Chocolate Chip Banana Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes: #215 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

It’s a mouthful of words and a mouthful of wonderful taste sensations. We made these pancakes one weekend for a celebration we were having, and everyone wanted more. You can’t really go wrong with chocolate, banana, peanut butter, and oatmeal. And they’re dairy-free! Thanks to Dana and John for inspiration. This is part of our 1,000Continue reading “Chocolate Chip Banana Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes: #215 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Megan’s Graduation Pasta: #213 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

Megan graduated from middle school this month – congrats to all the graduates everywhere who had the quarantine graduation experience! Her special request to celebrate at home was this pasta dish – a medley of pasta, garlicky tomato sauce, beans, chick peas, pepperoni, peas, basil, and plant-based parmesan. So delicious – I’m glad she requestedContinue reading “Megan’s Graduation Pasta: #213 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Black Forest Apricot Cupcakes (Very Fudgy!): #212 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

The normal chocolate-cherry combination typical of German black forest cake isn’t my favorite flavor medley, but with apricots and the extreme fudginess of this recipe, I could eat these cupcakes all day long! It’s a modification of our chocolate zucchini cake recipe, only fudgier. Hope you enjoy this decadent and healthy plant-based treat. 🙂 ThisContinue reading “Black Forest Apricot Cupcakes (Very Fudgy!): #212 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Paqa’s Scottish Scones: #211 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

My mom used to make these for breakfast on weekends, but you could whip a batch up for a British tea time too. They’re delicate little scones that you break in half and load up with berries and whipped cream. Definitely best eaten when they’re warm. Each bite is like a dream. This is partContinue reading “Paqa’s Scottish Scones: #211 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Plant-Based Cinnamon Rolls: #210 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

These warm, gooey cinnamon rolls disappeared very quickly at our house. Even better that they’re plant-based without dairy or eggs to cause our bodies and our planet suffering. Hope you enjoy them! Thanks to Dana and John for inspiration. This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments to create sustainable meals for our family and hopefully yours.Continue reading “Plant-Based Cinnamon Rolls: #210 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

5-Minute Oven S’mores: #208 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

Graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate, all melted together over a campfire. It’s a classic Girl Scout recipe, but you don’t need to be camping to enjoy the gooey and crunchy sweetness. Here’s how to make them under a low broil in your own kitchen oven. Yay! This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments to create sustainableContinue reading “5-Minute Oven S’mores: #208 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

9 Quick Meals When You Don’t Have Time to Cook

“But I’m hungry NOW!” Whether this is a child in your house or a voice in your own head, sometimes we just look up and realize time has flown by and we don’t have food ready for anyone. Fear not, the meals below can all be prepared in 5-30 minutes, so you can be preparedContinue reading “9 Quick Meals When You Don’t Have Time to Cook”

Moist Carrot Cake (Dairy-Free): #196 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

We had a bunch of extra carrots in our farm box and decided to turn them into a cake. If you like carrot cake, this one is moist and dairy-free! It also pairs nicely with the cream cheese frosting recipe from our chocolate zucchini bundt cake post. This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments to createContinue reading “Moist Carrot Cake (Dairy-Free): #196 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

9 Even-better-the-next-day Recipes With Lots of Yummy Leftovers

“Hooray, it’s leftover day!!” Not a refrain I’d expect to hear very often. It conjures up images of microwaving sad containers of frozen mystery meals from who knows when. But with the recipes below, there are always smiling mouths happy to re-eat what we enjoyed the night before. Cooking once and eating twice also savesContinue reading “9 Even-better-the-next-day Recipes With Lots of Yummy Leftovers”

Pina Colada Smoothies: #194 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

Here are some kid-friendly pineapple-coconut-strawberry smoothies guaranteed to put a smile in your day. Adults can always add some rum to make it more like the real thing if you like. It’s just like a day at the beach. Well, almost. Aloha! This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments to create sustainable meals for our familyContinue reading “Pina Colada Smoothies: #194 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”