Double Chocolate Granola Bars (Vegan)

Double Chocolate Granola Bars.  These bars only contain 7 simple ingredients!  There is also ZERO cooking required to make them! You can literally whip them up in minutes!

 

Double Chocolate Granola Bars

 

These healthy bars are the perfect way to satisfy your chocolate craving.  They are vegan and gluten free too.  You can even make them nut free if you use sunflower butter instead of cashew butter.  Any nut butter works.

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Chili Lime Rice (Vegan, Gluten Free)

My husband made this Chili Lime Rice the other day.  He shared a picture in the Facebook group I run and everyone asked for a recipe.  So he made it again and measured everything out this time.

This recipe is for spicy food lovers!  The first time he added black beans, but forgot to add them the second time, so feel free to add black beans to this if you like.

 

Chili Lime Rice

 

This flavorful rice is vegan and gluten free.  He used green Serrano chili peppers, but you can really use any peppers you like.  If you want a little heat, but not too much, you can remove the seeds from the peppers after roasting.

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Cherry Chocolate Chip Nice Cream (Vegan)

Cherry Chocolate Chip Nice Cream.  My family’s challenge lately has been to cook from the pantry, fridge or freezer.  We have so much excess food and we need to get through it all.

That is exactly how this healthy nice cream recipe came about.  I have leftover frozen bananas and leftover frozen cherries in the freezer.  Plus, a HUGE bag on Enjoy Life chips to use up.

 

Cherry Chocolate Chip Nice Cream

 

This healthy ice cream recipe is vegan, gluten free AND paleo friendly!  Another bonus is that you don’t even need an ice cream maker to make it.  It’s super easy!

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Chili Spice Pecans (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Chili Spice Pecans. My husband is a huge fan of spicy foods and this recipe is one he came up with.  These spicy nuts make a great snack when you want something a little spicy and salty.

 

chili spice pecans

 

This healthy snack is vegan, gluten free and paleo approved. We made just a small batch to start with, but you can certainly make a bigger one if you like.  I think this flavor profile would work with my different nuts and seeds, so feel free to experiment.

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Wild Rice Lentils and Caramelized Onions

Wild Rice Lentils and Caramelized Onions.  This easy recipe is big on flavor even though it has a small ingredient list.

 

Every Christmas Day, we have lunch at a Middle Eastern restaurant.  Our family celebrates on Christmas Eve, leaving Christmas Day free.  This recipe is inspired by a dish we have there.  Since my mother in law is Turkish, she gave us her version.

 

Wild Rice Lentils and Caramelized Onions

 

This healthy recipe is vegan and gluten free.  I cooked the lentils and rice separate, but I bet you can cook them together to save a step. If anyone tries in the instant pot, I’d love to know the results!

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