While we are at home quarantined, many of us may find that we are cooking much more than usual. Many people have been stocking up on pantry staples at the grocery store. I wanted to share some healthy recipes that you can make that feature popular pantry staple items. This list includes breakfast, main dishes, snacks, and dessert recipes. It also includes a variety of gluten free, dairy free, and vegan options. All recipes are made with real food ingredients and easy to make!
I have also made a Healthy Pantry Staple Recipes Pinterest board that you can check out for the most updated pantry staple recipes.
I’m not gonna lie, I had seen Black Bean Brownies before and was a bit skeptical about how they’d taste. Since it’s quarantine time due to COVID-19 in NYC and I have some extra cans of black beans, I decided to give it a try. I was honestly so surprised how easy it was to… Continue reading →
As I said in a recent blog post, I am adding budget-friendly recipes to be blog coming out of my Food Stamps Experience Project for school. This is my second budget-friendly recipe and it is for main dish.
I love veggie burgers. They are so delicious and versatile. You can eat them on a bun with some sweet potato fries or throw them into a salad bowl. However, many of the veggie burgers sold at the grocery store are highly processed. I love making these Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers because they are… Continue reading →
This past weekend I watched the marathon in NYC. I ran the NYC marathon the previous year, so going to watch it this year was definitely nostalgic for me. It was such a great experience! I carbo loaded to go watch the marathon (kidding) with this Loaded Sweet Potato! But in all seriousness, I did… Continue reading →
This may be the easiest recipe I have ever made! It doesn’t involve many ingredients, only took me about 20 minutes to make, and is naturally delicious. This recipe is gluten-free and vegan. It makes about 10 falafel. I topped the falafel over a salad bowl with tahini sauce. You could also throw them in… Continue reading →
I have been making these lentil “meatballs” for years and it is hands down one of my favorite recipes! These “meatballs” are a plant-based take on Italian meatballs and they make the perfect healthy, comfort food. I like topping the lentil “meatballs” over spaghetti squash or zucchini zoodles with nutritional yeast. This recipe is rich… Continue reading →
This lentil bolognese makes the perfect healthy comfort food! I love serving it over spaghetti squash for a delicious, and veggie-packed meal. I’m definitely on a kick with all of the fall seasonal foods, but I’m especially loving spaghetti squash right now. Spaghetti squash is so easy to make and I love using it as… Continue reading →
Fun Fact: when I was younger oatmeal raisin were my favorite type of cookies, but none of the other kids ever liked them because they were “healthy” cookies. The other day, out of curiosity, I looked up oatmeal raisin recipes and realized there is nothing healthy about them! So I decided to make my own… Continue reading →
Fueling for my long run with this bowl of banana cacao oats this morning. There is something so satisfying about a bowl of oatmeal for breakfast. It is so cozy and satisfying and the warm meal gets me ready for the day. This Banana & Chocolate Oatmeal bowl is a chocolate twist on your favorite… Continue reading →
This warm bowl of Banana Cinnamon Oatmeal makes the perfect cozy breakfast. To make this simple recipe, all you need are oats, banana, sliced almonds, flaxseed or chia seed, cinnamon, and honey. This nutritious breakfast can be made in less than five minutes! Go ahead and give it a try. This recipe is gluten free,… Continue reading →
Caramelized apples are one of my favorite healthy treats. By caramelized apples, I mean apple slices that are sautéed in cinnamon and coconut oil. They get so fragrant and taste incredible! Apple Cinnamon is one of my all time favorite combos. I wanted to make a healthy apple cinnamon flavored breakfast recipe and came up… Continue reading →
Fact: you do not need pancake batter to make your own pancakes. I have been making my own pancake batter a lot lately and have been seriously loving it. I love making pancakes with ingredients that I already have in my pantry. These Banana Oatmeal Pancakes are nutritious, rich in fiber, and taste delicious!
Chocolate Chip Tahini Clusters on deck for dessert tonight! I’m ALWAYS craving something sweet after dinner and fruit just doesn’t just it – I always want chocolate. These Chocolate Chip Tahini clusters are the perfect amount of sweet to satisfy a sweet craving AND they are made with (only 4) real food ingredients.
Nut Butters and Nut Flours
I have recently started making my own almond milk. When you make almond milk, the pulp from the almonds is leftover in the process. I have been experimenting with different ways to use the leftover almond pulp in order to reduce food waste. To be honest, it took me a few tries to figure out… Continue reading →
Have some overripe bananas? Use them to make this Banana Bread recipe! I absolutely love this banana bread because it tastes delicious and is gluten free, dairy free, and contains no added sugar. This recipe is naturally sweetened by fruit! I love having this banana bread for breakfast, as a snack, or as a sweet… Continue reading →