Black Bean Banana Brownies

I got this recipe for nutrient-dense, gluten- and dairy-free chocolate brownies from one of my favorite creators on TikTok. She said the recipe needs sugar, but I disagree. Maybe it’s because I sweetened with honey, whereas she called for maple syrup? 2 eggs2 overripe bananas 1/2 c honey 3T coconut oil 1/2c almond meal four … Read more

Korean Vegetable Pancakes

I saw these on a TikTok but without any quantities. A little Google search later, I’ve got an awesome recipe. This amount makes 3 pancakes the size of my large stainless steel saute pan – which is enough for 4-6 servings, depending on what else you’re eating it with. Dry Ingredients: 1-1/2c flour 2t baking … Read more

Smoky Refried Bean Soup

This delicious and filling soup comes together super quick – and it’s great for using up whatever vegetables you have leftover at the end of the week. You’re basically making the base of the soup by thinning the beans with the broth and tomato juices; then you just add in whatever veggies and spices taste … Read more

Raisin Sauce for Ham

I always love fruit with meat – chicken salad with grapes, roast pork with applesauce, ham with raisin sauce. 1/2 c brown sugar 2 T cornstarch 1t dry ground mustard seeds 1c water 1T apple cider vinegar 1T fresh lemon juice (1/2 a lemon) 1/4t lemon zest1/2c raisins Combine the dry ingredients in a small … Read more

Mixed vegetables in oyster sauce

This is another great recipe I got off Woks of Life. It’s so delicious, it tasted good even though I started with pre-cooked leftover turkey meat – ie, meat that wasn’t velveted and a dish without any cooking bits from the chicken. This recipe basically comes down to the sauce – and what an amazing … Read more

Air Fryer Chicken Wings

After perusing TikTok, I decided to try 3 different varieties: Hot Wings Garlic Wings BBQ Wings But after making all these wings, it occurs to me that chicken wings are after all the least desirable part of the chicken. Not much meat and a whole lot of rubbery, fatty skin. To make the most of … Read more