Hey, I’m Audrey. Welcome to my blog — Unconventional Baker! I started this blog with the aim of sharing desserts and treats that anyone can enjoy and that are free from many health sensitive ingredients such as gluten, dairy, eggs, and refined sugars, etc. I aim to keep all my recipes as nutritious, simple, and wholesome as possible, and of course absolutely delicious and fun too!

About the recipes


I strive to create unique recipe that are nourishing and that can easily be enjoyed by most, regardless of health or dietary concerns. As such, you’ll find quite a range of recipes to suit various nutritional needs, but the basic common denominator is that ALL of the vegan recipes here are inherently gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, and refined sugar-free. Many are also free from oils, nuts, and other allergens.

As someone who has a lot of experience dealing with food sensitivities and dietary restrictions, I know how hard it can be to find good recipes – especially when dealing with multiple “off limit” foods. But over the years I’ve learned that no matter what dietary challenges you are facing, there are still ways to enjoy a sweet treat!

I love playing around with different ingredients (though always aiming to keep things simple so that they are within reach for most), recreating alternative versions of classics, and branching out and creating new and completely unconventional treats. In fact, my kitchen pantry is an ever-expanding area that is threatening to take over everything in sight at any given moment! I love to bake. I love to unbake (raw cakes are my passion and you’ll see plenty of them around here). I love variety and freedom in the kitchen. And I love sharing my creations on here so you can enjoy them too.

I hope my recipes can in turn inspire you to find wholesome and delicious treats that will work for you.

If you're thinking about how to start a food blog yourself, definitely check out both that guide and the blogging resources page.

About the team

AUDREY SNOWE (FOUNDER & BLOG AUTHOR) is a baker, blogger, and author who loves to create and explore simple, wholesome, vegan, and allergy-friendly recipes. She originally started Unconventional Baker to document her baking experiments with alternative ingredients, due to her own dietary restrictions, but soon found that the blog had a wide appeal, becoming a recipe inspiration resource for the hundreds of thousands of people visiting it monthly. Audrey is an avid reader, loves yoga and running, travel, permaculture gardening, and spending time in nature, where she draws much of her inspiration for her treats and photography.

JILL THOMPSON (CUSTOMER SUPPORT) is a people-oriented problem solver. She is a skill juggler and assists with many different facets of the website behind the scenes, including customer support, technical issues, website maintenance, and graphic design. She's played a big role behind the scenes at Unconventional Baker since the very beginning, and spent time as a raw food instructor in the past. Jill loves traveling to new places, has a reading list that grows faster than she can keep up with, and has a weak spot for extra dark chocolate.


JANEL LATO (VIDEOGRAPHER & RECIPE CONTRIBUTOR) is a gluten-free foodie and creative contributor, producing 70+ videos for the blog, and now shares recipes from her kitchen in the sunny Southwest. As she addressed chronic autoimmune issues and committed to improving her health, food blogs (including this one!) inspired her to explore hundreds of new recipes and share them with loved ones. When she’s not whipping up something tasty in the kitchen, Janel enjoys reading a dozen books at a time, sharing long walks, philosophical talks, and quiet adventures with her wife.

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Happy Baking!

x Audrey