Dessert & Snack, Recipe, Vegetarian

Soft Apple Cookies (Bear Paws)

Try out this cookie recipe to enjoy with a warm glass of milk! Servings: 24 cookies Difficulty: Medium Preparation time:  1 hour Ingredients: 1 cup all purpose flour 3/4 cup of brown sugar 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon 2 medium apples, cored and sliced 1/4 cup of unsalted butter,… Continue reading Soft Apple Cookies (Bear Paws)

Dessert & Snack, Recipe, Vegan, Vegetarian

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Do you love avocados and chocolate? Here is a dessert that is the best of both worlds! Indulge in this avocado chocolate mousse, a rich chocolatey treat! Servings: 4 servings Difficulty: Easy Preparation time: 5 mins Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados 1/2 cup of unsweet enriched soy beverage 2 tbs of cocoa powder 1 tbs of honey Preparation: In a… Continue reading Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Dessert & Snack, Recipe, Vegan

Pumpkin Oat Squares

Are you often in a rush and need a 'to-go' snack? Since it is pumpkin season, you can make pumpkin oat squares and enjoy at work, in class, or even after your workout! Servings: 28 squares Difficulty: Medium Preparation time: 20 mins + refrigeration Ingredients: 2 cups of hulled (without the shell) pumpkin seeds 2 cups… Continue reading Pumpkin Oat Squares

Dessert & Snack, Recipe, Tips & Fun Facts, Vegan, Vegetarian

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Do you often like having salty snacks while watching TV or while working? Potato chips might be a solution but they are usually high in fat and salt. So why not roast up some pumpkin seeds and enjoy these crunchy bites? https://youtu.be/J8Wf2Eq7MzE Servings: 2-3 cups Difficulty: Easy Preparation time: 45 mins Ingredients: Raw seeds from one… Continue reading Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Dessert & Snack, Recipe, Vegetarian

Crunchy Apple Crumble

It's still apple season! Yay! So it is time to enjoy some delicious apple desserts! Here is my healthier version of a crunchy apple crumble! Servings: 10-12 Difficulty: Medium Preparation time: 1 hr Ingredients: 6 apples, cored and diced 1 tbp of cinnamon powder 2 tbs of flour 1 1/2 cup of oats 1/2 crushed almonds 1/4… Continue reading Crunchy Apple Crumble

Dessert & Snack, Recipe, Vegetarian

Red Bean Brownie

You do have a sweet tooth and love to indulge in chocolatey treats or desserts like brownies but feel guilty about it? Here is a way that you can enjoy this treat for a quarter of the caloric cost (scroll to the bottom of the page for nutrition values)! Servings: 16 squares Difficulty: Easy Preparation time: 30mins Ingredients:… Continue reading Red Bean Brownie

Dessert & Snack, Recipe, Vegan, Vegetarian

Banana Pistachio Ice Cream

Do you love eating ice cream but always feel guilty after eating it? Well now you can enjoy this treat guilt-free! Dairy free and without any added sugar! Servings: 4 Difficulty: Easy Preparation time: 10 min + freezing Ingredients: 3 bananas ½ cup of unsweet enriched soy beverage ½ cup of pistachios ¼ cup of… Continue reading Banana Pistachio Ice Cream

Breakfast, Tips & Fun Facts, Vegetarian

Choosing Breakfast Cereal: Breakfast Parfait

Here is another quick and easy breakfast idea for you guys. In this bowl, I just mixed some yogurt, breakfast cereal, berries and almonds. There are many types of cereals available to you in stores, ranging from oat clusters, whole wheat, multigrain, to rice crisps, rainbow colored cereals and marshmallows… The large variety can get… Continue reading Choosing Breakfast Cereal: Breakfast Parfait

Breakfast, Recipe, Vegan

Strawberry Overnight Oats

Are you often in a rush in the morning before school or work and rarely have time to prepare a complex nutritious breakfast? Here is a recipe you can prepare the night before, and can have on the go in the morning. Servings: 3 Difficulty: Easy Preparation time: 15 mins Ingredients: 1 cup of unsweetened enriched… Continue reading Strawberry Overnight Oats