When peach season hits in the South, it hits hard, oftentimes with sweltering heat to boot! This delicious peach upside-down cake is given the royal floral treatment with fresh elderflowers, the delicate lacy precursors to the immune-boosting elderberry. It’s vegan, […]
Cooking with Herbs:
Plant-Based Dessert Recipes for Your Health-Conscious Sweet Tooth!
Got a sweet tooth but a love/hate relationship with sugar? Me too. Luckily, we can have our sweets & eat them too!
Here you’ll find plant-based dessert recipes that are vegan (with the exception of honey) & mostly gluten-free.
Most are made with unprocessed or minimally processed sweeteners like maple syrup & raw honey, however, there’s the occasional recipe made with organic cane sugar.
And here’s the best part: these recipes all incorporate culinary & medicinal herbs for added health benefits.
For example, did you know that one of the health benefits of chamomile is that it can help to slow down the digestion of sugar & may help to prevent that oh-so-awful sugar crash?!
Did you know those gardenias bursting so brilliantly into bloom in your garden are edible!? Learn how to make a fresh flower infused honey from the most fragrant blooms in your garden. This is an easy and super delicious honey […]
Pop these babies into your mouth for a burst of healthy botanical goodness! This recipe for no-bake lavender cake balls is simple, ultra healthy, and sweet tooth satisfying. They’re vegan, gluten-free, sweetened only with maple syrup, and covered in a luscious sugar-free Earl Grey icing.
This healthy strawberry tart gets a botanical upgrade that’ll rock your lavender lovin’ world. Dried lavender flowers are blended into this creamy no-bake filling that’s topped off with juicy, fresh sliced, and antioxidant-rich strawberries. Made without refined sugars, gluten, dairy, […]
These vegan lemon bars are bright, cheery sunshine in your mouth! And with chamomile thrown into the mix, they aren’t your grandmothers lemon bars. Made without dairy, eggs, gluten, and refined sugar, these are much healthier than the version hailing from the folks at Betty Crocker in the early 1960’s. They’re also made without vegan butter, naturally sweetened, and contain only 10 wholesome ingredients.
Is there a more romantic kind of pop tart?! These homemade strawberry pop tarts are wholly and unabashedly inspired by the brilliant and ever-so-classic Middle Eastern combination of pistachios and rose. They’re vegan and contain no refined sugars, making them […]