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Tikka Masala Vegan Pizza

Tikka Masala Vegan Pizza

PIZZA. It’s great. Really…I miss the traditional doughy-cheesy greasy goodness I can no longer eat without severely upsetting my stomach. But making my own pizza is a game changer. It’s definitely not the same, I’ll be the first to admit that. However, when you get […]

Peanut Butter and Apple Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Peanut Butter and Apple Jam Thumbprint Cookies

I’m starting to really dig into recipe development and try different exercises for coming up with original ideas. This is easier said than done because recipes are ALL OVER THE INTERNET. You get stuck on things you see all the time, things you really want […]

Spanish Black Bean and Plantain Turkey Chili

Spanish Black Bean and Plantain Turkey Chili

This is one of my favorite original creations lately. I took several different chili ideas and morphed them into one. This is because I wanted to make chili but something different than what I usually make. I wanted something new. So my list of ideas […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter and Jelly Protein Waffle Sandwiches

Chocolate Peanut Butter and Jelly Protein Waffle Sandwiches

Happy Waffle Wednesday again!! These peanut butter and jelly waffle sandwiches weren’t supposed to be chocolate. But I’m sure glad they were. I actually forgot I wanted to make them and started making a chocolate waffle instead of vanilla, which would be the more obvious […]

Barbecue Beans and Spinach Bowls

Barbecue Beans and Spinach Bowls

January first kicks off a new year, so why not start with a delicious, healthy and FILLING vegetarian meal like these barbecue black bean spinach bowls? Some of you out there my have made a resolution to try out a vegetarian or vegan diet. I […]

Spinach and Artichoke Hummus

Spinach and Artichoke Hummus

I made this once before and then ate it all before I got a chance to photograph it. Hummus is quite literally one of the easiest snacks to make yourself as long as you have a good blender. It doesn’t take long to blend everything […]

Peppermint Mocha Protein Pancakes

Peppermint Mocha Protein Pancakes

I made these peppermint mocha pancakes because, well¬†peppermint mocha is kind of my thing this holiday season. It’s such a good combo and I’ve made peppermint mocha shakes, peppermint mocha protein pudding, and peppermint mocha¬†brownies already. I think oats will be next. UPDATE: Still haven’t […]

Peanut Butter and Jelly Protein Oatmeal

Peanut Butter and Jelly Protein Oatmeal

I’m on this peanut butter and jelly kick lately. I think I just have some serious nostalgia for it. Plus Justin really loves an occasional PB&J sandwich and I get jealous. Without bread in my life it’s difficult to get the same effect but these […]

Eggnog Protein Waffle

Eggnog Protein Waffle

This was supposed to be done on Waffle Wednesday, but I couldn’t get it finished yesterday morning due to WINDOWS FREAKING UPDATES. But it’s not like anyone is anxiously waiting at their computers for my weekly waffle recipe, amiright? So here it is, on Thursday […]

All Natural Chocolate Avocado Protein Pudding

All Natural Chocolate Avocado Protein Pudding

Now I know I’ve posted some recipes like this chocolate avocado pudding in the past but I’ve tinkered with it a lot and tried some different things based on what my diet “rules” were at the time. For example, my lower-carb diet days I would […]