Posts in Vegetarian
The BEST Instant Pot Pinto Beans (+ slow cooker instructions)

Beans are a wonderfully easy dish that can really help real food budget to stretch or are perfect to prepare when feeding a crowd. With just a handful of simple ingredients and years and years of making this recipe to rave reviews of my family and friends, I feel confident in saying that these are The BEST Instant Pot Pinto Beans under the sun. Super simple to make in your handy dandy Instant Pot (or slow cooker), these beautiful beans are sure to become a dinner staple in your house too.

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Easy Peasy Veggie-Loaded Applesauce

Carrots, butternut squash and apples…oh my! Applesauce is a classic childhood treat and a super simple recipe to whip up in your kitchen. However, I took applesauce to the next level but loading it up with naturally sweet, nutrient dense and delicious veggies! Deliciously kid-approved, full of warm fall flavors and easy peasy, Easy Peasy Veggie-Loaded Applesauce is going to change the snacking game in your house.

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Nut-Free Paleo Chocolate Butternut Squash Muffins

Healthy enough for a muffin. Chocolatey enough to be a cupcake. Nut-Free Paleo Chocolate Butternut Squash Muffins are a delicious little way to serve up something sweet that also fuels your body on nothing but the good stuff!

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Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Basil Soup {Whole30, Paleo}

Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Basil Soup is going to give you the warm fuzzies all over! Full of that classic flavor we all grew up on (and probably dunked a grilled cheese or two in), this dairy-free, Paleo, Whole30 complaint soup is made with ease in your Instant Pot in  a matter of minutes and puts the processed canned stuff of our youth to shame.

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Veggie-Loaded Smashed Chickpea Salad

A vegetarian-twist on a tuna salad and loaded with plant goodness, Veggie-Loaded Smashed Chickpea Salad is a protein-packed lunch staple that is easy pease to make and delicious to enjoy.

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Instant Pot Morning Glory Oatmeal {dairy-free}

Crank up your morning oatmeal a few notches by making it Morning Glory style! Naturally sweetened, full of real food ingredients that will fuel you on and even a dose of veggie goodness when your day with this recipe! Made with ease in your Instant Pot, this the perfect breakfast for those busy back-to-school mornings!

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Chocolate Almond Butter Fat Cups

Chocolate Almond Butter Fat Cups are something I have kicking around my fridge at all times. One little cup is all I need to zap the strongest of craving. And the best part is, I am satisfying that sweet tooth calling with healthy fats and protein mixed with natural sweeteners and amazingly healthy cacao powder. A treat that actually serves my body instead of weighing me down.


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Green Smoothie Nice Cream {dairy-free, Paleo, vegan}

Ice cream just got a healthy little makeover in the form of Green Smoothie Nice Cream! All the frozen fun of traditional ice cream but made with just 3 amazing real food ingredients (spoiler alter: one of them is a veggie!), this healthy dessert is DELICIOUS, full of plant goodness and it comes together in a matter of minutes in you blender or food processor! Plus, it is Paleo friendly, dairy-free, vegan and just stinking yummy!

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Instant Pot Cuban Black Beans

Beans have always been one of my simple go-to real food meal staples! Easy on the budget and cooked from dry in a relatively short amount of time with the help of a handy dandy pressure cooker, this recipe for Instant Pot Cuban Black Beans is full of flavor and real food goodness that will make real food realistic on so many levels.

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Sweet Potato Quinoa Tots {gluten free, egg-free, dairy-free}

A healthy twist on a nostalgic comfort food many of us grew up on, Sweet Potato Quinoa Tots are a delicious finger food to add to your life! Loaded with vitamin A, vitamin C, manganese and fiber from the sweet potato and chocked full of protein, iron and manganese from the quinoa, these beauties are also egg-free, gluten free, dairy-free, nut-free and perfect for hungry little hands!

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