Leftover Quinoa and Egg

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(modified from Gwyneth Paltrow’s cookbook “It’s All Good”) Ingredients: 2  teaspoons + 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove, minced 2 large leaves of kale (stems discarded) shredded 1/2 cup cooked quinoa 1 egg 1 scallion, finely sliced Salt and pepper Directions: 1. Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil over medium-low heat.   2. […]

Overnight Oats

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Ingredients: 2/3 cup rolled oats 1 teaspoon ground flax seeds 1/2 teaspoon chia seeds 1 cup almond milk Directions: 1. Combine dry ingredients in tupperware container then add almond milk until oats are fully submerged. 2. Refrigerate 5+ hours. 3. Add nuts, raisins, fresh fruit, etc. *Flaxseeds are a good source of omega-3 fatty acids […]

No Bake Pumpkin Pie

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(modified from minimalistbaker.com) Ingredients: Crust 2 cups pitted dates (deglet nour or medjool) 2 cups raw nuts (I used half pecans, half almonds) 1/4 cup gluten free oats (or sub unsweetened coconut flakes for a different flavor) 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice Pumpkin Pie Spice I mix my own pumpkin pie spice with the following: […]

Vegan Pumpkin Pie

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Vegan Pumpkin Pie (from food52.com) Filling Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie mix) 1 cup cashews, soaked 3+ hours and drained of soaking water 3/4 cup demerara, brown, or cane sugar 2 tablespoons tapioca starch 2 tablespoons blackstrap molasses 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon dried ginger 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg […]

Pumpkin Pie Pancakes

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Ingredients: 1/2 cup milk or milk alternative (almond milk, cashew milk, hazelnut milk, etc.) 2 eggs 2 tablespoons ground flax seed (optional) 1/3 cup pumpkin puree 1/6 cup sugar, maple syrup, honey, or other sweetener (optional) 1/2 cup almond meal 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1/2 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1-2 handfuls crushed […]

Cran-Orange Pumpkin Hummus

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(from Jonny Bowden, PHD, CNS, and Jeannette Bessinger, CHHC) 1 15-oz can greet northern beans, drained and rinsed 1 15-oz can pumpkin purée, unsweetened 3 tbs. tahini 1/4 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice 1 tbs. apple cider vinegar 2 tsp. orange zest 1 tsp. cumin 1/4 tsp. allspice 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 cup juice-sweetened dried cranberries […]

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

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Ingredients: 1 frozen banana 2/3 cup pumpkin puree 2-3 tablespoons peanut butter 1 1/3 cup crushed ice 1 1/2 tablespoons maple syrup 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice dash vanilla extract almond milk and coconut water Directions: Add frozen banana, pumpkin peanut butter, ice, maple syrup, spice, and vanilla Fill to top of ingredients with almond […]