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,…

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…

All hail the yummy Kale chips (no oil, low salt, vegan, soy free)

I know Kale chips are overdone–EVERYBODY has a recipe and EVERYONE is selling them at the low, low cost of just $6/Tbsp. Many of you might be over kale and kale chips, because they’ve been everywhere. I get it, but I have have to tell you: I am not over kale chips. Specifically, I am not…

My teeth oh my God my teeth: aka Go eat a cookie

I am not looking forward to seeing my dentist tomorrow about the issue of low enamel and a possible chipped tooth from said low enamel. I saw an endocrinologist last week about hair loss and low vitamin levels and sluggish metabolic rate, because multiple organs responsible for endocrine function just gave up a few years…

The LAST whole wheat bread loaf you’ll ever need (vegan)

100% whole wheat bread has been the bane of my baking life for years. The whole grain can be dry, or gummy, or dense. Many of the conventional ways to offset this is to add oil, sugar, and refined white flour. I have been working tirelessly for weeks on end slaving in the kitchen trying out recipes…