Flourless Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

I love lemons.  They can brighten up the flavors in any recipe, both sweet and savory. From ice creams to salads, lemons can definitely shine.  Lemon is truly the star in these Flourless Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies.  They are bursting with lemony flavors that do not disappoint! I also highly recommend making my lemon blueberry cookies!

Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies - My Whole Food Life

It took me 2 tries to get this one right, but I am so glad I did!  These healthy cookies are vegan, gluten free AND grain free!  I wanted to eat the batter straight from the food processor. Okay, well maybe I did eat some of it haha!

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Snickerdoodle Caramel Ice Cream (Vegan)

Do you love snickerdoodles?  Or caramel?  I have combined both those delicious flavors to create this Snickerdoodle Caramel Ice Cream.

This snickerdoodle ice cream is bursting with flavor from the cinnamon and maple syrup + it has a scrumptious caramel throughout.

Have you ever checked the ingredient list on store bought ice cream?  Seems to me there are a lot of unnecessary ingredients in it.

Store bought ice cream is also usually really expensive.  This homemade ice cream recipe is super easy to make yourself.


snickerdoodle caramel ice cream


I used full fat canned coconut milk to make this ice cream recipe.  It’s very important to use the full fat coconut milk to get that rich flavor that traditional ice cream has.

You can use almond or cashew milk, but keep in mind that the end product will be slightly icy in texture. If you are okay with that, feel free to use any milk you like.


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Homemade Ding Dongs

3 words for you.  Homemade Ding Dongs. The other day in my Facebook group, a member posted a pic of some store bought Ding Dongs from Whole Foods.  She asked if I could make a homemade version and I gladly accepted the challenge!  I love the challenge of making copycat recipes. Just try my Gluten Free Samoas or my Grain Free Twix Bars for yourself.  Unlike the store bought one, my version is free of refined sugar, gluten, eggs and dairy!

homemade ding dongs

I got a little over-zealous and took the photograph before I added the chocolate coating.  I will definitely make sure to add those instructions in the recipe though.  I hope you enjoy these Homemade Ding Dongs as much as we did! The recipe is a little involved, but totally worth it.

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Flourless Peppermint Chocolate Cookies

My husband is a HUGE mint fan, so I recently made these Flourless Peppermint Chocolate Cookies for him.  They were a huge hit and they only take a few minutes to make.  You may also like my flourless chocolate muffins or my flourless brownies.

Flourless Peppermint Chocolate Cookies

Not only are these cookies filled with peppermint chocolate goodness, but they also come with a secret ingredient that will give you a healthy boost of protein and fiber! These Flourless Peppermint Chocolate Cookies are vegan, gluten free and grain free.  They only contain a handful of healthy ingredients!

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Snickerdoodle Pancakes

Disclaimer: This post has been sponsored by USA Pulses and Pulse Canada, but opinions are all my own. 

Do you love Snickerdoodles?  If so, you will love these kid friendly Snickerdoodle Pancakes! These pancakes aren’t just kid friendly, they come with a boost of protein and fiber thanks to a special ingredient.

snickerdoodle pancakes

The special ingredient in these healthy pancakes is chickpea flour.  Chickpeas fall under the term pulses.  Other foods in the pulse category are: lentils, beans and peas.  Did you know that the UN declared 2016   the International Year of the Pulses?  You may ask, why does the UN care about pulses?  Let me tell you all about it!

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Oat Bran Muffins (Vegan, Gluten Free)

I have some Oat Bran Muffins for you to try!  I have been making bran muffins for years.  However, the recipe I use is not gluten free.  It calls for spelt flour.

So this week, I tweaked it a bit to make it gluten free.  The result was delicious and my 6 year old LOVED them.  I hope you love them too.


oat bran muffins


Not only is this recipe vegan and gluten free, but it can easily be made nut free if you just swap out the almond milk for another nut free milk.

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