Fun Mini Muffin Donut

Fun Mini Muffin Donut. With the kids, I am always looking for creative ways to make fun snack ideas. Also, Donuts are fun. Hence, a donut can have a variety of cream on the inside from chocolate, strawberry, or vanilla. Also, there can be a different topping to have on the donut surface such as vanilla glaze, color sprinkles, chopped nuts, or a berry glaze.

Fun Mini Muffin Donut Recipe

Fun Mini Muffin Donut

Ingredients:

1/2 cup brown rice flour

1/4 cup potato starch

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 cup dark brown sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/4 cup + 2tbsp non-dairy milk

1/4 cup tapioca flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1 large egg (room temperature)

1/4 cup + 2 tbsp vegetable oil

1 tsp apple cider vinegar

Instructions:

  1. Begin by Preheating the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Firstly, in a large bowl, add in the rice flour, tapioca flour, potato starch, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.
  3. After that, with a small bowl add in brown sugar, egg, vanilla extract, vegetable oil, milk, and vinegar. Then, mix to combine the ingredients.
  4. And then, Brush oil in a mini muffin tray. Then, pour in the batter and bake for 5 – 10minutes.
  5. Finally, dip in the muffin the cinnamon and sugar mixture.
Fun Mini Muffin Donut
Fun Mini Muffin Donut
Fun Mini Muffin Donut

Homemade Donut

Unfortunately, I do not have a donut mold. Therefore, I need to find new ways to make donuts without one. Once I research some new creative ideas. Furthermore, Option 1 uses a muffin baking tray and cut aluminum foil into squares, and wrap the center around the middle finger. Then, place the aluminum foil in the muffin tin and press down. Moreover try Option 2, roll out the dough into slightly long strips. What’s more, do attach the ends. Or, option 3, roll the dough into a ball press down, and make a hole with a finger.

Do try baked donuts. If you enjoy baked goods, do try a gluten-free pancake muffin. I would love to try new recipes like Roasted Cauliflower Salad.

Non-dairy Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Non-dairy Stuffed Spaghetti Squash. Somedays, I want a one meal plan to reduce the leftovers, especially on a new recipe. Unfortunately, kids can be extremely picky. Hence, there are days I try something new and they have any at all. However, I would need to finish the rest myself. Therefore, I would love to make one meal plan.

Non-dairy Stuffed Spaghetti Squash Recipe

Non-dairy Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Ingredients:

Squash:

1 (2 – 3 pound) spaghetti squash

2 tbsp olive oil

kosher salt

Inside the squash:

1/2 lb chicken

1/2 lb sausage

3 garlic cloves (minced)

sundried tomato soak in oil (2 tbsp sundried tomato oil)

1 cup chicken broth

1/2 cup non-dairy milk

1/2 cup non-dairy cheese shred or slice

basil

salt and pepper

chili pepper

Instructions:

  1. First, prepare the oven by setting the temperature to 375 degrees F. Then, cut the squash and remove the seeds. Next, drizzle olive oil on top. Place the cut side face down on the baking tray. Bake 35 – 40 minutes.
  2. While the squash is baking, do work on the other ingredients that go in the squash. Secondly, turn on the stove and add oil to the skillet. Sauté garlic, drizzle sundried tomato oil, and olive oil in the squash. Once the garlic is cooked enough and adds protein.
  3. Season with salt and pepper, and chili flakes.
  4. After the protein, has been fully cooked, add in chicken broth, and non-dairy milk.
  5. When the time has reached 40 minutes, remove squash from the oven and take a fork to scrape the inside content of the squash. Last but not least, add non-dairy cheese on top of the squash. Bake for 10 – 15 minutes until the cheese is all melted.
Non-dairy Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Stuffed Spaghetti Squash Tip

Spaghetti squash is a fantastic dish to stay healthy. Squash is a vegetable that has the appearance of spaghetti. Therefore, you can omit the carbohydrates and have lots of good vegetables. Thus, you can easily add any ingredients that you have in the fridge. If you enjoy the strand of the squash more visible less mushy, do bake for 35 – 40 minutes. However, for the strands to be much softer do bake for 45 minutes – 1 hour. Also, when the squash is cooked until the low temperature at 375 degrees F the squash will be firmer.

If you enjoy spaghetti squash, do try stuffed pepper. I would love to try more stuffed pepper.

High Protein Gluten-free Pancake

High Protein Gluten-free Pancake. My children love pancakes; they can be a lot of fun. Also, a child’s growth is important. Therefore, bone growth and calcium are essential. To add more calcium, I intend to blend pumpkin seed into the pancake batter to add more calcium. Also, almond milk is high in calcium.

High Protein Gluten-free Pancake REcipe

High Protein Gluten-free Pancake

Ingredients:

3 egg

2 cup gluten-free flour (1/4 cup of the batter is to liquidity)

3 tsp baking powder

dash of salt

1 1/4 cup almond milk

3 tbsp brown sugar

3 tbsp coconut oil

1/4 cup pumpkin seed (blend)

topping:

1/4 cup chocolate chip

Instructions:

  1. First, take a bowl and add the following ingredients egg, gluten-free flour, baking powder, and salt. Whisk together.
  2. Next, add in the brown sugar, coconut oil, and pumpkin seed. Combine.
  3. Also, if the batter is too liquidity add in 1/4 cup of flour.
  4. Finally, turn on the stove and pour in the batter. Thus, add in 3 – 4 chocolate chips into the pancake. Flip to allow the other side to cook.
  5. Cook until all the pancakes are done.
High Protein Gluten-free Pancake
High Protein Gluten-free Pancake

Bone Health

Food high in calcium and vitamin D makes stronger bones. Therefore, dishes that contain egg yolk, saltwater fish, liver, and milk is good for the body. The following food is a good source of calcium tofu, soy milk, leafy vegetables (broccoli, Brussel sprouts, mustard greens, kale), Chinese cabbage or Bok choy, beans, tortillas, sardines, shrimp, orange juice, pizza, bread, nuts or almonds, and dairy product. Do try to incorporate it into an everyday meal.

Do try these proteins pancake. If you enjoy baked goods, do try high protein scones. I would love to try more recipes like apple pie granola bar without flour.

Homemade Peanut butter cup

Homemade Peanut buttercup. Therefore, on a tough day or a cheat day, my treat is a peanut butter cup. In this case, on my shopping trips, I would always pick up a bag of peanut butter cups. Thus, I guess I love the sweet and salty flavor of the treat. Due to this, the dessert is healthy made with dark chocolate chips. This time, I have decided to make homemade peanut buttercup. Furthermore, I can control the amount of sugar and make it much healthier.

Homemade Peanut butter cup recipe

Homemade Peanut butter cup

Ingredients:

Chocolate layer:

10oz (1 1/4 cup dark chocolate)

2 tbsp coconut oil

1/4 tsp sea salt

1/4 tsp vanilla extract

Peanut butter layer:

3/4 cup peanut butter

1/4 cup maple syrup

1/4 tsp sea salt

1 tbsp coconut palm sugar

Instructions:

  1. Firstly, take a pan to melt the coconut oil and add in the chocolate chips. In addition, Stir constantly. (Make sure the temperature is on low)
  2. In particular, add in 1/4 tsp sea salt and 1/4 tsp vanilla extract. Mix.
  3. Also, take the muffin baking tray, line the muffin liner in the tray.
  4. With a spoon, scoop chocolate layer on the bottom layer.
  5. Then, place the tray in the freezer for 15 minutes.
  6. Secondly, take a bowl and put in 3/4 cup of peanut butter in it. Hence, add maple syrup, sea salt, and coconut palm sugar. Combine the ingredients.
  7. Subsequently, scoop peanut butter mixture on top of the chocolate. Allow it to freeze for 15 minutes.
  8. Finally, add the chocolate layer on top and freeze for 15 minutes. (do store the peanut butter cup in the freezer.)
Homemade Peanut butter cup
Homemade Peanut butter cup
Homemade Peanut butter cup

Gourmet Treat

Do make homemade peanut buttercup. Or, do transform Reese peanut butter into a three-layer brownie. As well as a dessert with chunks of peanut on top of the brownie to give the dessert an added crunch would be fun to try. Thus, there is always a homemade peanut butter bar similar to a granola bar or a dessert bar. Or, do form a peanut butter cheesecake.

Do try peanut butter cup. If you enjoy baked good, do try homemade breakfast cookie. I would love to try more baked items like gluten-free chocolate chip.

Blueberry High Protein Scone

Blueberry High Protein Scone. My husband loves fruity breakfast, so I would always add fruits or dried fruits to breakfast items. This time I choose to make blueberry scone. A fruity breakfast item is high in protein made from almond flour. Therefore, other ways to elevate scone is to add lemon zest or citrus zest. Of course, zest amplifies baked goods by not changing the composition of the recipe.

Blueberry High Protein Scone Recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup almond flour

3 eggs whites

1 tsp baking powder

2 tbsp coconut oil (melted)

sprinkle salt

Instructions:

  1. Start by preheating the oven to 395 degrees F. Then, brush oil on the baking tray to prevent from sticking.
  2. Secondly, take a bowl to add dry ingredients almond flour, baking powder, and salt. Whisk the ingredients together.
  3. Thus, add in coconut oil. Whisk.
  4. Subsequently, in another bowl add egg whites and whisk with electric blender blend until it foams up.
  5. Finally, fold in the egg whites into the flour mixture.
  6. Hence scoop the batter onto the baking tray. and bake for 10 minutes or longer with a toothpick.
  7. Enjoy
Blueberry High Protein Scone
Blueberry High Protein Scone
Blueberry High Protein Scone

Fluffy Scone

To make a fluffy scone, it is not necessary to add all the liquids. Furthermore, liquids should help to keep the batter together. Thus, if you prefer tender and moist baked goods, do use brown sugar in the baked goods. To prevent build-up, place a paper towel in the container that holds the scone to remove moisture. Also, if you cannot have butter and wants to avoid purchasing vegan butter, do try avocado, mashed banana, nut butter, or pumpkin puree. There are natural health alternatives.

Do try high protein scone. If you enjoy gluten-free or vegan dishes, do try vegan lentil soup. I would love to try more vegan gluten-free dishes like dark chocolate quinoa bowl.

Gluten-free Pancake Muffin Snack

Gluten-free pancake muffin snack. My children love to snack on both pancakes and muffins. Recently, I saw a recipe by combining both recipes. It is fun. My children would love to try them. Thus, the muffin will be fluffy like pancakes and moist like a muffin. The pancake muffin snack drizzle with maple syrup.

Gluten-free Pancake Muffin Snack Recipe

Ingredients:

Gluten-free Pancake Muffin Snack

Pancake muffin

2 eggs

1tsp vanilla extract

2 tbsp coconut oil(melted)

non-dairy 1 cup

maple syrup 1 tbsp

gluten-free pancake mix 1 1/2 cup

Instructions:

  1. First, turn on the oven to 375 degrees F. Before starting, brush oil on the baking tray.
  2. Then, with a bowl add egg, milk, vanilla ext, maple syrup, and coconut oil. Mix.
  3. Subsequently, scoop batter into the muffin tin and add chocolate chips on the top.
  4. Lastly, bake the pancake muffin for 12 minutes.
  5. Once done, let it cool.

Pancake Mix

Ingredients:

1/4 tsp xantham gum

1/4 tsp salt

1 cup gluten-free flour

1 tbsp gluten-free baking powder

Instructions:

  1. Firstly, in a bowl, add all the dry ingredients to mix.
  2. Then, store in a mason jar until ready to be used.
Gluten-free Pancake Muffin Snack
Gluten-free Pancake Muffin Snack
Gluten-free Pancake Muffin Snack

Dishes with a Twist

Why not food with a twist is fun to make. Also, there are many types of dishes with a twist from grill cheese sundried tomato pesto, chai spiced banana bread, Panago has a cheeseburger pizza, Sushi Town has a filet o fish roll and Korean bulgogi taco. Some of these dishes are rather successful and delicious. Sometimes dishes with a twist can be challenging but in the end, they are fun challenges.

Do try these pancake muffins. If you enjoy gluten-free baked goods, do try a protein chocolate chip muffin. I would love to try new recipes like chia pudding.

Potato noodle Stir Fry

Potato noodle Stir Fry. I love noodles different from rice, pasta, or bread. My children love the noodle dish. Thus, noodles are great for cold or hot weather. Stir fry is fun. With this dish, you add some vegetables, protein, and sauce. The sauce can add a lot of flavors.

Potato noodle Stir Fry Recipe

Potato noodle Stir Fry

Ingredients:

1/2 – 1 pack of potato noodle

1/2 – 1 head Sui Choi

sauce:

1 tbsp gluten-free soy sauce

1 tbsp mirin

1/2 tsp rice wine vinegar

1 tbsp oyster sauce

2 tsp brown sugar

Instructions:

  1. Firstly, in a small bowl, add gluten-free soy sauce, mirin, rice wine vinegar, oyster sauce, and brown sugar. Stir.
  2. Secondly, with a small pot, boil the water. Once the water is ready, add in the noodles. Let the noodles cook for 10 minutes or until the noodle has softened.
  3. Next, drain the water and the noodle under the cold water.
  4. Subsequently, prepare the vegetables.
  5. Finally, do cook the protein and add the vegetable. 
  6. Furthermore, add the noodles. And then, add the sauce to the pan. Stir to allow the sauce to coat everything.
Potato noodle Stir Fry
Potato noodle Stir Fry
Potato noodle Stir Fry

Types of noodle Stir Fir

Noodles that are good for stir fry are soba noodles, udon noodles, egg noodles, spaghetti, linguine, fettuccine, and rice noodle. Hence, gluten-free noodles that are gluten-free are gluten-free spaghetti, gluten-free linguine, gluten-free fettuccine, rice noodle, and potato noodle. For a tastier dish, marinate the protein for an hour before cooking time.

Do try potato noodle stir fry. If you enjoy stir fry, do try rice noodle stir fry. I would love to try more stir fry dishes like sesame chicken stir fry.

Protein Mini Muffin

Protein Mini Muffin. These small treats are fantastic for my children. And, my daughter could not stop eating them. Hence, muffins are sweet and tasty. Also, if this is high in protein made from almond flour, which is gluten-free.

Protein Mini Muffin Recipe

Protein Mini Muffin

Ingredients:

2 eggs

4 tbsp almond flour

1/2 cup chocolate chip (non-dairy)

1/4 cup maple syrup

1 tsp vanilla extract

dash of salt

Instructions:

  1. To begin, preheat the oven to 395 degrees F. Then, in a small bowl, add eggs, almond flour, baking powder, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and salt. Stir.
  2. Then, do fold the chocolate chip in the batter.
  3. Secondly, brush oil onto the muffin tin.
  4. Finally, bake for 10 – 12 minutes or use the toothpick
Protein Mini Muffin
Protein Mini Muffin

High Protein Option

For a protein option, there are many options to make changes to the flour. Thus, regular flour can be switched to a different one like a high protein flour. For example, flours like almond flour, peanut flour, and chickpea flour. Also, the above flours are gluten-free choices as well.

Therefore, do try this protein muffin. If you enjoy high protein breakfast, do try small bite-size snacks. I would love to try more healthy dishes like a gluten-free peanut butter quinoa bar.

Sweet Wrap Pinwheel Lunch

Sweet Wrap Pinwheel Lunch. I am always searching for new lunch ideas for my kids. Unfortunately, they get bored. And, sometimes I don’t have a lot of time. Therefore, I am always looking for simple, quick, and healthy lunch ideas. Thus, lunch with a balanced diet which contains carbohydrate, protein, and vegetable.

Crepe recipe

Ingredients:

3 eggs

2 1/3 tbsp butter

1 1/4 cup rice flour

1 cup non-dairy milk

Instructions:

  1. First, in a bowl add all the ingredients. Then, whisk together.
  2. Turn on the pan, add oil, and scoop batter onto the pan.
  3. Let the batter cook for 1-2 minutes. Next, flip the pancake.
  4. Transfer to a plate.

Sweet Wrap Pinwheel lunch recipe

Sweet Wrap Pinwheel Lunch

Ingredients:

2 tbsp peanut butter

1/2 – 1 banana (sliced)

5 – 10 toothpick

Instructions:

  1. First, place a crepe on a plate.
  2. Secondly, apply peanut butter to the crepe. Then, add slices of banana.
  3. Subsequently, roll the crepe. And then, do cut to 1 1/2 inches – 2 inches.
  4. Apply toothpick to prevent pinwheel from breaking apart.
Sweet Wrap Pinwheel Lunch
Sweet Wrap Pinwheel Lunch

Pinwheel Ideas

There are several pinwheel lunch ideas to try. Above all, do try some pinwheel lunch ideas such as ham and cheese, turkey and cheese, tuna and mayo, cream cheese and cucumber, turkey, and avocado. Last but not least, these pinwheel lunches are fun ideas to have for a snack or school lunches.

Do try pinwheel lunches. If you enjoy gluten-free items, do try a gluten-free snack bar. I would love to try dishes like cauliflower curry.

Mummy Halloween Snack

Mummy Halloween Snack. With Halloween approaching, I need to plan some Halloween snacks and activities for my children. Due to covid, it is not safe to attend Halloween events. Therefore, I am planning at-home activities for my children. Hence, I have seen some interesting Halloween recipes online.

Mummy Halloween Snack Recipe

Ingredients:

1 can Pillsbury crescent

1 pack of hot dogs

Instructions:

  1. First, brush oil on a baking tray or apply parchment paper.
  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Then, take the Pillsbury crescent can and open the container. Thus, unroll the dough.
  3. Secondly, cut the dotted lines with a knife. Next, take a scissor and cut it into thin strips.
  4. Subsequently, take a hot dot and wrap the cut strip of dough around the hot dog. Do continue until all the hot dot and dough have been all used up.
  5. Bake for 12 minutes.
  6. Let it cool.
  7. Enjoy!
Mummy Halloween Snack
Mummy Halloween Snack
Mummy Halloween Snack

Fun Halloween Ideas

What are some fun indoor Halloween ideas such as a scavenger hunt? At home, a competition to carve a pumpkin or come up with a pumpkin design. Why not decorate a cookie with icing with a Halloween theme to create the scariest creature or a goofy one.

Do try these mummy snacks. If you enjoy this dish, do try a gluten-free bagel. I would love to try new gluten-free dishes like ratatouille.

Sweet Potato With Shredded Chicken

Sweet Potato With Shredded Chicken. This time I want to use more root vegetables in our diet. The sweet potato does store well and does last long. Also, they are a good source of fiber and minerals. The root vegetable is good for gut health. Surprisingly, it is good for eyesight.

Sweet Potato with Shredded Chicken Recipe

Sweet Potato with Shredded Chicken

Ingredient:

1 – 1 1/2 cup shredded chicken

1 clove of garlic ( minced)

1/2 onion (diced)

1 red pepper (diced)

2 sweet potato (peel and diced)

1 tsp chili powder

sprinkle salt and pepper

Instructions:

  1. First, take a pan or skillet to cook the chicken. Once cooked, set it aside.
  2. Clean the pan, add oil to saute the garlic. Next, add the onion. After the onion is soft. Then, add in the sweet potato. Stir the content.
  3. Hence, when the sweet potato is soft enough, add in the peppers. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Finally, add in the chicken.
  5. Again, can add an egg on top of the potato.
  6. Enjoy
Sweet Potato with Shredded Chicken
Sweet Potato with Shredded Chicken

Tasty Dish

This sweet potato dish can be versatile by having it for breakfast or lunch. Therefore, this dish can be elevated by adding a sauce such as a vinaigrette or a hollandaise sauce.

Do try Sweet Potato With Shredded Chicken. If you enjoy this dish, do try vegan stuffed peppers. I would love to try new vegan dishes like vegan risotto.

Fun Sushi Bowl

Fun Sushi Bowl. My daughter loves sushi. However, I find it difficult for her to have sushi for lunch. Hence, sushi cut into pieces; it would be easier for her to have. And, rolls can be hard for young children, even though they love to have sushi. Therefore, the next best idea is to have de-constructive sushi or a sushi bowl.

Fun Sushi Bowl Recipe

Fun Sushi Bowl

Japanese rice

Ingredients:

1 cup of Japanese rice

1/4 cup rice vinegar

1 tbsp olive oil

1/4 tsp salt

4 tsp sugar

Instructions:

  1. Firstly, combine all ingredients and stir. And then, turn on the rice cooker.
  2. Once done, set aside.

Fun Sushi Bowl

Ingredients:

1 medium cucumber (peel, cut to thin sticks)

6 oz imitation crab (slices)

avocado (cubed) 1 – 2

carrot (peeled, thinly sliced) 1 medium

nori (cut into small pieces) 1 – 5 pieces of

sesame seed 1 tbsp

Instructions:

  1. Moreover, do take a bowl and scoop the Japanese rice into a bowl.
  2. Then, next place the slices of cucumber on top.
  3. If you prefer soft carrots, do cook them until they are soft.
  4. Secondly, spread the carrots all over the bowl.
  5. Subsequently, place the cubed avocado and the nori all the top of the rice bowl.
  6. Further, sprinkle sesame seed on top.
  7. Finally, scoop the sauce all over the sushi bowl.

Sauce for the Rice Bowl

Ingredients:

1/4 cup of mirin

2 1/2 tbsp sugar

1/4 cup soy sauce

Instructions:

  1. Firstly, In a small bowl, add all the ingredients. Whisk. Likewise, pour over the rice bowl. (This sauce is sweet)
Fun Sushi Bowl
Fun Sushi Bowl

Sushi Bowl

My little girl loves sushi. For instance, she loves the rolls. However, the rice bowls are hearty and colorful with delicious flavors. Besides, sushi bowls are very similar to a salad where you chop up all the ingredients and throw them all in. Then, you drizzle the sauce on the top. Another thing to note, squeeze lemon juice on the avocado to prevent from turning brown. Or another thing to try, do try California rice bowl by mixing crab meat with mayo.

Do try the Fun Sushi Bowl. If you enjoy a sushi bowl, do try zucchini chips. I would love to try more fun and child-friendly snacks like pumpkin brownie bites.

Vegan Dairy-free Cheesecake

Vegan Dairy-free Cheesecake. Hence, vegan cheesecake is creamy and sweet. Also, the instruction is simple. Therefore, there is no baking involved. Follow the instruction, then place the cheesecake in the freezer to allow it to set.

Vegan Dairy-free cheesecake recipe

Vegan Dairy-free cheesecake

Ingredients:

Crust:

10 Medjool date

gluten-free cereal 2 cup

unsweetened coconut shred 2 tbsp

coconut oil 2 tbsp

1 tsp vanilla extract

pinch of sea salt

Filling:

2 cup raw cashew (soak for 4 – 6 hour, drain)

1/3 cup coconut oil (melted)

1/3 cup lemon juice

1/2 cup maple syrup

1 tbsp vanilla extract

1/2 tbsp water

Instructions:

  1. Firstly, take a food processor and blend the cereal.
  2. Furthermore, add in the dates. Combine the mixture.
  3. Secondly, mix in coconut shred, coconut oil, vanilla extract, and salt. Subsequently, scoop the mixture into the muffin tin. Press down to remove the air.
  4. Moreover, in a bowl, soak the cashew for 4 – 6 hours. Throw out the water.
  5. Finally, in a food processor blend cashew, oil, lemon juice, maple syrup, and vanilla extract. As well as that, if the mixture is too thick, do add water.
  6. Before, scoop the filling into the muffin tin. Tap the pan to remove the bubbles and to flatten the surface.
  7. Last but not least, freeze for 4 hours.
  8. To serve, remove from the freezer for 5 – 10 minutes. Use a knife to go around the edges and the bottom. This will help with the removal.
Vegan Dairy-free cheesecake
Vegan Dairy-free cheesecake
Vegan Dairy-free cheesecake

Tips for making Vegan Cheesecake

  • Do buy cashew in bulk.
  • It is essential to soak cashew for some time to allow the nut to soften before blending in the processor
  • Of course, use a good quality food processor to blend the cashew smoothly
  • Of course, for a creamier cheesecake, do blend in vegan cream cheese, cashew, and coconut milk

If you are switching toa vegan diet, you will not miss out on having cheesecake. Also, they still taste good or as close to a regular cheesecake as possible.

Do try Vegan Dairy-free Cheesecake. If you enjoy vegan dishes, do try vegan stuffed peppers. I would love to try more vegan dishes like roasted sweet potato rice.

Vegan Lentil Soup

Vegan Lentil Soup. At home, I am trying to have a meatless night for better health. So I want my family to have more vegetables. Therefore, I decided to try a lentil soup. Therefore, Lentil is rich in iron and is a good source of protein. Of course, why not try lentil soup, you can add a lot of vegetable in the soup. Also, this is good for the heart.

Vegan Lentil Soup Recipe

Vegan Lentil Soup

Ingredients:

onion(diced) 1 large

red peppers (diced) 1 large

paprika 1 1/2 tsp

4 cup of water

1 large potato (chunk)

2 tbsp soy sauce

2 clove garlic ( minced)

1 large tomato (diced)

1 bay leaf

2 carrot (peel and diced)

1 1/4 cup lentil (rinsed)

1 tsp sea salt

sprinkle pepper

Instructions:

  1. In a medium-size pot, add oil and sauté the garlic. Once the garlic is cooked. Then, cook the onion.
  2. When the onion is soft, add in red pepper and tomato. Next, add in water. Subsequently, do allow the ingredients to simmer.
  3. Secondly, add in paprika and bay leaf. Do stir regularly.
  4. Finally, add in carrot, potato, and lentil.
  5. Thus, pour everything in the crockpot. Let it cook for 2 – 4 hours.
  6. Then, favor with salt and pepper.
  7. Enjoy.
Vegan Lentil Soup

The Benefit of Vegetarian Meal

Eating vegetarian once a week, this will help the body feel more energized and healthier. A vegetarian once or twice per week will help to lower cholesterol. Of course, adding more fruits and vegetables will increase the antioxidant level. Therefore, the body will increase other nutrients like minerals and fiber to the diet.

Do try Vegan Lentil Soup. I would love to try more vegan dishes. If you enjoy vegan dishes, do try vegan stuffed peppers. I would love to try more vegan dishes like buffalo cauliflower bites.

Flavorful Vegan Stuffed Peppers

Flavorful Vegan Stuffed Peppers. Furthermore, I want to try to make dishes that use ground pork in the recipes or dishes. Also, I feel I don’t cook enough with ground pork. Therefore, you should try this colorful dish that uses red, yellow, or orange peppers stuffed with ground pork. Hence, this dish has a lot of healthy vegetables a for children.

Flavorful Vegan Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Flavorful Vegan Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients:

1 – 2 lb ground pork

4 – 6 bell peppers

1 tsp garlic(minced)

1 tsp pepper (ground)

2 tsp cumin

1 – 1 1/2 cup tomato (diced)

1 cup quinoa

sprinkle salt

Instructions:

  1. To begin, set the oven to 375 degrees F. Firstly, wash the peppers. Then, remove the seed and stem.
  2. In a skillet, sauté the garlic. Once the garlic is soft, add the ground pork. Subsequently, once the pork has been cooked. Add the diced tomatoes.
  3. Thus, rinse the quinoa, add it to the tomato and ground pork. Add salt and pepper.
  4. Turn off the stove, scoop the meat mixture in the peppers. Then, bake for 30 minutes.
  5. Let it cool. Ready to eat.
Flavorful Vegan Stuffed Peppers
Flavorful Vegan Stuffed Peppers

Tip for Stuffed Peppers

  • Cook the peppers before baking to prevent too much water in the dish.
  • Do buy peppers that are around the same size it will cook around the same time.
  • Cook the ingredients before stuffing the peppers and baking them for faster cooking.

The peppers are sweet by itself. Also, the stuffed peppers are a nutritious and healthy option.

Do try vegan stuffed peppers. If you enjoy vegetable dishes, zucchini noodles. I would love to try more vegan dishes like a broccoli salad.

Tasty Trail Mix Snack

Tasty Trail Mix Snack. I love the taste of homemade roasted almond or cashew. Furthermore, the trail mix has a crunch and a lovely aroma. Of course, the tasty sweet and salty flavor from the snack. Unlike before, I was never too fond of dried fruits with mixed nuts. Whereas now, I love them. Also, homemade does make the dish taste a lot better.

Tasty Trail Mix Snack Recipe

Ingredients:

raw almond 1 cup

raw cashew 1 cup

kosher salt 1 1/2 tsp

3 tsp hot water

1/2 cup raw walnut

1/2 cup pumpkin seed

1 cup dried cranberries

1/2 cup sultana raisins

1/2 cup dark chocolate (non-dairy)

Instructions:

  1. Turn on the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Firstly, in a medium bowl, combine 1 tsp salt with a 3 tsp of water. As well as stirring the water, allow the water to dissolve. And then, pour the salt mixture with almond, cashew, pumpkin seed, and walnut. Mix.
  3. Secondly, take a the baking pan, brush oil on the pan. Moreover, spread the nuts on baking pan. Sprinkle salt.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes until golden brown.
  5. Set aside. Let the nuts cool.
  6. In another bowl, add cranberries and raisins. (do not add dark chocolate until nuts are all cooled or it will cause the chocolates to melt.)
  7. Once cool, mix.
Tasty Trail Mix Snack
Tasty Trail Mix Snack
Tasty Trail Mix Snack

Items to Use

Nut: almond, cashew, walnut, pecan, peanut, macadamia nut, pistachio, hazelnuts

Seed: pumpkin seed, sunflower seed, hemp, flax, chia, sesame.

Dried Fruit: dried apricot, cherries, raisins, blueberry, mango, raisin, banana, goji berries, Inca berries, mulberries.

Savory mix-ins: chickpeas, soybean, lentil, popcorn, jerky

Sweet mix-ins: coconut flakes, cereal, chocolate chip, peanut butter cup

Seasonings: parmesan, Caesar.

Therefore, a homemade trail mix is fun. Last but not least, there are a variety of combinations from simple to complex. Then, something with a kick.

Do try this trail mix. If you enjoy homemade snacks, do try gluten-free newton snacks. I would love to try new recipes like Cranberry Vegan Gluten-free Snack Bar.