vegetarian bean chilli

Vegetarian Bean Chili

As the weather starts to cool down, I crave all of the cozy recipes. Bean chili is the perfect, nutritious recipe to make this Fall. This Vegetarian Bean Chili is packed with vegetables and fiber. I recommend pairing it with corn bread.

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Chickpea Crunch Bars

Just because Halloween is over, doesn’t mean I’ve stopped making healthier Halloween treats. These Chickpea Crunch bars are my new jam. They are super easy to make and the taste reminds me so much of classic ‘Crunch’ candy bars. You only need 4 ingredients to make this recipe and the ingredients I used are gluten free and dairy free.

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Affordable Healthy Groceries

As I have previously mentioned, I experienced being on Food Stamps (SNAP) for 1 week for a project in my Community Nutrition class this past semester. To see my full one week food stamps experience, check out my post here. As a follow up to this experience, I wanted to be more mindful of more affordable food options and incorporate ‘budget-friendly recipes’ into my blog. I have since created a tab of budget recipes on my page. As a continuation, this post will discuss more affordable healthy groceries.

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Chickpea Cookie Dough

I have another pantry staple recipe for you this week, using chickpeas: Chickpea Cookie Dough. If you missed my post last week, I posted a variety of Pantry Staple Recipes using popular pantry staple items.

I’ve seen a lot of sweet chickpea recipes- anything from chickpea cookies to chickpea blondies. I decided to put my can of chickpeas to use and make a sweet dessert. This chickpea cookie dough is made with 6 simple ingredients and is gluten free and vegan. The best part is it can be made in 5 minutes or less!

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Sweet Potatoes, Black Beans, & Avocado

As I said in my recent post, My One Week Food Stamps Experience Project, I am adding budget-friendly recipes to my page. This Sweet Potatoes, Black Beans, & Avocado recipe is my second budget-friendly recipe. You can find all of my budget-friendly recipes here. This meal is balanced with protein, healthy fat, and fiber. It is both nutrient-dense and satiating. I personally love this recipe because it’s super easy to make and tastes delicious!

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