Tag: plant-based

Coconut Ginger Spaghetti Squash (Gluten-free)

February 20, 2019 • Mains, , No comments

This sauce is a total winner at my house, and is super versatile! Get creative with this dish and add in any vegetables you’d like such as broccoli, snap peas, peas, mushrooms etc. You could also add in some protein such as tofu, shrimp or chicken (if you eat meat). I personally like to cook…

Cookie Dough Protein Bites (Raw, Vegan)

February 13, 2019 • Appetizers, Breakfast, Dessert, , , No comments

These treats literally taste like cookie dough, are protein-packed and take less than 20 minutes to make! Whip these up and eat them throughout the week as an on-the-go snack, healthy dessert, or afternoon pick-me-up. The source of healthy fats in this recipe come from the chia seeds (yay Omega-3’s!) and nut butter. I like…

Simple Cabbage Soup (Only 8 Ingredients!)

February 6, 2019 • Mains, , No comments

This recipe was influenced by my Portuguese heritage, with cabbage being the star ingredient. I love cooked cabbage, especially in soup! I kept this recipe super simple with minimal ingredients but it would also be delicious with an added grain or pasta such as barely, orzo, or elbow macaroni! I also often cook with just…

My Health Journey: Plant-based Eating

February 1, 2019 • Lifestyle, No comments

First, what is a plant-based diet? It’s a diet based on whole plants such as vegetables, fruits, grains, and legumes, avoiding animal products (meat, dairy, eggs), refined sugars, and artificial and highly processed foods. According to various sources, a diet consisting of mostly or only fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans, and whole grains may lessen your…

Falafel (Less than 10 Ingredients & Vegan!)

January 9, 2019 • Appetizers, Mains, No comments

Who else loves chickpeas? Chickpeas are the star of falafel, and mixed with other fresh ingredients including lots of parsley, these falafel are delicious. This falafel and my almond tzatziki make the perfect pair, so I highly suggest checking out the recipe for the tzatziki. Throw a couple falafel on top of some greens to…


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