Coconut Carrot Cake
Happy birthday to my big brother! Carrot cake is his favorite, so here’s my recipe for it! 2C all purpose flour 1C raw sugar 1/2C brown sugar 1/2 t salt 2t baking powder 1/2t baking soda 2t cinnamon 3C shredded carrot 3/4C canola oil 1/2C orange juice 1/2C golden raisins 1/2C chopped walnuts 1/2C coconut shreds 1) Combine dry ingredients and carrots, then pour in canola...
Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting
1 tub Tofutti better than cream cheese 1/2C vegan margarine, I used Earth Balance coconut spread 2C confectioners sugar 1t vanilla extract 1 1/2t lemon juice Cream Tofutti and margarine, then mix in confectioners sugar, vanilla and lemon juice. Let chill in the fridge so it can firm up a bit, then add to your cake, cupcakes or muffins! (Or you can eat it with a spoon, promise I...
Anonymous asked: Hi! My son is about to start at Northeastern. How's the vegetarian and vegan food in the cafeterias on campus?
1 whole wheat wrap, or soft taco shell 1/2 an avocado, sliced 1/4C red onion, sliced 4T chickpea cheese spread (red pepper hummus works too) Spread chickpea cheese on one half of the wrap, top with onion and avocado, fold over and heat in a skillet until toasted on both sides!
Orangeberry Mini Muffins
At only 50 calories a pop, these muffins make a great addition to breakfast or a snack on the go. 2C all purpose flour 1/2C raw sugar 2t baking powder 1/2t salt 2/3C orange juice 1 4oz container of applesauce 1t vanilla extract 1/2 banana, mashed 1C raspberries, chopped 1) Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. 2) Pour in orange juice, applesauce, vanilla and banana. 3)...
5 Ingredient Lemon Basil Chickpeas
This is going to be a staple lunch box meal for me once classes start in September. Flavorful, filling and only 250 calories per serving! 1 can of chickpeas 1 avocado juice of 1 lemon handful of basil, chopped handful of spinach, chopped 1) Combine avocado and lemon juice, either by hand or food processor, until smooth. 2) In a mixing bowl, coat chickpeas in the avocado/lemon dressing....
Quinoa Taco Salad
Mini taco salads for two! Easily adjustable. 4 corn tortillas 1/2C cooked quinoa 1/2C black beans 1 avocado salsa romaine lettuce 1) Bake corn tortillas on a muffin pan at 350 for 15 minutes until crisp to form the taco bowls- like this! 2) Tear lettuce and line the bottom of the taco bowls. 3) Add a spoonful of quinoa, then black beans, then salsa and avocado!
Gluten Free Banana Bread
The mix of garbanzo flour and flax seeds make this a really high protein banana bread. And yummy too, of course. 1C garbanzo flour 1/2C brown rice flour 2/3C ground flax seed 2/3C brown sugar 1/2t cinnamon 1/2t allspice 1/4t salt 2t baking powder 4T coconut oil 2/3C almond milk 2 egg replacers 2 over ripe mashed bananas 1) Mix together flour, flax seed, spices and baking powder. 2)...
Spinach Artichoke Quiche
Inspired by The Happy Herbivore’s quiche recipe. It seems like a lot of ingredients, but really it’s just spices, tofu and the veggies. Makes a great low cal, protein filled dish. 1lb tofu 1t garlic powder 1t onion powder 1/2t turmeric 1/2 red pepper flakes 1/2t salt 1/4C nutritional yeast 1/4C cornstarch 2T dijon mustard 1T lemon juice 2C spinach 1C artichoke hearts 1)...
Skinny Spaghetti Squash
1C cooked spaghetti squash 1/2C spinach, steamed 4 olives, sliced 2-3 artichoke hearts, sliced 2T pesto Mix it all up in a bowl and enjoy!
Sitting on my back deck drinking this jar of deliciousness. Summertime couldn’t get any sweeter. Makes a pitcher. 4C cubed watermelon 2C coconut water juice of 2 lemons 1T stevia (if desired) Blend and chill!
Anonymous asked: Do you have any recommendations for dry cereal? I'm trying to find some that have good fiber content and not too much sugar. Thanks!
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Watermelon Blueberry Salsa
This is an awesome recipe my mom found here. It sounds like a weird combination, but trust me it’s delicious.
Vanilla Coffee Body Scrub
You can easily make your own exfoliating scrub with a handful of everyday ingredients. It’s a lot cheaper than Sephora, and this way you can smell like a cup of coffee all day. Who wouldn’t love that? 1C coffee grounds. Use any type, of course cheaper is better. 1/2C packed brown sugar 1-2t vanilla extract 3T oil, any kind really. I used canola, but you could use safflower,...
Pesto di Pistacchio
This is my attempt at recreating the best pasta dish I had in Italy, and it was pretty successful if I do say so myself. Of course I could never make it as well as the small, hole in the wall restaurant in Rome. But they can keep their secret, and I’ll take second place with pride. 1C shelled pistachios 1C packed basil 1/2C parsley 1/2C extra virgin olive oil 3 garlic cloves salt...
Veggie Packed Sandwich
Nothing’s more satisfying than big ol’ veggie sammich. multigrain sandwich thins hummus red onion snap peas tomato avocado spinach Stack it. Eat it. Feel healthy.
monxroeville asked: HELLO DARLING. :) I have a question about multi-vitamins, and what would be a good one, and how often should I take it? I feel like everyday is a bit much, especially since there might be some vitamins I'm getting too much of. Also, fish oil? Or is there something to take instead, or at all even? <3
Mexican Quinoa Rice Salad
A super easy, filling and healthy salad to throw together chopped romaine lettuce, to taste 1/4C brown rice, cooked 1/4C quinoa, cooked 1/2 tomato, chopped 1/2 cucumber, chopped 1/4C red onion, chopped 1/2 avocado, sliced corn, fresh from one ear or 1/3C tortilla strips, for garnish 1) Arrange your bed of romaine, then sprinkle rice and quinoa over it. 2) In a second bowl, mix together...