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Decadent Gluten-Free Vegan Baking Cookbook Giveaway

Decadent Gluten-Free Vegan Baking Cookbook Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Today, I wanted to do a little something special and take a moment to honor several women who have graciously taken time out of their days to not only test and sample recipes from my new cookbook Decadent Gluten-Free Vegan Baking, but to beautifully photograph each recipe and write reviews about it...
Raw Pad Thai from Choosing Raw

Raw Pad Thai from Choosing Raw

Dinner is served with this incrediblly tasty Raw Pad Thai from the cookbook all-star Choosing Raw by Gena Hamshaw. Look, let’s get real for a second. For most of us, eating raw all the time is not only impossible but undesirable.  God bless if you eat raw all the time. I mean that with all my heart. For me,...
Gluten-Free Vegan Iced Oatmeal Cookies

Gluten-Free Vegan Iced Oatmeal Cookies

  These cookies. These stinkin’ Iced Oatmeal Cookies. It’s my first day back in the kitchen in about two weeks and I feel like a newbie all over again. From creating this recipe to the photography, this has been an all-day experience and my throat may or may not hurt from yelling at the situation....
Raw Lime Coconut Pie

Raw Lime Coconut Pie

Thank you so much for visiting Fork and Beans to check out this super decadent, incredibly rich Raw Lime Coconut Pie. We are so pleased that you are here! We hope that you not only make this  pie for dessert for all your loved ones and friends, but that you also enjoy every bite. Unfortunately...
Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

Three years ago I sat in a little French café, trying to explain to my mom what a blog was and how I planned on starting one despite the fact that I had no experience doing anything like that. Though I am sure at the moment she had no idea what I was talking about, she,...
Raw Banana Pudding with Salted Caramel

Raw Banana Pudding with Salted Caramel

Oh the incredible places you can go when you have a handful of cashews. For those of you able to eat nuts, you have stumbled upon the holy grail ingredient in raw desserts. The amazing creaminess and texture makes for some of the most tasty foods, like this Raw Banana Pudding. Just top it off with a Salted...
S'mores Ice Cream Sandwiches

S’mores Ice Cream Sandwiches

I have and always will have a super soft spot for S’mores. There is something quintessential about the flavor combination that brings me back to acting like a 7 year old girl. I used to eat Pop Tarts, cereal, granola bars, or any dessert (heck, make that a breakfast food too) that was a combination of chocolate,...
Raw Vegan "Skillet" Brownies

Raw Vegan “Skillet” Brownies

I started non-baking raw vegan brownies two years ago when I began to fall in love with raw desserts and the possibilities it presented. I had always been intimidated by the concept of raw foods but the draw had been there for years. I distinctly remember sitting on my bed eight years ago scouring the...
Healthy "Otter Pops"

Healthy “Otter Pops”

 You know that I am a sucker for a good copy cat recipe. Heck, I gots an entire section dedicated to childhood favorites that have all the gluten, eggs, and dairy taken out of them. Dare I say that it gives me the biggest kick when I create these recipes most of all.  I about...
Why I Went on a Cleanse

Why I Went on a Cleanse

My health had drastically changed over the past year and I was beginning to worry about what was happening and not happening to my body. I’ve made some remarks here and there if you have been following my site for a while but I haven’t been as forthright with the whole picture. I started noticing that my lower belly was...
Baked Vegan Zucchini Fries

Baked Vegan Zucchini Fries

Maybe this shocks me more than it does you but the mere fact that I created something baked and not fried is pretty much proof that I have made some changes in my life. Of course you can always fry these Baked Vegan Zucchini Fries but that I leave completely up to you. No judgment...
Homemade Vegan BBQ Sandwiches

Homemade Vegan BBQ Sandwiches

I have been dying to create this recipe for a while now since it popped into my head months ago and planned for it onto my calendar. I was so super excited (like, spirit fingers excited) when it all came together perfectly…I love me a good gluten-free vegan recreation of a favorite! Now that I am really trying...