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”

The Basically the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

2¼ cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup Earth balance, room temperature ½ cup granulated sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 Flax Eggs, room temperature 1 1/2 cups non-dairy chocolate chips   Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line bakingContinue reading “The Basically the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Matcha Green Waffle

1 1/2 cups of coconut milk (or almond) 1 1/4 cup of gluten-free flour 1/4 tsp of baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder 1 tablespoon of melted coconut oil 2 tsp matcha green tea powder 1 dash of agave Blend or stir well with whisk Preheat waffle iron Cook in waffle iron asContinue reading “Matcha Green Waffle”

Fun Vegan Rice Crispy

Sometimes I just need a quick treat after dinner (or in the middle of the day.) Yesterday I was strolling down the cereal aisle at Trader Joe’s and stopped on a box of Rice Crispy’s. This immediately brought me back to rec. soccer, when we were rewarded with snacks after every game. I can’t even rememberContinue reading “Fun Vegan Rice Crispy”

Mushroom Risotto

  1 small sweet onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups coconut milk (I love the So Delicious Organic Culinary Coconut Milk) 2 cups of cooked brown rice 1 ½ cup chopped mushrooms 1 cup peas 2 tbs coconut oil 1-2 Tbs Nutritional Yeast Salt and pepper to taste -Cook rice according to package andContinue reading “Mushroom Risotto”