Meal Prep: Roasted Eggplant and Sweet Potatoes

I have been trying out eggplant in different ways lately. Testing my tastes and cooking up new creations is always fun. Eggplant to me was never appealing, I always saw it breaded and fried like eggplant parmesan, and fried foods are not my thing. So I decided to buy some and test it in new…

Baked Sweet Potato Wedges with Smoked Paprika

When I have a craving for fries, I love to make these simple and delicious wedges. I love the combination of smoked paprika and the sweetness of the potato. Serve with a simple sauce and see how fast these go! Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 sweet potatoes 1 tsp. paprika salt and pepper Preparation: Pre…

Baked Portabella Mushrooms for Two

This simple recipe has less  than 10 ingredients and minimal prep time.  Mushrooms are a great meat substitute you can use in so many ways. This recipe is great as is, over wild rice, lentils, or even on top of a salad. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 portabella mushrooms 1 can dark red kidney beans…

Funfetti Banana Muffins

Sprinkles make everything better! I love the little pops of color and these muffins are so moist and delicious! I used almond extract and a sugar substitute splenda so this recipe is 99% sugar free except for the sprinkles! Yield: 16 muffins Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 2 eggs (use an egg liquid…

Roasted Red Potatoes with Paprika

I love roasting potatoes, and veggies in the oven. It’s a great way to meal prep a little extra to have through the week. It takes minimal prep time and the oven does all the work! I like to leave the skins on, you can also peel the potatoes if you prefer. These are great…

Vegan Baked Enchilada Casserole

This lovely casserole is so simple and less than ten ingredients, its simple and so delicious. Layers of corn tortillas, refried beans, enchilada sauce, diced tomatoes, corn, and fresh cilantro will make smiles all around the table. In this recipe I made it vegan, feel free to make this your own and add extras like…

Peanut Butter Protein Bars with Rolled Oats and Chocolate Chips

Warm Peanut butter, whole rolled oats, and chocolate chips. These bars are a great to make on a cool day, and a special treat to enjoy anytime! Note: You can find vegan chocolate at health food supermarkets.  Yield:  8 servings Ingredients: 1 cup peanut butter (smooth or crunchy) 2/3 cup whole wheat flour ¼ cup…

Roasted Kale Chips 

Kale is one of my favorite ingredients, and roasting them in the oven makes them light and crispy. These kale chips are a healthy snack ready in 30 minutes! You can also use this method for any greens. Ingredients: 2 cups of kale 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. nutritional yeast 1 tsp. sea salt…

Almond and Apricot Granola

I absolutely love making granola and making it yourself is so simple and more cost-effective than buying it in the store.  I love to make it on cool mornings, it warms up the house and makes my home smell wonderful.  Granola is great for breakfast with milk, on top of yogurt, over poached fruit, and even with…