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Vegan Cookie Dough Bon Bons recipe

Vegan Cookie Dough Bon Bons Recipe

 

I saw this recipe last week & can’t wait to make it. Enjoy!!

Raw vegan cookie dough bon bon’s may be one of the most delicious indulgences to happen these holidays!

With just a few ingredient, this recipe is super fast, easy and healthy, even the kids will be able to create them with you!

 

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 can organic chickpeas, rinsed & drained
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 4 tbsp your choice of nut butter- smooth
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • pinch cinnamon
  • pinch salt
  • 10 oz carob chips… Continue reading

Vegan Meatballs with Zoodles

Vegan Meatballs with Zoodles

So…now that I have your attention, let me introduce to you a fabulous way to eat meatballs & spaghetti in a much healthier way. For those of you looking to add more veggies into your life or those of you already on a plant-based journey, this is a great recipe for a meal anytime.

I would have loved to have seen the looks on some of your faces when you saw meatballs & spaghetti. Some of you must have thought my site/email had been hacked. LOL!! 

You will be amazed by the hearty taste of… Continue reading

Taco Tuesday With A Twist

Taco Tuesday With a Twist

Ready to celebrate Taco Tuesday…with a twist?! Check out these Eggplant Tacos! We love that they are plant-based, gluten-free, dairy-free, low glycemic, simple to make, and taste yummy! Whether you are vegan or not, give these a try.

Full of bold, smoky flavors, the make-at-home meat substitute at the heart of this taco recipe comes together quickly from kitchen staples you probably already have in your pantry. To make these tacos raw, skip toasting the eggplant.

Vegan Eggplant Tacos

Yield: 20 mini tacos Active Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes

Walnut Taco Filling 1 cup walnuts 3/4 cup sun-dried… Continue reading

10 Quick & Easy Oil-Free Salad Dressing Recipes

10 Quick & Easy Oil-Free Salad Dressing Recipes

So you decided to ditch as much processed store-bought junk as possible. Go you! Then you looked at the salad dressings & realized you definitely didn’t want to eat those, heck you don’t even know what some of those ingredients are! Or you like to add seeds and avocado to your salad so you certainly don’t want to add more fat with the dressing. Totally get it! Plus you’re looking for dairy free options.

But then you think the idea of making your own sound salad dressing sounds like a lot… Continue reading

Coconut Curry Vegetables Recipe

Coconut Curry Vegetables

Curry & veggies…check. Simple & quick to prepare…check. Free of dairy, soy, gluten and low glycemic…check. You can prepare this completely plant-based and serve over quinoa for added protein & fiber or simply add some lentils or tofu for added protein. For those of you eating animal protein, adding some chicken or fish would be great to make this a meal.

This coconut curry vegetables recipe is warm, comforting, satisfying, rich while still being healthy, not too spicy & loaded with veggies. You can add more veggies if you like, perhaps snow peas, spinach or whatever… Continue reading

Roasted Chickpeas Recipe

Roasted Chickpeas

Any snack that you can eat without feeling guilty about later is a total score! If it’s crunchy, all the better for me! Well, have you checked out roasted chickpeas yet? Super yummy & simple to prepare, just the way I like it!

Chickpeas have great nutritional value and are packed with protein & fiber. This isn’t a snack that will leave you feeling hungry an hour later; they’ll actually tide you over until your next meal. If you need a snack on the go, grab a couple handfuls & you’re good to go. Even better would be… Continue reading

[Recipe] Cauliflower Tabouli

Cauliflower Tabouli Recipe

 

Are you looking for another yummy recipe that’s healthy, easy & quick to prepare? Then you’re in the right place!

This cauliflower tabouli is so good, Sunday night my hubby asked if their was enough left for him to have some & he asked me to make it again on Wednesday…Total Score!! You can eat it as a side dish or as a meal just add some chickpeas or black beans for your protein.

The best part? It’s Dairy-free, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soy-free, Oil-free, Low Glycemic & full of plant-based goodness. The other… Continue reading

[Recipe] Quinoa Pizza Crust

Quinoa Pizza Crust

 

Who doesn’t like Pizza? What is a good healthy option for pizza crust is a great question I’ve been getting. Since I’m the modification queen I’ve been on the hunt for a gluten-free, yet still low glycemic healthy option that isn’t difficult to prepare. The wait is over!!! Woohoo!! No more reserving pizza for a “splurge” to then feel icky about afterwards. Feast your eyes & taste buds on this beauty I found for Quinoa Pizza Crust. Here’s the less than 2 minute video & directions below the video for you to print… Continue reading

Chickpea Salad Recipe

Chickpea Salad Recipe

I found this chickpea salad recipe by Angela Liddon from Oh She Glows & had to share it with you! Super yummy, Vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, refined sugar-free & low glycemic. 

 

The mashed chickpeas create a texture very similar to flaked chicken and the sauce gets a boost from a creamy eggless mayonnaise. I’ve also added a hefty amount of crunchy vegetables like celery, green onion, pickles, and bell peppers to give it a great crunch and loads of fiber. Serve this salad in pieces of Boston or Bibb lettuce, in a wrap or sandwich, or on crackers. If you… Continue reading

Cabbage Salad Recipe – Quick & Easy Prep

Cabbage Salad Recipe

 

I get asked all the time for quick, easy, healthy recipes. I love making a big salad to have ready in the fridge to eat during the week. My hubby made this cabbage salad recipe, he calls it Cabbage Crunch, and it’s pretty darn yummy. I have to admit, the first time he made it I was watching him like a hawk and questioning his every move…however he handled it graciously. I added the carrots for a bit of color. 🙂

Cabbage is great for B vitamins like folate, vitamin B1 (thiamin), B5 (pyridoxine), and… Continue reading

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