Pumpkin Peanut Butter Reese’s Cups

DROP EVERYTHING YOU’RE DOING AND MAKE THESE ASAP! These are PUMPKIN PEANUT BUTTER CUPS and they…are…life changing 🤤

(also special shout-out to MeresGoodEats for the recipe/inspiration for these) 🎃


Ingredients:

1 cup Enjoy Life dark chocolate chips
1 tsp coconut oil
3 tbsp pumpkin purée
3 tbsp Jif natural peanut butter
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp cinnamon

Recipe:

1. In a bowl, mix peanut butter, pumpkin purée, pumpkin pie spice and cinnamon. Set mixture aside
2. In another bowl, add chocolate chips and coconut oil
3. Melt chocolate in microwave. Microwave in 30 second intervals, mixing between intervals
4. In muffin tin place cupcake/muffin lines. Spray lightly with cooking oil (I used Pam)
5. Cover bottom of liner with thin layer of chocolate
6. Add layer of peanut butter/pumpkin mixture
7. Top with chocolate. Make sure peanut butter/pumpkin is not visible
8. Place in freezer until solid
9. Remove from freezer and enjoy! These need to be stored in the fridge or freezer.

Pita Pizza

Well, I have covid right now so I can’t exactly taste. 😞 I’m passing the time by reminiscing on delicious meals of the past. Starting with this AMAZING naan pizza from last week 🍕


Ingredients:

1 slice garlic naan bread
Tomato sauce
Sprinkle mozzarella cheese
Cherry tomatoes
Fresh basil

Garlic and Honey Marinated Shrimp


I cannot explain how much happiness this meal brought me. I was watching @haleypham the other day and she tried to make marinated shrimp. Spoiler…it didn’t turn out well, so I knew I NEEDED to give it a try🍤


Ingredients:

16 oz. bag shrimp
2 tbsp honey
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp garlic salt
1 tsp paprika
Brown rice w/ spinach
Chopped cherry tomatoes
Green onion

Recipe:

1. Devein and peel shrimp
2. Mix honey, soy sauce, olive oil, garlic salt and paprika in large ziplock bag
3. Add shrimp to bag. Marinate in fridge for 1+ hours
4. Sauté shrimp on stovetop and enjoy!
5. I chose to serve my shrimp over brown rice, spinach, and cherry tomatoes

Vegan Mediterranean Bowl

Can we have a moment for my moms vegan cooking? 😍 My mom recently decided to start eating more plant based and she is doing SO GOOD! 👏🏼 These vegan Mediterranean bowls are so easy and seriously…the perfect meal ♥️


Ingredients:

1/2 cup brown rice
Baked veggies (broccoli, sweet potato, & zucchini)
Diced tomato
Diced avocado
Kalamata olives
Topped with a drizzle of homemade garlic hummus)

Banana Oat Pancakes


BANANA, OAT, PANCAKES. Need I say more? 100% inspired by Linda Sun most recent video with Abbeys Kitchen 🥞

Video Linked Here


Ingredients:

1 banana
1 egg
1/4 cup oats
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp cinnamon
(topping): 1 tbsp coconut oil
(topping): 1/4 cup mixed berries
(topping): maple syrup
(topping): 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds

Recipe:

1. Blend banana, egg, oats, cinnamon and vanilla together
2. Pour onto hot pan in pancake shapes
3. Flip, when small bubbles form, and remove from heat
4. Once pancakes are done, put coconut oil in pan with mixed berries
5. Sauté until berries are soft
6. Top pancakes with berries and drizzle your favorite topping. I chose maple syrup!
7. Bonus points if you add seeds or nuts for added protein/healthy fats ♥️

Choosing Balance Pasta Salad


Pasta salad anyone? 🥗 THANK YOU again to @choosing_balance for the incredible recipe inspiration 😍


Ingredients:

1 12 oz box pasta
1 avocado diced
1 cup fresh mozzarella balls
1/3 cup sliced cherry tomatoes
1/3 cup sliced cucumber
1/4 cup red onion
1/4 cup lite Italian dressing
Salt and pepper to taste

Mixed Berries

My wonderful boyfriend spilled his coffee in the fridge and soaked all of our berries in coffee 😅 (if you saw my tik tok you know) ANYWAYS, I decided to rinse all the berries together and make a big fruit/berry salad and I am not upset about it 🍓


Greek Chickpea Buddha Bowls

I have been making an effort to eat less and less meat these past few months. One of my FAVORITE vegetarian meals EVER is chickpea Greek Buddha bowls 🥗


Ingredients:

Air fried chick peas (tossed in lemon pepper seasoning)
Wild rice
Shredded spinach
Black beans
Corn
Chopped cherry tomatoes
Diced red onion
Feta cheese
Lemon juice
Hummus
Cilantro

Double Chocolate Banana Muffins


Dear @grubsbygabs THANK YOU 🍫 This recipe, 10/10. These double chocolate banana muffins are seriously so fluffy and delicious. 🍌 This batch of 8 muffins may or may not already be gone 😂

💥 note, recipe altered slightly to fit my pantry. for original recipe, head to @grubsbygabs page 💥


Ingredients:

1 cup mashed bananas
2 eggs
1/2 cup peanut butter (I used @jifbrand natural)
2 tbsp honey
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp almond flour
2 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 cup dark chocolate chips

Recipe:

1. Preheat oven to 350 F
2. Mash banana in large bowl
3. Mix all ingredients together. Fold in chocolate chips.
4. Grease muffin tin
5. Fill muffin tins about 3/4 to the top
6. Bake at 350 F for 20 ish minutes or until fully cooked (clean toothpick poke)
7. Let cool and enjoy ♥️

Ricotta Toast

EVERYONE KNOWS ricotta toast is trending right now. 🍞 I have seen all sorts of combinations, but none quite like this. I found this combo while browsing The Crooked Carrot’s website and have not turned back! 🥕 TRUST ME…this is a must try


Ingredients:

1 slice whole grain toast
1 schmear ricotta cheese
Lemon zest
Shredded basil
Red pepper flakes
Drizzle of honey

Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

VEGAN CINNAMON ROLLS (thank you Choosing Balance for the recipe) 🥰 I was expecting these to be good, but I wasn’t expecting these to be AMAZING. 😂 I am trying to resist eating this entire batch..right now 🔥


Ingredients (dough):

1 1/4 cup Bake Good Food almond flour
1 cup Chobani vanilla Greek yogurt (use Siggis or another vegan brand to keep these vegan)
2 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp apple cider vinegar

Ingredients (filling):

1/4 cup coconut sugar
1 tbsp cinnamon

Recipe:

1. In a large bowl, mix almond flour, yogurt, maple syrup, baking powder and apple cider vinegar
2. Place dough in fridge to cool (20-30 minutes)
3. Knead dough and roll out into rectangle
4. In a small bowl, mix coconut sugar and cinnamon together
5. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar mixture all over the rectangle of dough
6. Roll dough into a log like shape
7. Slice into 6-7 cinnamon rolls
8. Place on greased baking dish
9. Bake at 350 F for 20 minutes
10. Let cool. Optional: add cream cheese frosting and ENJOY!

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

You need to RUN not walk, to bake these oatmeal peanut butter cookies, I am so addicted 🥜


Ingredients:

1 cup Bake Good almond flour
1 cup oats
3/4 cup coconut sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 eggs

Recipe:

1. Preheat oven to350 F
2. Mix all ingredients in large bowl
3. Form into 1 inch balls and place on greased baking sheet
4. Bake at 350 F for 12 minutes or until golden brown
5. Allow to cool and ENJOY! 😊