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Soft Vegan Banana Oat Cookies {gluten-free, oil-free}

Soft vegan banana oat cookies with have an old-fashioned taste but a healthy, modern profile. Easy-to-make with ingredients you have on hand, they are gluten-free, oil-free, and perfect for sweet treats, snacks, breakfasts or workout fuel. Homestyle & Healthy Banana Cookies Today, I’m sharing a recipe that tastes like your favorite banana bread in cookie …

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2-Ingredient Almond Flour Tortillas {vegan, keto, oil-free}

Easy to make 2-ingredient almond flour tortillas! Tender & flexible, they are vegan, oil-free, keto, Paleo, & only 2.7 grams net carbs each. By now, it is probably clear that I love creating recipes that are: super simple  versatile  made with minimal ingredients Equally obvious is my fondness for bread. As a native Californian, and …

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100% Coconut Flour Bread Rolls {vegan, keto, 4 ingredients}

My easy, 100% coconut flour bread rolls are (all humility aside) 4-ingredient miracles. Soft and fluffy, they are vegan, keto, oil-free, grain-free, nut-free, yeast-free, sugar-free & only 63 calories apiece. Vegan Keto Bread Made with Coconut Flour (No Other Flours) Typing while jumping up and down (for joy!) is tricky.  But that’s what I am …

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Vegan Gluten-Free Oat Sandwich Bread {oil-free, yeast-free}

Vegan gluten-free oat sandwich bread, made with ease! Hearty, delicious, and great with everything, it is also yeast-free and oil-free. As promised in my Gluten-Free Buckwheat Sandwich Bread post the other week, I’ve been busy testing other combination of flours to create additional easy, vegan, gluten-free breads. My kitchen is very sticky. But I would …

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Chocolate Almond Flour Oat Muffins {vegan, oil-free, GF}

Decadent (but healthy!) chocolate almond flour oat muffins that are vegan, oil-free, gluten-free, fast & easy to make, & perfect for breakfast, snack-time, or dessert. January was my birthday month (I observe the whole month :)). So, while testing recipes for the website, I was making sweet treats behind the scenes, too. That’s what one …

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Gluten-Free Buckwheat Sandwich Bread {vegan, no yeast}

My crusty, high-rising, fine-textured, gluten-free buckwheat sandwich bread will please everyone! Easy to make, it is also vegan, oil-free, sugar-free, yeast-free and perfectly delicious. The Best Gluten-Free Vegan Bread That heading is quite a promise. But this recipe delivers! I’ve been squirreled away in my kitchen (thank you, January, for being cold, gray and drizzly–the …

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Italian White Bean Soup {vegan, oil-free, high protein}

This fast & easy easy Italian white bean soup is cozy, comforting & delicious! It is also vegan, oil-free, high in protein, & super frugal. Long before I had any specific thoughts or preferences about beans in general, I loved bean soup. Not just any bean soup, but Campbell’s bean and bacon soup. It was …

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Lemon Garlic Split Pea Dip {oil-free, vegan, 4 ingredients}

Lemon garlic split pea dip is your new favorite dip & spread. It is crazy delicious, made with 4 ingredients, oil-free, vegan, high-protein, free of nuts and seeds, and easy to make, too. The Fresh Snack You Need to Make January—a post-holidays, mid-winter, resolutions riddled month–needs as many bright points as it can get. If …

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Flourless Millet Oat Bread {vegan, GF, 5 ingredients}

Flourless millet oat bread is the hearty, wholesome bread you need for toast, sandwiches & so much more. Vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, sugar-free, & made with 5 ingredients (plus water and salt), it is incredibly easy to make & bake. Vegan & Gluten-Free Bread Made Easy New year. New Bread. I don’t know about you, but …

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Vegan Sunflower Chocolate Crinkle Cookies {grain-free, oil-free}

Chocolate bliss! Vegan sunflower chocolate crinkle cookies are oil-free, grain-free, and nut-free, but also pure decadence in every bite! Made with DIY sunflower seed flour, they can also be made with almond flour. Easy & Amazing Sunflower Seed Chocolate Cookies Oh friends…these cookies! I have been on the edge of my seat, itching to share …

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Vegan Coconut Almond Flour Cake {grain-free, oil-free}

A dessert worth celebrating: vegan coconut almond flour cake, studded with chunks of chocolate! It is grain-free, gluten-free, & oil-free. An Almond Joy of  Cake I enjoy a jumble of random weekend baking rituals that feel exactly and effortlessly right—that inspire, especially when I’m in a mood (good or bad)–a feeling of “this is why …

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Oil-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies {vegan, grain-free}

With 1 bowl and 5 minutes prep, you can crank out a batch of these mouthwatering oil-free chocolate chip cookies whenever a craving hits! Vegan, grain-free & gluten-free, they are crunchy at the edges and soft at the center. YUM! Delicious, Nutritious Cookies that Love You Back As a blogger who focuses on healthy eating, …

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Chickpea Breadcrumbs (grain-free, oil-free)

Chickpea breadcrumbs, made with canned chickpeas, are grain-free, oil-free, & bread-free! High-protein, oil-free, frugal, and easy-to-make, they are every bit as delicious & versatile as traditional bread crumbs. I am a sucker for all things crunchy. Toasted nuts & seeds, crisp crackers, cold crudités, and crumb-coated anything–yes please, it’s all satisfaction to me. If you …

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Vegan Keto Sunflower Seed Bread {nut-free, grain-free, oil-free}

My vegan keto sunflower seed bread is equal parts scrumptious, frugal and easy to make! It is also nut-free, oil-free, & grain-free. Nut-Free, Grain-Free & Egg-Free Bread Made Simple Calling all bread lovers! I know you’re ready and waiting for a slice of this nutty, yet nut-free, toast-worthy loaf of goodness. This quick, simple and …

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1-ingredient Pepita Butter {vegan, keto}

Smooth 1-ingredient pepita butter you can make at home in a blender (or food processor). It is naturally vegan, keto, paleo, & more! An Easy & Affordable Alternative to Peanut Butter Back to school time is always a reminder of the need to create nut-free alternatives for packed lunches. Many districts have school-wide bans on …

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Keto Almond Flour Bread Rolls {5 ingredients, vegan, oil-free}

Fast and easy keto almond flour bread rolls made without eggs! With only 5 ingredients , they are naturally vegan, grain-free, oil-free, & 78 calories each. Keto Vegan Bread Rolls Ready for a new favorite almond flour recipe? I’ve got one you are sure to love. That is, unless you oppose the idea of fresh-from-the-oven …

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Chickpea Flour Flax Sandwich Bread {vegan, grain-free, oil-free}

Wholesome chickpea flour flax sandwich bread that tastes like whole wheat! Made with 5 ingredients, it is vegan, grain-free, oil-free & easy to make. Grain-Free Bread that Tastes like Whole Wheat  Your eyes are not deceiving you: the bread pictured above looks like whole wheat bread. It tastes like whole wheat bread, too. Yet it …

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Oil-Free Olive Tapenade {vegan, super-easy}

Oil-free olive tapenade is the perfectly piquant spread you’re craving for your sandwiches and snacks. This version is keto, paleo, low-carb & vegan, too. One of my favorite things about cooking in the summer is not cooking in the summer. Especially at dinner time.  The hot weather makes simple assemblages of this and that–cut fruits …

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2-Ingredient Cassava Flour Tortillas {oil-free, vegan}

Grain-free, vegan, 2-ingredient cassava flour tortillas made without oil! They taste like classic flour tortillas, have 88 calories each, and are quick & easy to make. Easy Grain-Free Tortillas made with Cassava Flour I admit it. I was wrong. I told all of you that my 2-ingredient coconut flour tortillas from last week could not …

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2-Ingredient Coconut Flour Tortillas {vegan, keto, oil-free}

Incredible 2-ingredient coconut flour tortillas! Soft, fluffy, flexible & scrumptious, they are also vegan, keto, oil-free, easy to make, only 68 calories and 3.1 net carbs each. Well, you did it. You found the tortilla recipe you have been searching for since forever! What Makes These Coconut Flour Tortillas Special You need never have made–or …

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Creamy Cashew Salad Dressing {oil-free vinaigrette}

Salad dressing without oil? Yes! My creamy cashew salad dressing is the solution. This oil-free vinaigrette is naturally vegan and takes about 2 minutes to make in your blender. The Best Salad Dressing is a Vinaigrette I grew up with one version of salad dressing: vinaigrette. My family ate green salads often. Make that very …

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Raspberry Almond Flour Muffins {vegan, oil-free, gluten-free}

Celebrate fresh berry season with a batch of raspberry almond flour muffins. They are vegan, oil-free, gluten-free, and simple to make in no time. One of the Best Baking Flavor Combinations Raspberry + almond. It is a combination I never grow tired of eating. I may even love it more than coffee + chocolate, and …

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3-Ingredient Black Bean Chili {vegan, oil-free, high protein}

Dinner, made simple: thick, spicy, 3-ingredient black bean chili made in under 30 minutes! It is vegan, oil-free, high in protein, and so darn good. Oh, dinner. Haven’t I made you six thousand times in the last two months?  And yet, I can’t quit you. My hunger persists. I propose a compromise: a hearty dish …

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2-Ingredient Lentil Flax Bread {vegan, oil-free, grain-free}

Craving bread? Then head to the pantry and grab a bag of lentils to make my rustic, 2-ingredient lentil flax bread ! It is vegan, oil-free, high in protein (8.5 g per wedge), gluten-free, and ready in under an hour. Easy Rustic Flatbread Made with Lentils Lentil tortillas are one of my favorite tortillas to …

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Healthy Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie {vegan, oil-free, GF}

Also known as a “Pizookie,” my healthy chocolate chip skillet cookie is a sweet treat that doubles as a nourishing breakfast to go. It is vegan, gluten-free and oil-free. A Healthy & Wholesome Pizookie  What on a earth is a pizookie? I had the same question when my son asked me to make one a …

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3-Ingredient Chickpea Flour Frittata (vegan, oil-free}

3-ingredient chickpea flour frittata made with chickpea flour, cashews, & vegetables! It is oil-free, grain-free, gluten-free, versatile & easy. Dinner Tonight: Use Chickpea Flour in Place of Eggs How about something super-simple for supper tonight? The leftovers are perfect for breakfast–and lunch–tomorrow.  The dish is hearty, but not heavy, homey, yet fancy, and endlessly versatile, …

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Chickpea Flour Beer Bread {3 ingredients, vegan}

Flavorful, fabulous chickpea flour beer bread , made with 3 ingredients! Mix it in a minute and it’s ready 45 minutes later. It is vegan and oil-free, I hear you, friends. It’s hard to get bread these days. Flour and yeast, too. So, I devised a solution.  I must warn you, however, that it requires …

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Vanilla Almond Flour Cake {vegan, oil-free}

Vegan vanilla almond flour cake, made with ease in 1 bowl! It is oil-free, grain-free, gluten-free, Paleo, and made with 6 ingredients (plus water and optional salt). I like naked cake. Forget frostings, fondants, and glazes. Hold the chocolate chips, nuts, and sprinkles. My preference is plain. Best yet, vanilla. The cake itself should be …

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Mushroom Almond Flour Ground Beef {2 ingredients, vegan}

2-ingredient plant-based meat is here: my mushroom almond flour ground beef ! Ready in under 5 minutes, it’s vegan, Paleo, keto, high-protein, grain-free, oil-free, soy-free and versatile. Imagine, for a moment, a recipe for a delectable, versatile, plant-based version of ground beef that is: Made with 2 ingredients Ready in under 5 minutes Free of …

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Almond Flour Cauliflower Popcorn {2 ingredients, Vegan, Keto, Oil-Free}

Almond flour cauliflower popcorn is your new favorite snack! Made with 2 ingredients (cauliflower & almond flour), it is vegan, keto, paleo, oil-free, and a breeze to make. Cauliflower Popcorn, Your New Favorite Snack I need a show of hands, people: who needs to chow down on some delicious snacks right now? Please keep your …

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5-Ingredient Vegan Banana Brownies {grain-free, oil-free}

My healthy (but decadent) 5-ingredient vegan banana brownies are flourless, egg-free, dairy-free, grain-free, gluten-free, oil-free, and 100% perfection. Hooray! The Brownies You Need to Make You need brownies. I need brownies. We all need brownies right about now. Some laughter, puppy pictures, and sunshine would be excellent,  too. But first, brownies. I have the brownies …

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Oat Almond Flour Banana Bars {vegan, oil-free, gluten-free}

Healthy and delicious oat almond banana bars , great for breakfast, snacks or dessert! They are vegan, oil-free, gluten-free and added sugar-free (except for the chocolate chips). Only 5 ingredients, too! Healthy, Easy Delicious Banana Bars Oh, the bananas. We keep buying them and eating them, while also allowing countless more to go brown on …

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Cauliflower Biscuits {4 ingredients, vegan, grain-free, oil-free}

Vegan cauliflower biscuits that are grain-free, oil-free, gluten-free, and made with only 4 ingredients (plus water and optional salt). Oprah is not alone: I, too, love bread. All kinds of bread float my boat, but I’m especially keen on healthy breads that are equal parts satisfying, delicious, and energizing.  (Note: I also love toppings. Jam, …

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Flourless Oatmeal Raisin Cookies {vegan, gluten-free, oil-free}

Healthy cookies for breakfast, fitness fueling, hiking, lunchboxes, or dessert? You’ve got it with my healthy, flourless oatmeal raisin cookies , which are vegan, gluten-free, and oil-free. It’s raining, it’s pouring, which means I’m baking cookies! Not just any cookies, but cookies that are equal parts delicious and nutritious, easy-to-make, and 100% comforting. Tender, chewy, …

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3 Ingredient Almond Flour Vegetable Nuggets {vegan, paleo, keto option}

Almond flour vegetable nuggets made with 3 ingredients! These vegan vegetable nuggets are paleo, keto, oil-free, grain-free, and only 35 calories each! If you happen to be a fan on my 3-ingredient almond flour cookies, I have a savory equivalent that I know you are going to love. It is equally simple, minimalist, healthy, and …

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Roasted Carrot White Bean Soup {3-Ingredients, vegan, easy}

3-ingredient roasted carrot soup (with white beans)! Vegan and grain-free, it is silky smooth, loaded with flavor, fast and simple to make, and a good source of protein, too! The Trifecta: Delicious, Nutritious & Easy If you have a bag of carrots, an onion, and a can of white beans, you have the ingredients to …

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Overnight Oatmeal Cookies {vegan, gluten-free, oil-free}

Easy-to-make, vegan overnight oatmeal cookies are just what your busy morning needs. Think of them as healthy and delicious overnight oats…in cookie form! Soft, cakey, and not too sweet, they are vegan, gluten-free, and oil-free. Overnight Oatmeal, In Cookie Form After my last cookie post, I made all kinds of lists and plans to post …

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Cassava Flour Applesauce Cookies {5 ingredients, vegan, paleo, oil-free}

Soft and cakey cassava flour applesauce cookies! A cinch to make, they are vegan, Paleo, oil-free, grain-free, gluten-free, and only 36 calories each! New Year, New (Healthy!) Cookies December is inarguably all about cookies. But January needs cookies, too. January cookies need to be comforting, uncomplicated, and not-too-sweet. They should be healthy, yes, but still …

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Coconut Almond Flour Banana Bread {4 ingredients, vegan, oil-free}

You are going to flip over my 4-Ingredient Coconut Almond Flour Banana Bread! Made with almond flour and coconut flakes, it is vegan, paleo, oil-free, grain-free, and has no added sugar. Your New Favorite Banana Bread Yes, the world needs another banana bread recipe! Not just any recipe, but one that is fit for a …

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Vegan Spinach Artichoke Soup {easy, high protein}

Creamy, healthy and vegan spinach artichoke soup, made with pureed white beans. It is naturally gluten-free, high in protein, & low in calories. A Healthy Take on Spinach Artichoke Soup Here we are, a week into the New Year. How’s it going? I hope everyone is getting some much needed, post-holiday rest, and perhaps some …

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Oil-Free Roasted Carrot Hummus {bean-free, tahini-free}

Salty, sweet, tangy & delectable oil-free roasted carrot hummus. Only 28 calories per 1/4 cup, it is tahini-free, bean-free, nut-free, and seed-free.  Hummus Made with Carrots In Place of Beans I could eat this sunny, spicy carrot dip/spread all day, every day for the month of January. And beyond. It is just what I’ve been …

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Easy Vegan Oat Gingerbread {oil-free, gluten-free, flourless}

Moist, delicious and easy vegan oat gingerbread ! It is oil-free, gluten-free, flourless & ready in 30 minutes. Enjoy it for for breakfast, snacks and dessert. I love oats. I love gingerbread. Why not combine the two into one? Moreover, why have I not done this sooner!!?? You will have the same question when you …

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Vegan Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies {paleo, keto option}

Healthy almond flour chocolate chip cookies that are vegan (egg-free and dairy-free), grain-free, gluten-free and keto (with 2 simple substitutions). I have been off of my cookie-baking game this December. I am usually up to my elbows in cookie dough by this point in the season, but I have been busy cooking up other dishes …

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Almond Flour Soda Bread {grain-free, oil-free, vegan}

Grain-free & vegan almond flour soda bread, made with only 5 ingredients (plus water and salt). It is also oil-free, yeast-free, sugar-free and paleo. How to Successfully Bake Vegan Almond Bread Vegan almond bread can tricky. And sticky. At least in the middle. Without the elevating power of eggs, the centers of vegan almond flour …

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3-Ingredient Grain-Free Vegan Sandwich Bread {almond flour & chickpea flour}

Despite being golden, this beautiful bread is pretty darn close to an all-purpose flour country-style white bread, both in taste and texture. It is wholesome and flavorful, but neutral, too (no chickpea taste, making it great for both sweet and savory toppings). It is so darn good! For proof, I offer my ever-skeptical, reticent husband’s …

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Easy Cashew Cheddar Cheese {vegan, oil-free}

Healthy, delicious, easy-to-make Cheddar cheese, made with cashews! It is vegan, paleo, oil-free, and naturally gluten-free, too. It’s Time for DIY Vegan Cheese I am not sure what took me so long to try making plant-based cheese. All that I can say is that I wish I had started sooner, because the process is so …

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Sweet Potato Almond Flour Cookies {vegan, oil-free}

Easy, healthy and so delicious sweet potato almond flour cookies (they taste like sweet potato pie!). They are vegan, oil-free, grain-free, and Paleo. Oil-Free, Grain-Free & Vegan Sweet Potato Cookies  It has been a long while since I have posted a recipe using sweet potatoes, which is ridiculous given that I eat sweet potatoes all …

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Basic Vegan Chickpea Flour Muffins {grain-free, oil-free}

Tender, oil-free & vegan chickpea flour muffins made with three kinds of chickpea products (canned chickpeas, chickpea liquid, & chickpea flour). They are grain-free, easy to make, & have 137 calories & 5 grams protein each. I have a short and sweet post for all of you today, with a short and sweet recipe to …

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Vegan Pumpkin Almond Flour Biscotti {keto option)

Healthy and delicious vegan pumpkin almond flour biscotti ! They are grain-free, oil-free, Paleo, and keto-friendly. Keep them plain, or add adornments, such as dried fruit, mini chocolate chips, or chopped nuts and seeds. Last week, Yasa wrote a comment for my 4-Ingredient Almond Flour Biscotti, asking if I thought they could be made into …

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Triple Chickpea Sandwich Bread {vegan, oil-free, grain-free}

Grain-free, oil-free, sugar-free, and vegan triple chickpea sandwich bread! It is made with chickpea flour, canned chickpeas, and chickpea liquid (aquafaba). My Chickpea Flour Sandwich Bread is a staple at our house. Grain-free, vegan, and only 5 ingredients (chickpea flour, seltzer water, oil, baking soda, and sweetener), it is easy, versatile, and perfect for toasting, …

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Vegan Cashew Boursin Cheese {oil-free, 5 ingredients}

Vegan cashew Boursin cheese is a spreadable garlic and herb cheese. It is also oil-free, Paleo, soy-free,  yeast-free, and made with 5 ingredients. I won’t be trite and proclaim that there are two types of eaters in the world. Nevertheless, some of us do seem to prefer grazing all day, while others favor three square …

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3-Ingredient Banana Flax Bars {vegan, oil-free, grain-free}

Healthy 3-ingredient banana flax bars that taste like banana blondies! They are vegan, oil-free, grain-free, added sugar-free, and only 87 calories each. 3-Ingredient Banana Flax Bars for Breakfast, Snacks, & Dessert Some things are destiny.  For example, these bars (soon) topping your list of favorite recipes! If I could have, I would have performed a …

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Banana Flax Almond Flour Mini Muffins {vegan, oil-free, grain-free}

Fast, easy and healthy banana flax almond mini muffins, made with 4 ingredients! They are naturally vegan, oil-free, grain-free, & have no added sugar. A perfect snack or breakfast option! Grab & Go Vegan Banana Mini Muffins (4 ingredients!) Just in case you spent the weekend doing anything else besides making food for the week …

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Apple Almond Flour Cookies {3-ingredients, vegan, oil-free}

3-ingredient apple almond flour cookies for fall and winter, made with almond flour, a fresh apple, and cinnamon. They are vegan, oil-free, and have no added sugar. Fall is finally (mercifully!) here! We are still a long way from crisp and cool, but a drop into the 80s is inspiring me to get moving with …

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Healthy Chocolate Banana Oat Cookies {vegan, oil-free, GF}

Minimalist, yet magnificent, healthy chocolate banana oat cookies! Vegan, gluten-free and oil-free, they are also low in sugar and only 56 calories each. Do you remember chocolate no-bake cookies? I did not have them in childhood, but in graduate school. There, at Indiana University, they were (and still are) a favorite offering at the Sugar …

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100% Flax Chocolate Cookies {vegan, oil-free, keto option}

Healthfully decadent 100% flax chocolate cookies ! Made in a muffin tin with only 5 ingredients, they are vegan, grain-free, oil-free, paleo and keto (with an ingredient swap). Flax Breakfast Cookies get a Double Chocolate Boost When I did a re-shoot of my popular 100% flax breakfast cookies last week, I realized I had made …

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Chickpea Flour Pumpkin Muffins {Vegan, Grain-Free, Oil-Free}

Grain-free, oil-free, nut-free and vegan chickpea flour pumpkin muffins made in one bowl! They are moist, tender, and fragrant with pumpkin pie spice. A Healthy New Take on Pumpkin Muffins It was tough. Much as I wanted to share some pumpkin recipes, I forced myself to delay until Labor Day came and went. I  launchmade …

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Healthy Oil-Free Granola {vegan, gluten-free}

Easy, healthy oil-free granola that happens to be vegan, and gluten-free, too! Vary the spices, nuts/seeds and dried fruits to make it your own unique blend. Make Crunchy Granola without Using Oil One of the perils of writing a food blog is this: I get so caught up with brain-storming ideas, new-found flavors, and interesting …

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Vegan Oat Mushroom Ground Beef {Gluten-Free, Soy-Free, Nut-Free}

Versatile vegan oat mushroom ground beef ! It is soy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, high protein, and only 108 calories per 1/4 lb. One batch makes about 3 pounds.  Vegan Ground Beef made with Oats & Mushrooms Happy Meatless Monday, everyone! I’m about to make it happier with a versatile entrée recipe that will make tonight’s dinner …

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Vegan Almond Flour Banana Bread {5 ingredients, oil-free}

Vegan almond flour banana bread that is vegan, Paleo, grain-free and oil-free. Made in 1 bowl with 5 ingredients (plus optional salt), it is quick and easy to make and bake, too! Until the day comes when I stop buying bananas, I will continue churning out new banana bread recipes. It’s not that I turn …

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Strawberry Almond Flour Crumble {Vegan, Keto Option}

Celebrate summer with my 5-ingredient strawberry almond flour crumble. It is vegan, grain-free, oil-free, Paleo, and there is  a keto option, too! Healthy Strawberry Almond Flour Crumble As wonderful as it is to eat sweet, summer strawberries without any adornments, sometimes a bit of gussying is well worth the effort. My simple strawberry crumble is a …

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Healthy Zucchini Oat Bread {Oil-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan}

Healthy zucchini oat bread! It is vegan, oil-free, gluten-free, nut-free, and and packed with both zucchini and nutrition! Zucchini Bread made with Oats & Coconut Flour We are on the brink of zucchini season, but I could not wait to get a running start with a new take on zucchini bread. I love zucchini bread. …

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Healthy 2-Ingredient Coconut Biscotti {Vegan, Keto Option}

Incredible healthy 2-ingredient coconut biscotti, made with unsweetened flake coconut and a bit of sweetener. They are naturally grain-free, gluten-free, nut-free, vegan, oil-free, and keto-friendly! Flourless Coconut Biscotti that is Vegan & Keto Friendly Success is always satisfying, but it’s even sweeter when it stems from failure. Case in point, these biscotti. My original intention? …

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1-Ingredient Flourless Buckwheat Bread {vegan, gluten-free}

A remarkable loaf of delicious, nutritious, 1-ingredient flourless buckwheat bread ! Made with whole buckwheat (plus water and salt), it is flourless and naturally oil-free, gluten-free and vegan. Gluten-Free Bread Made with 1 Ingredient: Buckwheat A loaf of bread, made with nothing more than buckwheat, plus some water and salt? It is difficult to believe, …

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5-Ingredient Blueberry Oat Breakfast Bars {vegan, oil-free}

Have a very good morning with my 5-ingredient blueberry oat breakfast bars ! They are vegan, added sugar-free, oil-free, gluten-free & only 75 calories each. Healthier Fruit-Filled Cereal Bars I love the idea of a fruit-filled, portable cereal bar. I don’t love the reality of ready-to-eat cereal bars from the grocery store, including the organic, …

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2-Ingredient Flax Sandwich Bread {vegan, keto, grain-free}

Delicious 2-ingredient flax sandwich bread made with flaxseed meal & baking powder (plus water and optional salt)–that’s all! It is naturally vegan, keto, paleo, oil-free, grain-free, nut-free and sugar free (zero grams). You will love it! This bread. THIS BREAD! I cannot get enough this bread! Easy! Delicious! Nutritious! Filling! I may run out of …

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Vegan Ground Beef {Grain-Free, Soy-Free, High-Protein}

Easy, DIY, vegan ground beef!  It is easy to prepare, high in protein (12.4 g per 1/4 pound!), and free of grains, gluten, soy and nuts. One batch makes about 3 pounds.  This post began life as a simple idea for a great summer burger recipe. But as I tested and tasted, I soon realized …

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Caboodles – Steamed Cabbage Noodles (vegan, keto, 1-ingredient)

Caboodles – steamed cabbage noodles – are easy, frugal, & endlessly versatile vegetable noodles that do not require a spiralizer. They are keto, vegan, low-carb, low-calorie, oil-free and Paleo. Frugal Vegetable Noodles, Made without a Spiralizer Vegetable noodles are a delicious and simple swap for noodles of all kinds, as well as a fun (and …

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Keto Vegan Peanut Butter Blondies {4-ingredients, Oil-Free}

Keto vegan peanut butter blondies, made with only 4 ingredients! Oil-free, flourless, and grain-free, they have 125 calories each, and can be made paleo-friendly with almond butter or cashew butter. I do not typically associate early summer with baking. However, it turns out that there are plenty of reasons to bake this time of year, …

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3-Ingredient Vegan Oat Pancakes {Gluten-Free, Oil-Free}

Hearty and healthy 3-ingredient vegan oat pancakes! They are also gluten-free, flourless, and oil-free. They are also easy to make in a single bowl (no blender required!). Easy Egg-Free, Dairy-Free Flourless Oat Pancakes Happy holiday weekend, everyone! My recipe today? It required some channeling of my Scottish roots. I wanted to make a new version …

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4-Ingredient Almond Flour Blondies {Vegan, Grain-Free, Keto Option}

Vegan 4-ingredient almond flour blondies! They are naturally grain-free, gluten-free, oil-free, & Paleo,  plus I have a keto option! If you like (or love) my 3-ingredient Almond Flour Cookies, I am confident these easy blondies will likewise fill you with joy. They are soft and chewy, as blondies should be, sweet, but not too sweet, …

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Lentil & Vegetable Kefta {Vegan, Grain-Free, High-Protein}

Lentil & vegetable kefta that are vegan, grain-free and nut-free! High in protein and low in calories (9 grams protein &156 calories per 3 generous kefta), they make a great meal, snack or appetizer. Kefta. You may know all about them.  If not, allow me to make the introduction. Kefta is a popular street food …

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Lentil & Mushroom Meatballs {Vegan, High Protein, Grain-Free}

Lentil & mushroom meatballs that are vegan and grain-free! High in protein and low in calories (10 grams protein, 149 calories per 4 meatballs), they are also nut-free, very high in fiber, and can be made without oil. Vegan Ground Beef Meatballs Given all of the cookie recipes I post here on Power Hungry, you …

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Beet & Toasted Pepita Dip {vegan, oil-free, nut-free}

Healthy beet & toasted pepita dip is snacking made scrumptious! This deeply delicious dip is vegan, oil-free, nut-free, bean-free, and only 62 calories per 1/4 cup serving. Healthy Beet Dip without Oil, Beans, or Nuts Easter and Passover are days away, which means plenty of chances to make something new, and share something delicious, with …

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Vegan Coconut Macaroons {keto option, oil-free}

Crisp-chewy vegan coconut macaroons that are delicious & easy-to-make by using psyllium husk They are also keto (with 1 swap), grain-free, oil-free, & refined sugar free. If you, like me, are crazy for coconuts, then it is almost a certainty that you share my love for coconut macaroons. There used to be a bakery en …

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Vegan Keto Thai Eggplant Dip {5-Ingredients, Oil-Free}

My 5-ingredient vegan keto Thai eggplant dip is a healthy option everyone will love! It is oil-free, nut-free, seed-free, and low in calories. Eat more dip. It’s an edict of few–or, more accurately, zero–diet plans. But not all dips are created equal, especially the one I’ve created for today’s post. It’s healthy, fits almost every …

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Soft Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies {vegan, grain-free, oil-free}

Vegan coconut flour chocolate chip cookies that are equally healthy and scrumptious! They are vegan, grain-free, oil-free, refined sugar-free, and Paleo-friendly. The world always has room for another chocolate chip cookie recipe. Especially one that is easy to make, utterly delectable, and, in many respects, unlike any other. Introducing my Soft Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip …

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3-Ingredient Lentil Soup {Vegan, High Protein}

Hearty, high-protein (13 grams), 3-ingredient lentil soup! It is fast, easy & frugal, and also naturally vegan, oil-free, and gluten-free. Simple & Perfect 3-Ingredient Lentil Soup As much as I enjoy cooking, I definitely have nights when I simply want  to eat dinner. A meal made with maximum ease, minimal fuss, and ingredients from the …

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Vegan Broccoli Cheese Soup {grain-free, high-protein}

Creamy, healthy, vegan broccoli cheese soup–with neither milk nor cheese! Chickpea flour creates the creamy base in this high protein (12.7 g per serving) vegan soup. Super Nutritious Vegan  Broccoli Cheese Soup Broccoli cheese soup. Creamy, homey and satisfying. Perfect end-of-February comfort food. And I have a recipe for it unlike any other. My version …

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Almond Flour Flax Biscuits {Oil-Free, Vegan, 4 ingredients}

Easy and delicious almond flour flax biscuits that are grain-free, oil-free & vegan! It only takes 4 ingredients and fewer than 30 minutes to prepare them. It seems I have a biscuit problem. Specifically, I cannot get enough biscuits! It explains, why, after creating my Mind-Blowing Biscuits last week, I plunged right in to another …

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Vegan Grain-Free Drop Biscuits {Oil-Free, Easy}

Vegan grain-free drop biscuits that are golden, tender and so tasty! Made with a combination of almond flour, chickpea flour, and potato starch, these oil-free biscuits are ready (start to finish!) in 15 minutes. Eat more biscuits, everyone! I live in Texas, so I feel duty-bound to sing biscuit praises on a regular basis :).  Healthy …

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Vegan Carrot Ginger Soufflé {Grain-Free, Oil-Free}

Shake up your vegetable routine with my super-simple vegan carrot ginger soufflé, made with coconut flour! It is grain-free, oil-free, and so very delicious! Before proceeding, let me be clear: this is not a soufflé. I know, how deceptive is that? But hear me out: this quick, easy, and delicious side dish has the light …

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3-Ingredient Grain-Free Granola Bars {Vegan, Keto Option}

Amazing, 3-ingredient grain-free granola bars that are vegan, a cinch to make, and have endless options for variation! I even have an easy keto-friendly option. I am who I am because of granola bars. Really, I’m serious. Granola bars have fueled me, and my various activities, all my life. Portable food is definitely my thing. …

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3-Ingredient Vegan Enchilada Soup {High-Protein}

Perhaps the easiest option for Taco Tuesday, ever: my 3-Ingredient vegan enchilada soup, ready in 15 minutes! Serve it plain or add your favorite toppings. It is high-protein, oil-free, grain-free. and only 146 calories per large serving. An Easy Taco Tuesday Option: 3-Ingredient Vegan Enchilada Soup Happy Tuesday, everyone! It’s been a hectic start to …

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Almond Flour Gingerbread Cookies {Vegan, Oil-Free & Grain-Free}

Old-fashioned, yet modern, almond flour gingerbread cookies !  They taste like homestyle favorites, but are grain-free, gluten-free & vegan, plus they are incredibly easy to make! They are perfect for gift-giving, or for keeping on hand all season long. ‘Tis the season to make gingerbread cookies! These lovelies are a riff on my 3-ingredient Almond …

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3-Ingredient Banana Almond Flour Cookies {Vegan, Oil-Free}

Blissful 3-Ingredient Banana Almond Flour Cookies made with nothing more than almond flour, bananas & baking powder. They are vegan, grain-free, oil-free, & Paleo. I have been having fun stretching the possibilities of super-minimalist almond flour cookies in recent months. It started with my 3-Ingredient Almond Flour Cookies, but has expanded to include my Chocolate …

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3-Ingredient Chickpea Oat Tortillas {Vegan, Gluten-Free}

Light, tender, and scrumptious 3-ingredient chickpea oat tortillas (or call them crepes). They are vegan, gluten-free, simple to make, and only 62 calories each. Easy Gluten-Free & Vegan Tortillas or Crepes I hope everyone here in the States had a very Happy Thanksgiving and safe travels, near or far! We spent several laid-back days in …

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4-Ingredient Vegan Almond Flour Biscotti {Keto Option}

4-ingredient vegan almond flour biscotti that are grain-free, oil-free, low in sugar, and keto (with one ingredient swap). They are crisp, but not too hard, easy to make, and very versatile.***LOVE*** Whether you have made biscotti multiple times or never, you must give my almond flour biscotti recipe a try. It just may be the …

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Vegan Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal Cups {oil-free, gluten-free}

Oil-free, and vegan baked oatmeal cups , your new favorite grab and go healthy breakfast! They are easy-to-make and studded with chocolate chips, too. Pumpkin for Breakfast Hooray for pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice season! People who know me well know that I have a major pumpkin obsession–year-round–so I am always excited when the season …

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4-Ingredient Chocolate Quinoa Muffins {Vegan, Oil-Fee, GF}

4-ingredient chocolate quinoa muffins make on-the-go breakfasts & snacks grand! They are vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, added sugar free,  91 calories each, and 100% delicious and satisfying. If I have learned anything from writing a food blog, it is how often I am wrong. It is true for issues big and small, but especially for predicting …

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4-Ingredient Chocolate Almond Flour Cookies {Grainfree, Vegan, Paleo, Oil-Free}

4-ingredient chocolate almond flour cookies that are rich, decadent, and good for you! They are vegan, oil-free, grain-free, Paleo, & only 61 calories per cookie Oh. My. Chocolate. I can hardly contain my excitement for these cookies, they are so luscious, fudgy, and decadent! And easy. EASY. As in mix-the-dough-in-under-1-minute easy. They require no more …

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Pumpkin Almond Flour Cookies {Vegan, Grain-Free, Oil-Free}

Tender, lightly sweet, and all-around perfect pumpkin almond flour cookies. Made in one bowl, in no time flat, they are also grain-free, oil-free, and vegan. Healthy Pumpkin Cookies: Vegan, Grain-Free & Gluten-Free At last. ‘Tis the official season of PUMPKIN! Some (e.g., my husband) might say I have a pumpkin problem. The reason? I eat …

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Grain-Free Sweet Potato Drop Biscuits {Vegan, Oil-Free}

Vegan, oil-free & grain-free sweet potato drop biscuits that are fast & easy to make! The biscuits are made in one bowl with a combination of with chickpea flour & coconut flour.  I love biscuits. I also love sweet potatoes. Rolling and cutting out biscuit dough? Sticky, flour-coated countertop and rolling pin clean-up? Not so …

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Coconut Flour Pumpkin Pie Bars {Vegan, Grain-Free, Oil-Free}

1-bowl, coconut flour pumpkin pie bars without the crust! They are vegan, grain-free, oil-free, and a mere 66 calories per bar. Resistance is futile. I’m giving in to pumpkin pie spice! Mosquito bites, intense humidity and maximum air-conditioning are still part of daily life in these parts, but I am nevertheless ready to cozy up …

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Chickpea Flour Zucchini Muffins {Grain-Free, Vegan, Oil-Free}

Chickpea flour zucchini muffins made in one bowl with no fuss, and minimal muss! They are vegan, grain-free, oil-free, and loaded with healthy goodness. Got zucchini? Whether you have a final haul from your late summer garden, or a jumbo zucchini “gifted” by a friend or neighbor, I’ve got a great new spin on zucchini …

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Lemon Poppyseed Almond Flour Bread {Grain-Free, Vegan}

Moist, lightly sweet, and lemon poppyseed almond flour bread! It is naturally grain-free, vegan, oil-free and made in 1 bowl (with ease!). Hello and Happy Friday, everyone! This week has been bittersweet. I love being able to spend more time with my son during the summer, but I am looking forward to the return to …

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1-Ingredient Black Bean Tortillas {Grain-Free, Vegan}

1-ingredient black bean tortillas made with dried black beans (plus water & optional salt). They are grain-free, oil-free, vegan & only 50 calories each. I remember when I first stumbled upon the “Will it Waffle?” book. I picked it up in a bookstore and looked at nothing else for the next hour. It is such …

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3-Ingredient Sweet Potato Tortillas {Grain-Free, Vegan}

Healthy, delicious, versatile 3-ingredient sweet potato tortillas that are naturally vegan and Paleo. They are also grain-free, oil-free, legume-free and nut-free. Egg-Free, Grain-Free, Legume-Free, Nut-Free Tortillas Greetings, everyone!  How about one more tortilla recipe to share–for the time being–before moving on to other subjects? This one is a special request from two different readers, both …

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1-Ingredient Split Pea Tortillas {Grain-Free, Vegan}

Hearty and versatile 1-ingredient split pea tortillas that are grain-free  & vegan. They are oil-free, sugar-free, vegan, high fiber and high protein, too. I am not very good at leaving well enough alone. For example, when the 1-ingredient red lentil tortilla recipe I devised last week turned out to be a big hit, the gold …

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1-Ingredient Red Lentil Tortillas {Grain-Free, Vegan}

Utterly amazing 1-ingredient red lentil tortillas that are naturally grain-free, oil-free & vegan. You only need red lentils (plus some tap water and salt).  Mondays need some “wow.” And do I ever have some! First, a question: do you have some split red lentils in your pantry? If yes, and so long as you also …

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Coconut-Lime Chickpea Flour Muffins {Vegan, Grain-Free}

Scrumptious & healthy coconut-lime chickpea flour muffins! They are vegan, grain-free, oil-free, nut-free, & all-around wonderful! I am a sucker for just about anything that combines the flavors of coconut and lime. So, with the arrival of warmer temperatures this week, I decided it was the perfect time to celebrate the combination by making a …

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Grain-Free Banana Granola {Oil-Free, No Added Sugar}

Grain-free banana granola, made without grains, added sugar, or oil! Eat it by the handful, or sprinkle it on fruit, yogurt, and anything else you like! It is naturally vegan, gluten-free, and Paleo. Give banana bread a rest. The next time you have an overripe banana (or two), I’ve got a new recipe for using …

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3-Ingredient Almond Flour Cookies {Vegan, Oil-Free, Keto Option}

  Your go-to, any occasion cookie: my 3-ingredient almond flour cookies! They are vegan, grain-free, paleo, and have a keto option, too. The Best and Easiest Almond Flour Cookies These are the cookies I want, and I am pretty certain you will want them, too. Because they are perfect. And ridiculously easy. The dough takes …

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Rustic Irish Oat Scone Bread {Vegan, Gluten-Free}

My rendition of a traditional, rustic Irish oat scone bread, made with rolled oats, steel-cut oats and oat flour. It has a chewy, rustic texture that is wonderful for breakfasts, snacks, or alongside entrees of all kinds. Chances are, you’ve come across recipes for overnight oats (for example, my version here on power hungry :)). …

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Vegan Grain-Free Beet Burgers {oil-free}

Your new favorite veggie patties: my Vegan Grain-Free Beet Burgers! They are loaded with nutrition, oil-free, gluten-free, and absolutely scrumptious! It may only be March 2, but I am already dreaming of sunny summer days, lazy afternoons by the pool, and breezy sundresses. Summer weather will likely arrive in my part of Texas in another …

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Vegan Breakfast Blender Brownies {Oil-Free, Gluten-free}

Healthy vegan breakfast blender brownies for breakfast on the go! Made with oats and carrots, fudgy brownies are oil-free, gluten-free, and just 132 calories per big brownie. Begin Your Healthy Day with a Brownie Your mornings are about to be amazing. From this day forth, you can begin the day feeling virtuous, satisfied, and amped …

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Carrot Cake Millet Breakfast Bars {Vegan, GF, Low Fodmap}

Carrot cake in the morning? Yes! My Carrot Cake Millet Breakfast Bars are vegan, gluten-free, low fodmap, and only 94 calories per big square. Your morning grab & dash is going to be delicious! Try Millet for Breakfast in Place of Oats I cannot live by oats alone. Despite being so handy and delicious, sometimes …

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3-Ingredient Coconut Baked Oatmeal Squares {Vegan, Oil-Free, GF}

Super-simple & so delicious 3-Ingredient Coconut Baked Oatmeal Squares! They are healthy, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, and oil-free. Hello, everyone! Apologies for my laziness these past few days. I had a great run on Sunday at the Houston Marathon—beautiful weather, great course, fantastic crowd support; will post pics shortly–but the remainder of the day, and Monday …

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Vegan Sheet Pan Pancake {gluten-free, 5 ingredients)

Easy, vegan sheet pan pancake with bananas & berries! Made with 5 ingredients, they are also gluten-free and so easy to make. Friday is here, and not just any Friday: it’s the Friday before (1) a 3-day weekend (hurrah!) and (2) the Houston Marathon this Sunday! Further,  I am expecting out-of-two guests (arriving today), so, …

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Eggplant Chickpea Sheet Pan Dinner {vegan, oil-free, high protein}

This eggplant chickpea sheet pan dinner is a Middle-Eastern blend of bold spices and ingredients, including pomegranate seeds, tahini, &  mint. It is vegan, oil-free, high protein and gluten-free. Easy & Amazing Vegan Sheet Pan Dinner Oh, dinner. I love to eat it, but sometimes the thought of figuring out what it will be, shopping …

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Healthy Brownie Batter Hummus {vegan, oil-free}

Have you got 3 minutes? Then you have enough time to whip up a batch of healthy brownie batter hummus! It tastes like indulgence, but is a super nutritious treat! It is vegan, oil-free, & only 38 calories a serving. Brownie Batter Dip Made with Chickpeas! Hooray, the weekend is upon us! Whether your plans …

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Vegan Gingerbread Chickpea Blondies {oil-free, flourless, grain-free}

Vegan gingerbread chickpea blondies nourish your body as they satisfy your sweet tooth! They are flourless, vegan, oil-free, grain-free, gluten-free and low-sugar. Hello, everyone! I hope this Sunday finds you happy and well, and, for those of you in the United States, safe (and undelayed!) in your return Thanksgiving travels. I am thankful to be …

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2-Ingredient Coconut Banana Cookies {vegan, grain-free, flourless}

Crispy-chewy, 2-ingredient coconut banana cookies can be made from start to finish in less than 30 minutes! They are vegan, flourless, grain-free, and sure to please one and all (especially, you!). Healthy, Easy Cookies Worth Celebrating Happy Monday, everyone! I hope that you had a good weekend. I ran a half marathon with my early …

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Coconut Flour Sweet Potato Blondies {vegan, grain-free, oil-free}

These Coconut Flour Sweet Potato Blondies taste like autumn with each bite! With warm spices and nutritious ingredients, these vegan, grain-free, oil-free blondies will both empower and satisfy you! Your Monday needs these blondies. In addition to being hands-down delicious, these coconut flour-sweet potato blondies are loaded with superfood nutrition that will make you happy …

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Oat & Walnut Blender Bread {vegan, gluten-free}

Quick, easy, and nutritious oat & walnut blender bread made in mini loaves (or muffins). The breads are oil-free, gluten-free & flourless, but 100% delicious and versatile. Healthy, Wholesome, Gluten-Free Bread Good morning, everyone, and Happy Halloween! My 6th-grader doodle is costumed (Han Solo; I must resist bragging about the felt vest and pleather holster …

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How to Make Low-Calorie Granola (vegan, gluten-free, 72 calories)

Learn how to make low-calorie granola from whole grains and freeze-dried fruit! It s vegan, gluten-free and 72 calories a serving. Low-Calorie Granola for Breakfast and Snacking I’m a granola enthusiast. Whether ready-made, home-made, grain-free, gluten-free, nut-laden, fruit-filled, or all of the above, I love its nutrient-dense goodness. But that nutrient density doesn’t always love …

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Pumpkin Latte Mini Muffins {vegan, oil-free, flourless}

Treat yourself with pumpkin latte mini muffins! Made in the blender, they are vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, flourless & 35 calories each! Mini Muffins Worth Fighting For My husband and I have been fighting. Accusations are flying, and neither of us can let it go. It’s all because of my pumpkin latte mini muffins. Ironically, I …

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Vegan Chocolate Oat Mini Muffins {oil-free, gluten-free}

Delectable vegan chocolate oat mini muffins are the treat you need! Easy to make, they are oil-free, gluten-free & only 39 calories each. I think we all need some good news right about now, so how about this: Eat more chocolate–it’s good for you. You can start with my double chocolate mini muffins. They are ready, …

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Vegan Carrot Cake Blender Muffins (gluten-free, oil-free}

Back-to-Monday mornings need my delicious, vegan carrot cake blender muffins to make the day bright! They are also oil-free, gluten-free, & flourless. It’s exciting to get back into a routine, but that does not necessarily mean it’s easy. Some solace is helpful in the transition, and that’s where these muffins come in. They are full …

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4-Ingredient Beet Hummus {Vegan, Oil-Free, No Beans}

Gorgeous, delicious, 4-ingredient beet hummus! It is vegan, oil-free, bean-free and only 42 calories per 2 tablespoon serving. You can roast beets, or go ultra-simple with ready-to-use roasted or canned beets. Good morning, everyone! I’m going to get to this gorgeous hummus recipe in just a moment, but first, a word about where I am …

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DIY Sunflower Seed Butter {oil-free, easy, keto option}

DIY sunflower seed butter is a delicious and nutritious alternative to peanut butter. Learn how to make it with no added oil, little money and minimal effort! A keto option is available. Sunflower Seed Butter Instead of Peanut Butter This post is for my sister, Rebecca. Love you, sis. Rebecca is allergic to peanuts. When …

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Vegan Pumpkin Cranberry Blondies {grain-free, oil-free}

Healthy vegan pumpkin cranberry blondies, made with coconut flour and almond butter! They are vegan, grain-free, oil-free and Paleo. Today I have a holiday treat recipe that I know you will love to make (and eat). Because I am crazy about pumpkin, I couldn’t help but bring these tender, flavor-packed pumpkin blondies to the table. Talk …

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3-Ingredient Banana Fudge Brownies {grainfree, oil-free, vegan}

Decadent, yet healthy, 3-ingredient banana fudge brownies that are grain-free, oil-free, vegan and Paleo! Made with almond butter, cocoa powder and a banana. Allow me to propose a pivot. Brownies. For breakfast. Moreover, a healthy breakfast. It gets even better. The brownies in question have only three ingredients. Three. You likely have the ingredients in your …

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Chocolate Chip Banana Quinoa Muffins {vegan, GF, flourless}

Start your action-packed day with chocolate chip banana quinoa muffins! They use cooked quinoa (no flour) and are vegan, gluten-free and oil-free. Muffins, The Perfect Portable Breakfast (or Snack) I am not sure who “invented” muffins, but I am grateful for the inspiration. Whether running out the door, heading off for a bike trek to …

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Blueberry Quinoa Oat Muffins {vegan, oil-free, GF}

A batch of healthy blueberry quinoa oat muffins can make anyone rise and shine! These humble muffins are vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, and only 105 calories per serving. Hello, one and all! Unknown to many, a breakfast comprising a combination of quinoa, blueberries and oats is instant therapy. Allow me to elaborate. It is a beautiful …

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Crunchy Nuts & Seeds Breakfast Cookies {vegan, oil-free, grain-free}

Healthy, yummy, crunchy nuts & seeds breakfast cookies made with 5 ingredients! They are grain-free, oil-free, vegan, and simple to make in a muffin tin! 5-Ingredient Vegan, Grain-Free Breakfast Cookies I am ambivalent about sharing this recipe. Why? Because, based on my own experience, making and eating the results can (swiftly) develop into an obsession. Then …

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Vegan Quinoa Muffin Tin Burgers {gluten-free}

My vegan quinoa muffin tin burgers are just what you need for a savory snack, packed lunch, or quick dinner (sliders!). They are oil-free, gluten-free, and only 91 calories each. Summer is coming to a close, and grilling will soon be replaced by stews, soups, and slow-cooker meals. But that doesn’t mean you have to …

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3-Ingredient Banana Quinoa Muffins {vegan, oil-fee, GF}

3-ingredient banana quinoa muffins, made with bananas, quinoa and oats! They are vegan, flourless, oil-free, refined sugar free, and only 101 calories each. Happy Thursday, everyone! Today’s post is worthy of a leap of joy for their 3-ingredient ease (quinoa + banana + oats) and wholesomeness: A Modern Approach to Oil-Free Muffins They have a …

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Zucchini Bread Baked Oatmeal {vegan, oil-free, GF}

Healthy zucchini bread baked oatmeal in convenient muffin form. They are vegan, oil-fee, gluten-free, flourless, and only 138 calories per big serving! Turn Zucchini Into Portable Baked Oatmeal “Muffins” Happy late summer, everyone! I hope you have been enjoying the final hurrahs of the season, including the remaining books on your summer reading list, the …

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Vegan Blueberry Oat Muffins {oil-free, gluten-free}

Vegan blueberry oat muffins, made with ease in a blender! Made with oats and raw cashews, they are oil-free, gluten-free, and so delicious! Following in a trend I have been setting for myself for, oh, the past 5 years or so, I offer you a holiday-themed recipe…post-holiday. Unlike past holidays, I will no longer beat myself …

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White Bean Flax Biscuits {4 ingredients, vegan, oil-free}

Super-fast, easy, vegan white bean flax biscuits! Delicious and versatile, they are also grain-free, oil-free, sugar-free, and made with only 4 ingredients. Peanut butter. Jelly. Avocado. Chocolate-hazelnut spread. Hummus. They all taste pretty darn great on bread. They also deserve to spread on great bread. So…here’s some great bread, in compact biscuit form! Not sweet, …

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Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Protein Cakes {oil-free, gluten-free}

Packed with 14 grams of plant protein, these vegan oatmeal raisin protein cakes are a perfect breakfast or snack! They are oil-free, gluten-free, and baked in a muffin tin. We are a mystery to many. We are the oatmeal-raisin cookie lovers of the world. While others recoil at the mention of raisins, or cry “foul!” …

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2-Ingredient Quinoa Flax Breads {vegan, oil-free, GF}

You need to make a batch of my super-simple 2-ingredient quinoa flax breads asap! They are naturally vegan, gluten-free, oil-free and perfect for all kinds of toppings. Two. Ingredient. Bread. Toothsome, crispy-edged, tender in the middle bread. It’s real. And it’s d#*n delicious! It is also the direct product of committing to a year of …

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Vegan Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies {grain-free, oil-free}

Scrumptious vegan carrot cake breakfast cookies made with chickpea flour and baked in a muffin tin! They are grain-free, gluten-free, oil-free, nut-free and only 95 calories apiece. YUM! Carrot Cake Chickpea Flour Cookies, A Perfect Breakfast to Go Eat breakfast. More vegetables, too. Don’t forget about protein, you need more. Heaps more fiber, too. Cut …

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Teff Boston Brown Bread {vegan, gluten-free}

Super-nutritious & delicious Boston Brown Bread minis, made with whole teff grain and chickpea flour! They are gluten-free, vegan, and packed with flavor. With apologies to the fair citizens of Boston, this (wicked good) interpretation of Boston Brown Bread is a far cry from the original. But only so far as the ingredients are concerned. As …

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Chipotle Cheese Bread Bites {Vegan, Oil-Free, GF}

Healthy & vegan chipotle cheese bread bites that taste like your favorite queso dip! They are oil-free, gluten-free, & have just 80 calories apiece. A perfect savory fitness snack! Queso  is on the menu at just about every Tex-Mex joint here in the Lone Star State, and no wonder: warm, gooey cheese, typically with a hot pepper …

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4-Ingredient Vegan Flax Muffins {grainfree, flourless}

4-ingredient vegan flax muffins that taste like butterscotch blondies? Yes, please! They are also flourless, grain-free, gluten-free, and oil-free. How to Make Vegan Flax Muffins With blog recipes, as in life, you don’t have to re-invent the wheel to create something new. Sometimes you only need to rename the wheel. Case in point, power pucks. That’s what …

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Vegan Gluten-Free Oat Bran Muffins {oil-free, healthy}

So-satisfying vegan gluten-free oat bran muffins made with oat bran, oat flour, applesauce & cinnamon. They are oil-free, delicious, a cinch to make, and only 110 calories each! It’s high time for muffins to make a major comeback. Forget about the greasy, overblown, sugar-laden, crumbly versions at convenience stores, coffee shops and buffet lines. I’m …

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Oil-Free Buckwheat Granola {Vegan, Oat-Free, GF}

Oat-free & oil-free buckwheat granola that is crunchy and scrumptious! It is naturally vegan & gluten-free, and mostly sweetened with banana. Oil-Free Oat-Free Buckwheat Granola Oh, this? This golden-brown avalanche of nuts, seeds, coconut and dried fruit-flecked deliciousness? I know, it doesn’t look like your everyday, run-of-the-mill cereal. Because it’s not. And that’s why you …

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5-Ingredient Oat Protein Cookies {vegan, oil-free, gluten-free}

My 5-ingredient oat protein cookies are the healthy, satisfying, quick & easy snack you need to make! They are vegan, oil-free gluten-free, and have 70 calories and 4.1 grams protein each. I’m swamped. And so is our backyard. To clarify, I’m not drowning in work, but deadlines. Add to that, dark days of torrential thunderstorms …

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Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Banana Oat Bars {vegan, 4-ingredients, GF}

Chocolate chip peanut butter banana oat bars are the perfect portable breakfast or healthy snack, anytime! Made with 4 simple ingredients, they are vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, and 80 calories each. Perfect 4-Ingredient Breakfast/Snack Bars I’ve come down with a tenacious strain of spring cleaning-itis. So yesterday, the refrigerator and floors were scrubbed, the cookbooks were …

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Healthy Carrot Cake Cookies {vegan, oil-free, GF}

Healthy carrot cake cookies made with almond flour and oats! They are naturally vegan, oil-free, and gluten-free. Packed with nutrition, and not too sweet, they are great for breakfast, snacks or dessert. Healthy Carrot Cake Cookies for Energy on the Go Spring has sprung in my little corner of Texas and I cannot get enough …

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Vegan Almond Flour Waffles {Oil-Free, Grain-Free}

Make your morning more delicious with 1-bowl vegan almond flour waffles. They are super-nutritious, oil-free, grain-free, and easy to make. It’s a freezing, grey morning here in Texas. I am delighted. I’ve just put the kettle on to boil for a big pot of tea, and I am sitting on my secret weapon (heating pad) …

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Peanut Butter Banana Baked Oatmeal {vegan, oil-free, GF}

Nourishing, filling and scrumptious: that describes these perfectly portable peanut butter banana baked oatmeal cups! They are vegan (no eggs, no dairy), oil-free, and gluten-free, too. You’ve got oats, peanut butter, and, most likely, some overripe bananas on the counter. You probably have some chocolate–chips, chunks, or other bits that can be chopped–too. In other …

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus {oil-free & tahini-free}

Roasted red pepper hummus that is oil-free, tahini-free, low in calories, high in protein and frugal, too! Enjoy it as a dip, spread or topping. Hummus is a subject of jest with my husband, not because he does not like it (he does), but because he has a Ph.D. in Literature. Allow me to explain: …

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Skinny Green Pea Hummus {oil-free, tahini-free, 5 ingredients}

Skinny green pea hummus, made without oil and tahini. It is healthy, vegan, oil-free, tahini-free, yet vibrant with fresh flavor. Made with only 5 ingredients, it is ready, start to finish, in 5 minutes. Your New Snack Option: Healthy Green Pea Hummus I am a happy camper when I have an assortment of homemade, ready-to-eat, …

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Coconut Flour Baked “Oatmeal” {vegan, oil-free, grain-free}

Coconut flour baked “oatmeal”  is a hearty breakfast porridge made without grains ! It is also vegan, gluten-free, oil-free and nut-free. Healthy Baked Porridge, Made without Grains This cozy breakfast bake has magical powers. It has the ability to make you feel warm, cozy and spoiled as you eat it (perfect for a lazy, chilly …

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2-Ingredient Banana Oat Cookies {gluten-free, vegan}

2-ingredient banana oat cookies with no added sugar! They are vegan, gluten-free, versatile, & great for breakfasts & snacks. Healthy 2-ingredient Banana Cookies You know those black-spotted bananas on your countertop? They’re ready for a love match. With oats. Mix these two together and in a matter of minutes, you have cookies. Staggeringly simple, scrumptious …

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Thai Pumpkin Coconut Soup (vegan, oil-free, 5 ingredients)

Make a delectable dinner in minutes with my Thai pumpkin coconut soup! Made with 5 ingredients & ready in under 30 minutes, it is vegan, oil-free, and nutrition-packed! My Pumpkin Obsession I seem to have an issue with canned pumpkin. It all started when there was a pumpkin shortage two years ago.  Because I could …

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4-Ingredient Vegan Power Bread {oil-free, GF}

My 4-ingredient super-power bread is so delicious, nutritious, and easy! It is also vegan, oil-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, yeast-free, and flourless. Vegan Gluten-Free Bread that Is Super Easy I do not fare well in cold weather. As soon as the weather drops below 50, I reach for my fleece, plug in the space heater beneath my …

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Vegan Blueberry Oat Mug Muffin {gluten-free, oil-free}

Make a vegan blueberry oat mug muffin in the microwave in 3 minutes, from start to finish! A healthy, filling breakfast, it is also oil-free and gluten-free. Healthy Vegan Mug Muffin, Made in the Microwave Uh-oh. I feel an obsession coming on. I didn’t think that I would have the time to post much this …

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Copycat ZBar Cookies {Vegan, Date-Sweetened, Gluten-Free, Oil-Free}

DIY ZBAR cookies that are just like ZBars! They are naturally vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, and sweetened with dates. Homemade Healthy Snacks I am typically wary of any products specifically marketed as “kids food” as they are often loaded with sugar, sodium, preservatives, artificial color and flavors, and all other sorts of gobbledy-gook. Adding insult to …

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High Protein Chocolate Pumpkin Pudding {vegan, no cook}

A chocolate dessert that doubles as a healthy snack or breakfast: my High-Protein Chocolate Pumpkin Pudding! It is vegan, gluten-free, and 8.5 g protein per serving! I love undulaterated chocolate much of the time. For example, a slice of my Mom’s very chocolate Bundt cake, a mug of hot cocoa on a chilly day, or …

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100% Flax Breakfast Cookies {vegan, oil-free, keto option}

5-ingredient, 100% flax breakfast cookies are a perfect, portable choice, year-round! Vegan, oil-free and grain-free, they are  crispy, chewy, nutty, and made with ease in a muffin tin. A keto option is available, too! I was enjoying a stint of green breakfast smoothies to celebrate several sunny mornings (spring comes early to East Texas), but …

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DIY Almond Butter (oil-free, 1-ingredient, so easy}

Creamy, dreamy, DIY almond butter made with ease (and only 1 ingredient!). The ingredient is dry-roasted, lightly salted almonds and the results are sensational.   The Best Almond Butter without the High Price Tag I used to come close to fainting when I reached for my favorite jar f almond butter at my local supermarket. …

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Oil-Free Apple Quinoa Salad {vegan, gluten-free}

Oil-free apple quinoa salad is everything you want in a fresh, filling whole grain meal. It is perfect as a side salad at dinner, or as the star of your packed lunch. Shredded apples & lemon add sweetness and flavor. Hi friends! I have the perfect transitional (summer to autumn) salad for all of us …

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3-Ingredient Black Bean Pumpkin Soup {vegan, oil-free}

3-ingredient black bean pumpkin soup is perfect for a quick, nutritious weeknight supper. It is vegan, oil-free, & scrumptious. Graduate school made me a better cook and more firmly directed me on to the road to recipe development. It wasn’t the examination of social theory, the fun-filled evenings in the library stacks, or trudging through …

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Chickpea Flour Pumpkin Cookies (grain-free, oil-free, vegan)

  Good morning everyone! I’ve been remiss in posting anything very seasonal, particularly baked goods, largely due to the persisting 90+ degree heat. It’s challenging to wax poetic about cozy cookies, cakes, stews, and soups while typing in a tank top and gym shorts. But literally overnight, the temperature dropped more than twenty degrees; autumn …

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Quinoa Flour Almond Flour Soda Bread {vegan, oil-free, GF}

Nutritious and delicious quinoa flour almond flour soda bread, made with only 8 ingredients! It is vegan, oil-free, sugar-free, gluten-free, yeast-free, and easy to make. Hi everyone! Apologies for not posting sooner; we have house guests, so I’ve been (slowly) playing catch-up with, well, just about everything the past few days. It’s good to have …

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Vegan Chickpea Flour Pancakes (3-ingredients, grain-free)

3-ingredient vegan chickpea flour pancakes are almost too good to be true! They are naturally grain-free, gluten-free, oil-free, and high in protein, too. A Pancake Survival Story I woke up sleepy this morning from staying up to watch the Top Chef All-Stars finale. That the Bahamas were for the finale location struck an ironic chord, …

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Cinnamon Raisin Almond Flour Bread (Vegan, GF, oil-free)

Vegan cinnamon raisin almond flour bread! Lightly sweet, it is gluten-free, oil-free, and made with ease in 1 bowl. A Challenge: Vegan Almond Flour Bread Greetings from East Texas, everyone, where it snows one day (just 2 days ago) and feels like summer (mid 70s today) the next. It was absolutely glorious today, but, still …

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Overnight Brown Rice Porridge {gluten-free, made in a slow cooker}

Overnight brown rice porridge (made in a slow cooker) is an easy, delicious way to up your whole grains game first thing in the morning! It has everything you need to refuel after an early morning run or power you through a long day ahead! Brown Rice for Breakfast I rarely forget about food, but …

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Vegan Almond Flour Zucchini Muffins {grain-free, oil-free}

Easy-to-make vegan almond flour zucchini muffins ! Most, delicious, & easy to make, they are a great way to use some of your zucchini bounty. Easy Grain-Free Vegan Almond Flour Muffins Once I accepted my publisher’s offer to write my new comprehensive muffin book, I was determined to offer a slew of modern options. I …

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Berry Banana Baked Oatmeal {vegan, oil-free, GF}

Look! Up on the counter! Is it cereal? Is it a casserole? No, it’s Berry Banana Baked Oatmeal ! This nutritious, cozy breakfast is healthy, vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, and mostly sweetened with fruit.  If you’ve ever thought it would be great to have the crispy golden edges of an oatmeal cookie in your morning bowl …

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Vegan Cashew Creme Brulee {soy-free, oil-free}

Vegan cashew creme brulee is your new favorite dessert! Made without eggs, dairy or soy, it is a healthy new take on a French classic. School’s out, and I’m celebrating with pudding. Or rather, fancy pudding. Creme brulee, to be precise. I may have left behind both my life as a student and as a …

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Oil-Free Chocolate Granola {vegan, gluten-free}

Oil-free chocolate granola is exactly what your morning (and snacking) routine needs! It is also naturally vegan and gluten-free. East More Chocolate for Breakfast Chocolate for breakfast. It’s so right. Beyond chocolate croissants, Nutella on toast, and Count Chocula, we simply need more options, right? The reason extends (far) beyond the heavenly taste of chocolate: …

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Peanut Butter Chickpea Blondies {vegan, grain-free}

My quick and easy Peanut Butter Chickpea Blondies taste decadent but are super-heathy! They are vegan, grain-free, gluten-free, oil-free, and only 102 calories each. Hi everyone, hope you are staying warm and cozy on this first day of February. We’re a month in to the New Year, so it is a great time to reassess …

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Oil-Free Crispy Roasted Chickpeas {Easy, High-Protein}

Truly crunchy oil-free crispy roasted chickpeas! A healthy high-protein snack, they can be kept plain or seasoned any way that you like with herbs and spices. Today, I ate roasted chickpeas. It’s something I’ve waited two decades to try. I have known about roasted chickpeas since I was seven years old. I was obsessed with …

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream {vegan, no-churn, 3-ingredients}

Healthy chocolate peanut butter banana ice cream made with 3 ingredients! No ice cream maker required, it is chocolate-peanut butter heaven. It is also naturally vegan and ready in minutes. Healthy Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream Hi all!  I’d like to say that I’m well-rested after taking several days off from posting. But this …

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1-Ingredient Banana Ice Cream {vegan, no churn}

1-ingredient banana ice cream made with nothing more than frozen bananas! No ice cream maker required, it is the perfect healthy frozen treat. It is naturally vegan, gluten-free & customizable. Perfect Vegan Ice Cream Made with 1 Ingredient Homemade ice cream. Creamy, dreamy, home ice cream. My dad made it with an old-fashioned churn, involving …

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3-Ingredient Tomato Lentil Soup {vegan, high-protein, oil-free}

Easy, delicious, 3-Ingredient tomato lentil soup, with 14.5 g protein & only 135 calories per serving! It is vegan, oil-free, & gluten-free. A Healthy, Humble (Jellybean Detox) Soup Recipe This morning I awoke with a jelly bean hangover. It wasn’t altogether unpleasant. In review, it was more accurately a jellybean and chocolate bunny hangover. Rising …

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Buckwheat Flour Carrot Muffins (Vegan, Oil-Free, GF)

Vegan buckwheat flour carrot muffins that are gluten-free & oil-free! Made with buckwheat flour, carrots and nut or seed butter. Add Vegetables to your Muffins for Good Health I made it back from California and I’m ready to start the New Year, and, inspired by the beautiful produce I gazed upon (and subsequently gobbled) at …

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