Sunshine & Sustainable Living

Tag: Dairy Free

Chocolate Avocado Overnight Oats

Chocolate Avocado Overnight Oats

Do any of you have a special Friday ritual—a “treat yo self” (Parks & Rec anyone?) that you partake in on a weekly basis? Well, mine is chocolate overnight oats in the morning—and not just any chocolate overnight oats—these are extra special. I look forward […]

Simple Salmon Patties

Simple Salmon Patties

Sometimes Mark and I indulge with our weeknight dinners—and these salmon patties were no exception. After making these patties, I was amazed how quickly they came together and how flavorful they were. If you’re into seafood you’ll love these, and if you’re not, you probably […]

The Big Italian Salad

The Big Italian Salad

I love a big salad—one loaded with all of the things. After a busy weekend, I was craving a bowl full of fresh, real, and satisfying food. This salad was just that. It really did fill me up and give me energy to continue on […]

Dirty-Chai Pancakes with Blueberry-Pomegranate Compote

Dirty-Chai Pancakes with Blueberry-Pomegranate Compote

I made these pancakes this morning in an attempt to expand my gluten-free pancake skills, and was so blown away by how delicious they were that I had to share asap. These pancakes have incredible flavor- like a mixture of spiced chai lattes and Christmas […]

Chocolate – Zucchini Porridge

Chocolate – Zucchini Porridge

On cold winter mornings, I crave big bowls of steamy porridge (which, for me, means a variety of grain bowls, including the common oats). This particular recipe was created one morning when I had planned on making chocolate zucchini bread… and realized I was out […]

Blender Banana Pancakes

Blender Banana Pancakes

Banana pancakes were a Saturday morning ritual when I was in college. Mark came to visit most Saturdays and we indulged in pancakes together before adventuring off to whatever activities we had planned for the day. These banana pancakes are quick and easy to make—perfect […]

Sweet Potato-Almond Butter Smoothie

Sweet Potato-Almond Butter Smoothie

Sweet Potato-Almond Butter Smoothie   Save Print Sweet potatoes got me through college. No joke. It was not uncommon for me to throw a whole raw, huge, sweet potato in my backpack before class for a quick microwave-magic lunch. This also happened 5 days a […]

Blueberry-Cardamom Smoothie

Blueberry-Cardamom Smoothie

Blueberry-Cardamom Smoothie   Save Print Cardamom is one of my favorite flavors. It has never ceased to amaze me with its unique flavor and variety of dishes it can be found in. From sweet to savory, cardamom is basically a “spice of all meals”. ​The […]