My favorite cake being Carrot Cake, I decided to whip up a variation on the recipe for all my vegan followers! I had help from one of my very talented vegan friends, Kaylee. Even though there were a few bumps in the road when it came to recipe testing, the end result was well worth it!
When it comes to vegan baking, ingredient substitutions are very important to understand. In this recipe, we decided to use canned pumpkin as a substitute for eggs. Low in both calories and fat, canned pumpkin is a healthy substitute for oil and eggs in a variety of baked goods. Even though it gives off a little pumpkin flavor, the other ingredients definitely over power the taste of pumpkin. I find that the pumpkin brings a lot of wonderful moisture to the dough as well! Read more
When I have left over chicken, the last thing I want the next day is chicken. This recipe is the perfect way to add a new bold flavor and completely transform your leftovers.
Curry always takes me back to my study abroad trip in Thailand. You know when people say that the Westernized versions of worldwide cuisines are dramatically different? They are completely right. No American Thai restaurant could have prepared me for the street food in Bangkok. When unfamiliar food becomes your basic diet, no matter how adventurous you are, I found that my whole group after week one would lean towards a dish that brought out familiarity and comfort to them. For me, this dish was the Coconut Thai Curry! Read more
Granola plays a huge role in my morning routine and it’s crucial for me know that what I think is a healthy start, actually is. Many of the pre-packaged granolas at the grocery store contain more fat, sugars, and salt that is actually needed. Simply making granola homemade only takes 35 minutes at most and you can be confident in exactly what ingredients go into it. Read more
February, the season of Girl Scout cookies! A month I know I personally look forward to every year, but why have to wait till February? Below is a recipe for my favorite Samosas or now Caramel Delights that even vegans can enjoy year round! Read more
Getting your wisdom teeth out is definitely no joke, especially for a foodie! I must say though, it made me think out of the box when it came it eating! Below are a few superfood smoothie recipes that are packed with flavor, but also protein and nutrients to prevent any crash through the day! Read more