Hibiscus Berry Drink

This summer all the refresher drinks have been very popular. When I found out the ingredients I said I could easily make a version of that at home with things I already have. I believe at the popular coffee shop is is called a purple drink.  It uses a different tea that I didn’t have….

Sweet Potato Chickpea Tacos

I love tacos. Next to salads they are probably the easiest dish for me to use what I have.  I had recently cooked a batch of sweet potato and chickpeas to be used in a number of recipes. I am going to throw some recipes down here for what I used to make these tacos…

Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats

I recently saw a post about steel cut oats in a slow cooker. It makes me nervous to have it on over night. I prefer my trusty instant pot. I could go on for days about this being the best thing ever. It cooks everything. This recipe is great because I had breakfast for a…

Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Ingredients 1 cup coconut sugar 1 cup pumpkin puree 1/4 cup applesauce or 1 flax egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1-1.5 teaspoon pumpkin spice 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon sea salt I made these pumpkin muffins for my birthday party.  You basically throw all…

Simple Chocolate Sauce

I use this for a glaze on cakes. I use this for snacking on fruit.  Sometimes I eat it when I need a fix. 2 heaping tablespoons cacao powder 1 tablespoon real maple syrup 1 tablespoon water teaspoon to tablespoon of nut or seed butter of your choice Mix it all together with a whisk….

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus (Oil Free)

Much of what I do on the weekends is use whatever I have in my kitchen. I had a bunch of leftover roasted veggies, lettuce on its last leg, garlic (because we do blue apron. SO MUCH garlic), and peppers that needed to be consumed. I decided I was going to make myself a wrap…

Lip Scrub and Food

I do a bunch of diys. I do purchase products, but many time I make my own. Lip scrubs are so easy to make on your own. There really is no need to get them elsewhere. They can be expensive. Since I also happened to he hanging around the house that day I included what I…

Sweet Potato Taco Filling

Ingredients for Sweet Potato Filling 5 medium sized Sweet Potatoes diced into small  about 1 inch cubes 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 tablespoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon chipotle powder 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 large white or yellow onion finely chopped Optional: 2 honeycrisp apples diced into small 1/2 inch pieces. This adds…

Banana Oat Pancakes

Sundays are for pancakes. Really when ever you want is for pancakes. Been experimenting with different types of plant based pancakes. This recipe is really simple with ingredients you most likely have in your pantry. I also use a blender to mix everything. Ingredients 1 cup Oat Flour. You can play with this pending what…

48 Hour Dill Pickles with a KICK!

In my house we loves pickles. I have for all the time I can remember loved anything with dill. We have a rule in our house for our friends. If you hang out at our house you can have free range on whatever is in our fridge and cabinets. Friends walk in and go straight…

Chocolate Minty Mug Cake

Meals in mugs fascinate me. Probably because I work with college students who don’t always have access to a kitchen. This is an adaption to a recipe I had found. I am not a huge fan of using a microwave on a regular basis, but sometimes it is all people have. The microwave make this quick…

Simple Banana Bread

I have tried maybe 6 or so recipes for banana bread over the years. As my lifestyle has changed to being plant based I have learned to make changes to recipes so I can still use them. After eating this version of banana bread people always ask for the recipe. It really is that good. It is…