Buffalo Quinoa Bites with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

This recipe for Buffalo Quinoa Bites caught my eye as inward searching for vegan dinner recipes.

Quinoa is all the rage these days, and just because it is “in” doesn’t mean that Quinoa is a fad.  Continue reading


Vegetarian Chili & Homemade Cornbread

I really really love sweet cornbread with honey and butter, fresh out of the oven.

Even better? Add some vegetarian chili with a pinch of melted soy cheese.

While the cornbread I made was not vegan, it was vegetarian. The cornbread could have easily been made vegan and that is what I plan to do next time I make it.  Continue reading

A Little Something Different – Avocado on Toast

I’ve been wanting to try something besides dry wheat toast, or the common jelly on toast. We don’t even buy jelly that often here, and even though we did recently, I still wanted to try avocado on my toast.

It really reminded me of a sandwich my mom used to make for me. Avocado, facon bits (fake bacon bits) and veganeise.

The avocado provided a healthy way to top my toast, while also being more filling.  Continue reading

Blueberry Banana Pancakes with Wildflower Honey

Who doesn’t love pancakes? The problem with pancakes is that we as Americans eat them entirely too often. We load them with butter and fake maple syrup, eat them with bacon, sausage, and a couple eggs. Classic, right?

These pancakes could easily take over in the classic breakfast department. While the cake itself is not the healthiest (I really haven’t made whole wheat cakes that often…hello future post!!), the fresh blueberries and banana make it a great alternative to a box mix and cheap syrup. We used Organic Wildflower Honey (available at Aldi’s) on these cakes and they are so delicious!

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