Fruity Yogurt Bark

Wash and cut your fruit of choice—the options are endless, but strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries make a great combination for the summer. Add fruit to yogurt. If you want the yogurt to be on the sweeter side, mix in a little honey, maple syrup, or vanilla extract before stirring in all the fruit. Pour the […]

12-Minute Apple Cranberry Crumble

It only takes 12 minutes to make this delicious dessert—and that includes the time it takes to come to pressure. Yield: 8 servings              ¼ cup coconut oil or vegan butter 6–8 apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced (6 cups) ½ cup dried cranberries ¹⁄³ cup water ¼ cup + 2 […]

3-Ingredient Coconut Ice Cream

This sweet treat is delicious plain or served with fresh berries, pitted cherries, or sliced peaches.   Yield: 4 cups (8 servings) 2 (14-ounce) cans coconut milk ½ cup granulated sugar, preferably organic 1 teaspoon vanilla extract  In blender, process coconut milk, sugar, and vanilla until smooth and thoroughly mixed.  Pour mixture into […]

Blueberry Almost Ice-Cream

Ingredients: 1 c. blueberries (frozen) 1/2 c. pineapple chunks (frozen) 1 t. vanilla 1 T. pure maple syrup 1/2 c. soy milk garnish fresh strawberries Directions: Put all ingredients in blender; blend until smooth. Serve in glass dishes; garnish with fresh strawberries. Yield: Two 1/2-cup servings plus 1/4-cup serving. Nutritional Information: Per serving: calories: 47; […]

Apple Turnovers

Ingredients: Filling: 12 oz. apple juice concentrate 2 T. cornstarch 6 c. apples, thinly sliced 1 t. cinnamon Crust: 1 c. whole-wheat flour, Prairie Gold Variety 1 c. whole-wheat pastry flour 1 t. salt 1/2 c. olive oil 5 T. water, ice cold Directions: Filling: Mix apple concentrate and cornstarch and cook in a medium […]

Lemon Poppy Seed Minicakes

Ingredients: 1 lemon (juice, pulp, zest) 2/3 c. Silk Creamer (soy milk creamer) 1 1/3 c. whole-wheat pastry flour 1/2 c. white-wheat flour 1 t. poppy seeds 1 1/2 t. baking soda 1 1/2 t. baking powder 1/2 t. salt 1/3 c. canola oil 1/2 c. honey 1/2 c. maple sytrup (pure) 1/2 t. vanilla […]

Applesauce Carrot Cupcakes

Ingredients: 2 c. whole-wheat pastry flour 2 c. whole-wheat flour, prairie gold variety: light in color and sweet 1 T. Rumford baking powder 1 t. salt 3 t. cinnamon 1/2 c. soy milk powder 1 c. Sucanat (sweetener) 1 c. pure maple syrup 1 c. canola oil 1 c. water 1 t. vanilla 4 T. […]

Blueberry Banana Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 1/2 c. frozen blueberries 1 c. pineapple juice 3 ripe bananas 2+ cups of ice (depending on preference) 2 t. sugar (optional) Directions: Blend all fruit and juice. Add ice for a thicker and icier consistency. Serves 4. Nutritional Information: Per serving: calories: 142; fat: less than 1 gram; carbohydrates: 35.6 grams; fiber: […]