HEALTHY + DECADENT COFFEE ICE CREAM BARS {gluten, dairy, egg & soy free, vegan}

You need these in your life. Not only are these coffee ice cream bars healthy, they’re also ridiculously decadent and just downright delicious. With a crunchy chocolate shell and intense coffee flavour, they’re easy to make and super fun to eat. (And one’s never enough.) Plus, they’re gluten free and vegan!

A healthy coffee ice cream bar with a bite take out of it on a white surface. More ice cream bars are in the background, on an antique blue and white plate. A few spoons and coffee beans complete the picture.

Hands down, no questions asked, this is THE BEST ice cream I’ve ever had. And, trust me, I’ve had my fair share of ice cream. So drop whatever you’re doing, and GO MAKE these healthy and ridiculously decadent coffee ice cream bars because, friends, you need them in you life.

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RAW VEGAN COFFEE CUPCAKES {gluten, dairy, egg, peanut, soy & ref. sugar free, vegan, paleo}

Want a healthy dessert without turning on the oven? These raw vegan coffee cupcakes are just the thing for you! With a crunchy base and a ridiculously creamy filling, they’re chock-full of coffee, and quite possibly one of the prettiest desserts ever.

A raw vegan coffee cupcake in the foreground, decorated with pretty piping and sprinkled with coffee beans. More raw vegan cupcakes are in the background on a decorative small cake stand.

I’ve been on something of a raw vegan dessert kick lately. Because it’s summer and turning on the oven is just about the last thing I want to do. And, in all honesty, I think I’ve reached my how-many-brownies-is-too-many-brownies limit in the last few months. Oops?

This happens pretty much every summer. My body gets all ‘no thank you’ about baked desserts with slightly too much sugar, and starts craving ALLTHEHEALTHYSTUFF. You know – smoothies, salad bowls, veggie wraps, healthy desserts… the works. Which, let’s be honest, as far as cravings go, this one’s pretty darn cool. And, you know, actually good for you.

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SUPER FUDGY RASPBERRY BROWNIES {gluten, nut & soy free}

What do you get if you pair the gooey, chocolatey deliciousness of brownies with fresh, slightly tart raspberries? The answer: these AMAZING super fudgy raspberry brownies. They’re easy and quick to make, taste absolutely delicious, and are gluten free to boot!

A gluten free chocolate brownie with raspberries in the foreground, on a white surface. More brownies are in the background.

How many ways are there of saying ‘I love brownies’? Because I think I’ve exhausted them all. So… yeah, I love brownies. Adore them, could eat them every day, can’t live without them. Some might call it a problem, I call it an excellent taste in life’s delicacies.

Today, I bring you: super fudgy raspberry brownies. You haven’t lived until you pair the gooey chocolatiness of brownies with the tartness of raspberries. Haven’t lived, I tell you. It’s a revelation, one you’ll want to experience again… and again… and again. (Don’t say I didn’t warn you.)

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GLUTEN FREE CHOCOLATE DIPPED ORANGE COOKIES {gluten, nut & soy free}

Crumbly, buttery cookies bursting with orange flavour, dipped into dark chocolate and sprinkled with sea salt. Made with both the orange zest and the juice of a freshly squeezed orange, these orange cookies are the real deal. The perfect afternoon pick-me-up treat, for when you start craving something sweet and delicious.

Overhead view of chocolate dipped orange cookies on a dark blue background. A few orange slices, orange zest and antique spoons complete the picture.

Let’s take a cookie break today. Mmkay? Let’s just sit down, and relax, and nibble on a cookie. Have a cup of tea or coffee – the mellow kind that makes you feel all warm and comfy, rather than jittery and allovertheplace. There’s been too much allovertheplace lately.

And if you don’t have any cookies on hand – let’s make some. There’s nothing quite as relaxing as making cookies, and pretending you haven’t eaten half the cookie dough by the time it gets to the oven. May I suggest these gluten free chocolate dipped orange cookies? You’ll love them. I know I do.

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