• superfood bars
    Good Mood Food,  Paleo Sweets,  Treats,  Vegan

    Vegan Superhero Fruit and Nut Bars (GF/DF/V/Paleo)

    I originally intended to call these “superfood bars” but my kids kept calling them superhero bars and eventually the name just stuck. These delicious fruit and nut bars are super simple to make, chock full of healthy ingredients, and taste delicious. In fact, I have made them three times in the last month! Vegan Superfoods Now let’s talk about what’s in these bad boys. First we have lots of nuts and seeds including walnuts, chia seeds, flax seeds, hemp seeds and sunflower seeds. Did you know, a study found that eating fruit and nut bars are NOT FATTENING despite the increased calories? That’s right. They will NOT make you gain weight. Maybe it’s…

  • honey hemp cashew clusters
    Holiday,  Paleo Sweets,  Snacks

    Honey Hemp Cashew Clusters (GF/Paleo)

    These delicious cashew clusters were actually invented by my daughter. While we were snacking on some Trader Joe’s Sesame Cashews she said, “Mom, these would be better if they were rolled in hemp seeds instead of sesame seeds.” And that was it. We ran straight to the kitchen determined to come up with a honey cashew cluster that featured the delicious superfood hemp. My daughter and I recipe tested until we came up with the perfect cashew cluster that was refined sugar free and delicious. We used a blend of honey and maple syrup as the base. Melted in some butter and added a few extras: cinnamon, salt and vanilla. Then we roasted…