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

Middle Eastern

Roasted Garlic Hummus

the creamiest homemade hummus, blended with whole chickpeas, roasted garlic, and nutty tahini An authentic Middle Eastern appetizer, oftentimes served with warmed pita bread or fresh crisp vegetables. Hummus is a mixture where the base is chickpeas. Achieving that perfect blend of garlic, tahini, and lemon flavors is what’s sought after, along with a soft… Continue reading Roasted Garlic Hummus

Middle Eastern

Falafel (Chickpea Fritters)

a middle eastern delicacy, of blended chickpeas with fresh herbs, fried to perfection with a crisp outside and soft tender center Falafel originated in Egypt, being made with a combination of fava beans among various spices and herbs. Other countries throughout the Middle East, including Palestine, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria, adopted the recipe and… Continue reading Falafel (Chickpea Fritters)

Sweet

Pumpkin Spiced Dark Chocolate Dipped Cookies

a soft pumpkin spiced cookie dipped in rich, smooth dark chocolate The base of this cookies is rolled oats. Oats are extremely nutrient-dense containing high levels of manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, iron, zinc, and vitamin B1. They are rich in carbs and fiber, but also have more protein and healthy fats than most other grains.… Continue reading Pumpkin Spiced Dark Chocolate Dipped Cookies

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