Chocolate coconut almond cookies

 These chocolate chip coconut almond cookies are the best! They are super soft, easy to make and taste like a combination of a macaroon and an almond joy bar!  Ingredients 2 cups almond flour 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 6 tbsp melted coconut oil 2 Tbsp water 1/4 cup honey 1/4 tsp vanilla…

Shopping for One

If you think cooking for one is hard, try shopping for one! While shopping you run the risk of overspending, over buying and just wasting money and potentially food. I think that’s why a lot of us just opt walking straight to the frozen food section for single meals. But if you like to cook…

Mexican Street Corn Potato boats

 These Mexican Street corn potato boats are simple to make, use limited ingredients and are perfect for summer!   Ingredients (Serving for 2, double recipe as needed) 5 golden potatoes  1 can of black beans 1 bag of frozen corn 1/2tbsp of mayo 1/4 cup red onion diced cilantro for garnish 1 lime or lime…

Mediterranean couscous stuffed peppers

These stuffed peppers were a creation of wanting to use up what I had in my fridge and pure delicious luck ha. These are super simple to make, pack a ton of flavor and perfect for meal prepping. This recipe is for two servings, just double as needed. Easily make vegan or vegetarian! Ingredients 1…

Vegan Veggie Spring Rolls

Its spring and that means all the veggies! This recipe really encompasses the feeling of spring and the rainbow of veggies its packed with. This recipe is fairly inexpensive to make, packed full of nutrients and completely guilt free! It looks fancy but its actually pretty easy to make and only takes about 30 minutes…

Vegetarian breakfast burrito

I won’t lie when I say, I don’t like some vegetables. However, I am always open to trying new things. This weekend I tried sweet potatoes in a breakfast burrito and can I just say…”hot damn”. This is new recipe is budget friendly, easy to make and can be easily turned vegan! This recipe makes…

Midwest Guacamole

In preparation of game day, we all need some snacks and my favorite snack is guacamole. This recipe is so easy to make and so addicting…you probably wont’ have leftovers. Ingredients 2 large tomatoes 1 sweet onion 1 bunch of cilantro 1 lime 4 soft avacados 1/4 cup of pickled jalapenos or 2 fresh jalapenos…

Homemade Granola

One of my favorite things for breakfast is granola and yogurt. Having spent many a pretty penny on my fancy store bought granola thought I’d finally just make my own and save some money. This is a simple recipe, can be customized to your liking and very delicious! Ingredients 5 1/2 tbsp of butter melted…

Midwest Apple Butter

I was 30 years old when I discovered apple butter doesn’t contain butter… This recipe is super easy, you can make it while you work or while you’re enjoying a lazy Sunday. You can use right away or can what you make. Apple butter not being canned should be good for about a week in…

Berry Nice-Cream

Trying to start the year off with a healthy diet means I need some snacks to keep me going! This nice cream is perfect! It’s so easy and cheap to make with all the health benefits included ! Ingredients 1 cup frozen sliced bananas 1/2 cup frozen berry mix chopped 1/4 cup milk or milk…