Blueberry Pancake Ice Cream 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, how about some delicious homemade ice cream to go along with those pancakes? Check out the recipe below!

 

Blueberry pancakes with butter and maple syrup are typically enjoyed at breakfast, but this rich and creamy ice cream is the perfect dessert. While you won’t be able to enjoy it on the same day, a homemade ice cream is worth the wait! Feel free to make extra blueberry compote to use as a topping. Continue reading

Peach Tart Recipe

Plant Based Cooking Made Easy is the must-have 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. Try out this recipe for the perfect summer dessert featured in the book below.

 

Peaches are at their sweetest when they are picked ripe, and they are a hard fruit to ship because they bruise easily, so peach season here in the south is a special time. I originally created this recipe during peach season and though it does make for the most scrumptious tarts, I have also made this recipe with frozen sliced peaches and it still tastes divine. The peaches are so sweet there is no need for added sugar and when you spread them in the pan in a radial pattern it makes for the most beautiful dessert presentation. Continue reading

Mushroom Tacos Recipe

Plant Based Cooking Made Easy is the must-have 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!

 

Tacos are another one of those childhood foods that are always welcome on the dinner table. This is my take on tacos using mushrooms (yay more mushrooms!) as the meat replacement flavored with Mexican style mole sauce. Tacos really lend themselves to adding anything and everything as toppings so chop up some of your favorite veggies and dig in! Continue reading

Beefless Kabobs with Sweet Chili Hummus Recipe

Hummus is a super food in that it’s so versatile that it can often be used as a healthier alternative to dairy like eggs and cheese. The Complete Hummus Cookbook by Catherine Gill features over 200 delicious, vegan-friendly recipes for you to try including the one below which is the perfect recipe as the weather gets warmer. Fire up that grill!

 

The flavors in these kabobs, combined with the mouthwatering hummus dipping sauce, is just out of this world! These are now my go-to for cookouts. Guests love having something that they can eat with their hands at a gathering that is not messy. I find it really suits outdoor-style parties for this reason. Double or triple the recipe if you are expecting a bigger crowd, and you may want to keep a set of skewers on hand in your cupboard, too! Continue reading

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