Quinoa Salad with Arugula and Persian Cucumbers

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

Fettuccine with Basil Lamb and Green Onion – 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!

Coconut Collagen Banana Bread

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

Arepas with Refried Beans and Guacamole

Ever since creating my vegan version of Venezuelan Pabellon, I've really been enjoying the simple taste of arepas. Made simply with corn flour and water, these toasted breads are so versatile, with the ability to be in both sweet and savory dishes. These arepas and refried beans were inspired by my vegetarian recipe of Nicaraguan … Continue reading Arepas with Refried Beans and Guacamole

Pineapple Coconut Ice Cream

Another great cruelty-free, natural, healthy ice-cream option, that you can eat for breakfast or lunch! The caramel date sauce at the top is optional, as I have also used maple syrup and coconut nectar for toppings. This is a lovely, cooling, refreshing recipe for these hot summer months! Let us begin! For the coconut ice … Continue reading Pineapple Coconut Ice Cream

Chocolate Covered Fruit

Mother's Day 2018 arrived, and unlike previous years where I had always gifted my sister almond champagne and/or macaroons, I didn't have anything extravagant to give her this year. However, I had an older recipe on my blog of chocolate covered fruit. Most of the old recipes on this blog are not written, well, the … Continue reading Chocolate Covered Fruit