Homemade Blueberry Banana Bread

This blueberry banana bread is made without refined sugar, and can also be made to be gluten-free and vegan! Thank you Chocolate Covered Katie for the recipe and the inspiration. Blueberry Banana Bread Ingredients 2 cups spelt, white, or oat flour (I used whole wheat flour) 3 tsp baking powder (since I didn’t have baking…

Peanut Butter Banana Cups

Ever have sweet tooth cravings and end up eating through everything in sight trying to satisfy it? I made these peanut butter banana cups so that I will have something healthy to satisfy my sweet cravings on hand that is both healthy and filling. This recipe uses clean, un-processed ingredients, and keeps you full with…

Black Bean Dip with Beet Crackers

“Beans beans good for your heart the more you eat the more you fart…” Anyone else used to sing this rhyme in elementary school? Likely because of this rhyme, I’ve always associated beans with causing gas, and was afraid to eat too many of them for this reason. As a vegetarian this was problematic, as…

Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

This chia seed pudding recipe is vegan and paleo-friendly. Makes for a delicious breakfast, dessert or snack. If you don’t like bananas or don’t have access to almond or coconut milk you can check out this Chocolate Chia Pudding recipe. You can also make a pumpkin version using this recipe from AgainstAllGrain.com, which I based the…

Hummus with Roasted Eggplant

Combining two of my favorites, roasted eggplant and homemade hummus for this Hummus with Roasted Eggplant recipe. This dip is very versatile and can be served as a dip with veggie sticks and pita chips, or in a sandwich. This recipe makes two small bowls of hummus. Check it out below: Ingredients: 1 sliced eggplant…

Pumpkin Pie Dip

  ‘Tis the season for pumpkin pie dip! This holiday season is full of pumpkin pie flavored drinks, desserts, and breads. Why not add a dip to the mix? This dip is so easy to make and will be sure to impress your loved ones (or to enjoy on your own :P) I served this…

Healthy Apple Crumble

Wow your friends and family with a fall treat that has no added sugars and is gluten-free, dairy-free, and egg-free. Recipe credits to NutriLuli, I only slightly adjusted her recipe, which you can find below. Ingredients: 4 gala apples 3/4 cup of almond flour 3/4 cup of coconut flour 2 packets of stevia 1/4 tsp of…

Persian Wedding Rice

Also referred to as Jeweled Rice, this Persian Wedding Rice recipe is sure to wow your guests/friends/family! This is definitely the most time-intensive recipe on my blog, but it is definitely worth it. I’ve made it three times now, and always have rave reviews. This recipe is a combination of recipes from Kitchn, the Heritage Cook, NYT…

Triple Berry Oatmeal

After learning to caramelize bananas for my Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal, I decided to revise my Berry Tahini Oatmeal  recipe and make this delicious Triple Berry Oatmeal (clearly I have a thing for flavorful oatmeal bowls :P) This recipe is incredibly easy to make,  delicious, and most important, healthy! No added sugar is use (natural sweetness comes…

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

There’s no such thing as too much pumpkin during the fall, and how good does pumpkin pie flavored breakfast sound?! This oatmeal is completely guilt-free (no added sugars, egg-free, gluten-free, dairy free), yet tastes like an indulgent dessert! I was tempted to top this oatmeal with chocolate chips, but decided to try keep this recipe…