Pumpkin Muffins (Gluten Free)

INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup butter (softened) 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 large egg 1/2 cup pumpkin puree (canned puree) 1 cup 2 tablespoons gluten free all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2/4 teaspoons baking soda 2/4 teaspoons baking powder 2/4 teaspoons cream of tartar 1/4 teaspoon saltContinue reading “Pumpkin Muffins (Gluten Free)”

Chickpea Roll

This is a very easy recipe to put together.  The only thing you want to plan ahead is to thaw out the pastry for about 40 minutes.  In the meantime you can be preheating the oven and making the filling. This is a favorite of mine.  It has so much flavor, I really enjoy eatingContinue reading “Chickpea Roll”

Banana Chip Muffins (Gluten Free)

WANT MUFFINS BUT WITHOUT THE GUILT OF EATING SWEETS? I present you with a gluten free, nutritious recipe that will be become a staple in your house.  These banana muffins are perfect to have for breakfast, snack, dessert, for a birthday party or a special celebration.  I am so glad I was able to incorporateContinue reading “Banana Chip Muffins (Gluten Free)”

How to Pickle Red Onions

Red onions are packed with nutrients and can help improve your immune, nervous and digestive system. Having pickled onions ready in your fridge is great because it adds so much flavor to the meals.  You can add it to sandwiches, burgers, wraps, in Mexican dishes, on avocado toast, with meat, and more.  It is easyContinue reading “How to Pickle Red Onions”

Lemon Vanilla Wafers (Gluten Free)

These wafers are simple but decadent, and the best part is that they are made using wholesome ingredients. INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups almond flour 1/2 cup potato starch 3/4 cup coconut sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup avocado oil (or any neutral oil) 1 large eggContinue reading “Lemon Vanilla Wafers (Gluten Free)”

Cucumber Salad (Dairy Free)

When I think of summer, I think of a nice refreshing cucumber salad in a hot humid day.  This salad has so much flavor and it is very revitalizing.  It is easy and quick to make.  Some of the ingredients are in season and easy to find. INGREDIENTS 2 cucumbers 1 cup vegan mayo (IContinue reading “Cucumber Salad (Dairy Free)”

Almond Chocolate Chip Pancakes (Gluten Free)

These pancakes are completely guilt free, in my opinion.  Made with wholesome ingredients and, oh so delicious! I usually make a big batch and when cooled, I place them in a freezer bag and freeze them.  This way I can have a quick but nutritious breakfast ready for my hungry kids (and self). *This recipeContinue reading “Almond Chocolate Chip Pancakes (Gluten Free)”

Vegetable Pasta Bolognese

This is a rich and flavorful pasta that it’s great if you are having guests over.  You can accompany it with a green salad and a fresh baked loaf of bread. INGREDIENTS 2 cups cooked elbow pasta (I really like this gluten free brand) 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic (chopped) 16 oz. baby bellaContinue reading “Vegetable Pasta Bolognese”

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins (Gluten Free)

These super easy to make muffins require very little work, no special tools, just essentials that you probably already have at home.  Perfect to take on picnics or on the go! INGREDIENTS 2 cups almond flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon flax meal (for the omega-3 fatty acids benefit) (optional) 3Continue reading “Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins (Gluten Free)”

Hearts of Palm, Watermelon and Avocado Salad

This delicious salad is perfect for a warm day.  It has the lightness of the hearts of palm, the sweetness of the watermelon, the creaminess of the avocado, and the rest of the ingredients make a fresh combination.  It is very simple to put together and great to bring to a potluck.  The lime juiceContinue reading “Hearts of Palm, Watermelon and Avocado Salad”

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