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 RASPBERRY WHITE CHOCOLATE BROWNIES – with VIDEO {gluten, nut & soy free}

These gluten free white chocolate brownies (which, it turns out, are not called blondies) are simply divine. The sweetness of the white chocolate is balanced beautifully by the slight tartness of the raspberries, and the texture is somewhere between dense fudginess and pillowy softness. The perfect gluten free dessert, with a quick and easy recipe!

Gluten Free Raspberry White Chocolate Brownies {gluten, nut & soy free} - These gluten free white chocolate brownies (which, it turns out, are not called blondies) are simply divine. The sweetness of the white chocolate is balanced beautifully by the slight tartness of the raspberries, and the texture is somewhere between dense fudginess and pillowy softness. The perfect gluten free dessert, with a quick and easy recipe!

Get ready to have your mind blown. I mean it, prepare yourself.

Blondies are not actually white chocolate brownies.

What do you mean, you knew that?! Really? Really really? HOW?! Is it like a big conspiracy that everyone knows about apart from me? 

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MATCHA NO BAKE ENERGY BITES – with VIDEO {gluten, dairy, egg, peanut, soy & ref. sugar free, vegan, paleo}

These matcha no bake energy bites pack both a wake-up and a nutritional punch. The matcha powder provides a gentle dose of caffeine, while the rest of the ingredients ensure that you get a nice balance of carbs, protein and healthy fats with this tasty snack, as well as plenty of vitamins and minerals. (Psst, there’s a video with step-by-step instructions, as well!)

Matcha No Bake Energy Bites {gluten, dairy, egg, peanut, soy & refined sugar free, vegan, paleo} - These matcha no bake energy bites make the perfect morning snack, as well as a pre workout or post workout treat. The matcha powder gives a gentle caffeine kick, while the rest of the ingredients provide a nice balance of carbs, protein and healthy fats, as well as vitamins and minerals. Gluten, dairy and refined sugar free, as well as vegan and paleo.

Do you like Mondays? I know I don’t. When I think of Mondays, I think of a Disneyesque character (a villain, obviously) cackling evilly and shrilly screaming: “Monday mornings are eeeearly mornings! Monday mornings are eeeearly mornings!”

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PISTACHIO RASPBERRY ENERGY BARS – with VIDEO {gluten, dairy, egg, peanut, soy & ref. sugar free, vegan, paleo}

These pistachio raspberry homemade energy bars taste like dessert but are the perfect quick healthy snack. They are super easy and quick to prepare with only 6 ingredients and 20 minutes of active preparation time. (Psst, there’s a video with step-by-step instructions, as well!)

Pistachio Raspberry Homemade Energy Bars {gluten, dairy, egg, peanut, soy & refined sugar free, vegan, paleo} - These pistachio raspberry homemade energy bars taste like dessert but are the perfect quick healthy snack. They are super easy and quick to prepare with only 6 ingredients and 20 minutes of active preparation time. Gluten, dairy, egg, soy, peanut and refined sugar free, as well as vegan and paleo.

It’s been a crazy week round here. Actually, the last few weeks months have been crazy. Whoever said that starting a blog in the first year of your PhD was a piece of cake was… actually, I doubt anyone has ever said that. Because, honestly, who could possibly be insane enough to do it?

Yep. That’s right. Me. *facepalm*

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