Protein-Packed Pasta Salad

Pasta salad was one of my favorite side dishes to have around the holidays when I was younger. The only thing about it is that pasta salad doesn't have a whole lot of protein...until now! I was actually really surprised at how well this recipe turned out. I used Banza Chickpea Pasta.  It has a lot more … Continue reading Protein-Packed Pasta Salad

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Blender Black Bean Burgers

I'm in a food literacy class this semester, and one of my assignments was to create a meatless recipe using something from the farmers market, and thus these Blender Black Bean Burgers were born! I bought some fresh tomatoes and a white onion at my college's farmers market and whipped these bad boys up for … Continue reading Blender Black Bean Burgers

Pumpkin Spice Granola

It's October 1st which means fall is officially here! I've been seeing people make pumpkin spice anything and everything for about a month now, so I thought I would jump on the train and make Pumpkin Spice Granola! I was pleasantly surprised how GREAT the texture of this granola came out! It's super crunchy, which … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Granola

Banaoffee Protein Smoothie

I know what you're thinking: "What in the heck is banaoffee??" Well I guess I'll tell you. It's banana and coffee put together in one word. Shocker, right?? I know. I'm just THAT clever. jk. lol. Anyway, back to this Banaoffee Smoothie, which by the way, is freaking delicious, AND it's packed with a shiz … Continue reading Banaoffee Protein Smoothie

Cocoa-Nut Granola

I absolutely love granola. I love how versatile and delicious it is. What I don't like about it? Most of the granola's that you can buy at the grocery store are loaded with tons of sugar, artificial vitamins, and filled with cheap, filler grains (like puffed rice), and they're expensive! I wanted to make my … Continue reading Cocoa-Nut Granola