Recipes



Peanut Butter Puffs Cereal

You asked for it... Peanut Butter Puffs Cereal! This is a re-creation of an all-time fave: Peanut Butter Panda Puffs. If you know me at all, you may know about my childhood cereal addiction. Growing up and learning what crap actually goes into those cereals was a heart-break moment, as I cut them out of my diet. If you're reading this, you can probably relate.  Let's compare ingredients, shall we? The store-bought Peanut Butter Panda Puffs contains: whole grain corn meal, corn meal, cane sugar, peanut butter, soy oil, sea salt, tocopherols. Today's re-creation contains: quinoa puffs, extra virgin coconut oil, peanut butter (the completely natural kind with only one ingredient), and pure maple syrup.  Not only is this recipe made with only 4 ingredients total,...

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Cookie Dough Protein Bars

Feeling peckish? What better snack is there than Cookie Dough Protein Bars?! These 7-ingredient, vegan, gluten-free, refined-sugar-free (try to say that 5 times fast) protein bars take no more than 5 MINUTES to prepare. Oh, and they taste way better than store-bought, chemical-filled alternatives. To make these bars, I used almond flour and coconut flour instead of traditional flours. So much healthier! The almond flour adds a sweet, nutty flavor, and the coconut flour helps it come together. Remember, coconut flour is very absorbent, making it perfect for recipes like this where you want that shapeable texture. I also used Jarrow Formulas Optimal Plant Proteins vanilla protein powder—I find that some protein powders can be overwhelming, but this one worked well for...

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Pumpkin Pie

It doesn’t get much better than this! A no-bake, vegan pumpkin pie perfect for your holiday feast. Or really, for any day. The best part? It’s super easy to make and only needs about 3 hours to set in the freezer.  Here’s what you need: Whipped Coconut Cream 1 can coconut whipping cream, chilled (at least 24 hours) 2 Tbsp raw cane sugar, finely ground 1 tsp vanilla extract Crust 1 cup pecans 1 cup blanched almond flour 3 Tbsp maple syrup 2 Tbsp coconut oil Pinch of salt Filling 2 cups cashews, unsalted, unroasted 1 15-oz can organic pumpkin 1 cup almond milk, unsweetened 5 Tbsp maple syrup 1/4 cup coconut oil 1 tsp vanilla bean paste 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2...

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Healthy Cocoa Puffs

I don’t know about you, but growing up, I was pretty much addicted to cereal. My all-time faves were Cocoa Puffs and Cinnamon Toast Crunch. As I’m typing this, the words “the taste you can see” from the theme song are playing in my head. You see what I’m saying?  Obviously, as I got older and understood what crap actually goes into those cereals, I cut them out of my diet. But, that doesn’t mean I stopped eating cereal, hehe. I’ve got a little obsession with re-creating cereals in a much healthier way. Today, it’s COCOA PUFFS. This recipe is made with only 4 ingredients TOTAL. Who can resist that? Better yet, who would want to resist that? Here's what...

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Vegan Chili

Craving something warm and delicious? Look no further for the ultimate vegan chili recipe! Hearty, filling, and nutritious, this vegan chili is made in only one pan with basic pantry ingredients, vegetables, and spices. This recipe can be prepared very quickly, so it’s perfect for those weekday nights after a long day of work. It also yields quite a lot, so say hello to leftovers! Who has the time and energy to make 3 meals a day, right? Here’s what you need: 1 onion 4 cloves garlic 2 medium carrots (or 1 large) 2 celery stalks 1/4 cup olive oil + more as needed 1 can diced tomatoes 1 can whole cherry tomatoes 2 Tbsp cumin 3-4 tsp salt (depending...

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