Potatoes are one of my favorite things to eat! Hashbrowns, fried, mashed, boiled, roasted...any way you cook potatoes they come out awesome. I don't use potatoes too much in my recipes, but when I do it's going to be something fabulous like this, a stuffed potato pancake! This recipe can be vegan, vegetarian or carnivorous, … Continue reading Stuffed Potato Pancakes – Vegan, Vegetarian or Carnivorous!
What? Yes, I said it. I made a sugar-free chocolate chip cookie with chocolate ganache frosting. AND, I added a secret superfood ingredient...Spirulina! Why did I do this? Well, this recipe was created as part of my Get Your Greens Challenge, where I challenge you, the reader, to focus on adding greens in one particular … Continue reading Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies with Spirulina Chocolate Ganache
I was in Denmark having a lovely afternoon coffee when I saw the most beautiful lemon poppyseed pastry in the coffee shop. Of course, I ordered a piece. As I ate it I thought hmm, I should come up with my own version! Well, easier said than done. I tried twice, but each time the … Continue reading Lemon Poppy seed Cake – Gluten Free!
If you think I love hummus a bit too much, well...that may be true. Along with lentils and garbanzo (chickpeas) beans, kidney beans are one of the healthiest beans for you. Like most beans, they contain large amounts of fiber, protein, and magnesium. They also help to lower cholesterol, improve your memory, good for your … Continue reading Red Kidney Bean Hummus with Green Olives
Egg breakfasts are some of the simplest meals in the world, which can sometimes mean they lack creativity. Scrambled eggs are great and all, but sometimes you gotta mix it up, especially when vegetables are involved! This recipe is really simple, with an easy veggie base that can be topped with a fried egg, scrambled … Continue reading Sauteed Veggies and Eggs
Yes, another quinoa recipe. I just can't get enough of this delicious food! It's gluten-free, a complete protein, and contains fiber, magnesium, folate, zinc... the list goes on and on! I especially like quinoa for its versatility. You can make it into a sweet or savory dish, depending on your preference. It tastes great as … Continue reading Quinoa Salad with Arugula and Persian Cucumbers
I have to thank my recent Israel trip as an inspiration for this recipe. In Tel Aviv for lunch one day, I was served an appetizer of toast with tahini, cauliflower and roasted red pepper. I thought it was amazing, and such a creative idea. Never once had I seen this combo in any restaurant … Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower and Tahini Toast
Well, here we go, my first full-on recipe with meat. While I eat primarily plant-based, I do have a boyfriend that I cook for, and, in case it wasn't obvious--I love cooking! As I've gotten older and learned more about nutrition, I've realized that incorporating high-quality meat into your diet is a pivotal part of … Continue reading Fettuccine with Basil Lamb and Green Onion – Gluten Free!
I've been on a big crepe binge recently. I don't know how it started, but suddenly I decided I would like to make crepes more. Of course, I wanted them to be vegan. I also try to eat gluten free as much as I can, so this was another requirement. Well, turns out crepes are … Continue reading Vegan Savory Crepes
I cooked artichokes once or twice before, and I was never impressed with them. However, I realized that I had always boiled or steamed them, never roasted them or added any herbs, just salt and pepper. So I decided to change it up a bit and see if I could get that delicious artichoke flavor … Continue reading Delicious Roasted Artichokes