Turtle Butter: Pecans, Chocolate, Dates and Maple Syrup

Chocolate Pecan Butter with Dates and Maple Syrup

Pecans, Chocolate, and Dates – oh my! This is my new favorite spread and it’s good on just about anything. I enjoyed turtle butter on crackers, graham crackers and in between 2 slices of whole wheat bread and grilled. Tell me how you are using it – I’m dying to know!

Apple Caramel Quinoa-Noodle Kugel

Vegan Gluten-free Apple Caramel Quinoa-Noodle Kugel

If you or one of your guests are avoiding gluten you can still have a sweet kugel with these homemade quinoa flour and flax noodles. The creaminess of the kugel comes from an easy-to-make cashew sour cream. The caramel is made from dates and vanilla, making this a healthy choice too. If you keep kosher […]

Coconut Hazelnut Spread

Coconut Hazelnut Spread Sweetened with Dates

I used to love Nutella but it’s not vegan-friendly since it contains milk.  I also don’t like that it has vanillin, is full of sugar and palm oil. But there are tons of vegan nutella redos, so I will spare you yet another. Even if nutella-making was out I still had it in my head to […]

Slow Cooker Orange-Flower, Date and Spice Oatmeal

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You may be tired of hearing it – but I love spring! The flowers, picking greens and lettuce out of my tiny garden, even the fact that I enjoy being outside again are all great reasons. It’s also my birthday month, so I guess coming into the world with all these lovely smells didn’t hurt […]