Overnight oats is a fantastic, easy, and delicious way to have a nutritious breakfast. I've always loved overnight oats and have grown a new appreciation for them as I was enrolled in 7:00 a.m. classes at university. This being said, I needed something quick to grab in the morning when stuck in a hazy dream filled state. Overnight oats is prepared the night before being eaten leaving, placed in the refrigerator to chill and soften overnight, and can be enjoyed both warm or co
☓ BLUEBERRY BANANA BREAD ☓ One of my favorite things as a food blogger is to challenge myself to create delicious meals and sweets with whatever I have in the house. It is so often that we feel the need to have every food in the house "just in case" instead of utilizing what we currently have. With a couple of super ripe bananas in my fruit bowl and fresh blueberries in the refrigerator, I decided to bake something sweet for a midweek pick me up. I whipped up my favorite al
In February we eat pink, especially when pink means naturally colored with beets! I put a twist on a Nutritionally Nicole fan favorite recipe by redeveloping my Beetroot Breakfast Bars into a convenient on-the-go snack. I have diligently tested different consistencies and ratios of ingredients finally finding the most delicious marriage of the two without sacrificing flavor. These bliss balls are perfect to pop into your purse or backpack for a midday snack and have been my g
After a couple of years, I have tested, reworked, and developed my perfectly textured granola recipe that is allergy friendly and proved itself to be the best granola ever. I want to share with you my basic recipe for making the granola as well as some delicious variations of textures and flavor combinations. Whether you love sweet chewy granola clusters to grab as a snack or crunchy granola crumbles to sprinkle on top of your breakfast smoothie bowl, you will love this recip
Looking for the perfect transition flavors for summer to fall? You have to try this apple cherry baked oatmeal recipe! The baked berries bring a reminiscent aroma of the summer months while the scent of warm apples excite us for the early fall season. These oats are perfect to grab for breakfast on busy mornings or even a nutritious dessert. This recipe is also top 8 food allergen free and vegan. Watch my YouTube video below to bake along with me and keep reading for the full
As you know, I am anaphylactic to peanuts and treenuts which makes finding healthier protein powered snacks a bit of a challenge. Nothing is worse than when I find a great product that don't have my allergens in the ingredients making me so excited to try it only to find the may contain statements at the bottom read this product has been produced in a facility with equipment that process peanuts, tree nuts, etc. Needless to say, when I discovered that any beans can be roasted
When I think of Christmas, one of the most iconic cookies that comes to mind has to be the Snickerdoodle- the most timeless holiday cookie that just made it's way into my arsenal of crowd pleasing recipes. These Snickerdoodles are full of cinnamon sugary goodness and puff into beautifully chewy, thick cookies. I can never get enough of these and my friends constantly request I bake them for holiday parties! Serves: 18, two inch cookies Ingredients: 1/2 cup allergy free butter
B R E A K F A S T: Strawberry Burst Oatmeal L U N C H: Spinach Wraps D I N N E R: Stir Fry: 1 lb chicken breast 1 of each red/yellow/green pepper, sliced 1/2 yellow onion, sliced 1 clove elephant garlic, sliced brown rice Directions: Cook the brown rice according to the instructions on the package you have. Cut the chicken breast into chunks and pan fry them with olive oil until they are fully cooked. Slice the peppers, onions, and garlic. Sauté them together in a frying pan.
Serves: One 9x5 loaf Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups bread flour 1 1/2 Tablespoons sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 Tablespoon allergy free butter substitute 1 package active dry yeast 1 1/8 cup warm water (120-130°F) Directions: In a large bowl, add 1 3/4 cups flour, the sugar, salt, and allergy free butter substitute. In a cup, activate the yeast by adding the warm water of 120-130°F to the yeast. Let sit until foamy. Add the yeast mixture to the dry ingredients and beat with an electr
Happy Friday everyone! Today's recipe is one for fresh, allergy friendly, and vegan dinner crepes. I often find myself making mundane dinner meals more than I'd like to and, tonight, I felt like being creative. This meal had a lot of preparation to it but this can be done in seconds if you prepare everything the day before. Apple Cole Slaw: 1 Granny Smith apple 1 Honey Crisp apple 2 cups shredded carrots 2 Tablespoons raw local honey 2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar Salt and pe
The other day, my dad's friend had given us a whole bunch of vegetables that was grown in his son's garden!-including tomatoes, cucumbers, and zucchinis. I love locally grown foods and get so excited when I cook/bake with them. Because we now have a couple of giant zucchinis, we were thinking of ways to use them up and came to the realization of "Oh my gosh! Let's make zucchini bread!". I have never had zucchini bread before but my mom loves it. This was my first time baking
I have so many fresh apples from when I went apple picking! Because of this, I've been trying all different apple recipes. Tonight I made apple cinnamon oatmeal cookies. They were soft and chewy as well as full of all the flavors of fall. I'm a sucker for anything with vanilla and cinnamon baked into it. These cookies are vegan and allergy friendly (dairy, egg, nut, seed free). They are NOT gluten free but I'm sure you can adapt the recipe to be.
Ingredients: 1 cup quick co
This morning, I first opened my eyes at 10:30am. After seeing how rainy the sky was and being too cozy in my bed, I decided to sleep until 12:30pm. Lazy mornings rolling into lazy afternoons call for a nice homemade brunch. I love waking up and making a gourmet brunch spread with my pjs still on and dancing around my kitchen to music even if it's just for myself. Let me know if you can relate! Serving Size: This recipe makes about 1 2/3 cups of waffle batter. I cannot say how