Banana Oat Bars

Banana Oat Bars Plant-based - Gluten-free - Vegan Ingredients -3 ripe bananas (mashed) -½ cup natural peanut butter -¼ cup maple syrup -1 tsp vanilla extract -1½ cups gluten-free quick cook oats -½ cup buckwheat flour -¼ cup ground flaxseed -¼ cup chia seeds -½ tsp baking powder -½ tsp ground ginger -1 tsp allspice … Continue reading Banana Oat Bars

Tofu-Vegetable Soup

Have a bunch of leftover veggies in the fridge that need to be used up? Make a soup! This is one of my favorite ways to save vegetables from going in the trash if I can't eat them fast enough. Tofu-Vegetable Soup Plant-based - Gluten-free - Vegan Ingredients 4 cups chopped mixed vegetables (I used … Continue reading Tofu-Vegetable Soup

Sesame Tofu with Broccoli

Sesame Tofu with Broccoli Plant-based - Gluten-free - Vegan Ingredients 1 block super firm pressed tofu 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons liquid aminos 1 teaspoon sesame seeds 1 teaspoon onion powder Dash of ginger Dash of chili powder Pepper to taste 1 cup chopped broccoli **Always check to make sure your ingredients/products are gluten-free … Continue reading Sesame Tofu with Broccoli

Berry-Veggie Smoothie

Berry-Veggie Smoothie Plant-based - Gluten-free - Vegan Yield - 2 servings Ingredients 1 cup frozen berry blend (strawberries, cherries, blueberries, blackberries) 1/2 cup packed fresh baby spinach 1/4 cup baby carrots 1 cup unsweetened flax milk (or plant milk of choice) 1/4 cup hemp seeds 2 tablespoons chia seeds 1 tsp lemon juice Optional: 4-5 … Continue reading Berry-Veggie Smoothie

Chickpea Flour Quiche With Veggies

Chickpea Flour Quiche With Veggies Plant-based - Gluten-free - Vegan Ingredients 1 cup chickpea flour ¼ cup nutritional yeast 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp Italian seasoning ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp ground turmeric 1 tbsp flaxseed meal Dash of salt 1 cup plant milk (I used unsweetened flax milk) … Continue reading Chickpea Flour Quiche With Veggies

Mushroom Jerky

Homemade Mushroom Jerky Plant-based - Gluten-free - Vegan Ingredients 3 tbsp liquid aminos (or low sodium soy sauce) 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 2 tbsp maple syrup 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp low sodium vegetable broth 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp onion powder Dash chili powder 8-10 portabella mushroom caps (sliced thin). **Always check … Continue reading Mushroom Jerky

Spring into Food Safety

Do you like to do a deep “Spring cleaning” of your home this time of year? As you are sprucing up the rest of the house, don’t forget about the kitchen! Check out the tips below on how to reduce the risk of foodborne illnesses by keeping food safe in your kitchen. Food Safety 101 … Continue reading Spring into Food Safety

Go Green for Earth Day

This past Monday was Earth Day, a time to show love and support for the Earth and environmental protection. The celebration of Earth Day first began in 1970, and its popularity has grown since then. Environmental protection organizations utilize Earth Day to educate the public on the state of our planet and what needs to … Continue reading Go Green for Earth Day

Ditch the Diets this Spring

If you turn on the TV or log into any social media site, chances are you will see all kinds of ads for diet and weight loss plans. Does it ever make you stop and think “what makes them come back year after year if people should be losing weight and keeping it off with … Continue reading Ditch the Diets this Spring

Inflammation 101

Do you ever find yourself plagued with fatigue, joint inflammation or even arm and leg stiffness? Did you know that your diet and lifestyle choices can influence inflammation? Things like sugar, saturated fat, trans fat, refined carbohydrates, excessive alcohol consumption, and processed meats may all trigger inflammation. Let's dive into what you can do to … Continue reading Inflammation 101