Gluten Free Cauliflower Pizza Crust

I’ve been curious about cauliflower pizza crust and found a few recipes to work with and tweak to make my own. Here is my take on a very tasty, easy to make alternative to classic pizza dough. This recipe takes approx 1-1.5 hours to prep and cook. Makes 2 servings Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower,…

Gluten Free Banana Bread

Inspired by the recipe from Minimalist Baker, I made a few small tweaks for personal preference to create the most perfect banana bread recipe. makes 12 slices Ingredients 3 medium ripe bananas 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 flax eggs (2 TBSP flax meal + 6 TBSP water) 2 Tbsp canola or melted coconut oil  *(optional)…

Almond Pulp Chocolate Chip Bars

Each time I make almond milk, I try a new baked good or snack with the leftover pulp. This recipe makes a tasty, slightly sweet treat. Makes up to 24 small bars. INGREDIENTS:  2 Cups almond pulp 1/4 Cup shredded unsweetened coconut 1/2 Cup chopped dates or date crumbles 1 banana, mashed 2 Tablespoons flax…

Bean + Rice Burgers

I really love a good veggie burger, but I don’t always love what they are filled with. After making quinoa kale, sweet potato cakes a few times and loving the recipe,  I decided to modify that recipe into a bean and rice burger. Makes 12 burgers Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups cooked wild and brown rice (or brown…

3 Ingredient Almond Pulp Macaroons

After a quick search of what to make with leftover almond pulp, I settled on modifying a few recipes to make an oil-free semi-sweet treat with only 3 ingredients. The results are simple, slightly sweet and easy to make! Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Makes 14-16 macaroons Ingredients:  1 Cup fresh wet almond pulp 1/2…

Almond Pulp Crackers

After making almond milk, I had about 2 cups of pulp leftover, so I began looking for some tasty and healthy recipes to make. I came across some ideas for crackers and I’m pretty pleased with the results. Makes 20-30 small crackers Ingredients:  1 Cup fresh wet almond pulp 1 Tablespoon ground flax meal +…

Homemade Almond Milk + Creamer

This recipe is directly from The Homemade Vegan Pantry book. This was my first attempt making almond milk and it was easier than I thought and has a smooth, slightly nutty flavor. I purchased this nut milk bag and it worked great. Makes 6 cups of almond milk (and 2 cups of leftover pulp) Ingredients:…

Red Lentil Chickpea Stew

For 2018, I’m exploring some hearty high protein meals such as this lentil and chickpea stew. I made this one with curry spices but it could be easily suited for your taste with a variety of options such as thyme and sage or tarragon. Recipe yields approx 10 servings (1 cup each) Ingredients: 2 cups…

Homemade Cashew Yogurt

Yogurt has been the one non-vegan food that I have missed. Plain, tangy, thick, creamy vegan yogurt has been hard to come by. Many have sugars added, thickeners, unnecessary ingredients and come in endless plastic containers. I decided to attempt my own yogurt after reading a few recipes and I’m super happy with the results…

Mint Chocolate Smoothie

Inspired by My Darling Vegan’s Raw Shamrock Shake recipe, this is my fave version of a minty, chocolatey treat! Makes 2 servings INGREDIENTS 2 ripe bananas, fresh or frozen 1 cup almond, cashew or rice milk, add more to thin or use water 1 cup fresh spinach 1/2 tsp peppermint extract 1 TBSP cacao nibs…

Quinoa, Kale + Sweet Potato Patties

This recipe has become a fast favorite. I often make quinoa bowls with the same ingredients and this is a tasty take on some favorite flavors. Recipe inspired by Oh She Glows. Makes approx 12 small cakes. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa, I recommend Bob’s Red Mill 2 tablespoons ground flax  + 6 tablespoons water…

Curried Broccoli Lentil Soup

This is a mildly spicy Indian-spiced soup, packed with hearty protein rich lentils (13g per 1/4 cup) and creamy broccoli or cauliflower. You can add more spice to make this a warming winter favorite. Recipe inspired by the Vegan Yum Yum cookbook. Makes 4-6 servings Ingredients:  1 teaspoon olive oil or coconut oil *optional, use…