Cashew Cheese Balls

This recipe was from a while ago, but it was simple and refreshing, especially in this summer heat.  You can include this on any meat or cheese board, and it will not be out of place.  I would pair this with crackers, pickled vegetables, fresh cucumbers, or my red pepper paste.  Let me know what… Continue reading Cashew Cheese Balls

Chickpea Nuggets

Sometimes I want some chicken nuggets but can’t be bothered to get them at the store.  Instead, I make this overly-complicated recipe as a replacement and congratulate myself for being lazy and staying home.  I hope y’all enjoy. Ingredients 2 cups chickpeas, cooked¼ onion, roughly chopped3-5 cloves garlic, minced½ red bell pepper, chopped1 tsp. cumin,… Continue reading Chickpea Nuggets

Whole Wheat Bread

For all you gluten lovers, I am here for you.  Here is the embarrassingly simple recipe for sturdy, reliable bread that is edible every time.  What more could you ask for? Ingredients 2 cups water, warm1 tsp. sugar2 tsp. active dry yeast2 cups all-purpose flour2 cups whole wheat flour1 tsp. salt Method Dissolve sugar in… Continue reading Whole Wheat Bread

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

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