Tropical Fruit and Fiber Energy Bites

Tropical Fruit and Fiber Energy Bites  We can all use a boost in the middle of the day, before a work out, or to just to start the day.  These energy bites are full of fruit and fiber and hit the spot.  Combine all the fruity goodness, and refrigerate–no cooking.  Perfect recipe for a last minute treat.  Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Papaya Breakfast Bowl

Papaya Breakfast Bowl.  This bowl is so pretty, it is hard to eat it!  Just a reminder that even in the dark of winter, we can still enjoy delicious breakfast bowls that are healthy and light.  Add all the delicious superfoods–papaya, goji berries, blueberries , hemp seeds, figs, cacao, sliced banana coconut chips, dried figs and hemp seeds.  Vegan, gluten free, dairy free.

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Vegan Crock Pot Split Pea Soup

Vegan Crock Pot Split Pea Soup was a comfort food in my house, but it was made with ham and other non vegan things.  With a few substitutions, we can still enjoy that smoky flavor that we loved so much.  Combining all the ingredients in the crock pot takes only a few minutes, and dinner is ready when you are. Perfect for a cold night when you need some comfort.  Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Nutty Bars and Bread

Nutty Bars and Bread.  Don’t have time for your bowl of oatmeal? These  breakfast bars are full of nutty goodness with oats, almonds and dates.  Forgive me if I sound like a nutrition geek/nerd, but in addition to all that good stuff, there are the benefits of chia and hemp seeds which include fiber, protein, Omega-3 fatty acids and various micronutrients.  Yes, I did say these are vegan, have no added sugar, are gluten and dairy free.  When you taste them, they seriously are better than  processed store bars and can rival even the best dessert.  This recipe makes 12 bars, or 12 mini muffins—or if you make bread, 1 loaf.

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