Meatless Lentil Loaf

I have never been a fan of meatloaf. I have always found it dry and unappetizing. The only exception was my sister in laws meatloaf which is ridiculously good. Any way while searching for other vegan recipes I kept coming across lentil loafs. It had so many veggies and a ton of protein I knew I needed to make it for my family. Any way … Continue reading Meatless Lentil Loaf

Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa

Did you know quinoa makes a delicious breakfast? I love making this for a protein packed meal to start our day off right! Quinoa Fact Quinoa is a quick-cooking, gluten-free whole grain (actually a pseudo whole-grain, because it’s cooked like a whole grain but is the seed of a beet relative). Quinoa grows in a rainbow of colors, but the most commonly available are red … Continue reading Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa

Vegan Quesadilla

Before eliminating dairy from our diet one of my favorite things to eat for lunch was a quesadilla with pepper jack cheese dipped in sour cream. Lately I have been missing it and since I don’t believe in depriving myself I had a few last week. It was definitely still good but my stomach wasn’t a big fan. Just a few hours later I felt … Continue reading Vegan Quesadilla

Balsamic Tofu Quinoa Bowl

The day I made this was when we hadn’t made it to the grocery store in about a week and a half so I was scrambling for something to make. I told Garren I wanted to call this recipe the “Leftover Grocery Bowl,” but he said that did not sound appetizing and that I want people to actually make my food. I suppose he does have … Continue reading Balsamic Tofu Quinoa Bowl

Coconut Peanut Butter Granola Bars

My toddler asks for a snack approximately 137 times every hour. I won’t lie, it drives me a little bonkers. In fact I think the word “snack” may be my least favorite word in the english language. I have been searching for some yummy recipes for snack to have on hand and after looking at granola bar recipes I decided to try making my own. … Continue reading Coconut Peanut Butter Granola Bars