A fresh alternative to baked goodies, these bars are naturally sweet and chewy, a perfect dessert when you’re looking for something light and healthy.

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Without the frosting, they also make a great take-along energy bar.

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This recipe will appear in my upcoming cookbook, Sweet Freedom, scheduled for publication in early 2009. To receive an email when the book is available, please click on “Sign Up to Order” at right, or email sweetfreedomcookbook@gmail.com .

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Crispy Fruit Chews

November 16, 2008

A vegan, sugar-free version of Rice Krispie squares, made with nut butter instead of marshmallow.  Still gooey, still chewy, chock-full of fruits and nuts.

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This recipe will appear in my upcoming cookbook, Sweet Freedom, scheduled for publication in early 2009. To receive an email when the book is available, please click on “Sign Up to Order” at right, or email sweetfreedomcookbook@gmail.com .

Figaros

September 18, 2008

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The lazy baker’s answer to fig newtons.  With a soft crust both beneath and scattered over the top of a rich fig filling, these bars are a great sweet treat that’s high in fiber and nutrition.

This recipe will appear in my upcoming cookbook, Sweet Freedom, scheduled for publication in early 2009. To receive an email when the book is available, please click on “Sign Up to Order” at right, or email sweetfreedomcookbook@gmail.com .

Lemon-Blueberry Scones

September 14, 2008

Not too sweet and perfect for a breakfast on the go. These light, agave-sweetened and fruity scones make a healthy start to your day paired with some nut butter or jam.

This recipe will appear in my upcoming cookbook, Sweet Freedom, scheduled for publication in early 2009. To receive an email when the book is available, please click on “Sign Up to Order” at right, or email sweetfreedomcookbook@gmail.com

These are easy to make and bake up beautifully, golden with domed tops. . . .

Lighter than regular banana bread and with the addition of chocolate chips sprinkled throughout, these loaves feel like a real treat. 

Sweetened only with bananas and agave nectar, these soy-free loaves are a perfect little indulgence!

This recipe will appear in my upcoming cookbook, Sweet Freedom, scheduled for publication in early 2009. To receive an email when the book is available, please click on “Sign Up to Order” at right, or email sweetfreedomcookbook@gmail.com

Pear and Pecan Scones

August 10, 2008

A substantial, not-too-sweet scone brimming with pears and lightly spiced.  Great for breakfast or any time of day.

This recipe will appear in my upcoming cookbook, Sweet Freedom, scheduled for publication in early 2009. To receive an email when the book is available, please click on “Sign Up to Order” at right, or email sweetfreedomcookbook@gmail.com