Gluten and dairy-free Pecan Pumpkin Pie Bars

Pecan Pumpkin Pie Bars (Gluten & Dairy-Free)

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Desserts 15 Comments

Thanksgiving is only days away! I’ve been experimenting in the kitchen this past week to create the perfect Thanksgiving dessert. These Pecan Pumpkin Pie Bars are it, and they’re dairy and gluten-free to boot! I think you’ll agree that they provide a deliciously indulgent twist on more traditional pumpkin pie recipes! You’re going to love them!…

Key Lime Pie

Kiwi Lime Pie

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Desserts 14 Comments

This delicious Kiwi Lime Pie was dreamed up as an idea for a unique gluten and dairy-free birthday cake for my mom earlier this summer. I was a bit nervous when at her party it was served right next to a conventional cheesecake…would it be passed over in favour of a seemingly more indulgent dessert? Quite the opposite! It was …

Maple Walnut Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Maple Walnut & Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Breakfast, Desserts, Snacks 8 Comments

These gluten-free and vegan banana chocolate chip muffins are simple to make and can be thrown together in a hurry! As a bonus they don’t require any of the unusual or hard to find ingredients often found in gluten-free recipes. These chocolate chip muffins are moist and delicious thanks to the mashed bananas and coconut oil used as a base …

Road trip cookies healthy snack gluten free vegan

Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies (Vegan & Gluten-Free!)

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Desserts, Snacks 0 Comments

Historically I’ve been known to be a total cookie monster by my friends and family! If I’m being honest that hasn’t really changed…although my choice in cookies has most definitely been upgraded! When I was younger I was 100% hooked on cookies that were loaded with sugar, wheat, butter and eggs. I really struggled with my sugar cravings and was …

Decadent Chocolate Cheesecake Dairy-Free

Decadent Dairy Free Chocolate Cheesecake

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Desserts 3 Comments

Creamy, rich vanilla cheesecake on a pecan crust with dark chocolate swirled into each decadent bite! Believe me when I say that no one will ever guess this “cheesecake” isn’t the real thing!  The richness of this dairy free chocolate cheesecake is derived from heart healthy cashews and coconut milk. Vanilla and maple syrup are combined with lemon juice to create an …

Dairy-Free Blueberry Cheesecake

Vegan Blueberry Cheesecake

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Desserts 5 Comments

Since going dairy-free several years ago my health has been transformed in numerous ways, but I have to admit that I have really missed cheesecake! I will occasionally cave in and indulge in a piece anyways, but I really don’t love how I feel when I do so. I had been skeptical that the rich, creamy texture and delicious taste of …

Dairy-free hot chocolate with almond milk

Chocolate Lovers Dairy-Free Hot Cocoa

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Beverages, Desserts 2 Comments

It’s official…winter has arrived!  It snowed all day in Calgary and it looks like a winter wonderland outside!  After a snowy walk through the forest, I came home with a craving for hot cocoa to warm me up.  I whipped up this dairy-free hot chocolate and it turned out so rich and tasty that I couldn’t wait to share the simple recipe with you! …

Dairy-free chocolate dessert

Chocolate Coconut Banana “Split”

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Desserts 0 Comments

Do you feel the need for a sweet indulgence?  This delicious chocolate coconut banana “split” recipe is sure to please with the perfect balance of sweetness and a bit of a chewy crunch. Not only is it incredibly tasty, it also provides a great source of vitamins, minerals, powerful antioxidants and healthy fats.  This recipe will satisfy your sweet tooth while …