Spinach Pancakes Recipe

The pancake is the classic comfort food! Just imagining a short-stack of flapjacks drizzled with maple syrup will bring a smile to anybody’s face. But did you know that pancakes can be so much more? Pancakes Make People Happy features over 75 unique pancake recipes that are as easy to prepare as they are to love. For example, did you know you can make pancakes with spinach? Check out the recipe below!

 

This was our take on a spinach salad, but obviously in pancake form. The pancakes take away any aversions one might have to spinach, such as texture or bitterness, and offer an incredibly easy way to add some greens to your diet. Really, these pancakes are GREEN. Continue reading

White Cheddar Zucchini Cakes Recipe

The pancake is the classic comfort food! Just imagining a short-stack of flapjacks drizzled with maple syrup will bring a smile to anybody’s face. But did you know that pancakes can be so much more? Pancakes Make People Happy features over 75 unique pancake recipes that are as easy to prepare as they are to love. Try out the recipe below with a savory spin.

 

These savory pancakes are incredibly versatile. They can be made tiny to pass as hors d’oeuvres at a party, small for a tapas plate, or larger for a main course. It’s a bit of a chore to grate the zucchini and then squeeze the excess water out of it—but pain though it may be, it is oh-so-important to success! Continue reading

Chipotle Chickpea Salad Recipe

The food we eat is what powers our bodies—the better we eat, the better we look, feel and perform. Yet less than five percent of Americans are getting the recommended amount of fiber per day—a vital nutrient that can do many things from regulating blood sugar to lowering cholesterol to creating a healthy gut.

The Fiber Effect by Nichole Dandrea-Russert, MS, RDN provides everything you need to learn about the vital role fiber plays in your body and your guide to meeting your daily fiber needs and so much more. The Fiber Effect also includes easy meal plans and recipes to get you started. Check out one recipe below. Continue reading

Banana Beet Nice Cream Recipe

The ice-cream alternative that will wow your taste buds … Beautifully coloured with the alkalizing goodness of beetroot and flavoured with sweet banana, which has mildly alkalizing properties thanks to the high level of potassium present. This recipe is lovely on its own or scoop it onto Oat Crepes or Banana Flour Pancakes for an amazing healthy dessert (or breakfast!). Continue reading

Papaya Sunrise Porridge Recipe

Soothe your skin and digestive tract and make your heart happy with the goodness of oats and papaya. Note that hemp seeds and chia seeds contain salicylates and amines, so they are optional. See Variation (below) for a gluten-free quinoa porridge recipe. Toppings: pear is the low amine/histamine option and all the mentioned fruits are low in salicylates. Continue reading

Black Bean Burgers Recipe

The food we eat is what powers our bodies—the better we eat, the better we look, feel and perform. Yet less than five percent of Americans are getting the recommended amount of fiber per day—a vital nutrient that can do many things from regulating blood sugar to lowering cholesterol to creating a healthy gut.

The Fiber Effect by Nichole Dandrea-Russert, MS, RDN provides everything you need to learn about the vital role fiber plays in your body and your guide to meeting your daily fiber needs and so much more. The Fiber Effect also includes easy meal plans and recipes to get you started. Check out one recipe below. Continue reading

Pink Heart Beet Pancakes Recipe

The pancake is the classic comfort food! Just imagining a short-stack of flapjacks drizzled with maple syrup will bring a smile to anybody’s face. But did you know that pancakes can be so much more? Pancakes Make People Happy features over 75 unique pancake recipes that are as easy to prepare as they are to love. Check out one recipe below perfect for Valentine’s Day.

 

This can be a very romantic recipe for Valentine’s day, especially if you make them heart shaped. We used a heart mold with handle attachment for lifting off the griddle once the pancake is poured. It’s a bit tricky but be sure and non-stick spray the mold before each use. Continue reading

Broccoli & Mushroom Stir Fry Recipe

Plant Based Cooking Made Easy is the exciting new cookbook from Jill and Jeffrey Dalton, the creators and host of The Whole Food Plant Based Cooking Show on YouTube. Plant Based Cooking Made Easy features over 100 life-saving, whole food plant-based recipes that are gluten-free, refined sugar & oil free, low in sodium, and full of scrumptious flavors. Enjoy a recipe featured in the book below!

 

This quick stir fry is my go-to meal when I just do not know what to make and don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. I whip this up in 15 minutes and throw in whatever vegetables I have in the fridge to fill out the dish. You can serve it over brown or black rice or, if you don’t want to wait around for rice to cook, just serve by itself since it is really just a big pan of tasty cooked vegetables. Continue reading