Off the Farm Energy Bars

It’s been a long time since an amazing granola bar knocked my socks off, especially one that is truly gluten free, not just wheat free. Off the Farm energy bars are so good, that if you can’t find them in a store near you, you should order a case online. Seriously. What makes these bars…

Black-eyed Peas & Collard Greens

Down to the basics for this gluten-free/vegan version of a soul food classic. This meal is the definition of Cheap GF Vegan: Buy a can of black-eyed peas ($1 or less) Buy a bunch of collards at the store or a farmers’ market ($3 or less) Saute together in one pan…DONE! Use a little olive…

Mango Overnight Oatmeal

Of all the oatmeal options in the “overnight oats/oatmeal” craze, this is the most amazing concoction I have ever tasted. Benefits: Extremely easy- less than 5-7 min prep time before sticking in the fridge Mangoes are a produce item that doesn’t go bad for a long time. You can use half a mango and then…

Mango Lime Pancakes

I am obsessed with pancakes!! So glad there are so many gluten-free/vegan versions that are delicious! Inspired by this recipe  (adapted for ease and gluten-free-ness) from the amazing website One Green Planet. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups gluten-free all-purpose flour (I recommend Bob’s Red Mill or Trader Joe’s brand) (add more if batter seems too wet) 1/4…

Raw Chocolate Tart

As you can tell, raw desserts are my new obsession, though I am still extremely amateur. Thanks Nikole for the original recipe! Ingredients Chocolate Filling: 2 ripe avocados 1/2 cup unsweetened cacao powder 1 tablespoon  vanilla extract 1/2 cup raw agave nectar Tart Crust: 2 cups raw pecans 1/4 cup unsweetened cacao powder 1 tablespoon…

Raw Carrot Cake

As I’ve said before, I’m painfully new to raw desserts, but this recipe is so amazing that a friend asked me to make it with her, we had extra frosting so I immediately made a 2nd cake, then another friend who tried that had me make a double-size cake with her three days later! That…

Blueberry Power Smoothie

This is like a breakfast/dessert smoothie! Packed with nutrition and a variety of ingredients, but very tasty. Blend the following together in your blender: Frozen blueberries 1 banana 1/2 cup non-dairy milk 1-2 tbsp each of the following, per your preference: – chia seeds (or hemp seeds) – raw cacao powder – rolled or quick…

Vegan Spinach Dip

This has been my most anticipated gluten-free/vegan copycat recipe. I found a great one on Healthy. Happy. Life. lunchboxbunch and have posted it here with a few modifications! Before Baking: Ingredients: Package of frozen spinach, thawed Garlic cloves, minced garlic, or garlic powder (whatever is on hand) 2-4 tbsp of vegetable broth Salt, pepper, or…

Mini Taco Cups

Made with Tostitos® Scoops!®, this vegan variation of mini taco cups is irresistable! Takes a few minutes to lay out on a cookie sheet, but then they only need to bake for less than 10 minutes at 350. Ingredients: Tostitos® Scoops!® (as many as you want/can fit on the tray(s)) Soyrizo or vegan taco crumbles…

Spice Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

First time attempting cream cheese frosting. It went okay, could be better. The Pan Bars mix is so delicious is not even funny, however it’s not the cheapest!! Sugar ‘n Spice Pan Bars mix (GF, also check out their other mixes!). If you can’t find the mix, use a GF all-purpose flour with sugar, nutmeg,…

Potato Pancakes

The time has passed for making latkes this year, but these are delicious all year round! Amounts of ingredients depend on how many pancakes you want at the end. I would recommend using at least 4 potatoes, with a 4 potato to 1 small onion ratio (unless you like more of an onion flavor) Wash…

Pumpkin Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies

Yes I am obsessed with pumpkin. What can I do? It’s super cheap, super vegan, an awesome egg replacer, and a fun color! Ingredients full package of  Bob’s Red Mill Shortbread Cookie Mix 3/4 cup Earth Balance, melted 1/2 can pumpkin Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Butter Mix ingredients, knead dough, form cookies, imprint with your finger…