Posts tagged dairy free
Chocolate Macadamia Avocado Mousse- gluten free, vegan, no added sugar

In our house, we love avocado and dark chocolate. It is very difficult for me to find desserts that I can eat with my many food allergies, so when I find something delicious and friendly for my tummy, I have to tell the world about it. This dessert is surprisedly packed with healthy ingredients, so much so that you don’t feel guilty after indulging yourself!

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Take yourself out for a Date Shake-dairy free, vegan

The first time I visited Palm Springs, California I fell in love with dates shakes. They are filling, yet refreshing. My toddler loves to eat anything but he gets bored of the same thing at each given meal. I wanted to introduce him date shakes. The only problem is the ingredients generally used has far too much sugar.

Having a toddler who energy level and sleep is affected by sugar, I had to create the shake so he would be able to consume it without issues.

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Risotto Balls- gluten free

Ever since watching a movie where they served risotto balls as an appetizer in a nightclub, I have been wanting to try to make risotto balls. I found the perfect night to make them when our friends were planning to come over for dinner, along with the daughter who is a fan of white rice, among other bland foods. These risotto balls are anything but bland, yet they are perfect for someone with a less adventurous palette.

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Ginger Pumpkin Soup- vegan

I had a leftover can of pumpkin from Halloween and I did not know what to do with it. It as a chilly day so I thought, lets make soup. My son who had never attempted to eat soup before even tasted it and asked for more. The soup didnt turn out as thick as planned. It turned out better!

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Savory Sweet Potato Muffins

I found two sweet potatoes and thought I would try to create a savory muffin instead of doing the usual sweet potato fries for dinner.

Our general contractor happened to come over to do some repairs when the muffins were sitting out to cool in the kitchen. He is a very healthy eater and grabbed one to try. He took one bite and didn’t let any crumbles escape his hands. He walked out with a very happy belly.

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Kale Chips in 5 minutes!

My husband said, “Honey, this time these are really good!” So I had to write down the recipe and share it with you all.

Kale can easily be mistaken as that healthy, I should eat more of it food, but I really don’t want to. With this recipe, you will want to eat kale daily. Yes, its that delicious.

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Vegan Chocolate Popper Recipe

Surprisingly, you would never know there is bean in this mix just by tasting them. Yum!

This is the perfect dessert for those who want just a little something sweet and definitely for dark chocolate lovers!

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Alton Brown calls again...The call of the flower: Cauliflower Hummus

So I already have created my Pistachio Avocado Hummus which can be found in my cookbook. However one can never have too many dips! Chowhound did a write up on Hummus and I decided to take their version of Cauliflower Hummus and make it mine.

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Beans, Beans, We All Love' em! Recipe inside

Sous Chef Rhys loves his Tex Mex style beans. Instead of wasting money at a restaurant I had to invent my own which I was fortunately successful at last night! I had tried making them in the oven and they were a disaster.

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Eat Garlic! Garlic Basil Hummus Recipe

My son loves hummus and I had some basil we picked that was going to go bad...TADA! I used it as a salad dressing atop my salad today for lunch. For dinner tonight, we plan to eat it as a dip for the chicken with Texas Style Black Bean tacos!

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Eat Pie for Breakfast! Pumpkin Pie Chocolate Flax Muffin recipe

Now you can have Pumpkin Pie on-the-go and its less messy than eating the leftover pumpkin pie from Thanksgiving dinner with your coffee, as the Eater article mentions.

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