Blueberry Cinnamon Smoothie Bowl

This recipe is the product of the modern world, for it would never had existed prior to the Columbian Exchange (and the invention of freezers for that matter).  Old World spice, cinnamon, was first known in Egypt around 2000 BCE and was also grown in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar.  New World food, cacao,… Continue reading Blueberry Cinnamon Smoothie Bowl

Tahini Salad Dressing

I am genuinely surprised that after all this time, I have never posted this ridiculously simple recipe.  Perhaps it was so simple that I never bothered.  Anyway, I’ve been using this recipe a lot lately, and it will be incorporated in many other recipes to come (stay tuned!).  Tahini is most common in the Eastern… Continue reading Tahini Salad Dressing

Misir Wat Nuggets with Sunflower Seed Dipping Sauce

This is by far the best nugget recipe I have had yet.  The lentils mixed with the farro make the texture chewy and sticky, so they don’t crumble when bit into.  They are fantastic, especially with the dipping sauce.  I would say this leftover recipe is better than my original Misir Wat.  Don’t take my… Continue reading Misir Wat Nuggets with Sunflower Seed Dipping Sauce

Misir Wat with Sunflower Seed Spread

This Ethiopian red lentil stew is spiced with a unique blend called berbere that is heavy on the cayenne, so if you like heat, this dish is the one for you!  The lentils add a heartiness that leaves you full and happy after your meal.  I added spiced cabbage and carrots also called Atakilt Wat… Continue reading Misir Wat with Sunflower Seed Spread

The OG Smoothie Bowl

I have made many a smoothie bowl for this site, but this is the humble beginning of the famous nice cream.  All you need is bananas to have the greatest soft serve treat you’ve ever had.  Let me know how you like it! Ingredients 5-6 frozen bananas Fruit and nuts for garnish Method Place the… Continue reading The OG Smoothie Bowl

Black-Eyed Pea Nuggets

Another leftover recipe.  After a couple days of reheating, I want to make something new.  This would be the result.  Since they’re nuggets, they can keep in the freezer, so the life span of your food has been lengthened!  Let me know how you like this one. Ingredients 4 cups leftover black-eyed pea chili, found… Continue reading Black-Eyed Pea Nuggets

Berry & Basil Smoothie Bowl

Have any of y’all tried adding basil to your green smoothies?  It is delightful.  The herb adds a refreshing tone to the taste, and extra greens never hurt anyone.  Try this one for yourselves!  I also recommend using raspberries as the frozen berry. Ingredients 3-5 cups spinach (depending on how green you want it) ½… Continue reading Berry & Basil Smoothie Bowl

Black-Eyed Pea Chili

I basically have all of these ingredients plus a variety of dry beans available in my pantry at all times.  It’s incredibly simple to make, and it’s delicious every time.  You can substitute the beans with any lentil or split pea, and it will phenomenal.  Try it for yourself! Ingredients 3 cups black-eyed peas, dry… Continue reading Black-Eyed Pea Chili