Crispy Garbanzo Bean Patties

Crispy Garbanzo Patties

Crispy Garbanzo Patties

Despite not being fried, these biscuit like patties are crispy and have a soft, creamy interior. I consider these a mesh between Falafel and a chickpea burger!

They turned out so much better than I could have imagined and are quite addicting. The exterior really crisps up, but the interior stays soft with a texture similar to hummus. They were great on their own, or use them as a side item!

Did I mention they are super healthy and easy to make?

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Easy Sunday Healthy Italian Dinner

Easy Gluten Free Italian Dinner

Easy Gluten Free Italian Dinner

If you grew up anything like I did, it was football and Italian food on Sunday’s. It was something I always looked forward to growing up and something I still hold dear to my heart Even though I live 3,000 miles away from my family back in Virginia Beach, I try my best to keep the tradition alive.

My step-dad is Italian, and an amazing cook! The recipe I’m about to share with you is a twist on his ‘Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs” recipe. Mine is much simpler to make, a tad bit healthier (sorry Dad) and very healthy/yummy!

This recipe’s quite easy to make and everything I got comes from Trader Joe’s. This is my simple “cheat” recipe, meaning it’s a lot of items that’re already pre-made from Trader Joe’s . . but hey, that’s what Sunday’s are all about, right?! J

This meals serves 4 – 5 people at less than $15, total! Yes, you heard that right!

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Protein Packed Breakfast

Greek Yogurt Breakfast

Greek Yogurt Breakfast

Quick breakfast, that only took 5 minutes to assemble & great for on the go!

I typically eat this daily, I just switch up the fruit a bit for some variety! Costs about $3 a serving and is sure to keep you full all morning long!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup 0% Greek yogurt
  • 1 pack of Stevia
  • 1 plum
  • 1 peach
  • Handful of berries
  • 1 tsp of chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup of Gluten free granola
  • 1 tsp of Agave or Maple Syrup

Mix it all together and you’ve got the perfect breakfast to fuel your mornings!

Enjoy! 🙂

Juicy, Gluten Free Turkey Burgers

Juicy Lean Turkey Burgers

Juicy Lean Turkey Burgers

Depending on where you get them from, turkey burgers can sometimes taste better than regular burgers in my opinion. The problem with turkey burgers is when they are not prepared right, they can be tasteless and dry. Who wants a bland burger?! Nobody!

I don’t think I have ever had a juicier turkey burger that held so perfectly together! The secret, flash frying them to get them crispy, them steaming them. This process hold in all the juices too!

I served them with sweet grilled onions and a bit of ketchup on top. So delish!

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Gluten Free + Vegan Sweet Potato Biscuits

Gluten Free Sweet Potato Biscuits

Gluten Free Sweet Potato Biscuits

I have been searching for a gluten free biscuit recipe for quite some time now and I finally found inspiration, thanks to a friend – Jess Foy!

These sweet potato biscuits are gluten free + vegan! They’re easy to assemble and tastes so good!

I made, baked and ate them all within an hour – so they’re quick! Also, all the ingredients combined cost me less than $15! I mostly had everything in my home already, since I use those ingredients so much though!

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Simple Whole Roasted Chicken {Part 1}

Easy Roasted Chicken

Easy Roasted Chicken

Who else struggles with finding a variety of options to bring for those pesky work day lunches?! I know I do! I wanted to make chicken salad this week but not from a can or an already cooked chicken. I also didn’t want to spend a great deal of money, so I came up with this amazing recipe!

I had this turned into Avocado Chicken Salad today for lunch and let me tell you, it’s delicious! It costs $11 to make and makes 4 servings. Pair it with a side of veggies or whatever else you’d like!

First things first, we have to roast the chicken! Part 2 . . comes next . . which’s the chicken salad part. You can eat this roasted chicken as is or turn it into a chicken salad, like the recipe coming next! I wanted to post this in 2 parts in case you wanted to eat one separately from the other! 🙂

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4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

I have made these 4 ingredient cookies for years, and have always been impressed! Not only is it simple, and not only does it require only 4 ingredients, but the result was a moist cookie that I could eat a million of. The best part of all, there’s no butter! A great thing to make for people with a gluten or dairy allergy!

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Sweet Potato Mash

Sweet Potato Mash

Sweet Potato Mash

I love sweet potato’s SO much. I probably eat at least one a day too, which is why I had to share this recipe with you all!

They’re very simple to make and costs less than $8 to make enough for 4 people, or make it to eat throughout the week.

You can make as much as you want, but this is the way I make it when using the recipe for dinner. If you’re looking to make enough for the week, just double it 🙂

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