Pumpkin Oatmeal Lentil Cups

I hope you all haven't gotten burnt out on pumpkin yet, because I've included it in today's yummy recipe. Along with some other unusual ingredients. Lentils in a baked oatmeal cup? Yes I did. Red lentils, to be precise. You see I was brainstorming ways to boost the protein and practical fill-me-up potential of a … Continue reading Pumpkin Oatmeal Lentil Cups

The 10 Minute Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

10 Minute Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

While I love green smoothies, chia puddings loaded with fruit, and oatmeal with all of the fixings, sometimes I want a veganized version of one of my old favorite comfort food stand-bys. I've got recipes for some of them, like pancakes and French toast, but my breakfast options are sadly lacking in the savory category. … Continue reading 10 Minute Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

Classic Vegan French Toast

Classic Vegan French Toast

Over the years, I've shared some of my favorite plant-based breakfasts, many of them veganized versions of my favorite dishes. Fluffy golden pancakes, hearty buckwheat pancakes, cornmeal waffles with blueberry sauce, savory-filled crepes, even these unconventional, but delicious, cinnamon rolls. Despite the fact that I have two French toast creations (pumpkin and coconut) on the … Continue reading Classic Vegan French Toast

Banana Bread Overnight Oats

Banana Bread Batter Overnight Oats

So overnight oats. I was a little hesitant to post this recipe because the whole overnight oatmeal thing is a little... two years ago? In fact, the first overnight oats recipe I ever posted on the blog was back in 2015, this Almond Butter and Carob number. Throwing all notions of being a "cool" and … Continue reading Banana Bread Batter Overnight Oats

Activated Buckwheat Blender Pancakes - Vegan and Gluten Free

Activated Buckwheat and Hemp Seed Blender Pancakes

Up until a few weeks ago, I only had one go-to gluten free and vegan pancake recipe in my breakfast food arsenal. Don't get me wrong, I love my healthy Sweet Chickpea Flour Pancakes, but one is such a lonely number. Now I have two favorite pancakes.   Just like my chickpea flour pancakes, these … Continue reading Activated Buckwheat and Hemp Seed Blender Pancakes

Vegan Caramel Coconut Buckwheat Energy Bars (refined sugar free, gluten free, vegan, raw)

No Bake Caramel Coconut Buckwheat Energy Bars

Need a nutrition-packed pick-me-up? I've got one for ya. (As well as a bunch of hyphenated words. You're welcome.) These tasty and filling bars are bursting with some of my favorite nutrient-dense super foods. Check out this all-star line up: Activated buckwheat groatsĀ  Hemp Seeds Chia Seeds Pistachios Medjool Dates Tahini They're moist, chewy, crunchy, … Continue reading No Bake Caramel Coconut Buckwheat Energy Bars

Spiced Super Berry Smoothie

Today I'm sharing my current favorite fruit smoothie. This blend is perfect for fall; it features fresh apple juice (or cider), tart cranberries, juicy raspberries,blueberries, and spicy cinnamon for a flavor combination that is sure to wake up the senses. It's tart, and sweet, and utterly juicy with a warm hint of spice. Regularly sipping … Continue reading Spiced Super Berry Smoothie

Cherry Mango Chia Overnight Oats (raw, vegan, gluten free, refined sugar free)

There was a time in my life when I hated eating breakfast. Putting food in my mouth first thing in the morning was almost as unappealing as wearing heels to work, though I often forced myself to do both. These days I can't wait until breakfast! I can't tell you what's changed but I think … Continue reading Cherry Mango Chia Overnight Oats (raw, vegan, gluten free, refined sugar free)

Mango-Avocado-Mint Green Smoothie

After a weekend full of birthday cook-outs, cupcakes, and chocolate chipĀ ice cream cookie cups (oh yes!) I felt like I need a dose of green to start my week. This creamy green smoothie was filling, refreshing, fruity, and so satisfying. Although my daughter asked for a "pink" smoothie this morning, I found her eyes wandering … Continue reading Mango-Avocado-Mint Green Smoothie

Sweet Potato Toast! + 7 Fun Plant-Based Topping Ideas

Last weekend I came across an idea, actually it popped up on my Facebook feed as an advertisement from yahoo.com. An idea I could kick myself for never thinking of. Sweet potato toast. As in, sliced sweet potato, toasted in the toaster (or toaster oven) and used in place of bread. I was excited, and … Continue reading Sweet Potato Toast! + 7 Fun Plant-Based Topping Ideas