Maple-sriracha roasted cauliflower [GF]

An easy, quick and no fuss side-dish, that can be done either with a fresh or frozen florets. This recipe seems very simple and not that exciting on paper – but once you’ve tried it, you’ll never look at cauliflower the same way again! You’ll actually crave it!!! Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower (or 1 bag frozen florets)…

Simple banana-oats breakfast cookies [GF]

Cookies for breakfast! What could be better? The fact that they’re ready in 20 minutes tops! 2 bananas yield about 19 cookies, at 1 heaping TBSP batter each Ingredients: 2 old bananas – the darker, the better because the sweeter! 1/4c ground flax (I ground 1/4c of whole seeds and it works just fine) 1c…

Chocolate chip cookie dough balls [GF]

O.MG! These are vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free and sinful! Besides, anything Mary likes is a double whammy win in my book! Just disregard how rich they are because, they taste like hey-I’m-just-gonna-have-one-more-or-two-or-what-the-heck-I’ll-have-a-third-one-thank-you-very-much! You want to double the amount you’re making, right now. Trust me on that one. Ingredients: 1/2 c almond butter 1/4 c +3 TBSP maple syrup 3…

Fluffy oats pancakes [GF]

These can be ready within 30 minutes! You wake up, crave pancakes, and bam! Before you know it, they’re on your plate! Yields about 8 pancakes, at 1/3c batter each, Ingredients: 2c oats flour (ground rolled oats in a food processor) 2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 TBSP flax meal…

The best vegan meatballs everrrr!

OK, these are good. These are so good. You can eat them hot or cold. As is or with any sauce. So good! Inspired by Yupitsvegan’s recipe. Ingredients: 1 x15oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained* 1/2c raw almonds* 1/4c each raw walnuts + cashews* 1 onion, diced 2-3 cloves garlic 1 tsp mustard 1 TBSP nutritional…

Spicy golden latte

A soothing and immune boosting drink, and a great substitute for coffee! Ingredients: 1c almond milk 1/4 tsp turmeric 1/2 tsp cinnamon (Ceylon preferably, rather than Cassia: it will not thicken your drink as much, plus it’s supposed to be healthier) 1/8 tsp ginger powder pinch black, pinch cayenne pepper 1 tsp maple syrup Directions:…

Energy bites aka healthized Aussie bites [GF]

We are Costco fiends! Ever tried their Aussie bites? A sinful dessert disguised as a healthy snack… But you didn’t fool us, M. Jelinek, ha! Ha! Ha! Here’s a really simple, edited version – more energy, less fat and (way) less  sugar. 10 min to prepare, 12 to bake – All done in less than half an…

Golden coconut macaroons [GF]

Another edited, lovely Minimalist baker post. The turmeric might come accross as a lttle earthy if you have a super-taster in your household. I find that it settles overnight however. Ingredients: 3 cups unsweetened, shredded coconut 1 tsp ground turmeric 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground cardamon pinch black pepper 6 heaping TBSP ground…

Blueberry-Banana muffins

This is a twist on Oh She Glows Banana Blueberry Spelt muffins. Yields about 17 medium muffins, at 103 calories each. Ingredients: 2 medium ripe bananas 1c almond milk 1/2c apple sauce 1 TBSP maple syrup dash apple cider vinegar dash vanilla extract 1/4c coconut oil 2c whole wheat flour 1.5 tsp cinnamon pinch salt 1 tsp…