• Food,  Gluten-Free,  Keto,  Post,  Vegetarian

    Keto Soft Pretzels w/ Cheese

    Bread-ish products are one of the big things you miss out on with a Keto diet, but there are enough fakeable recipes to trick your brain into thinking your eating bread. One of my favorite foods is soft pretzels, so making this recipe was a blast for me. Cheese sauce is also our Keto Cheese Fondue INGREDIENTS CHEESE SAUCE 2 oz cream cheese 1 cup cheddar cheese 1/2 cup vegetable stock 2 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce 1 clove garlic PRETZEL STICKS 3/4 Cup Almond Flour 1/2 Tsp Baking Powder 1/2 Tsp Swerve (optional) 6oz Parmesan, Romano and Asiago Blend 3oz. Philadelphia Cream Cheese 1 Egg 1/3 cup vegetable stock OPTIONAL INGREDIENTS…

  • Food,  Gluten-Free,  Keto,  Vegetarian

    Keto Cheese Fondue

    Fat bombs are essential to the Keto diet to get your body to switch to processing fats instead of carbohydrates. Cheese is a great way to make sure you get all your daily fats in but, it can sometimes get boring by itself. But who doesn’t love FONDUE? This cheddar fondue recipe goes great with cauliflower, broccoli, celery, or a spoon.  INGREDIENTS 2 oz cream cheese 1 cup cheddar cheese 1/2 cup vegetable stock 2 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce 1 clove garlic  Optional Garnishes (not included in nutritional facts) Sour cream Basil Cholula Hot Sauce   INSTRUCTIONS In a sauce pan, mix together cream cheese and shredded cheese on medium high.  Stir…

  • Food,  Gluten-Free,  Vegetarian

    Almond Flour Waffles

    Let’s face it we can’t sacrifice all our favorite foods in order to change our diet. Cooking is always the best way to get your favorites and stick to your diet. Thats what I love about these Gluten-Free and Vegetarian  Almond Flour Waffles.  INGREDIENTS 1 cup superfine almond flour 1/3 cup quinoa flour 3 tablespoons flaxseed meal 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean powder 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 3 eggs separated 1/2 cup Almond Breeze Unsweetened Almondmilk 2 tablespoons maple syrup or liquid sweetener of choice 1 tablespoon melted coconut oil optionalToppings of your choice! 20 Minutes 6 Waffles Waffle Iron Gluten-Free, Vegetarian RECIPE Heat a waffle…

  • Gluten-Free,  Keto,  Vegetarian

    Cheesecake Bites

    I know it sounds too good to be true, but alas a keto friendly dessert. These cheesecake bites are to-die-for. Their moist center topped with just a bit of chocolate sauce will take a bite out of your sweet cravings.  INGREDIENTS Cheesecake Filling 16 ounces Cream Cheese 1/4 cup Sour Cream 1/4 cup room temp butter 3 large Eggs 1/2 teaspoon Liquid stevia 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon Salt 1/2 cup Powdered sweetener Cheesecake Crust 6 tablespoon room temp butter 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract 1.5 cup blanched almond flour 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 Hours 4 Servings 350º Keto, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian RECIPE preheat oven to 350 degrees F For crust cream butter and vanilla extract together. Mix cinnamon and blanched almond flour Using hand mixer combine them together this should form a bunch…

  • Gluten-Free,  Keto,  Vegetarian

    Deviled Egg Salad

    Eggs are an easy go to on the Keto diet, but after a while they get boring. If you are looking for a new way to spice it up (pun intended) this deviled egg salad recipe will certainly do the trick. Use it in a lettuce wrap for some added crunch.  INGREDIENTS 12 eggs, hard boiled and peeled 1/4 cup chopped green onion 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1 Tbsp cider, white wine or sherry vinegar 1/4 teaspoon  of Tabasco or other hot sauce (more or less to taste) 1/2 teaspoon paprika (more or less to taste) 1/2 teaspoon black…

  • Gluten-Free,  Keto,  Vegetarian

    Keto Veggie Fritata

    Any excuse to break out your cast iron skillet is a good one. This is one of my favorite breakfast recipes because it feeds 4 and is relatively simple. Its a great summertime brunch dish served with rice and beans or by itself. Cilantro is always optional for those who disagree with it,  INGREDIENTS  1 teaspoon olive oil  cooking spray  ¾ cup broccoli florets cut into 1-inch pieces  1 red bell pepper cut into ½ inch pieces  ¼ cup chopped red onion 4 eggs 4 egg whites  1/3 cup shredded or diced cheddar cheese or cheese variety of your choice fresh herbs for garnish (chopped cilantro, parsley, or green onion)  salt and pepper to taste 34 Minutes 4 servings Stovetop Keto, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian RECIPE…

  • Gluten-Free,  Keto,  Vegetarian

    Keto Cheesecake Brownie

    This recipe checks almost all of the boxes, Gluten Free, Keto, Vegetarian, Brownie and Cheesecake. What more can you ask for?… Ice cream. Yep, feel free to add that as well. This will certainly cure your sweet tooth if you are struggling with all the savory foods on the Keto diet. I am personally a huge fan of this recipe and I hope will be too! INGREDIENTS Cheesecake Bit 227 g cream cheese 50-70 g xylitol  1 egg  1 teaspoon vanilla extract Brownie Bit 130 g unsalted butter 140-210 g xylitol  80 g cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon kosher 2 eggs at room temperature 70 g almond flour  35 Minutes 16 Brownies 350º Keto, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian RECIPE Position a rack in the lower third of your oven and preheat to…

  • Gluten-Free,  Keto,  Vegetarian

    Cheezy Mozzarella Asparagus Spears

    The picture alone has my mouth watering. Asparagus is one of my absolute favorite vegetables and cheese and garlic make everything better, so why not. This recipe is gluten free, vegetarian and Keto friendly, so if you are counting the carbs right now, this recipe is for you. Your diet doesn’t have to mean sacrificing flavor in order to loose weight or be kind to animals.  INGREDIENTS 1 pound (500 g) asparagus spears, woody ends removed 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic (or 4 cloves garlic, minced) 3/4 teaspoon Kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper 1 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 20 Minutes 4-6 Servings 425 Keto, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian RECIPE Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Lightly grease a baking sheet…

  • Gluten-Free,  Keto,  Vegan,  Vegetarian

    Vegan Spring Rolls

    One of the greatest foods of all time. . . Spring Rolls. Just because you are vegan or gluten-free doesn’t mean you have to miss out on these fantastic snacks. This healthy alternative recipe is cruelty-free and made with rice paper. It is light and delicious so you don’t have to worry about feeling heavy after this meal.  INGREDIENTS 12 rice papers gluten-free 1 bunch cilantro 1 bunch basil 4-5 oz Vermicelli rice noodles gluten-free, cooked 1 large carrot julienned 1 large cucumber julienned 1 cup cabbage thinly sliced Peanut Dipping Sauce 1 Tbsp soy sauce gluten-free 2 tsp coconut sugar or brown sugar ½ tsp Sriracha sauce 3-6 Tbsp warm water 35 Minutes 12 Spring Rolls Stovetop Vegan, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian RECIPE Fill a large pan or baking dish with 1-2 inches of…

  • Gluten-Free,  Vegan,  Vegetarian

    Vegan Oatmeal Cookies

    Another no-bake wonder, these cookies contain the superfood coconut oil! The coconut flavor goes well with the chocolate and oatmeal to add just a bit of sweetness and tropical flare. They also pack a little bit of a punch with the addition of peanut butter.  INGREDIENTS 3 1/4 cup oats gluten free if necessary 1/2 cup Coconut Oil measured as liquid 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup almond milk or other non-dairy milk 2 cups Raw Sugar 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 9 Minutes 15 Cookies Freeze Vegan, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian RECIPE Measure out the oats into a bowl and set aside. Place a piece of wax paper on the counter for the cookies once cooked In a large sauce pan, combine coconut oil, peanut butter,…

  • Gluten-Free,  No-Bake,  Vegan,  Vegetarian

    Peanut Butter Oatmeal Balls

    If you are looking for a good grab and go snack or a bit-sized treat for school lunches these Peanut Butter Oatmeal Balls are perfect for the job. This recipe is gluten and dairy free but works just as well with its normal alternatives.  INGREDIENTS 1 cup creamy salted peanut butter 4 tbsp cocnut oil organic virgin 3/4 cup golden brown sugar 1 tbsp 100% pure maple syrup grade A  2 cup quick oats gluten free 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips dairy free 1 Hour 15 Minutes 15 Bars Freezer No Bake, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian RECIPE In a large bowl, combine peanut butter, coconut oil, brown sugar and maple syrup. Add in the oats and mix until fully incorporated. Add the chocolate chips and stir. Shape…

  • Gluten-Free,  Vegan,  Vegetarian

    Gluten-Free Vegan Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

    What is the difference between a muffin and a cupcake? The icing? So feel free to eat these for breakfast if you need an excuse, now you have one (plus it sounds great with coffee). But remember It doesn’t have to be Fall in order to enjoy these soft and delicate Pumpkin Spice cupcakes. Although, if you haven’t checked out our Pumpkin Spice Fall-Themed post, you should. Topped with just the right about of icing, one of these is never enough. And I guess since you can eat them anytime of day and year, they are gluten-free and vegan, they are about the most versatile food on the planet, so…

  • Gluten-Free,  Vegetarian

    GF Brownies

    These ooey-gooey delicious brownies are absolutely fantastic! Just the right amount of crisp on the outside and soft on the inside. Finger-Lickin-Good! Try them with Vanilla Pea Milk and dairy-free substitutes to round it out and make it vegan. These are great for office parties, school lunches, and holiday parties– everyone loves them and nobody has to know they are GF (except those guests who need it).  INGREDIENTS 2/3 cup semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips (I use dairy free chocolate chips) 5 Tbsp coconut oil (can sub butter, avocado oil, vegan butter, ghee) 2/3 cup coconut sugar (can sub white, brown, or maple sugar) 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract…

  • Food,  Gluten-Free,  Vegetarian

    Gluten Free Piezookie

    Another great reason to break out your Cast Iron Skillet! This cookie pie is easy to make, and delicious to eat. Top it off with your favorite ice-cream and scoop in the deliciousness as it melts in your mouth.You’ll totally forget its gluten-free Don’t forget the chocolate sauce! As always substitute dairy-free options in order to make this dish vegan. The possibilities are endless with toppings from nuts, to berries, and my personal favorite local honey.  INGREDIENTS 2 1/4 cups all purpose gluten free flour  1 teaspoon xanthan gum (omit if your “flour” blend already contains it) 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips…

  • Food,  Gluten-Free,  Vegetarian

    GF Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies

    Chocolate Chip cookies are one of the greatest comfort foods. Thank DOG chocolate is Gluten-Free (#amiright) or else those of us who are GF would be in serious trouble. My favorite thing about this recipe is that, unlike other GF recipes, these cookies come out warm and ooey gooey just like how grandma makes them. Make these with dairy-free chocolate to make them vegan.  INGREDIENTS ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup creamy peanut butter ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup dark brown sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 cups old-fashioned oats (be sure they are gluten-free oats if you want the cookies to be gluten-free)…

  • Gluten-Free,  Vegetarian

    Tzatziki

    Tzatziki is another mediterranean staple that is either a dip, sauce, or spread. It is made of primarily yogurt and cucumber. It is a great sauce to pair with falafel. With the main ingredient being Greek Yogurt, Tzatziki is packed full of protein, B12, and calcium. I also like to make pita sandwiches with Tzatziki and fresh veggies. There is no way to go wrong with this delicious sauce, even if you are just dipping it with cucumbers or chips.  INGREDIENTS 1 cup Greek yogurt ¼ cup sour cream 1 cucumber unpeeled and seeded ¼ tsp sea salt ½ TBS white balsamic vinegar 1 TBS lemon juice ½ TBS high-quality olive oil ½ tsp garlic powder 1 tsp dill (minced fresh, or dried) Pinch freshly ground black pepper Overnight Set…

  • Gluten-Free,  Vegan,  Vegetarian

    Tabbouleh Salad

    This recipe calls for chicken, but we recommend using chicken substitutes can also be used.Tabbouleh is made with mostly Parsley with Mint and Quinoa Aside from the benefits of parsley (see above), this recipe calls for Quinoa which is a seed that is high in protein and fiber– as a seed it is naturally gluten free.If you are looking for a punch of iron in your diet, Tabbouleh is they way to go. One cup of cooked quinoa contains 15% of your RDA for iron, and paired with one cup of parsley at 20%, you are well on your way to your daily recommended intake. INGREDIENTS • 1 red onion…

  • Gluten-Free,  Vegan,  Vegetarian

    Classic Hummus

    What is hummus? Its a blend of chickpeas and tahini with some spices added. You can generally add anything to hummus and its still delicious. Thats why you see edamame, blackbean, and other exotic mixes like beet hummus at the grocery store. It’s great for parties and pretty easy to make. You should give it a try. The best part about this recipe is that its suitable for Gluten-Free, Vegan, Raw and Vegetarians.  INGREDIENTS 1 (15 oz.) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained 2 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed 3 tablespoons tahini 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin pinch of salt and freshly-cracked…

  • Gluten-Free,  Vegan,  Vegetarian

    Chocolate Cupcake Monsters

    I don’t know about you, but purple and chocolate is one of my all time favorite combos. It’s no wonder that I chose these creative cupcakes for this Halloween Dessert special. These vegan cuppies are perfect for your kids school parties or a fresh baked trick-or-treat snack. Either way you will win the Mom of the year award when everyone ooohs and ahhhs at not only how cute they are but delicious as well.  INGREDIENTS CUPCAKES 1 cup pitted dates 1 cup water ½ cup cacao powder (or cocoa) ¾ cup oat flour 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp baking powder PURPLE FROSTING 1 cup baked and mashed purple sweet…

  • Christmas,  Gluten-Free,  Halloween,  Vegan,  Vegetarian

    Gingerbread People

    Do you LOVE gingerbread and wait for it every year at Christmas? Me too! This is a great way to bust out that cookie cutter for a second time this year and get your gingerbread fix early! Featuring a classic gingerbread recipe with tweaks to make it Gluten Free and Vegan, these cookies are safe for everyone to enjoy. Break out this recipe again at Christmas time (but skip the skeleton part). INGREDIENTS Gingerbread 2 3/4 cups gluten free flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups organic powdered sugar 1/4 cup molasses 1/3 cup coconut oil, soft 1/4 cup unsweetened…