Breakfast/Brunch · Sweet

Chocolate Chia Pudding

a rich chocolatey chia pudding that’s a perfect meal prep breakfast or snack Ingredients:2 cups almond milk1/3 cup chia seeds1-2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder1 tbsp pure cacao powder1-2 tbsp pure maple syrup1 tsp vanilla extracta palmful of dark chocolate chips *optional* fruit of choiceroasted nuts of choice Directions:1. In a large bowl whisk all ingredients… Continue reading Chocolate Chia Pudding

Dressings, Dips, & Condiments

Mango & Avocado Salsa Salad

a summer salad or salsa to brighten anyone’s palette with sweet ripe mango tossed with chili and fresh lime juice Mangoes are one of the most widely consumed foods on our planet, and there’s a reason for that! They’re sweet, smooth, juicy, delicious, and versatile. Native to southern Asia this vibrant fruit has found its… Continue reading Mango & Avocado Salsa Salad

Dressings, Dips, & Condiments

Peach and Poblano Pepper Salsa

a sweet and mildly spicy salsa, coated in a simple lime and honey dressing, perfect for any summer gathering Peaches, like most fruit, contain natural antioxidants that help our bodies build a defense against diseases and illnesses. Fresh peaches are a moderate source of antioxidants and vitamin C which is required for the building of… Continue reading Peach and Poblano Pepper Salsa

Drinks

Vitamin C Boost Smoothie

a sweet tropical smoothie, rich with immune boosting vitamin c Though vitamin C, as most would think otherwise, is actually not the cure for the common cold it can prevent further complications. It is vitamin and antioxidant that can protect against immune system deficiencies, heart disease, prenatal health issues, maintain eye health, and even maintain… Continue reading Vitamin C Boost Smoothie

Savory

Garlic and Dill Smashed Potatoes

fragrant and perfectly crisp, these smashed potatoes are coated with fragrant garlic and dill infused olive oil Potatoes are a great source of energy-delivering complex carbohydrates. All varieties including russet, red, yellow, purple, and sweet provide a relatively ample amount of vitamins and minerals. They are rich in vitamin C, B6, copper, and manganese. They… Continue reading Garlic and Dill Smashed Potatoes

Dressings, Dips, & Condiments

Peanut and Red Chili Dipping Sauce

this rich nutty dip with a hint of both heat and sweetness, is loaded with protein, vitamin E, and potassium The base of this dip, and majority of the calories, comes from the main ingredient, peanut butter. Peanut butter is a good source of protein, having 4 grams of protein in 1 tbsp. It is… Continue reading Peanut and Red Chili Dipping Sauce

Savory

Cucumber Tomato Salad with Mint Yogurt Dressing

a cool, refreshing cucumber salad with a mint yogurt dressing that’s the perfect side to any spicy meal This is a go-to salad when paired with a spicy meal. It’s refreshing, cool, and minty. It loaded with vegetables. All the vegetables in this salad have a high fluid-content. This is important especially if drinking adequate… Continue reading Cucumber Tomato Salad with Mint Yogurt Dressing

Savory

Three Bean Sumac Salad

hearty and zesty, vegetarian side dish or salad, loaded with protein, fiber, and essential nutrients This salad requires minimal chopping seeing as a good portion of the ingredients are canned. Canned products have their benefits in that they are nearly ready to eat, cutting the cooking process down significantly. Dried beans must be soaked for… Continue reading Three Bean Sumac Salad