Bee Pollen Granitas

Ahhh summer is around the corner and it’s getting hot outside. Well I live in Texas so I should say it’s getting HOTTER.     So today I decided to make a sweet treat for myself and my family. GRANITAS! Bee Pollen Granitas to be exact. What is granita you ask? It’s basically flavored shaved…

Beet Pastry Dough

“How do you get the party started? With a fat beet.”  (insert your laughter here) Ahhh beets! Who isn’t in love with this nutritious veggie? To be honest I rarely buy beets. Why? Because I don’t know what the heck to do with them! I happened to have some just sitting in my fridge for…

Kale Powder

First: Sorry I have been away so long I, along with my whole family, have been sick. So I haven’t been cooking and baking as much.  However I did want to share a healthy tip/trick with you all today. For anyone who knows me I have been trying to eat healthier, of course breaking bad…

Portobello Gravy

Do you know what time it is? That’s right. It’s time for another delicious recipe. This time a mushroom and leek gravy made with baby Portobello mushrooms. You can use this gravy on a protein like steak or chicken or if you’re vegan or vegetarian you can use over rice (I ate with Jasmine rice), mashed potatoes, pasta…

Seared Scallops with Asparagus and Spinach Purée

As I am trying to eat more healthy and clean I love coming up with new, easy and delicious recipes! I wanted to cook some scallops because truth be told I have never cooked them before. And after this I probably never will again they were $20 a pound at my grocery store! Yep my exact…

Homemade Herb Bread

I love making my own bread mainly because it tastes so much better than store-bought.  I like fresh bread to go with my soups and stews that I cook around this time of year.  I believe most people do not make their own bread because they assume its difficult and time consuming. I am here to show…

Brisk Brunch Ideas: Shakshuka

Brunch is a combination of breakfast and lunch eaten usually during the late morning or early afternoon. I decided not to do my usually brunch routine.. Instead I wanted to try my hand at making Shakshuka.  This dish is composed of eggs poached or baked in a sauce of tomatoes, chili peppers, onions and spices.  This is originally a Middle Eastern…

Beet Soup

Yep, you read that right beet soup. Doesn’t it sound delicious? Don’t knock it until you try it!  This was actually a test recipe.  As you know I love to cook meatless meals and of course I wanted to try something meatless and healthy.  Since Fall season is approaching I decided to go the soup…

Vegan Meringue (from bean juice!)

Meringue from bean juice?! Yes believe it. There is a new phenomenon going on in the vegan world and they are calling it ‘aquafaba’. Meaning you can take juice from beans (literally any beans) and make meringue. So that means vegan macaroons, cakes, and other sweet treats…from BEAN JUICE! I actually tried this weeks ago…

Creamy Avocado Hummus

hum·mus a thick paste or spread made from ground chickpeas and tahini (sesame seed paste), olive oil, lemon, and garlic, made originally in the Middle East. Difficulty Level: Ingredients Needed: 1 can of chickpeas (Garbanzos beans)  3 ripe small avocados 1 clove garlic  1/2 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon tahini salt & pepper lemon or…