Easy No-Bake Almond Butter Protein Bars with Chocolate and Coconut – v, gf

I love a good vegan protein bar. Convenient, tasty, and portable, they can sometimes be the perfect answer to “me so hungry.” But, it’s easy to start relying on them to fill in the gaps, well, just about everywhere. After the gym, as an afternoon snack, in place of supper, and so on. It’s an expensive […]

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Cookie Dough Protein Bars with Cashews and Dark Chocolate (v, gf)

I was at my local natural foods store a few weeks back and they were sampling some delicious cookie dough protein bites. The recipe had all features I enjoy in a homemade protein bar – nut-based, naturally-sweetened, quality vegan protein, and dark chocolate – but I wanted to make my own version, because, well, that’s […]

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Oh So Good Black Bean Brownies (vegan, gluten-free, naturally-sweetened)

Black beans. Dates. Cocoa Powder. Chia Seeds. Almond Milk. Some kind of new age smoothie? NO! Brownies, friends, brownies. Let me lay the scene: these black bean brownies are my homage to the amazing black bean brownies at Minimalist Baker. You can find that recipe here. When I first found the Minimalist Baker’s recipe online, […]

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