Cookies and Bars · Desserts · Recipes

Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

I had some extra time this week after teaching, so I thought it would be nice to bake some homemade cookies for the family. These hearty cookies are loaded with whole grains, coconut, raisins and chocolate chips. I've also included a couple of healthy twists! They are perfect for snack, or maybe even breakfast? (I've found they pair… Continue reading Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

Recipes · Sides and Salads

Curried Chickpea Salad

Hello Friends! Happy Monday! It's finally raining here! And, we have another chance of rain on Thursday...we are only expecting about 1/4 of an inch today, but we are thankful. Hopefully, we are in for a wet month of March! I'm sharing a simple salad recipe with you this afternoon. I typically make this ahead… Continue reading Curried Chickpea Salad

Recipe Roundup · Recipes

My Top 9 Favorite Vegan Convenience Foods

With so many friends trying more vegan cooking (this is soooo exciting!), I thought I'd take a moment to share some of our favorite vegan convenience foods. While I aim to make most of our meals from whole-foods, as a working mom (who tries to fit a full-time job into a part-time schedule!), with a… Continue reading My Top 9 Favorite Vegan Convenience Foods

Desserts · Ice cream · Recipes

Strawberry Nice Cream for Valentine’s Day

We are going pink for Valentine's Day! I thought a refreshing nice cream recipe is fitting for today since it's been 75-80 degrees here the past couple of weeks. Unfortunately, there is no rain in sight, but we've been taking advantage of our summer weather by hiking our local trails and getting in some beach… Continue reading Strawberry Nice Cream for Valentine’s Day

Recipe Roundup · Recipes

10 Crowd-Pleasing Vegan Recipes for Super Bowl Sunday

If you are serving a crowd this weekend (maybe for the game, or the commercials), here are some easy to make and delicious recipes for you. I've also included a few slow-cooker dishes that will stay warm until fans are ready to eat. Black Bean Brownies by Chocolate Covered Katie Slow-Cooker White-Bean Chili Spicy Vegan… Continue reading 10 Crowd-Pleasing Vegan Recipes for Super Bowl Sunday

Cookies and Bars · Desserts · Recipes

Flourless Chocolate Chip Blondies

Friends, I think you are going to absolutely love this recipe from "Tone It Up." My daughter has been enjoying these in her lunch this year and they barely make it past two days in our house... They are so rich, dense, chocolately and a little gooey in the best way - with chickpeas and… Continue reading Flourless Chocolate Chip Blondies

Breakfasts · Granola and Grains · Recipes

Favorite Plant-Based Yogurts and Parfaits

My family has been on a yogurt parfait kick lately, so I thought I'd share some of the plant-based yogurts that we've tried and loved. This post is a good little reminder that healthy eating doesn't have to be fancy or time consuming. Sometimes the simplest dishes, like these parfaits, are just what we need… Continue reading Favorite Plant-Based Yogurts and Parfaits