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Almond Butter Cups

Ingredients 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup cocoa powder 3 tbsp maple syrup 4 tbsp almond butter Directions Divide each ingredient equally into separate bowls Melt the coconut oil, about 30 seconds in the microwave. Add in the cocoa powder and stir. Make sure there are no clumps! Add in the maple syrup. Spoon in some of the chocolate into cupcake liners and tilt the liners … Continue reading Almond Butter Cups

Farmers Market Peach Tart

Serves 12 Ingredients 1 sheet of puff pastry 3-4 peaches 1 tbsp of lemon juice 1 tablespoon sugar 1 egg (for egg wash) 1/2 cup of heavy cream 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 tablespoons maple syrup pinch of salt 1 tablespoon butter Vanilla bean ice cream Directions Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees and remove puff pastry and let thaw out on the counter while you … Continue reading Farmers Market Peach Tart

Raw Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Tart

I’m always trying out healthy desserts because who doesn’t love indulging without feeling guilty after? But when doing so I always seem to make something with tree nuts in it. Unfortunately, my boyfriend is allergic to a whole list of ingredients, including tree nuts, so he never gets to try any of my raw vegan desserts! So in honor of Marshal, I decided to create … Continue reading Raw Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Tart

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Roasted Carrots

This is hardly a recipe because it is so simple, but these carrots are delicious. There are only five ingredients! You’ll need about 5-7 carrots, about 1-2 tablespoons fresh dill, 1 tsp salt, pepper to taste, and enough olive oil to coat the carrots, about 1 or 2 tablespoons. Cut the carrots length wise into fourths. Next, put the carrots in a bowl and pour … Continue reading Roasted Carrots

Cauliflower Pizza

This cauliflower pizza is so delicious. It is perfect for when you are craving pizza but you don’t want to over indulge in a bunch of carbs. And when the pizza crust is only 150 calories, you get the eat the whole entire things by yourself, no guilt! It is gluten free, paleo, and of course tasty. Also, I made a video for this recipe … Continue reading Cauliflower Pizza

Apple Cinnamon Buckwheat Pancakes

These Cinnamon Apple Pancakes are perfect for Sunday morning. They are gluten free and made with all natural ingredients. I made these pancakes because yesterday at the farmers market, I found apples! Finally, apples are back in season! I love apple season because that means its time for my cinnamon apple pancakes! First lets make the apple topping! In a small sauce pan, add 1 … Continue reading Apple Cinnamon Buckwheat Pancakes

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Homemade Tomato Sauce

The other day, my mom hosted a picnic for the San Francisco Giants, and my family got to enjoy all the left overs! As much as my family and I love food, we can not eat 18 cups of tomatoes before they go bad, so I used them to make some homemade tomato sauce. Making your own tomato sauce is a great way to use … Continue reading Homemade Tomato Sauce

Zoodles

After making all that tomato sauce the other day, I am trying to use it up as much as I can! Today I made super quick and easy zoodles. This is definitely a go to dinner when I am not too lazy to clean the spiralizer. This recipe is so simple and has only 4 ingredients. It is honestly barely a recipe, I feel silly even writing … Continue reading Zoodles

Chia Seed Strawberry Jam

This jam is very easy to make and free of refined sugars and high fructose corn syrup, commonly found in store bought jams. Because there are no added sugars, it is not as sweet as your typical jam, but I think it is better because it tastes so fresh and not overly sweet. You can also had pure maple syrup or honey if you want … Continue reading Chia Seed Strawberry Jam

CSA Box: Southwestern Salad

School has started and that means I’m back in Chico, which is good and bad. It is good because, well, I’m in Chico, but it is bad because now I have to buy my own food. I am fortunate to receive 30$ a week for food from my parents. That is awesome and I am thankful for that, but when you want to eat a … Continue reading CSA Box: Southwestern Salad

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