Spicy Asian Cucumber Noodle Salad (Vegan + Gluten Free)
Cucumber noodles, carrot strips, and bell pepper form the base of this healthy, nutrient-packed salad. Protein from tofu and spice from jalapenos and a homemade dressing tie the dish together. Perfect to make in a large batch to have lunch for a week!
Cookie Dough Cheesecake Brownie Bars
A fudgy brownie base is topped with a cool, creamy cheesecake layer in what is one of the most decadent desserts on this blog. Eggless cookie dough balls scattered throughout the cheesecake layer add an extra level of sweetness, tying this hybrid dessert together.
Chocolate Sunbutter Overnight Oats (Vegan + Gluten Free)
Your standard oatmeal just got upstaged by this make-ahead breakfast that includes cocoa powder, sunflower seed butter, and chocolate chips - for breakfast! Make it the day (or 2... or 3...) before, so a delicious breakfast is waiting for you when you need it!
Cherry Chocolate Chip Cake
A traditional layered vanilla cake is flavored with maraschino cherry juice (which also gives it a nice pink color!) and accented by semisweet chocolate chips and diced maraschino cherries. A layer of vanilla icing ties the cake together, while a sprinkle of chocolate chips and whole cherries finishes it off. A Midwestern treat that is perfect for a celebration!
Cumin-Spiced Falafel (Dairy Free + Gluten Free)
All the taste and nutrition of your favorite street-cart or restaurant falafel, but at a fraction of the cost AND baked rather than fried! A hit of cumin and cayenne elevate the flavor profile of these falafel patties. Try them on top of a salad, wrapped in a pita, or just by themselves for a quick meal that you can make ahead and reheat in a pinch!
Sweet Potato, Spinach, and Sunflower Butter Curry (Vegan + Gluten Free)
Talk about a powerhouse of nutrients! Sweet potatoes, carrots, and spinach make up the bulk of this curry, which simmers in a sauce made of sunflower seed butter (but you could easily substitute peanut, almond, or whatever you have on hand). Healthy, quick, and perfect for a cold day!