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Whole Wheat Vegan Biscuits

Healthier whole wheat vegan biscuits, perfect for holiday entertaining! Biscuits always had their part in all of our big family dinners. More specifically, growing up, my grandmother would always make us homemade biscuits to have as a snack or as a dessert in a strawberry shortcake. Strawberry shortcakes were our favorite, especially served with ice cream. Now I wanted to create a healthier version to our traditional white flour biscuits. My version is made vegan and a little heartier (but still so good) with whole wheat flour. If you’re not into whole wheat flour, don’t worry, you can easily sub the flour for all-purpose white flour! To make this recipe vegan, I used vegan margarine/butter and I replaced buttermilk with my own mix of almond milk and apple cider vinegar. Again, you can substitute…

November Coffee Break

I’m here for another coffee break post! In a way, it feels like forever since I last wrote a coffee break post, but then again, November just flew by. How is it December tomorrow already?! For this coffee break post, I don’t have a new recipe, but I can share what I’ve been drinking a lot of lately: My peppermint mocha of course. I’m drinking one as I’m writing this. I can’t get enough of this cozy drink this time of year. If you haven’t tried it already, you need to make it. Trust me, it’s life-changing. I also finished off a new batch of vegan cashew eggnog and I’m planning on making another one this weekend. Another must-try recipe this holiday season. What’s your go-to drink…

December Favorites (2017)

Welcome to my December favorites post! My favorite month of the year and as you can see above, we got our first snow! Are you all ready for Christmas?! I’m now done with my Christmas shopping and all I need to do is put everything together, wrap the presents and bake plenty of healthy treats for my family and friends. I’m spending the next few weeks working (because unfortunately, I’m not at a point in my career where I can get a Christmas vacation). I’m also working hard on the blog, doing some work behind the scenes. The little free time I have is spent in the woods running or in front of my Christmas tree painting. I got 2 extra large canvases from my mom, so I’m hoping to…

November Favorites (2017)

I can’t believe I’m already sharing my November favorites post! And that December is less than 2 weeks away. I feel like just a few weeks ago I was sharing my first favorites post in September. I hope you’re enjoying these so far. Let me know in the comments if there’s anything different you would like to see in these posts. This is my last post before writing my dietetic exam next Monday. I’m hoping to have a little more time to spend on the blog once I’m done with it. You have no idea how excited I am to just get it over with. It will be one less thing on my mind… Although I won’t know the results until January. This exam is…

Rudolph Nutella Donuts & Other Healthy Holiday Desserts

Happy Christmas Eve Eve! Here it is, a compilation of all my holiday desserts! I hope you find some inspiration for last-minute Christmas treats or even last-minute gifts?! Suggestion: fill a beautiful box with a loaf of pumpkin bread, truffles and cut-out cookies, then add a gift card for your friend/relative’s favorite restaurant! You could even add a copy of your favorite cookbook in there. It’s the ultimate foodie gift. Now enjoy these Christmas desserts, plus a new recipe at the end. 🙂 Easy Holiday Truffles I posted these truffles earlier this week and they’re the perfect addition to your holiday feast! They’re probably the healthiest and easiest truffles you’ll ever find. They’re made from only 3 ingredients, then rolled in beet powder, coconut flour…