Category Archives: chia seeds

Paleo Applesauce Breakfast Bread

Paleo Applesauce Breakfast Bread

It’s Saturday morning, and I’m sitting on my patio sipping coffee and dreaming about breakfast. Most of my meals start off this way, with an idea percolating in the back of my mind. It might be an ingredient or a specific cuisine, that will gradually take shape into a recipe. And before long, I’m in […]

Vegan Overnight Oatmeal Cookies

Vegan Overnight Oatmeal Cookies

Last week my mom sent me a recipe from The Kitchn for Overnight Oat Cookies. She wanted me to play around with the ingredients to see if I could find a healthier alternative, because I have to say, those cookies are not breakfast friendly, despite the author’s claims. Instead of using a cup and a […]

Simple Strawberry Chia Seed Jam

Simple Strawberry Chia Jam

If you’re already feeling a little off balance this year, you’re not alone! I’ve been struggling with focusing, I have zero clue what day it is, and don’t even get me started on my sleep. So, per usual, I’m doing my best to listen to my body, and really take things day by day. One […]

Mint Chocolate Pretzel Protein Bars

Mint Chocolate Pretzel Protein Bars

Let’s step into the wonderful world of meal-prepping for a minute. No, I’m not talking about five containers of rice, steamed broccoli and grilled chicken that you will somehow have to choke down over the next week. But rather these utterly addictive mint chocolate pretzel protein bars.

Oatmeal Zucchini Protein Waffles

Oatmeal Zucchini Protein Waffles

Many times in my kitchen, disaster strikes, as I attempt to create new treats, experiment with trending ingredients, or accidentally dump in too much baking soda. That was never the case with these oatmeal zucchini protein waffles; they were a dream right from the get go. I have now made them three times since then, […]

Vegan Coffee Chocolate Chia Pudding

Vegan Coffee Chocolate Chia Pudding

I go through phases where I am totally obsessed with chia seeds. Currently this vegan coffee chocolate chia pudding has had a permanent residence in my fridge. I store it in varying sizes of jars, perfect for a grab-and-go afternoon snack. I did a quick Google search to brush up on the health benefits of […]

Raw Date and Nut Bites

raw date and nut bites

Summer is over, and a cool wind greets me in the mornings. And so we enter into another busy fall. I always strive to eat healthy, and when I’m on the go, it can be especially difficult. Recently, I made these raw date and nut bites, and they are the perfect alternative to processed protein […]

Oat Flour Carrot Cake Muffins

oat flour carrot cake muffins

Clearly I have an oat obsession. And I’m ok with that. These oat flour carrot cake muffins are sugar-free, gluten-free, flour-free, dairy-free, but still DELICIOUS. Usually when a recipe is so restrictive, I think, oh great, these sound like boring cardboard. But hang in there, because you are in for a treat with these oat […]

Vegan Zucchini Banana Pancakes

I woke up starving, as usual, and craving pancakes, as usual. But when I started getting out ingredients, I realized I was out of eggs! Not good. I wanted to create a filling breakfast that was healthy, flavorful, and not just milk and flour. These vegan zucchini banana pancakes have mashed banana, and grated zucchini, […]

Flourless Protein Pumpkin Spice Bars

It has arrived. Pumpkin spice in all its glory. I know everyone tends to go a bit bonkers for their pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin cake, the list is endless, and for good reason. These flourless protein pumpkin spice bars are heaven in your mouth, and these fall flavors are the first […]