Chocolaty Chocolate Chip Banana Bread (Oil Free, Dairy Fee, Refined Sugar Free)

Finally some sunshine after a week of rain and I am inspired to bake! I know my family will appreciate something chocolate. Banana breads are one of our favorites, so how about chocolaty chocolate chip banana bread. I literally just made this and already one loaf is gone! I can’t leave these loaves unprotected around here! 1 1/4 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup unsweetened … Continue reading Chocolaty Chocolate Chip Banana Bread (Oil Free, Dairy Fee, Refined Sugar Free)

Jambalaya In A Crockpot! (Vegan)

This one is easy and delicious! Slow cooker meals are perfect for middle of the week dinner options. It has been foggy and chilly this week. Something warming and spicy was in order. 1 onion, diced 2 celery stalks, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 green bell pepper, diced 1 14 ounce can diced tomatoes 5 cups vegetable broth 2 tablespoons paprika 2 tablespoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons black … Continue reading Jambalaya In A Crockpot! (Vegan)

Chickpea Loaf & Dairy Free Scalloped Potatoes

Comfort food done right! It’s been a rain filled day, chilly and damp. I wanted something to warm up with for when we settle in to watch a movie on the couch. My dad made the scalloped potatoes and I put together this vegan loaf. The combo worked out perfectly! Husband approved! Chickpea Loaf 24 oz. can chickpeas, drained & rinsed 1 yellow onion, diced … Continue reading Chickpea Loaf & Dairy Free Scalloped Potatoes

Sloppy Cauliflower Joes

Yet again another delicious recipe that my dad found on Brand New Vegan. We switched it up a bit to our liking below. Recipe: Cauliflower meat mixture 1/2 head cauliflower 4oz mushrooms 1 cup walnuts 2 tablespoons amino acids (you can use soy sauce) Sloppy Joes 1/2 onion diced 1 red bell pepper diced 4 oz green chiles, diced 2 cups of “cauliflower meat mixture” 15 oz diced … Continue reading Sloppy Cauliflower Joes

Golden Milk

A couple of years ago on a trip to NYC my husband and I found a warm little bakery-restaurant that served the most delicious turmeric chai latte. I had never had one before and from that day on I searched and searched for this comforting aromatic beverage everywhere. I still haven’t found another bakery, coffee shop or restaurant that makes them! I since have come across … Continue reading Golden Milk

Roasted pumpkin seeds

I LOVE Fall. I love Halloween, scary movies, making costumes for my kids, decorating inside and out, hayrides, turmeric chai lattes, carving jack-o-lanterns AND roasting pumpkin seeds! We even pack them in school lunches. Recipe: pumpkin seeds from 1 pumpkin 1 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 1.5 teaspoon paprika 1.5 teaspoon chili powder .5 teaspoon tablespoons garlic powder Scoop the guts right out of your pumpkins and separate … Continue reading Roasted pumpkin seeds

Vegan orange chicken (cauliflower bites)

  Who doesn’t love orange chicken?? This was another amazing find from the Brand New Vegan. I know, cauliflower replacing chicken or any meat for that matter doesn’t sound very promising. Well, I am here to tell you.. it is SO GOOD! Not only is cauliflower ranked among the top foods for its measures in vitamins and minerals but it is also low in calories. … Continue reading Vegan orange chicken (cauliflower bites)

Chocoate chocolate chip waffles

Sunshine filled weekend mornings are one of my favorite times of the week. Sometimes I wake up and immediately feel inspired to make something fresh and healthy for my family instead of bowls of oatmeal. This morning I was inspired to make these dairy free chocolate chocolate chip waffles and boy were we pleased that I did. Recipe: 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk 1 … Continue reading Chocoate chocolate chip waffles