Tag: vegan

Coconut Curry Fried Rice

Back when my husband and I lived in the Quad Cities, our favorite restaurant was Exotic Thai.   When I was pregnant with my first son, I ordered out from Exotic Thai all the time with my co-workers.   Now, five years later, I am pregnant with my third son. […]

 

Homemade Protein-Packed Pad Thai

This post is sponsored by the Soyfoods Association of North America in conjunction with Blog Meets Brand, and I have been compensated for my participation. All opinions are my own. #nationalsoymonth When my husband and I lived in the Quad Cities- we went out for Thai food all the time. […]

 

Homemade Healthier Andes Mints

This post may contain affiliate links When I was nine or ten, my dad’s cousin drove in from Michigan for Christmas Eve and brought a box of Andes Mints.  Those Andes Mints left a lasting impression.  I have loved them ever since.   I would never buy them nowadays.  I […]

 

12 Healthy Fall Cookies

Over the years of owning this food website, I have created lots of cookie recipes!  I have done a lot of experimenting with trying to make cookies healthier for my family.  I have attempted to substituting sugar with fruit or maple syrup.  I have attempted to subbing flour with sweet […]

 

Vegan Butternut Squash and Apple Alfredo Sauce

Thanks to Silk for sponsoring today’s post.   For more fun #MeatlessMondayNight recipes visit Silk’s recipe website.  In order to find Silk products near you, visit their store locater. When Silk asked me to come up with a recipe for #MeatlessMondayNight, a meatless recipe for Monday night football, I instantly […]

 

Banana Bread Hummus

Before you click the X on the right hand of your screen, I have to tell you.  It’s delicious! Over the weekend, I made this cucumber dill hummus for my friend’s wedding shower.  I then was showing my mom all of the excellent flavors of hummus on Pinterest.    When […]

 

Healthy Butternut Squash Fudge

It’s still August, but I am sitting here, pretending that it’s autumn. People freak out about everything pumpkin.  ( I do too).  But, do you know what?  there are other fall vegetables too! Last year, my flourless sweet potato brownies became one of my most popular posts to date. Squash […]

 

Pecan Pie Yogurt Parfait

Today’s post is being sponsored by Silk.  You can visit Silk’s website for a coupon so you can try Silk’s dairy-free yogurt for yourself! #TopitTuesday I was writing out- a list of recipes that I wanted to make this fall.  One thing  I wanted to tackle, was a healthier way […]

 

Healthy Frozen Snickers Banana Bites

So yeah. This happened. Do you know that chocolate covered frozen banana bites you can get at Trader Joe’s? Well, they were the inspiration for this dessert. I wanted to make ones that taste like a Snickers Bar. These Frozen Banana Bites are little, for when you want just a […]

 

Healthy Peach and Pistachio Fudge

For a while now, I have wanted to use fresh peaches and pistachios together in a recipe. I thought about making cookies. I ended up making this Healthy Peach and Pistachio Fudge. When coconut oil became popular, I quickly started using it in my baking, but this is my first […]

 

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites

These mini peanut butter cookie dough bites are delightful.  They’re little.  They’re vegan. They’re gluten-free.  AND they are naturally sweetened with maple syrup. I made these because they are going to be a component of another recipe that I will post later in the week.  I would find a healthy […]

 

DIY Broccoli Stem Slaw

Check out my collection of broccoli salad recipes! I have been a little obsessed with pre-packaged salad kits lately.  You know the ones.  With a few packets of salad dressing, croutons, dried cranberries, and bacon bits?  YUM.   They are perfect for when I want something good for lunch but […]