• Chocolate Oat Bran Muffins (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

    My favorite treat? Something that’s made with affordable, approachable, and delicious ingredients: chocolate oat bran muffins.  What I love most about these muffins is that they are incredibly filling, rich, and chocolatey. If you want something sweet, yet, still packs a well-rounded nutritional value, this chocolate oat bran muffin recipe is the way to go. …

  • Vegan Pumpkin Smoothie

    Drumroll, please. We’re trying out Trader Joe’s pumpkin butter today…in a vegan pumpkin smoothie.  Smoothies for fall? I mean, why not. Also, if you live in a city that’s summer all year long (ahem, I am looking at you Miami), but still want to hop on that pumpkin train, a cool and creamy vegan pumpkin smoothie just makes sense. …

  • Quick Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

    Whipped up chocolate pudding that’s 100% plant-based? Yeah, looks like we’re having dessert tonight. Most chocolate chia seed pudding recipes ask for the dish to be cooled overnight or long. There’s some truth to it: the longer you have it chilled, the more pudding-like it will become.…

  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

    Sometimes in the morning I just want to literally roll out of bed and shoot out my arm to grab a frosty glass of chocolate peanut butter smoothie.  As you can imagine, I still have to make the effort of whipping up the smoothie together, but it’s much easier than chopping, cooking, steaming, and watching a pan of breakfast items trying to come together, while incoherently rambling on about how mornings suck (sometimes).…

  • Simple Green Smoothie Recipe

    I took a look into my fridge and I have enough stuff to make a smoothie: frozen ripe bananas, peaches, spinach. That’s it. And some water. And thus…the simple green smoothie was born. It’s starting to get hot again outside and I have a feeling that cooking in a hot kitchen is going to get miserable FAST.…

  • Bowl of warm cinnamon spiced breakfast rice pudding topped with raisins

    Cinnamon Spiced Breakfast Rice Pudding

    So. You have a pot of leftover rice from last night’s dinner just cooling off in the fridge. Well, aren’t you going to do something with it?  I’m thinking cinnamon-spiced breakfast rice pudding, also known as “arroz dulce.” I bet when you think of breakfast, you’re definitely not thinking about leftover rice.…