Sweet Potato Waffles

I love sweet potatoes, and I’m lucky that they are also incredibly nutritious and a great source of fiber, protein and vitamins (learn more here)! I made these sweet potato waffles using leftover sweet potatoes I had after using the skins for a different recipe and LOVED them. I think this might be my new…

Cauliflower Parmesan

Gluten-free and passover friendly! Plus, cauliflower is an extremely healthy vegetable that is a good source of fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Folate, Pantothenic Acid, Potassium, Manganese, Magnesium, and Phosphorus (healthline.com) This Cauliflower Parmesan Recipe was inspired by two recipes from Delish, one for their Cauliflower Parm recipe, and another from their marinara sauce (I…

Fresh Spring Rolls

FRESH SPRING 🌺ROLLS, the perfect seasonal snack! I found rice paper at Whole foods (they even have a brown rice paper option). Here’s how I made it: Spring Roll Ingredients: Fruit of choice (sliced mango, sliced strawberry or blackberries) alfalfa sprouts chopped cilantro (optional since there are plenty of people averse to it) chopped mint chopped…

Southwestern Tacos with Lentil Walnut Meat

Made these southwestern tacos after making this recipe of Lentil Walnut meat from Vegan Heaven. The lentil walnut meat was a hit, even with my carnivorous family members! I love this lentil walnut meat recipe because it is versatile to cook with and is healthy and delicious.  Feel free to make your own revisions based on…

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

This recipe from Rachel Mansfield contains my favorite combination of ingredients: bananas, chocolate and nut butter. If you are allergic to nuts, you can use a nut-free butter to substitute for nut butter. Even though this recipe can be paleo-friendly, nothing about the taste of this recipe screams healthy dessert! In fact, this is definitely…

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…

Sweet Potato Arepas

Before I moved to Miami, I didn’t even know what an arepa was. Boy was this gringa missing out! Arepas are made of corn flour and can be topped or filled with your favorite ingredients. Plus, this dish is great for vegetarians like myself because you can ask for it without meat, and often you…

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…

Healthy Baked French Fries

So good I may or may not have eaten the whole pan 😛 Ingredients: 2 potatoes (scrubbed clean and dried) Olive oil spray Pinch of sea salt and black pepper 2 cloves minced garlic Chopped fresh dill (optional) Drizzle of Lemon juice (optional) Instructions: Preheat oven to 450 degrees Farenheit Chop potatoes into matchsticks by…