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…

1 pot Veggie Curry

I had a red curry recipe, so why not add a green curry version? This recipe is really easy because there aren’t a lot of veggies or chopping. My recipe is based on (and only slightly adapted from) the recipe featured on Minimalist Baker for their  1 pot vegetable curry Here it goes! 1 pot…

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…