Vegan Strawberry Parfait with Chocolate Crunch

Strawberry Parfait

Food holidays are the perfect excuse to get in the kitchen and make something new to celebrate whatever food is being recognized. National Donut Day? Fine, we’ll make raw, vegan donuts! Today is National Strawberry Parfait Day? Perfect, strawberry parfait it is!

Smart Sweet: Banana Coco-Nuts Dessert Smoothie

Banana Coco-Nuts Dessert Smoothie

Is there any more perfect trifecta than nuts, chocolate and coconut?? I must admit, I crave this combo on a regular basis. This smoothie satisfies those cravings while providing beneficial electrolytes, B vitamins, omega 3 fatty acids, and a healthy dose of protein and fiber. Because it is rich, and really, more of a dessert, I have made the portion size a bit smaller than the standard smoothie. Think those old fashioned juice glasses of your grandmother’s.

Brazil Nut Chai Tea Latte

Brazil Nut Chai Tea Latte

Masala Chai is a traditional South Asian tea composed of spices that have a warming effect within the body. These spices are prized in Eastern medicine for their ability to increase circulation, fight disease and promote overall health. This vegan version of a Chai Tea Latte is a healthy, warming, and a delicious treat.

Smart Sweet: “Cream” Filled Chocolate Cookies

Raw Oreo Cookies

Open package, remove Oreo, dunk into a nice cold glass of milk. Repeat. Does that sound familiar? It sure does to me! When I was little (and by little I mean 5 years old to college student) I would continue the “Repeat” step countless times and next thing I know, a whole sleeve of Oreos…in […]

Smart Sweet: Raw Cadbury Creme Eggs

Raw Cadbury Creme Eggs

“Can I please have one more Cadbury Creme Egg?” Every year at Easter that was my mantra. My Easter basket was loaded with them. I loved the creaminess and of course the chocolate. And I always wanted more than just one. So, as with most of my favorite memorable sweets, I decided to make my own Cadbury Creme Eggs — raw, vegan, delicious ones. Try something new this Easter and give these a go. Your family and friends will love them!

Smart Sweet: Cacao Chocolate Sauce

Vegan Chocolate Sauce

In the Valentine’s Day episode of The Joe Show (you can watch it live tomorrow so be on the look out for our newsletter), juiceologist Brandi Kowalski shows us how to make our very own vegan chocolate sauce. It’s simple, so tasty, and can be added to homemade almond milk, banana ice cream, or anything else that just tastes delicious with chocolate (that’s everything in my eyes).