Arugula Strawberry Salad with Pickled Red Onions, Feta, Pistachios, Avocado and Strawberry Vinaigrette is a fresh, flavorful side dish.
Grain-free cranberry pistachio vegan shortbread cookies made with just 6 basic ingredients. These light and buttery cookies are packed with flavor without being too sweet.
This post is sponsored by Raley’s.
If you watch my Instagram stories, you may have seen me talk to you about Raley’s. Raley’s is the grocery store I shop at daily. My family shopped there the whole time I was growing up, and given how much I love shopping there, I have continued to do so. It has a huge variety of organic produce, quality meats, awesome baking ingredients for those who stick to gluten-free or grain-free baking, and all the usual grocery staples.
During my Instagram story, I showed you my Top 5 Holiday Baking Essentials: almond flour, coconut oil, coconut sugar, juice-sweetened dried cranberries, and vegan chocolate chips. I use all of these ingredients quite a bit on a regular basis, and especially during baking season when I’m whipping up holiday-inspired treats.
WELL. I took these five ingredients and turned them into – you guessed it! – paleo/vegan shortbread!
In addition to the 5, I also included pistachios for even more flavor, texture, and added deliciousness. The flavor of this vegan shortbread is nice and buttery (even though there’s no butter!) with that cranberry tang, a crunch from the pistachios, and the cookies are not overly sweet, which I LOVE!
Shortbread cookies are my favorite holiday cookies to bake, because they’re a little fancy but in the realm of Christmas cookies, they are pretty straightforward. Plus, they don’t require cookie cutters, icing bags, and frosting skills, all of which I don’t possess, because: basic minimalist.
Vegan banana cream pie that requires only 20 minutes of preparation and zero cooking. A healthier dessert that is dairy-free and grain-free.
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