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
Persimmons are not a common fruit around these parts. Many people think they look like tomatoes and have no idea how or when to eat them. Lucky for me, growing up in Brazil, persimmons (or caqui, as they are known there) are everywhere. I know how they taste, and I also know that you must … Continue reading Persimmon Spice Cake – Gluten Free!
Just in time for the holidays!! A delicious gluten free cupcake recipe, filled with fresh chopped apples and all sorts of spices! Every year for the holidays I make my Vegan Apple Crumble or my all time favorite, Ginger Pear Crumble with Coconut Whip Cream. This year I decided to mix up, while still keeping with … Continue reading Apple Spice Cupcakes – Gluten Free!
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
I've been wanting to make some sugar-free sweet treats for awhile now, and to try Lakanto sweetener in a cookie or cupcake. Enter my delicious, fresh, wonderful tasting sugar free orange cranberry cupcakes with Lakanto sweetener! Lakanto is a sugar substitute made from a mixture of monk fruit and erythritol. It is zero net carbs, … Continue reading Orange Cranberry Cupcakes – Sugar and Gluten Free!
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 dabbling with banana bread recipes for a while, and after trying several versions I realized that I can make this bread really good for you! I can make it sugar free, gluten free, with added protein, some antioxidants, fruit, and it still tastes amazing! So, after trying a couple versions, I settled on … Continue reading Coconut Collagen Banana Bread
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 was traveling recently and on a plane coming back to Austin from Ukraine. The plane served a pasta meal with veggies, tomato sauce, ground beef and cheese on top. While this looked like a great meal (as far as airplane food goes, anyway), I thought to myself, "I can make a much better vegan … Continue reading Pasta and Veggies with Tomato Sauce – Gluten and oil-free!
Is this really a recipe? I don't know, but I'm going to say it is. The reason why I say this is because this is the simplest vegan spaghetti dish you can make, as you are basically preparing the noodles. The rest of the ingredients you can buy from the store and put together already … Continue reading Spaghetti and Meatballs – Vegan and Gluten Free