Plantain Bread

Friendly to many diets (Paleo, gluten-free, kosher, nut free), this delicious plantain bread is worth a try! This recipe is from from @starinfinitefood on instagram. I doubled her recipe to make a larger loaf (so loaf if tall enough to have slices for sandwiches). Best served warm with butter! Ingredients: 2 large plantains (yellow/brown) 4…

Everything Pretzel Bagel Hamantaschen

Have you jumped aboard the savory hamantaschen bandwagon yet? For those who don’t know, hamantaschen (called Oznei’ Haman in Hebrew) is a traditional Jewish food eaten on Passover to commemorate the Jewish people overcoming the villain Haman, who tried to exterminate the Jewish people in Persia. Hamantaschen are normally sweet triangle shaped cookies, but I…

Homemade Spelt Challah

According to Michele Turcotte, a registered, licensed dietitian, spelt “is richer in many nutrients, such as protein and minerals” compared to wheat flour. I thought I would try to make a slightly more nutritious version of challah using this Homemade Spelt Challah recipe graciously given by Rebbetzin Shula Begun. I made this for a large…

How to make black beans from scratch

Black beans are an amazing addition to any latin recipe, and are one of my favorite vegan/vegetarian protein sources. Cooking a homemade version makes you appreciate how much time goes into this staple food in latin cuisine. Plus, it’s healthier when it is made it home because your black beans will have less sodium and…

Basic Chia Seed Pudding

Ingredients: 1/2 cup chia seeds 2 cup milk, kefir (probiotic yogurt drink) or milk substitute (almond milk, coconut milk, oat milk, soy milk) 2 tbsp maple syrup, date syrup, honey (or 1 packet of stevia) 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon Cover and chill for at least six hours or overnight. Add your…

Sweet Potato Toast

Inspired by Infinite Food’s instagram post The perfect bread replacement for when you are looking to add extra nutrition to your toasts. Can be made sweet or salty and are perfect for any meal or snack during the day! Ingredients: 1 sweet potato Instructions: Slice 1/2 inch thin slices of sweet potato Place sweet potato in olive…

Caramelized Bananas

Caramelized Bananas are the perfect topping for fruity breakfasts (such as oatmeal bowls) and desserts (like Banana Nice Cream!) Here’s the recipe: Heat a small amount of coconut oil in a pan on medium high heat. Add sliced banana and heat around 3-5 minutes on each side, or until each side is golden brown. Sprinkle…

Perfect Soft Boiled Eggs

I’ve always struggled to get the perfect soft boiled egg, and I finally figured out how to get the perfect cooking method for it thanks to Downshiftology! Check out her tutorial video here. Summary from the video (I would still recommend watching the video for extra helpful tips and visual instructions!) Cook eggs in boiling…

Perfect Poached Egg

Click this youtube tutorial for the perfect poached egg! Thank you Downshiftology for sharing a tutorial that was easy enough to follow to make a pretty, perfectly cooked poached egg. Some helpful tips from Downshiftology’s tutorial (still recommend watching it to get more detailed tips with visuals)! Boil water on high heat, don’t add salt…

Homemade Seeded Buckwheat Bread

Gluten-free, nutritious, and incredibly delicious! Makes for an incredibly flavorful avocado toast. Ingredients: 1 3/4 cup of buckwheat groats 1/4 cup of chia seeds 1/4 cup of olive oil 2 tsp baking powder 1 tbsp maple syrup 1/2 tsp sea salt Use some sort of seeds or nuts, some options include: 1/4 cup of pumpkin…