• Gluten-Free Carrot Pecan Spice Muffins

    Dad’s Carrot Cake My Dad is irresistible. He’s one of those guys that seems to get along with everyone. If you walk into a party, there’s Bud Simmons, offering you a drink and already telling corny jokes. I inherited his love for learning and adventure – adopting the curiosity for travel that has led both

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  • Irish Food 101 and St. Patrick’s Day Irish Healthy Vegan Recipes

    “Never wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it.” ― Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw Modern St. Patrick’s Day food often involves Corned Beef, cheesy potatoes, fried sausages, and some sort of fake green dyed milkshake.  The authentic staples of Irish cooking, though, uses humble ingredients: cabbage, turnips, potatoes, kale, mustard,

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  • Southern Style Vegan Cornbread – Oil-Free, Whole Grain Recipe

    This gluten-free, whole-grain cornbread starts with a vegan “buttermilk”, giving subtle tang to the finished loaf. Based on a traditional recipe from Chef Cat Cora, whole corn kernels are baked into the bread for authentic flavor. Enjoy this plant-based recipe as a great compliment to Hearty Lentil Chili over White Poblano Chili, or slathered with 5-Ingredient Guacamole.

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  • Wild Blueberry Sweet Potato Muffins with Cardamom – Oil-Free, No Refined Sugar or Syrup

      Medium |  Servings: 9 |  Ready In: 60 minutes |  Yield: 9 muffins Wild blueberries and cardamom flavor this healthy vegan recipe.  Roasted sweet potato provides natural sweetness and moisture to keep these plant-based muffins free of refined sugars and oil-free.  Whole grain oat flour and whole wheat make these healthy enough for a

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  • Banana Chocolate Chip Chunky Monkey Mini Muffins – Gluten-Free, Vegan

      Medium |  Servings: 18|  Ready In: 30 minutes |  Yield: Kids and adults will find it hard to keep their hands off these wholesome vegan muffins, loaded with nutrition from mashed bananas and dried dates.  Make a batch of this healthy, plant-based recipe for quick snacking all week. Ingredients 1 cup dried pitted dates

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  • Spelt Banana Walnut Bread – Oil-Free, No Refined Sugar or Syrup

      Medium |  Servings: 12  |  Ready In: 75 minutes |  Yield: 18 muffins, 2 big loaves, or 4 mini loaves Whole grain spelt adds nutty flavor, along with protein, fiber, and other key nutrients to this vegan, oil-free Spelt Banana Walnut Bread.  Dates bring natural sweetness without any refined sugar or syrup. This plant-based

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  • Zucchini Oat Bread – Oil-Free, No Refined Sugar or Syrup

      Medium |  Servings: 12  |  Ready In: 80 minutes |  Yield: 12 muffins, 1 big loaf, or 3 mini loaves When the peak of summer gives you a surplus of zucchini, it’s time to bake bread.  Cinnamon and nutmeg add interesting spice while oat flour creates a fluffier texture.  Toast this vegan, whole grain,

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  • Easy No-Yeast Irish Brown Bread – Whole Grain, Vegan Recipe

        Easy  |  Servings: 12 |  Ready In: 70 minutes |  Yield: one (9×5-inch) loaf This easy Irish Brown Bread doesn’t require any yeast, making for a quick loaf.  Traditionally using white flour, this healthy version uses whole grain oat flour for a slightly nutty flavor.  Vegan buttermilk adds a slight bite while flax

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  • Quick Whole Wheat Flatbread

      Medium |  Servings: 4  |  Ready In: 25 minutes |  Yield: 8 mini flatbreads Homemade bread in under an hour?  Yes.  What’s even better is the short ingredient list for this whole wheat recipe.  Make this healthy, vegan, oil-free bread and use for personal pizzas or dipping into Roasted Red Pepper Hummus. Ingredients 2

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