Miracle Noodles or Shirataki Noodles are the name given to the low-carb, low-fat, low-calorie, translucent noodles made from konnyaku yam and have been extremely popular in Japan and other parts of Asia for years. They are wheat and gluten free and are excellent for people who are on calorie and wheat restrictive diets. You just need to learn how to work with them to make them work for you.
So the temperature has started to drop here in NY and this vegan crock pot chili recipe is just the thing for cool fall evening dinners. Usually I drag out my big crock pot to start making soups and stews for lunch and dinner during the week. However this year, I purchased one of these. Since its only holds about 1 quart, I can have more than one crock pot meal a week! (It’s also great for keeping food warm). This chili recipe is so easy you’ll make this every week! Continue reading
I had heard it was possible to make cheap homemade healthy ice cream out of bananas without an ice cream maker and I’d also heard that it was easy. But it wasn’t until I was stuck with 2 over ripe bananas that I realized just how RIDICULOUSLY EASY this recipe is. This blew my mind folks. Continue reading
This recipe might seem random, but my brother showed up at my mom’s house with Strawberry Rhubarb Jam a few weeks ago. After I got over the shock of finding out that he could a) cook and b) knew what a rhubarb was, I gave his jam a try. It’s delicious! I’ve put this stuff of everything! Sandwiches, yogurt, ice cream, even in my new favorite Overnight Oatmeal. He finally gave me the recipe. enjoy! Continue reading
These are eight delicious and easy vegetarian (and vegan) recipes that will make any summer BBQ host happy. They are also great to bring if you are one of the few vegetarians invited, but you want to be able to comfortably share. Continue reading
It took me awhile for me to get into this trend, because I was confused as to why anyone would want to eat cold oatmeal. But after some trial and error, and a comment on my Vegan Chocolate Breakfast Pudding, I am now one of the converted. This stuff is not just for breakfast either. I’ve had variations of this recipe for lunch, great for traveling and taking to work and even a late night snack. And if you don’t want it cold, heat it up in the microwave or on the stove! It’s still delish. Continue reading
I can’t take credit for this one guys. I found the original recipe here. But it’s PUDDING FOR BREAKFAST. (Or whenever). It’s got Chocolate and coffee and I’m kind of all into Chia seeds right now, and it’s less than 200 calories per serving! Why chocolate for breakfast? Because reasons. Continue reading
Ok, so I’m kind of addicted to those quick desserts for one (or two really). I’ve been watching my weight, and smaller desserts help me splurge a little bit without falling off the wagon completely. I found this recipe for Strawberry Cobbler on the web and altered it a bit so that I could lower the calories down a bit. Here’s the result! Continue reading