Low-Fat Coconut Rice Bowls [Vegan] [Gluten Free]

Coconut rice is such a delicious flavor but often times this unique flavor is achieved by adding that lovely but LDL raising coconut oil. In our household we have been working on recipes that eliminate any added fats that are not absolutely necessary from a culinary or taste standpoint. I am happy to report this… Continue reading Low-Fat Coconut Rice Bowls [Vegan] [Gluten Free]

Lemon Lovers Quick Grain Bowl [Vegan] [Gluten Free]

Fonio is a delicious small grain that is part of the millet family of grasses and is grown mainly in West Africa and Guinea. It is a lower glycemic index grain (GI is in the 60s compared to white rice in the 80s) and is rich in other nutrients, making it a great gluten-free option.… Continue reading Lemon Lovers Quick Grain Bowl [Vegan] [Gluten Free]

Morning Rice “Pudding” Bake

Our alternative to those delicious, but not celiac friendly, homemade oat bar recipes! As a single mom who has to rush from place to place each day, I am always on the lookout for a recipe that tastes great, offers me portability in a meal (quick post-drop-off river walk anyone!?), and is providing me with… Continue reading Morning Rice “Pudding” Bake

Quickwich! Try this HLT (Hummus, Lettuce, Tomato) sandwich (vegan) (gluten free)

Most work days I rely on quick made wraps and sandwiches to get me through the middle of my day. Sandwiches are a great way to get creative and you can individualize them for each family member which is ideal for those of us with toddlers. Just remember, your little one may still want what’s… Continue reading Quickwich! Try this HLT (Hummus, Lettuce, Tomato) sandwich (vegan) (gluten free)

Warm Quinoa Salad

Quinoa is a wonderful Earthy tasting small round grain that is higher in protein than many other grains and is really easy to prepare. It takes on the flavor of almost anything you cook it with and can be used in breakfast, lunch or dinner recipes. Today I made a delicious and delightfully warm cucumber… Continue reading Warm Quinoa Salad