BBQ Lentils Stuffed Baked Potatoes

BBQ Lentils Potatoes

Back in my days of not eating so healthy… me and the fam would go to this BBQ restaurant back home where they had these HUGE baked potatoes stuffed with whatever kind of barbecued meat you wanted, topped with tons of cheese, sour cream, and chives.  These potatoes were so BIG…me, my mom, and sister would split one!  I’m not going to lie, they were so good.  But let’s be honest – not very healthy. Continue reading

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GF and Vegan Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

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I don’t know about you, but I’m a firm believer that peanut butter and chocolate go perfectly together!  For me, these cookies were just that.  Perfection.  Soft and a little chewy on the inside.  YUM! Continue reading

Moroccan Chickpea and Quinoa Salad

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S-T-R-E-S-S….. A six letter word that makes me do several things.  1.) Emotionally eat.      2.) Over exercise (because I emotionally eat).  3.) WORRY WORRY WORRY.  *BIG sigh*  When I’m stressed I have absolutely no desire to be creative in any aspect of life, especially cooking…I over analyze everything to the point of making myself nuts.  I finally reached my break of insanity yesterday mainly because I’m sick and tired of eating the same things over and over and over.  So, I made myself get in the kitchen yesterday and I’ve created a new salad recipe that is super healthy, full flavorful (because who wants to eat something with NO flavor?), and it actually keeps you full for a long time!  Continue reading

My Big Vegan Bowl of Beans and Farro


I have no idea what to call this bowl of yummy goodness…So, we’ll just call it ‘My Big Vegan Bowl of Beans and Farro’! This was my first time to make farro, and let me just tell ya, it will not be my last! I cooked my farro in vegetable broth and loved the flavor it gave. Continue reading

Vegan Strawberry Muffins

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We are some strawberry eating people in the summertime!  Gaby LOVES them!!  And loves to eat a bowl of diced berries every day.  When she opens the refrigerator and points at the strawberries with a BIG smile, I have no problem at all giving her as many as she wants… Here’s a few reason why we eat a handful or two of strawberries everyday: Continue reading