Pecan Bars

There is no shortage of bad-for-you foods that offer the convenience of a drive-thru window. That’s why, I nip that sabotage in the bud and pack my own treats, like these pecan bars! I’ve been driving A LOT these days. Not a complaint, it’s just the way it is. My car is one big purse …

Creamy Pasta Alfredo

Winter is the time to bundle up, enjoy the chilly weather and indulge in your favorite comfort foods. In my book, the best foods are the ones that taste amazing while being equally good for you. That’s my whole motto here at Gia Knows, so when I put together a recipe worth raving about, I …

Simple Flax Crackers

Ever get the munchies? I’d say the majority of us do. And having savory snack options at the ready is a great idea! Raw vegans have it easy when it comes to sweet snacks like fresh fruit or desserts but savory snacks are a little more challenging. I mean, there’s only so many ways to …

Homemade Almond Milk

By now we all know how to make almond milk, right? Nuts, water, blend, strain, done. Well, let me tell you the homemade stuff is waaay better than anything store bought. Hands down, the taste is far better. It’s creamy, makes for a perfect latte or a tall chilled glass to go with your cookies. …

Lemon Almond Bites

I love homemade almond milk so much, I could make it every day! It’s perfect in lattes, oatmeal, desserts, or just on its own. The taste simply doesn’t compare with the store bought variety. The only downside to homemade almond milk, however, is getting buried in all the left over pulp. Am I right? Who …

Mango Frozen Yogurt

Call it the last summer hurrah! Unless you freeze a boat load of sweet summer mangoes to make this treat any time you want, it’s the end of this sweet season’s fruit. This mango frozen yogurt is the perfect treat! I bought an ice cream maker — then watched it collect dust atop my dining …