Pineapple Coconut Cake Larabars

Have you seen the limited edition larabar?  Pineapple Coconut Cake Larabars.  As soon as I heard about them, I had to create a homemade version.  If you like my Coconut Cream Larabars, you will love these Pineapple Coconut Cake Larabars.   They are no bake, vegan, gluten free and paleo.  Whip them up in minutes. If you like these, you may also like this post.

Pineapple Coconut Cake Larabars - My Whole Food Life

These did not last long in our house!  I suggest doubling the batch and freezing some.  If you have a nut allergy, you can probably use sunflower seeds in place of the cashews.  That would make them lunchbox friendly too. :)


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Red Lentil Hummus

One of the things I love most about my job, is all the cookbook reviews I get the opportunity to do.  Today my review is of Dreena Burton’s latest cookbook Plant-Powered Families: Over 100 Kid-Tested, Whole-Foods Vegan Recipes.


You may already be familiar with her blog, Plant Powered Kitchen. Today I am sharing a recipe from the book.  Red Lentil Hummus.  What a great idea, right? I love lentils and hummus, but I never thought to make hummus with lentils.

Red Lentil Hummus - My Whole Food Life

Dreena has been vegan for almost 20 years.  She also raises her 3 children vegan.  In fact, Plant Powered Families has over 100 recipes that have been tested and approved by her 3 children.   I love that these recipes are easy and kid friendly.  In addition to the hummus, some of the other recipes include: Cinnamon French Toast, Pumpkin Pie Smoothie, Sneaky Chickpea Burgers, Apple Pie Chia Pudding, Vanilla Bean Chocolate Chip Cookies, Creamy Fettucine and No Bake Granola Bars.  I can’t wait to make more of the recipes myself.    In addition to the recipes, Dreena shares tips on dealing with picky eaters, packing school lunches and stocking a vegan pantry.

I am also giving away a copy to one lucky reader.  Make sure you enter via the Rafflecopter widget below the recipe!


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