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    Buffalo Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers (grain-free + dairy-free)

    Buffalo Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers made with grain-free, gluten-free and dairy-free ingredients plus they are Whole30-friendly!

    Healthy Buffalo Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers made with grain-free, gluten-free and dairy-free ingredients plus they are Whole30-friendly!

    Buffalo Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers made with grain-free, gluten-free and dairy-free ingredients plus they are Whole30-friendly!

    I haven’t shared a new veggie burger in what feels likeĀ forever. But with summertime and everyone on a roll with the grill, it was time.

    I see so many people grilling outside and making this delicious trays of grilled veggies and grass-fed burgers and I’m over here inside with no grill and no way to barbecue inside. Am I bitter? Yes 100% and Jord and I are already plotting a way to move into a bigger home with outdoor space. Except I will need to crank out many more banana breads each month on the blog in order to do the around Hoboken šŸ˜‰

    I have just the healthy veggie burger you have been craving…

    These Buffalo Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers are an easy and delicious homemade vegetarian burger option that requiresĀ noĀ grill but still satisfied my homemade veggie burger craving when I was in the mood to BBQ something delicious.

    The burgers are a blend of sweet potato and riced cauliflower and they are made with all grain-free, gluten-free and dairy-free ingredients. Plus they are whole30-friendly if you drop the bun too. I use a couple of our new favorite dressings and condiments around here from Tessemae’s. Their Buffalo Ranch! Yup, ranch dressing and buffalo sauce combined into one perfectly spiced dressing. It isn’t overly spicing and adds that extra zing without turning your mouth on fire. I also added some of their Mild Buffalo Sauce for Jordan since he craves the extra spice.

    Let’s chat healthy condiments though…

    Tessemae’s and I go back to the early blog days. They have continued to expand their product line and most recently launched their pantry dressing line. I almost didn’t believe them when they said they were coming out with a line of dressings that weren’t going to be sold in the fridge yet still made with all healthy ingredients. This line is also lower in price since it isn’t in the usual glass jar, making it more affordable for consumers. I was really impressed by the strategy behind these dressings and the flavors/variety they launched with them. They have everything from Cilantro Lime Ranch to Classic Italian and a Classic Balsamic. Check out this pack with a few of their top sellers!

    What I also love about Tessemae’s in general with all of their products, are the ingredients they use. They have everything from condiments to marinades, mayos and dressings. All paleo, whole30 with no sugar added and many are certified USDA Organic. The honey mustard is INSANE. Continue Reading

  • breakfast / dairyfree / glutenfree / grainfree / paleo / pancakes / vegetarian

    Gluten-free Pancake Roll Ups (grain-free + dairy-free)

    Gluten-free Pancake Roll Ups made with Simple Mills Pancake + Waffle Mix for an easy and delicious breakfast recipe!

    Gluten-free Pancake Roll Ups made with Simple Mills Pancake + Waffle Mix for an easy and delicious breakfast recipe!Gluten-free Pancake Roll Ups made with Simple Mills Pancake + Waffle Mix for an easy and delicious breakfast recipe!

    Say hello to the new pancake recipe around!

    Or shall I say, say hello to the new way of eating pancakes around here. These Gluten-free Pancake Roll Ups are absolutely insane. They get extra crispy on the outside and have this dreamy cake-like consistency on the inside.

    I am all about that pancake life as you guys know and these pancake roll ups are one of my latest favorite ways to enjoy my hot cake obsession. They remind me of a crepe in many ways but still have that thicker and more pancake-like feel to them. You can mix in anything you want to the batter like dark chocolate chips, blueberries, anything! And once they are cooked, I love smearing some nut butter and filling the cake with some fruit too.

    The absolute must-have for this recipe though is Simple Mills Pancake + Waffle Mix. You guys know my obsession with Simple Mills-anything and their pancake mix is unreal. It is made with all grain-free, gluten-free and dairy-free ingredients and the base of the mix is almond flour. I love how they use all ingredients that would go into homemade pancakes too, and they make it 10x easier to whip up a stack when you are craving some! Continue Reading

  • baking / brownies / chocolate / dairyfree / dessert / glutenfree / grainfree / paleo / vegetarian

    Grain-free Chocolate Chip Brownies (Passover-friendly)

    Grain-free Chocolate Chip Brownies made with almond butter, almond flour and all gluten and dairy-free ingredients and friendly for Passover!

    Grain-free Chocolate Chip Brownies made with almond butter, almond flour and all gluten and dairy-free ingredients and friendly for Passover!Grain-free Chocolate Chip Brownies made with almond butter, almond flour and all gluten and dairy-free ingredients and friendly for Passover!

    I am pretty sure many of my recipes are also Passover-approved but since it is right around the corner, I wanted to make something especially for the holiday.

    I am never into the desserts served at the seder that are store bought. They end up tasting like cardboard in my opinion and after my dinner, I want and crave something indulgent and rich and goooood.

    These Grain-free Chocolate Chip Brownies are just that. They are made with wholesome ingredients like almond butter, eggs, sweetened with maple syrup and they are filled with Enjoy Life Foods Dark Chocolate Morsels for the ultimate fudgey brownie.

    I made these brownies on a whim when my Mom put me in charge of dessert duty for our family’s seder. Ezra’s first Passover and granted he can’t taste these but I like to think he will through my milk supply šŸ˜‰ I cannot wait for one day when he can actually enjoy some treats with me.

    Whether you are celebrating Passover or Easter or just find this recipe in the middle of the year, I promise this brownies will satisfy your chocolate craving and sweet tooth. I love that they are made with just a few ingredients and they are dairy-free, gluten-free and grain-free. Adding in Enjoy Life Food’s Dark Chocolate Morsels really just tops of the recipe in my opinion. The mini semi-sweet chocolate chips or chunks also work for this and they melt so perfectly in the oven. Continue Reading

  • baking / bananabread / breakfast / dairyfree / glutenfree / grainfree / paleo / snacks / vegetarian

    Gluten-free Cinnamon Swirl Breakfast Bread (grain-free)

    Gluten-free Cinnamon Swirl Breakfast Bread made with all grain-free and dairy-free ingredients for a healthy twist on cinnamon swirl bread!

    Gluten-free Cinnamon Swirl Breakfast Bread made with all grain-free and dairy-free ingredients for a healthy twist on cinnamon swirl bread!Gluten-free Cinnamon Swirl Breakfast Bread made with all grain-free and dairy-free ingredients for a healthy twist on cinnamon swirl bread!

    I am giddy just thinking about this recipe right now. Making thatĀ Vegan Cinnamon Roll Banana BreadĀ got me on a Ā roll!

    This is hands down one of my favorite breads I have ever made. That is a very bold statement, I know! I am beyond obsessed.

    As someone who absolutely loves cinnamon raisin bread and all things breakfast bread, this is the ultimate loaf. It has that cinnamon raisin bread taste and the consistency of a breakfast cake of sorts. An absoluteĀ dream.

    What I also love about this recipe is how tastes 100x more indulgent than it actually is. It is made with all grain-free, dairy-free and gluten-free ingredients too. I use a mix of almond, coconut and tapioca flours for the flour. These flours work so well in this recipe and they make it very filling and satisfying for a sweeter bread.

    I sweeten the bread with a mix of coconut sugar and Simply Organic Cinnamon Sugar Trio. Not sure where the cinnamon sugar trio has been all my life, but thank you Simply Organic. This is officially going to be my go-to in cinnamon rolls and anything else I am whipping up that needs that cinnamon taste. I also use this blend in the cinnamon sugar swirl in the bread. The swirl itself is really what makes it even tastier. It gives a sweet cinnamon sugar taste throughout the bread and when you eat it warmed or hot out of the oven, I cannot recommend smearing a little nut butter or butter on top. It is too die for! Continue Reading

  • baking / cookies / dairyfree / dessert / glutenfree / grainfree / paleo / vegetarian

    Gluten-free Pecan Carrot Cookie Cake (egg-free +grain-free)

    Gluten-free Pecan Carrot Cookie Cake made with less than 10 ingredients for an easy and healthy carrot cake cookie skillet recipe!

    Gluten-free Pecan Carrot Cookie Cake made with less than 10 ingredients for an easy and healthy carrot cake cookie skillet recipe!Gluten-free Pecan Carrot Cookie Cake made with less than 10 ingredients for an easy and healthy carrot cake cookie skillet recipe!

    The carrot cake binge continues friends!

    When the only way you’ll eat carrots is when their hidden in a dessert, you have to get creative in the kitchen šŸ˜‰ And this Gluten-free Pecan Carrot Cookie Cake is absolutelyĀ insaneĀ and officially my go-to dessert right now. It isn’t often a dessert recipe satisfies me that doesn’t have chocolate in it but this recipe hits the spot.

    This carrot cookie cake has a crunchy outside and that soft gooey cookie center we all love. Plus you can top it off with some ice cream of choice or even some creamy coconut yogurt for a little fancy snack or dessert actions.

    Did I mention you only need to dirty one bowl to make this recipe too? Easy prep, easy clean up and you are set.

    I also add in some of my favorite Vital Protein’s collagen peptides. You guys know my obsession with collagen peptides and baking with it. I love sneaking it into recipes because it adds extra protein and dissolves right into the batter. I use the regular collagen peptides here so it doesn’t add any flavor either. Just all the benefits to consuming some extra collagen in our diets (more on that here). Continue Reading

  • baking / chocolate / dairyfree / dessert / glutenfree / grainfree / paleo / vegetarian

    Life Changing Healthy Chocolate Chip Crumb Cake (grain-free)

    Life Changing Healthy Chocolate Chip Crumb Cake made with grain-free, dairy-free and gluten-free ingredients for an epic healthier crumb cake recipe!

    Life Changing Healthy Chocolate Chip Crumb Cake made with grain-free, dairy-free and gluten-free ingredients for an epic healthier crumb cake recipe!Life Changing Healthy Chocolate Chip Crumb Cake made with grain-free, dairy-free and gluten-free ingredients for an epic healthier crumb cake recipe!

    I am on a serious crumb cake kick right now. I was recently asking my parents and Jord if they had to pick one epic dessert to eat with no regrets, what would it be?

    For me personally it was a crumb cake of sorts. The epic kind with chunks of powdered sugar crumbs on top of a moist and thick cake. It was always a favorite of mine growing up and really anything crumb cake-related is the way to my weird.

    Now thisĀ Life Changing Healthy Chocolate Chip Crumb Cake has made my crumb cake obsessed self the happiest human ever. It is grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free and has just the right amount of sweetness to it. When I was testing this, I didn’t have much of a pan besides mixing everything into a bowl and hoping for the best. I got lucky with this recipe because the first try and it turned out so delicious.

    I spiced up the traditional crumb cake a bit by adding a chocolatey twist to it (shocker). I mix in some Enjoy Life Food’s Semi-Sweet Mini Chocolate Chips into the cake batter then sprinkle some on top of the cake and mix into the crumb topping. Chocolate overload? Perhaps. But it is the dreamiest addition to this recipe and now we really combined the two best things into one dessert: crumb cake + chocolate. Continue Reading