Need My Greens Kale Salad

This salad was just so delicious, I had to share it with you. I thought the name would be appropriate since this kale salad is packed with greens and is the perfect nutritious pick me up for your body. The original salad and dressing are from the lovely @thejenjones. She is just amazing with all the plant based recipes she posts on TikTok, check her out when you have a chance. I used her recipe and just added several ingredients to the salad. Kale Salad: Ingredients The base of this salad is kale, broccoli and red cabbage. I added pecans,…

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Easy Hummus Recipe (Only 6 ingredients!)

Hummus is very much a staple in my house. My husband and I eat it all the time. I'll admit most of the time it's store bought (that Trader Joe's Spicy Hummus...YUM), but when I do make the time for this fresh easy hummus at home, it's ridiculously better than hummus from the store. With a taste that can't compete with store bought hummus, your friends and family will love you forever if you bring this to your next backyard party or hangout. Easy Hummus Ingredients Canned Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) Tahini Garlic Salt Lemon Juice Water (or aquafaba) That's all…

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Cranberry Orange Ginger Sparkling Drink

This cranberry orange ginger sparkling drink is so delicious and actually very good for you! There is no refined sugar or store bought juice to be seen anywhere near this drink. Besides it being yummy and festive, it's very healthy since the cranberries, ginger, and oranges help boost your immune system after all that extra holiday food this season. The cranberry juice part of this recipe is modified from @thejenjones recipe. I discovered her on TikTok and love every single plant-based recipe she posts. Also check out the benefits of cranberries, our favorite seasonal fruit! Cranberry Orange Ginger Drink: Ingredients…

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Raspberry Bars (Vegan & Gluten Free)

After delving in to some of the Medical Medium books, I have been eating a lot more fruit lately. That has translated into baking as well because I can't live without my desserts! These raspberry bars were a product of that and I have made them every week for a month straight because I just cant't stop eating them.  They are vegan, gluten free and refined sugar free. A completely guilt free dessert to just devour whenever you feel like it. They're super quick to make too. Did I convince you yet? Raspberry Bars Modified Upon making these bars for…

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Lemon Coconut Cookies (Vegan!)

I am so happy I discovered these lemon coconut cookies. They are so healthy and so delicious. The perfect treat! They are 100% vegan, gluten, and sugar free. What could be better? Here's the quick story of how I discovered them. I see a Naturopathic Doctor and she told me that my candida levels were a bit high, so I went on the candida diet for a month where I had to be completely sugar free (I only lasted 3 weeks!). It's a really tough diet, let me tell you, but I happened to find some really yummy recipes while…

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Strawberry Mango Swirl Sorbet (Dairy Free & Vegan!)

I'm squeezing in a summer dessert before the summer is over and it is a super delicious, easy to make, vegan Strawberry Mango Swirl Sorbet! There are very few ingredients and if you wanted to, you could just make one flavor or the other. This recipe really is a two for one. It's fruity and refreshing. Perfect for a hot summer day. My husband and I gobbled it up the minute I finished photographing it for this post! Strawberry Mango Swirl Sorbet A Note on Equipment: The strawberry sorbet does require an ice cream churner. If you don't have one,…

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Easy Guacamole (Only 5 Ingredients!)

Guacamole is one of my favorite snacks ever. I prefer a simple guac, no cilantro, no jalapenos, no extra spices. I like an easy bare bones version. Some nice crispy potato chips to dip and you now have the best snack on earth. My husband and I can demolish a whole bowl of guac in one sitting without trying. The best part is, this is soooo good for you! No need to feel guilty over eating a whole bowl of it. Besides being the best snack ever, guacamole goes with everything...on tacos, chili, quesadillas, fajitas, sandwiches, chicken, heck put it…

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Ratatouille — A Classic Vegetarian Dish

I'm pretty sure my inspiration to try out Ratatouille was actually the adorable Disney movie. Remy made me want to try it. So I made it for the first time a couple of years ago and my husband and I love it. It warms you right up with a mix of creamy tomato and béchamel sauces that have a little zing from hot red pepper flakes. The veggies all stacked into one another look pretty elegant too. I always feel fancy when I make this dish.  I'll admit this ratatouille takes a fair bit of prep work, but it's all…

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Easy Peach Cobbler (Vegan!)

This easy buttery delicious peach cobbler recipe actually came from one of my pen pals. She sent me a recipe card for it and I loved it so much, I had to share. I think what makes it extra yummy, is the crispy bruleéd top. With the layer of buttery peaches on the bottom and the sweet cakey layer on top, this easy peach cobbler will satisfy all your tastebuds. I love sending recipes out to my pen pals. I hope they enjoy receiving them as much as I do. If you don't about my lovely pen paling hobby, check…

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Blueberry Crumble (Gluten & Dairy Free)

While I was home on vacation, I wanted to make a blueberry crumble with fresh bluberries. My husband and I went to pick the berries fresh at a cute farm stand and it turns out a very windy storm we just had ruined the blackberry crop and there weren't any blueberries left to pick. Sad face! So I bought a couple pints of fresh already picked blueberries from the farm stand and contemplated what fruity dessert I could make with them. I did some experimenting with almond flour and almond butter and created a gluten and dairy free blueberry crumble.…

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