We are into strawberry season, and although I love featuring them in desserts, they are delicious in savory recipes as well! This quinoa salad combines them with black beans for protein, fragrant basil and jalapeno and lime for a southwest flavor! This salad is easy to make, healthy and so good!
Summer is nearly here, and so is ice cream season! It is fun and easy to make your own at home, and it can be a bit healthier too, depending on what ingredients you use. This one happens to be vegan, gluten free, and nut free but it is so rich and delicious tasting you would never guess by tasting it. If you don’t have an ice cream maker don’t worry, I have included instructions to make it without one.
Sometimes you end up with a lot of over ripe bananas on your counter. You could make banana bread, but I like to freeze them for use in smoothies later! Like these key lime pie smoothies! They are easy to make, and they taste like key lime pie, but are much healthier! I even snuck some veggies into this one, but you won’t even notice! These are perfect for when the weather gets warmer!
Summertime is here and with that comes the time to grill out. Everyone loves pizza with their favorite toppings and making them on the grill is also a great way to cook. The traditional pizza could include pepperoni, sausage, mozzarella cheese, bell peppers, mushrooms and pizza sauce.
Another type of pizza could be chicken focused: rotisserie chicken, sauteed vegetables such as: red onion, spinach bell peppers, dried tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and pizza sauce. Pizza toppings are endless just as today’s pizza recipe: Grilled Greek Pizza. This grilled Greek pizza is loaded with many healthy ingredients and is easy to prepare.
If you prefer not to grill out, skip the aluminum foil and the grill and put your pizza on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for the same length of time and temperature stated. It will be delicious either way!
When spring rolls around, I like to enjoy more raw fresh food. This kale salad is just that! You don’t need to blanch the kale, you just massage the dressing into it, and it retains the nutrients. I combine it with asparagus and blackberries for a spring twist, and the combination is so good together! This is good as a side dish with something like a tempeh steak on the side, but I even like to make this ahead of time to include in my lunches for the week!
Bok choy is not as widely recognized as cabbage, but it is delicious in stir fries, soups, or even salads! Here, I use it in a really simple slaw with carrots, and it only takes about 5 minutes to make but it is so good! I make this ahead of time for lunches sometimes, and serve it with some tofu on top for protein! Bok choy and carrots are rich in nutrients, so you can feel good about enjoying this salad!
Thai peanut noodles are a favorite of mine, so I thought I would put a spin on them and use almond butter and curry spices for a change! These are so delicious and easy to make. They come together in about 15 minutes so they are perfect for a busy day! Also, I used edamame pasta so they have more protein than regular pasta, and they also happen to be gluten free!
I love forbidden black rice, because it is so beautiful! It is also tasty and good for you, so it is the perfect base for using in a salad! Here, I combine it with spring veggies in a light lemon dressing for a great side dish, or it could be made as a main dish with 1 cup cooked chickpeas added for extra protein and to make it a little more substantial.
This is a guide to Healthy Fancy Toast to be eaten at any meal or snack throughout the day. There are three recipes provided to prepare your Healthy Fancy Toast. You’ll enjoy the variety and it will be great to have these recipes on hand when you have guests. Enjoy!
Why not make Mom some waffle on Mother’s Day? These vegan gluten free waffles are easy to make if you have a waffle maker, and so good! They are light and fluffy on the inside and crispy on the outside with a vanilla almond flavor! I topped them off with a raspberry sauce, but of course they would be delicious with coconut whipped cream, maple syrup or chocolate chips as well! Feel free to make them your own!