Delicious Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies (dairy free, egg free)

My favorite healthy chocolate chip cookie recipe! Gluten free, refined sugar free, dairy free, and egg free! But, NOT flavor free! These are sooo good! 1 1/4 c almond flour
scant 1/2 t salt
1/4 t baking soda
1/4 c honey (can use maple syrup if you prefer)
1/8 c organic canola oil
1 t vanilla
scant 1/2 c chocolate chips (I use Enjoy dairy free) Mix oil, honey, and vanilla. Then throw in rest of the ingredients and mix well. Use small cookie scoop or teaspoon and roll into ball and place on cookie sheet. Bake 350 for 9 minutes.

Chia Oatmeal Breakfast Bowls

Everyone loves a delicious breakfast that will get you through the morning without wanting to kill someone by early afternoon. These do the trick. No one likes to be hangry!

These are super simple and full of wonderful nutrition. Chia is high in Omega 3's and 1 T can provide 2500 mg. It also has protein, fiber, calcium, and iron.You can customize them to your liking. As always, use organic ingredients when possible.

1/2 T to 1 T chia seeds
1 cup almond milk or other nut milk (use organic milk if not dairy free)
Let this sit for 15 minutes. Why? Chia needs to hydrate to from that lovely gel around it. If you eat chia dry, it can cause constipation and dehydration as the chia will hydrate themselves by absorbing fluids inside you instead.

In the meantime, prepare other ingredients. Cut up banana or other fresh fruit. Gather your toppings.
After your chia mixture has soaked, add in 1/4 c to 1/2 c quick oats and stir. Top with fresh fruit and desired toppings. This particular bowl has banan…

Pecan Waffles (dairy free, egg free, oil free)

Guys, can I just say how amazing these are?! I have made regular waffles in the past and these are SO much better than those AND they're healthy! Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. You need to give them a try. You won't regret it! I topped mine with a homemade blueberry sauce. As always, use organic ingredients when possible.
Pecan Waffles (dairy free, egg free, oil free) 2 c unbleached flour 1/2 c whole wheat flour  1 T baking soda 1/2 t salt 4 T evaporated cane juice 1/2 c pecans 4 T applesauce 2 1/2 c almond milk or other dairy free milk 1 T vanilla
Whisk wet ingredients together then dump in the dry. Mix well. Fold in pecans. I use 1/3 c of batter in my waffle maker. Cook in waffle maker for 5 min on medium. Enjoy! Makes about 14 smaller waffles depending on size of you maker.

Toasted Couscous Bowl with Roasted Asparagus & Tomatoes

This toasted couscous bowl is so good! Make it vegan by eliminating the feta and free range chicken. It is a very satisfying meal with great flavors.  As always, use organic ingredients when possible!
Toasted Couscous Bowl Half a carton of grape tomatoes Handful of asparagus 1 c Israeli couscous 1 1/2 c water 1 t Italian seasoning or whatever floats your boat Olive oil Green onion (I use one) Garlic clove Salt & pepper Feta or vegan cheese Sliced almonds Sliced, cooked free range organic chicken
Boil 1 1/2 c water.  
Slice the tomatoes in half and chop the asparagus. Toss with a teaspoon of olive oil and a the Italian seasoning. Roast in a 450 oven for 18 minutes. 

Heat 1 T olive oil or coconut oil in pan and add in chopped whites of the green onions. Saute for a bit and then add in the couscous to toast. Toast up about 1 min or 2. Add mixture to boiling water, cover and cook 8-10 minutes. Fluff couscous with fork and add in some salt and pepper.

Put couscous in bowls and top with r…

Elote Rice Bowl

I love the flavors in this bowl! It is one of my husband's favorites and it doesn't even have meat in it!

I hope you give it a try and love it as much as we do. You can adjust the heat by adding a bit more cayenne if you'd like. Remember to use organic as much as possible, especially for the corn!

Elote Sauce
4 T dairy free plain yogurt
2 T vegan mayo
1/8th t cayenne
1/2 lime zest
1/2 lime juice
pinch of salt & pepper to taste
Mix and set aside

cooked rice of choice (I like jasmine)
1 can chickpeas
1 can corn
1/2 lime zest
1/2 lime juice
pinch of salt & pepper
pumpkin seeds

Thinly slice radish and chop about 2 T of cilantro. Add lime zest and juice into a small bowl. Heat skillet with a bit of coconut oil and crisp the chickpeas. Cook undisturbed for about 5 minutes. Transfer to bowl with lime zest and juice and sprinkle with a pinch of salt & pepper. Add corn to hot skillet and cook, shaking pan occasionally, until blackened in spots. Sprinkle with salt.

Put r…