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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Gluten Free and Vegan Almond Cookies

Vegan and Gluten Free Almond Cookies

Vegan and Gluten Free Almond Cookies

I have a HUGE sweet tooth, especially for the Almond Cookies from Whole Foods! If you have ever had these, than I’m sure you know how amazing they are!

They’re crisp on the outside and oh so light and airy on the inside. I finally have come up with the perfect recipe to make in the comfort of your home, that truly does resemble my favorite cookie! Oh, and did I mention they’re gluten free and vegan!

Also, it takes less than 30 minutes to prep, assemble and bake?! It’s so, so, so, so delicious too!

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Healthy Vegetarian Dinner

Vegetarian Soy Ginger Bowl

Vegetarian Soy Ginger Bowl

This meal was inspired by my friend Kelly, who’s a fun loving vegan! Last Sunday, we watched the Super Moon together and cooked this delicious meal! I tried it and knew right away I had to make it for myself . . you’ll know once you try it, trust me!

It may look like there’re a lot of components to this, but I can promise you this meal is really easy to make. Oh, and did I mention how it feeds 4 – 5 people (depending on serving size) for only $11 for the entire meal! AMAZING!

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Frozen Vegan Berry Ice Cream

Vegan Berry Ice Cream

Vegan Berry Ice Cream

If you are looking for a new way to use up your frozen fruit and stay cool on these hot summer days, try this two-Ingredient ‘nice’ cream. The recipe is so simple to make and no one will ever know there are only two ingredients involved.

I love that this Ice Cream is healthy too! I’m going to be dishing up this ice cream all year long! 🙂

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San Diego Food Finds

There’s one thing I love about living in San Diego, California; and that’s the ability to get great produce – at a low cost! I love being able to share my recipes with you all and teach others how to eat & cook healthy at a low price! 🙂

These are just a few of the wonderful food finds I’ve found over the past couple of days! Enjoy 🙂

CONTEST!! What are your favorite recipes to make with fruit?! I will choose one answer to receive a $15 gift card to Trader Joe’s to make your recipe 🙂

Fruit

Fruit

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Vegan + Gluten Free Blueberry Protein Pancakes

Vegan + Gluten Free Protein Pancakes

Vegan + Gluten Free Protein Pancakes

I top with a bit of butter and maple syrup! I love these because they keep me full all morning and are really simple to make. Also, they’re vegan + gluten free!

I use MRM because their veggie based protein tastes AMAZING and is perfectly sweet. It’s non GMO, vegan and gluten free! Truly, it’s the only protein powder I have ever liked . . and I’ve tried a lot!

The perfect quick breakfast that’s sure to keep you full all morning long!

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Healthy Dessert Recipe

Pan Fried Bananas

A simple + easy recipe for those overripe bananas!

I kid you not, this recipe serves 3 people at less than $5! I already had the spices in my home and the sugar since I cook with them a ton; but I did buy a few bananas and maple syrup.

I was craving a sweet the other night and this recipe did the trick! It was quick to assemble and was extremely delicious!

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