupcakes got lost in the shuffle. [Read more…]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola (Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free + Vegan)

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola is the perfect indulgent breakfast or snack. It’s gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan and refined sugar-free, and it tastes like dessert that you can have for breakfast!

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola is the perfect indulgent breakfast or snack. It's gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan and refined sugar-free, and it tastes like dessert that you can have for breakfast!

It’s no secret chocolate and peanut butter are my favorites. I drone on and on about it frequently enough, so I was surprised at myself that I hadn’t created a chocolate peanut butter granola recipe yet.

Don’t worry, all has been resolved and Bakerita now has a kick butt chocolate peanut butter granola recipe (if I may say so myself). Keeping in fashion with most the other granolas I have posted on Bakerita, this one is totally gluten-free, refined sugar-free, dairy-free, and vegan. It sure doesn’t taste like it though! [Read more…]

Cherry Crisp (Gluten Free, Paleo + Vegan)

This Cherry Crisp has an irresistible grain-free crumble topping that will have your spoon diving in for more! It’s a sweet and flavorful gluten-free, paleo, and vegan dessert that can be enjoyed all year round.

This Cherry Crisp has an irresistible grain-free crumble topping that will have your spoon diving in for more! It's a gluten-free, paleo, and vegan dessert that can be enjoyed all year round.

Cherry season always comes and goes in the blink of an eye. Just a few weeks ago I was getting my hands on the first of the year’s cherry’s…

And then last week at the farmer’s market, they’re hawking that this week is the last week for locally grown cherries. So sad, but you can bet I’ve been stocking up and giving the cherries the love they deserve. [Read more…]

Peach Raspberry Galette (Paleo + Vegan)

This Peach Raspberry Galette highlights two of summer’s best fruits. The fresh peaches and raspberries are tucked into the flakiest paleo and vegan pie crust I’ve ever had!

This Peach Raspberry Galette highlights two of summer's best fruits. The fresh peaches and raspberries are tucked into the flakiest paleo and vegan pie crust I've ever had!

I had a vision for this galette that didn’t go as planned. I wanted the peach slices to be gorgeously arranged, forming concentric circles so they’d appear like a rose of sorts, with golden pink raspberries adorning the juicy, peachy flower.

Unfortunately, my peaches were finicky farmer’s market peaches, and not willing to go along with my plan. The pits would NOT come out, so I had to carve the peach slices out around the pit, making for much less than pretty slices. More like hacked up slices. [Read more…]