Fall-inspired Vegan Basil Pesto Pumpkin Pasta

Okay, tomorrow is literally the last day of November, but this festive fall gal wanted to make a last-minute fall-inspired dish! This homemade basil pesto sauce is vegan and contains lower fats and sodium than store-bought pesto. We also get to use cute pumpkin-shaped pasta to really accentuate the fall effect, heh. Benefits For this dish,Continue reading “Fall-inspired Vegan Basil Pesto Pumpkin Pasta”

Chicken Adobo and Kimchi Grilled Burritos with Guacamole

I visited my friend Sam yesterday, and I was telling him how I haven’t posted a savory recipe on this blog yet. I have a lot on my Instagram, but ever since I moved back home after graduating, I usually eat entrĂ©es that my parents cook. Inspired by Sam’s and my ethnicity, I decided to combineContinue reading “Chicken Adobo and Kimchi Grilled Burritos with Guacamole”

LOW-FAT and LOW-SUGAR (for cake, heh) Strawberry Vanilla Cake with Strawberry Chia Compote and LOW-FAT Vanilla Cream Cheese and Chocolate Frosting

Benefits Strawberries are a great fruit for people watching their blood sugar levels because it is low in sugar while being a good source of vitamin C and antioxidants. Chia seeds are also a good source of omega-3’s and are good for the heart! Ingredients Strawberry Vanilla Cake 2 1/4 cup of unbleached all-purpose flour 3/4 cup of brown sugarContinue reading “LOW-FAT and LOW-SUGAR (for cake, heh) Strawberry Vanilla Cake with Strawberry Chia Compote and LOW-FAT Vanilla Cream Cheese and Chocolate Frosting”

8-Ingredient Vegan Walnut Banana Bread

Vegan Walnut Banana Bread Benefits Bananas are a good source of vitamin B, vitamin C, and potassium? Ripe bananas are also very sweet, so they can be used in baked goods as a natural sweetener which means less added sugar required! Walnuts are also rich in omega-3’s and antioxidants, and eating healthy fats like nuts helps keepContinue reading “8-Ingredient Vegan Walnut Banana Bread”

3-Ingredient Almond Butter Date Oat Balls

Almond Butter Date Oat Balls Benefits Did you know that oats are a good source of fiber and is low in saturated fat? Because it also contains protein, it acts as a natural source of glutamine, a nonessential amino acid that our body produces naturally. As a side note, I made a video about glutamine, nutrition, and Duchenne MuscularContinue reading “3-Ingredient Almond Butter Date Oat Balls”

Vegan Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

Cinnamon Bun Pancakes Pancake Batter Ingredients 1/4 cup unbleached all purpose flour 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 3/4 cup vanilla almond milk 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce 2 tsp baking powder 1 tbsp oil Cinnamon Filling Ingredients 1 tbsp ground cinnamon 2 tbsp agave syrup Vanilla “Icing” Ingredients 1/4 cup powdered sugar 2 tbsp vanilla almondContinue reading “Vegan Cinnamon Roll Pancakes”

QUICK, LOW-BUDGET VEGAN MEAL: Oil-free Black Bean Chili Salad and Avocado Kale Smoothie

Avocado Kale Smoothie Benefits Did you know that avocados have more potassium than bananas? It is also a good source vitamin K and unsaturated (healthy) fats, and it is a great fruit because of its low sugar levels. Ingredients 1 pitted avocado 1 cup of vanilla almond milk Handful of kale Ice Directions Blend all ofContinue reading “QUICK, LOW-BUDGET VEGAN MEAL: Oil-free Black Bean Chili Salad and Avocado Kale Smoothie”

Vegan Coconut Shortbread Cookies with Strawberry and Blueberry Chia Jam

Ingredients Vegan Coconut Shortbread Cookies 4/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup brown sugar 8 tbsp coconut oil 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 whole lemon Strawberry / Blueberry Chia Jam 1 cup strawberries 1 cup blueberries 4 tbsp chia seeds 8 tbsp water 4 tbsp agave syrup (2 tbspContinue reading “Vegan Coconut Shortbread Cookies with Strawberry and Blueberry Chia Jam”