Quinoa, Kale and Sun Dried Tomatoes

I have been on a major sun dried tomato kick lately.  This recipe for quinoa, kale and sun dried tomatoes is my latest creation.  This quinoa, kale and sun dried tomato recipe is very easy to make too!  You can never have too many quinoa recipes right?  Especially when they are healthy quinoa recipes. :)

Quinoa, Kale and Sundried Tomatoes

I often will make a large batch of quinoa at one time.  Then I stick half in the fridge and half in the freezer.  That way, I always have some on hand to add to meals.  My husband has been trying to eat less and less grains, so we have been eating a lot more quinoa than rice these days.  I hope you enjoy quinoa, kale and sun dried tomatoes recipe.

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Lemon Blueberry Ice Cream

Omg this lemon blueberry ice cream might be my most favorite ice cream yet.   It only contains 2 tablespoons of sweetener in the entire recipe!  Can you say that about store bought ice cream.  Probably not.  All you need is 5 simple ingredients to make this lemon blueberry ice cream!  If you like my blueberries and cream popsicles, you will love this!

Lemon Blueberry Ice Cream - My Whole Food Life

This lemon blueberry ice cream is vegan, gluten free and paleo approved.  Super easy.  You can make it up in about 20 minutes.  I love having an ice cream maker. If you haven’t noticed.  It’s much cheaper to make your own when organic ice cream at the store goes for about $6 a small carton.  Plus you don’t get any weird additives like carrageenan.

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Vegan Nanaimo Bars

I must be honest.  I had never heard of a nanaimo bar, let alone vegan nanaimo bars. There was a discussion about these bars in the healthy living Facebook group I run.  Apparently, the nanaimo bar originates from Nanaimo, British Columbia.  It’s a bar that requires no baking.  There are 3 layers to the nanaimo bar.  The bottom is a chocolate, wafer-like layer, followed by a creamy layer, and topped off with a chocolate layer.  I thought I would try my hand at a vegan nanaimo bar.  I have never tasted a real one, but I improvised based on some non vegan recipes I found online.  My vegan nanaimo bars are also gluten free, grain free and free of refined sugars.  In fact, there is very little added sugar at all in my recipe.

Vegan Nanaimo Bars

These nanaimo bars are very decadent.  In fact, just a little piece would satisfy your sweet tooth.  There are 2 ways you can do the creamy layer.  I used coconut butter and got a harder layer.  If you want a softer middle layer, I suggest going with coconut cream instead of coconut butter.  I hope you enjoy this.

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