No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake with Citrus Topping (Gluten Free, Paleo + Vegan)

This No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake is a cashew-based raw, vegan, and Paleo cheesecake adorned with slices of juicy citrus. It’s incredibly creamy, a little tangy, and lightly sweetened with maple syrup.

This No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake is a cashew-based raw, vegan, and Paleo cheesecake adorned with slices of juicy citrus. It's incredibly creamy, a little tangy, and lightly sweetened with maple syrup.

Based on the number of citrus recipes I’ve posted over the many years I’ve been creating recipes, you would think I really didn’t like citrus. I really haven’t posted a recipe starring citrus in looooong time. 

You’d think I wouldn’t like citrus, based on that – right? Well, nothing could be further from the truth. I buy bags of citrus during the winter, and stock up on allll the different kinds every week at the farmer’s market. I marvel in their bright flavors, and the flavor nuances between a Cara Cara orange and a Navel, a tangerine and a clementine.  [Read more…]

Cranberry Crumb Bars

These easy Cranberry Crumb Bars are super portable, super delicious, and perfect for your holiday cookie platters!

These easy Cranberry Crumb Bars are super portable, super delicious, and perfect for your holiday cookie platters!So, I know I’m a little bit late but…Happy New Years!!

I would have said that exactly 9 days ago, but unfortunately my New Year was rung in asleep in my bed (where I had been since 7:30 P.M., thank you very much), with the beginnings of a nasty bout with tonsillitis. It was a rough 8 days, and yesterday, when I was finally able to get out of the house (because I had literally not stepped foot out of the house in 8 days), I was exhausted by 11 A.M., took a two hour nap, and was still in bed at 8:30 P.M.

This recovery thing might take a while.

While I was sick, I couldn’t even do anything. Like at all. I watched TV occasionally, but even that got to be strenuous and I would get turn it off, roll over, and go to sleep so I was unconscious for my misery. [Read more…]

Key Lime Meringue Pie

This Key Lime Meringue Pie is the combination of two classic pies that come together wonderfully in this deliciously sweet and tart combination!

This Key Lime Meringue Pie is the combination of two classic pies that come together wonderfully in this deliciously sweet and tart combination!

A few posts back, I told you guys I was officially graduated from high school.

What I didn’t tell you is what I’m doing this summer! What is it, you ask?

I’M GOING TO BALI!

Bali, as in Indonesia. I leave this Friday at 1 AM and although I am completely dreading the 24 hours of travel it will take to get there, I couldn’t be more excited to go to Indonesia.

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