Raw Vegan Jelly Doughnut Bites

Raw Vegan Jelly Doughnut Bites

We have dozens of banana trees on the property, but they're still pretty young so we're not getting any fruit from them yet. But as you can imagine, there is no shortage of bananas here in Hawaii, so we don't typically have to travel very far in order to get them. In fact, there is a farmer's market ...

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Dipped Strawberries

Chocolate Peanut Butter Dipped Strawberries

Not only are strawberries sensationally appealing to the eye, they feature a crisp light flavor that can’t be mimicked by other berries out there. I mean, all berries are awesome… but strawberries have their own special qualities to appreciate. For instance, strawberries are loaded with vitamin C and manganese. They also happen to be a…

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Cinnamon Toast Truffles!

Cinnamon Toast Truffles

Who doesn’t like sweet treats?! I’m not sure many people enjoy them as much as my husband though… he is one sucker for sweets. I’ve always been a salty kinda’ gal, but I do like the occasional treat that isn’t fresh fruit (my preferred type of sweet treat). My favorite kind of food is breakfast…

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Basic (and tasty!) Vegan Apple-Cinnamon Pastries

Apple Cinnamon Pastry

Apples are not a native food of the Hawaiian Islands, so we don’t have them very often because they’re so expensive and we like to buy local whenever possible. But the other day I scored about seven pounds of organic apples at an awesome price from the Safeway in Hilo. I’ve been eating them as…

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Raw Vegan Banana Splits and Caramel Sauce

banana split

One thing that we still really love around this house is ice cream, but living off-grid and without a freezer, it’s pretty impossible to make our own nowadays. So we get our thrills through the occasional Soy or coconut milk ice cream, which are certainly delicious. But these treats tend to have a hefty ingredients…

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Persimmon Pumpkin Oat Cake With Cacao Topping

Persimmon Pumpkin Oat Cake

The holidays are upon us! I love, love, love this time of year! One reason, is because I enjoy coming up with indulgent delicacies that are so healthy that the hubby and I can polish off the entire pan in one sitting if we want to, all without worrying much about our waistlines or sugar…

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Spicy Corn and Quinoa Bowl

Spicy Corn and Quinoa Bowl

As the holidays approach, the stores get more and more crowded – which is one of my biggest pet peeves of winter time. I get irritated quickly when I have to stand in line for half an hour just to get a bag of greens and some hummus, something I can usually do in less…

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