Quinoa and Kale Stuffed Butternut Squash

1 medium butternut squash 1 tbs olive oil 1 cup quinoa 2 cup low sodium vegetable broth 1/2 sweet onion 1 bunch kale, stems removed and chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 cup chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup chopped walnutsContinue reading “Quinoa and Kale Stuffed Butternut Squash”

Not really M&M cookies

The Not Really M&M Cookies (vegan and not healthy) 2 cups of flour 1 Tbs cornstarch ½ tsp salt 1 tsp baking soda ¾ cup brown sugar ½ cup sugar ¾ “butter” (I use earth balance) 1 NOT-egg (either flax egg or the Follow your heart “eggless egg) 1 tsp vanilla 1 bag of UnrealContinue reading “Not really M&M cookies”

almond butter

This is seriously one of the easiest recipes; who knew?! The main ingredients, almonds and patience. It started two weeks ago, when I was out at a bar for my friends birthday and someone gifted her a couple jars of almond butter. I’m thinking “Ok, I need to get to know this girl”.  We immediatelyContinue reading “almond butter”

Strawberry Sorbet

16 oz strawberries, de-stemmed and frozen 1 5oz container of Coconut yogurt (I like So Delicious) 1-2 Tbs Juice from one Lemon 3 Tbs agave Blend in high power blender [vitamix] until smooth. Prepare a metal bread pan with parchment paper, covering bottom and sides Pour the blended mixture into pan, freeze 2 hours, serve.Continue reading “Strawberry Sorbet”

Strawberry- Lemonade muffins

2 cups flour 1 1/2 Tbs baking powder 1 tsp baking soda Two handfuls of strawberries cut up into small pieces 1 ripe banana, mashed 1 lemon for zest + juice (2 Tbs) 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup almond milk 2/3 Coconut oil, melted 1/2 cup coconut sugar + sprinkle for topping organic food coloring-Continue reading “Strawberry- Lemonade muffins”

Dog Biscuits: Apple, PB, Grain-free biscuits

1/2 cup applesauce  1/2 peanut butter 1 3/4 cup oat flour 1 tsp cinnamon   -Preheat oven to 350 degree -Line large baking pan with parchment paper -If your are using oats, pulse in blender until you have a flour-like consistency. -In large bowl, mix flour and peanut butter. -Add in the apple sauce, andContinue reading “Dog Biscuits: Apple, PB, Grain-free biscuits”

Vegan Nacho Cheese Sauce

½ cup peeled, chopped carrots ½ cup chopped yellow potatoes 1/3 c raw, cashews 1 cup dairy free milk 2 ½ Tbs nutritional yeast 1 Tbs lemon juice or apple cider vinegar 1 tsp salt *option: pinch of cayenne or paprika for a little kick   -Steam potatoes and carrots in a pot for 15-20Continue reading “Vegan Nacho Cheese Sauce”