Cauliflower rice is a popular staple in my house. First, I'm not a huge fan of regular rice. I grew up eating it almost every day and I just don't care for it. When I discovered quinoa, I was overjoyed that there was a rice alternative. Then when cauliflower rice came around, that was even better. … Continue reading Cauliflower Rice with Collard Greens and Shitake Noodles
Lemon and coconut mixes are some of my favorite. Lemon coconut ice cream, lemon coconut smoothies, and lemon coconut cookies! These raw vegan cookies taste so fresh, with raw, natural lemon juice and lemon zest adding the perfect tangy flavor to the coconut base. This a great cookie to serve as an after dinner dessert … Continue reading Raw Vegan Lemon Coconut Cookies
Keeping up with the breakfast muffin trend, when my sister asked me to make some healthy breakfast muffins, I originally went with banana zucchini. However, my idea to use coconut flour in the muffins just didn't turn out well. The muffins were dense, did not cook fully and were just a disaster. The taste however, … Continue reading Banana Zucchini Muffins – Gluten Free!
My sister recently asked me to make some healthy breakfast muffins for her and my nephews. She was open to combinations, but wanted some type of vegetable in it, and the muffin had to be gluten free, as she has been eating gluten free for years. At first I was googling recipes on conventional gluten … Continue reading Carrot Oat Muffins – Gluten Free
Recently I made a mistake online purchase for oats. I thought I was buying one single tub of oats for our office. Turns out it was several tubs in one, and I ended up with 5 pounds of oats. What are you supposed to do with 5 pounds of oats? Well, start making cookies, for … Continue reading Oatmeal Coconut Pecan Cookies
When I was a kid, we used to make peanut butter balls with carob and coconut, and we called them "Bliss Balls". Now that my sister has a two year old and pregnant with her 2nd, she started asking me if I remembered the recipe or if I could make one up. So I gave … Continue reading Raw Vegan Carob Bliss Balls
Much like my RAWmarkable Mocha Chocolate candy recipe, this nut butter candy is made with all raw, fresh ingredients, it takes about 10 minutes to make and can be done in only 2 steps! You don't need any fancy dishes either, just a small pot and a regular ice cube tray will work great! This … Continue reading Raw Vegan Nut Butter Candy!
These are simple, homemade raw vegan chocolates, that you can add fresh fruit in for filling! There are no preservatives, and everything is made with the healthiest ingredients. These can also be made sugar free, with the substitution of stevia for the maple syrup. The possibilities for these are endless, so use this recipe as … Continue reading RAWmarkable Chocolate and Fruit!
Coconut macaroons are my favorite! Well actually, anything made with coconut is my favorite. Coconut macaroons, made with fresh coconut meat? Those are the best! These macaroons are made with the excess ground coconut meat from straining coconut milk. It's a great way to use the excess coconut flakes to make a tasty, amazing snack, … Continue reading Coconut Vanilla Macaroons
Quinoa, mushrooms and rainbow chard! Anyone who knows me or has been following my blog, knows that quinoa and mushrooms are some of my favorite vegan staples. Both contain protein, iron, fiber and vitamin D. Coupled with some chard and tomatoes to give you all the vitamins and minerals, this meal is not only complete, … Continue reading Quinoa and Sauteed Mushrooms