QuiCK (Quinoa, Corn, Kale) Protein Muffins

I’m the type of person that eats the same thing for breakfast almost every day without batting an eyelash. Lately, I’ve been thinking about what that really means since breakfast for me typically consists of a 3 egg (2 white 1 whole) omelet with veggies. That’s a lot of eggs per week friends. I am well aware of the terrible things that go into getting … Continue reading QuiCK (Quinoa, Corn, Kale) Protein Muffins

Omega 3 Energy Bars

The first question people ask when they find out I’m vegetarian is “Where do you get your protein?” This is an unfortunate side-effect of the meat industry’s effective campaign that has basically brainwashed people into thinking that the only source of protein is meat. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, I get plenty of protein from my diet and iron too. The one nutrient … Continue reading Omega 3 Energy Bars

Oatmeal Anything Cookies

Original recipe: Mad Hungry by Lucinda Scala Quinn posted on MarthaStewart.com I cannot pretend like these cookies are good for you, but they are delicious and as far as cookies go, they’re better for you than most. My other half and I are cookie aficionados. I have multiple cookie recipes that I love to bake, especially around the holidays. Last year he asked me to make … Continue reading Oatmeal Anything Cookies

Brown rice and red quinoa

This dish adds a little crunch and a lot of iron to any plate. For those looking to replace white rice, this is a nutty and flavorful alternative. Serve it as a side with anything. It’s very filling and fulfilling. 4-6 servings Ingredients: 1 C Vegetable Stock 1 1/4 C Water 3/4 C Brown rice 1/4 C Red quinoa (rinsed) 1/3 C chopped dry roasted almonds … Continue reading Brown rice and red quinoa

Pumpkin Bread

Original recipe: Fannie Farmer Pumpkin Bread Once upon a time my SO traveled alone to visit his mom and sister for Thanksgiving; he came back with a loaf of pumpkin bread his mom had made for him. I had never seen or really heard of pumpkin bread before. This may sound odd to some of you, but pumpkin bread is not something Cubans make. When he sliced it up, put … Continue reading Pumpkin Bread