Coconut Rice

Next to sticky rice this is by far one of my favorite rice combinations. Rice and coconut, who whould have known? I have had this in rice paper with fruit or a side dish it is so yummy. Ingredients: serves 6 1.5 cups short grain rice 2 cups coconut water 1/4 cup coconut flakes  …

Hot Chocolate Smoothie Or Smoothie Bowl

My life has been kinda crazy I have had some electrolyte imbalances along with my husband having having surgery. So cooking and backing has been off the table. I have attempted this smoothie twice and it is so good. Ingredients 1 cup dairy free milk 1 tablespoon chia seeds 1/4 cup rolled oats 1 and…

Hearty Chocolate Smoothie Bowl

Have I mentioned how much I love chocolate? I could have very well have eaten a chocolate bar this morning  but decided on throwing some stuff in a blender. Ingredients: 1 serving 2 apples seeded, cooked or raw 1 handful baby spinach 1/4 cup rolled oats 1/4 cup raisins 1/3 cup dairy free milk 1…

Flaxseed and Oat Pancakes

I have been playing around with this recipe for a week trying to find the best combination. Today I found it and it is so good. I was sad when it ended, but there will be more in my future. If you are looking for an easy gluten free vegan pancake, here it is. Ingredients:…

Strawberry Coconut Fudge Pops

The weather here is getting warmer and well warm weather calls for ice cream and popsicles! These pops were so sweet and so yummy and did I  mention swee? Perfect for this warm Virginia weather. Ingredients: 6 small pops or 3 large pops 1 5.3 oz container of coconut vanilla yogut 2 tablespoons cocoa powder…

Mexican Bean Salad

The staples in my spice cabinet are cumin and chili powder. They are probably my favorites next to wasabi. I also love mexican foods. I am pretty sure I was Hispanic in my past life. I digress. This is easy and will be a hit at any party. I have had this on corn tortillas…

Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie Bowl

Last week I made carrot cake smoothie bowls and apple pie smoothie bowls, I was seriously missing sweet potato pie right? Well being sick and my throat hurting made me really venture out to try this and it is something I will make again. I made it warm but cold would be yummy too. Here…

Chocolate Beet Smoothie Bowl

I woke up this morning wanting chocolate and berries and beets and just healthy foods. I haven’t eaten well in about a week and my stomach was yelling at me. And today I woke up with a sore throat and decided I need to start the day off right. After makibg straweberry coconut fudge pops…

Sticky Rice

Other then a really awesome sushi restaurant here in RVA, this is the only rice that I will eat now. Growing up when my mom would make rive I would eat a bowl with sugar in it and this is what it reminded me off, just without the sugar itself. Use this for sushi, sushi…

Apple Pie Smoothie Bowl

Fall is my favorite season and I don’t know if it is the spring weather that is making me want fall foods or what. Today I attempted this smoothie bowl and it was really good! I have to cook my apples, well any fruit that I eat other than grapes, because of oral allergy syndrome….

Carrot Cake Smoothie Bowl

Carrot cake….. carrot, coconut and walnuts. Oh you evil walnuts! How can I enjoy coconut cake now? I don’t eat wheat so no cake and I cant have nuts so what am I going to do???? I ran across a book yesterday while on a date with my husband, that had some yummy smoothies. However…

Autumn Soup

Have you ever had the Autumn Soup from Panera in the fall? Before I made the change to Veganism I loved their Autumn soup. Now It is perfect for vegetarians because it contains milk but it is not on the Gluten Free menu or the Vegan menu (yes they have both). I cant stress how…