Grammy’s Banana Bread (whole wheat, vegan, low sugar)

This Mother’s Day I spent a lot of my time thinking about my grandmother, Jeannine Betsch (nee Morin), who passed away last year. She was an amazing lady who had a killer banana bread recipe. I decided to make her banana bread this morning when I noticed our bananas were a bit past their prime. But,…

Finger-licking, easy, low sugar BBQ Sauce (vegan, GF, allergy friendly)

I’ve adapted this recipe from America’s Test Kitchen’s Paleo-friendly recipe found in their book “Paleo Perfected.”I made the recipe bigger, easier, one pot, and lower in sugar. Their’s was a little complicated, mine is stupid easy. Their’s might make the heavens sing, but with this one you get serenaded by at least one angel…So, I am…

Vegan High Protein Chocolate Cream Pie (vegan, gluten free)

I like a chocolate cream pie with a nice graham cracker crust, and I’ve been experimenting with how to make this recipe sing–how to make it something that in moderate doses is actually healthy–for a long time. Tonight we celebrate, because I finally got it. The recipe is made with firm tofu, 85% cocoa chocolate, and…

Beet Noodle Salad (GF, vegan)

I was introduced to this yummy dish on Friday by my friend Jocelyn, who does awesome things through her organization SPUR (check SPUR out here). It is simple–just spiralized beets lightly roasted with a quick vinaigrette and some herbs. But, oh, this is so yummy. Also, my obsession with beets should be rather… obvious. Beet Noodle Salad…

Protein-Rich Hidden Veggie Waffles (vegan, low sugar, egg free, whole grain)

I recently started working with Julia Hincman-Francavilla at Newleaf Nutrition. As I have mentioned in previous posts, I have a few conditions (the famous triad of POCS, endometriosis, and hypothyroidism) that make gaining weight easy and losing weight hard. This has worsened post-partum, and my usual methods of eating healthily have not been working to lower my body…

Easy Vegan Whole Wheat Pancakes

Here’s a quick recipe that is a vegan, whole grain, soy free take on Martha Stewart’s Basic Pancake Recipe. These are are nutritious, fluffy, tasty, easy, and a crowd pleaser. This is a pretty big batch (serving 6-8). I like to make more than I need and freeze the rest for busy mornings. Easy Vegan…