CHOCOLATE RASPBERRY ENERGY BARS {gluten, dairy, egg, peanut, soy & ref. sugar free, vegan, paleo}

These chocolate raspberry energy bars are the perfect healthy snack – handy, nutritious, satisfying and utterly delicious. They are super easy and quick to make, requiring only 7 ingredients and 10 minutes. If you’re looking for your go-to afternoon or post-workout snack: this just might be it!

Chocolate raspberry energy bars on a white surface. The pink-violet healthy energy bars are drizzled with dark chocolate. The spoon used for drizzling is next to them.

I don’t know about you, but come 3 o’clock in the afternoon… I need a snack. It doesn’t have to be huge or elaborate – it can be just a few mouthfuls and I’ll be happy. Without that snack (especially if I had a lighter lunch), I tend to transform into a grumpy, shaky mess with an attention span of about 2 seconds.

Sounds familiar? I bet it does.

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GLUTEN FREE PIZZA ON A STICK – with VIDEO {gluten, nut & soy free, egg free option}

This gluten free pizza on a stick is the perfect back to school snack or quick lunch. The gluten free pie crust creates a pocket made to be filled with an aromatic tomato sauce, crispy bacon (or pancetta), olives and – of course – stingy mozzarella cheese. Pizza and foods-on-a-stick lovers: this one’s for you. (There’s also a video with step-by-step instructions, do take a look!)

Gluten Free Pizza on a Stick {gluten, nut & soy free, egg free option} - This gluten free pizza on a stick is the perfect back to school snack or quick lunch. The gluten free pie crust creates a pocket made to be filled with an aromatic tomato sauce, crispy bacon (or pancetta), olives and – of course – stingy mozzarella cheese. #backtoschool #quicklunch #quicksnack #glutenfree #glutenfreepizza #pizzaonastick

You asked for it, so here you have it. You’re welcome.

When I published my gluten free pie pops, the overwhelming response was: “WOW, amazing! Now, can we get a savoury version? Pizza version, if possible?”

And, well, how could I possibly say “no” to such an AWESOME idea?!

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GLUTEN FREE CARAMEL APPLE HAND PIES {gluten, nut & soy free, egg free option}

These caramel apple hand pies are the perfect gluten free dessert or snack, no matter the occasion. They are super easy to make, and come out perfectly sweet, flaky and buttery every time. And the caramel… well, that brings this wonderful fall dessert to a whole new level!

Gluten Free Caramel Apple Hand Pies {gluten, nut & soy free, egg free option} - These caramel apple hand pies are the perfect gluten free dessert or snack, no matter the occasion. They are super easy to make, and come out perfectly sweet, flaky and buttery every time. And the caramel… well, that brings this wonderful fall dessert to a whole new level!

You know the biggest difference between Chemistry and cooking? In cooking (and baking), even if something doesn’t turn out 100% spot on… at least you can still get some enjoyment out of eating it. In Chemistry… not so much.

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GLUTEN FREE PIE POPS – with VIDEO {gluten, soy & nut free, egg free version}

These gluten free pie pops are the perfect back to school (or work) snack for kids – be they small ones or big ones. Perfectly flaky, buttery gluten free pie crust pastry meets simple, but yummy strawberry jam filling – in a dessert-snack that couldn’t be easier to make! (Psst, there’s a video with step-by-step instructions, as well!)

Gluten Free Pie Pops {gluten, soy & nut free, egg free version} - These gluten free pie pops are the perfect back to school (or work) snack for kids – be they small ones or big ones. Perfectly flaky, buttery gluten free pie crust pastry meets simple, but yummy strawberry jam filling – in a dessert-snack that couldn’t be easier to make! (Psst, there’s a video with step-by-step instructions, as well!)

I always start brainstorming for a post by asking myself: “What do I want to talk about?” And I usually come up with pretty random things. But today… today, nothing strikes my fancy.

I could talk about the two fluffy squirrels I’ve seen today on my way from lunch (they were cute and fluffy and they made me laugh because they were just so darn clumsy), I could moan about it being August and so bloody cold, I could talk about that one recipe that really didn’t work (didn’t work so much it was hilarious… after the initial meltdown).

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