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

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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

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 groats¬† Hemp Seeds Chia Seeds Pistachios Medjool Dates Tahini They're moist, chewy, crunchy, … Continue reading No Bake Caramel Coconut Buckwheat Energy Bars

Chocolate Raspberry Baked Oatmeal Squares (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Oil-Free)

These baked oatmeal squares require just one bowl, less than 10 ingredients, and will be done in under a half hour. Whip these up one night and you'll have breakfast ready for the next several days. They're gluten-free, dairy and egg-free, nut-free, oil-free, and can be made sugar-free as well. You can bake them in … Continue reading Chocolate Raspberry Baked Oatmeal Squares (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Oil-Free)

Peanut Butter Cookie Raw Buckwheat Smoothie

If you've never tried a raw buckwheat smoothie or porridge, or buckwheat in any form for that matter, this yummy recipe is the perfect way for raw buckwheat to make it's debut in your kitchen. ¬†This smoothie bowl is thick, creamy, satisfying, and tastes like a peanut butter cookie. It's also loaded with heart healthy … Continue reading Peanut Butter Cookie Raw Buckwheat Smoothie

Steel Cut Oats in the Slow Cooker (vegan)

Well, winter isn't over yet for those of us in the Great Lakes region. Today we woke up to 10 inches of snow, which fell throughout the day yesterday and through the night. It does look pretty, but... it would've looked a lot prettier about a month ago. You see, I've made the same mistake … Continue reading Steel Cut Oats in the Slow Cooker (vegan)

Easy Baked Plums with Coconut Cream and Ginger Cardamom Syrup (vegan, refined sugar-free)

This dessert is so simple, I hesitated to post it as a "recipe." It was so delicious, however, that I decided I needed to share it with you. Plus, I thought it might be nice to throw in a non-pumpkin or non-apple recipe, every once in a while... you know, to mix things up a … Continue reading Easy Baked Plums with Coconut Cream and Ginger Cardamom Syrup (vegan, refined sugar-free)