Fig Nana Smoothie Bowl

As Summer is winding down and fall fashion is once again beckoning, I am so ready for the heat to be over! Thanks to this Fig and Banana Smoothie bowl, I am staying cool in the meantime. Having recently organized and taken inventory of my closet, I realized I own more sweaters than anything else …

Coconut Blondie Bars

I wanted to create a dessert that wasn’t too sweet or loaded with the usual raw vegan ingredient – dates. I was aiming for something similar to a Butter Cookie or Pecan Sandie, minus the butter of course. So I did all the work for you and experimented until this delicious bar was born. Coconut …

Keep It Simple Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Your food can only be as good as the ingredients you use to make it. Case and point, this salad dressing made with organic, cold pressed olive oil from Temecula Olive Oil Company. Their Vanilla & Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette is the perfect tart accompaniment, along with salad dressing herbs, a pinch of salt and pepper, …

Cashew Alfredo Pasta

If you want to see what Raw Vegan comfort food looks like, this is it! My Cashew Alfredo Sauce has so much depth of flavor and creaminess, it would work nicely as a veggie dip as well! But I paired it with Kelp noodles to make the perfect pasta dish. In the interest of using …

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 …