3 Ingredient Dark Chocolate Peppermint Mousse

3 ingredient Vegan Dark Chocolate Peppermint Mousse!! #vegan

Now that your sweet tooth has had ample time to recover from the holidays, let’s do something fun with those leftover peppermint candies you have.

Get your dark chocolate and let’s make some mousse (with just 3 ingredients)!

Dark Chocolate Mousse! #vegan #glutenfree

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Copycat Apple Pie Larabars! 8 ingredients, SO simple, naturally sweet and delicious! #vegan

Apple Pie Date Bars + FREE Detox Guide Ebook

Happy New Year, friends! How did your night end? Did you get to enjoy a cocktail or two? We hope it was memorable. I suppose since it's the mark of a new year, we should ask if you have any resolutions yet? Besides knocking out a print cookbook (!!!) I don't think we have anything set in stone. But, I can never shake the idea of January being a "blank slate" month for my diet. If you're like ... Read More →

2015 GOALS

2015: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going

Wow. It's over. I never cease to be amazed when another year ends, marveling at how fast it went by, how many things were accomplished, left undone, and how a whole new year lies before us just waiting to be consumed. Before we hurl head first in 2015, we want to take a moment to stop, reflect, be thankful, and perhaps most importantly, to dream. Let's take a look back at what we ... Read More →

AMAZING Bubbly Sparkling Pomegranate Margaritas! Tart, sweet, bubbly and perfect for New Year's Eve!

Sparkling Pomegranate Margaritas

I feel like I should write this post in a low, baritone voice. Or rather, you should read it that way. Either way, things about to get sexy. ... Read More →

SIMPLE Spinach Salad with veggies, roasted pepitas and a simple CREAMY #vegan dressing! #glutenfree #healthy

Spinach Salad with Toasted Pepitas and Creamy Vegan Dressing

Hey friends! How was your Christmas? Did you eat lots of food? Receive any gifts you'd been hoping for? Watch any cheesy Christmas movies? By this time, John and I are likely just bumming around, recovering from a day of heavy snacking and an Office Christmas episode marathon (per John's request). And, if you're anything like us, you likely ate a little heavier than usual yesterday and are ... Read More →

Minimalist Baker Christmas Round Up

Christmas Recipe Roundup

Hey hey, it's Christmas week! I can't believe it's already here. This month (this year) has flown by and I want it all to slow down. Isn't that something parents say? Maybe this blog is my baby (weird realization). I usually try to hold onto Christmas day like it will never end, and then treat the 26th like the saddest day ever. Part of my childish self still does that, but I'm getting better ... Read More →

AMAZING Green Bean Casserole! #Vegan, 30 minutes and 10 ingredients! Creamy, flavorful, DELICIOUS

Vegan Green Bean Casserole

Friends, it's that time of year to make something cozy and nostalgic and eat one too many servings. For me, that's green bean casserole - a dish my mom used to make all the time for my sister and me growing up. It's simple, creamy, savory and healthy because there's veggies, right? I suspect this was one of those dishes that my mom used to sneak more greens into our diets, despite our suspicion ... Read More →

THE BEST Peanut Butter Copycat Larabars! #vegan #glutenfree #healthy

3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Granola Bars

When I was in college I was the queen of snacks. I was away from home or my dorm 90% of the time, so I had to rely on quick meals to get me through the day, granola bars being one of my favorites. Granola bars were granola bars, as far as I was concerned. That was, until I discovered the Larabar. Simple ingredients, naturally sweetened, amazing flavors - I was hooked after one bite of the apple ... Read More →

AMAZING Creamy Kale and Spinach Dip - completely dairy- and gluten-free and SO cheesy and delicious! #vegan #GF

Creamy Kale and Spinach Dip

It's about that time for holiday parties galore, and for that, you need a dip! If I'm invited to your gathering, this is definitely the one I'm bringing. I take my appetizers seriously. ... Read More →

AMAZING Apple Gingerbread Cake with Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting! 1 bowl, easy and SO tasty! #vegan #gingerbread

1 Bowl Apple Gingerbread Cake

Did you ever think a cake made with whole wheat flour, flax seed and grated apples could taste so amazing you'd want three slices? Well, that's exactly what's happening here. Let's do this! ... Read More →