Dessert Baked Sweet Potato

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Turn nutrient-rich sweet potatoes into a satisfyingly sweet dessert! Just bake and stuff with your favorite toppings. This particular dessert baked sweet potato is loaded with toasted coconut, coconut butter, cinnamon, almond butter, pecans and dark chocolate. Vegan, gluten-free and paleo-friendly.  Sweet potatoes are one of my absolute favorite vegetables and over the years I’ve found so many different ways to enjoy them — from sweet potato … [Read more...]

4-Ingredient Date Caramel Sauce

A quick and easy recipe for 4-ingredient date caramel sauce made from medjool dates. Perfect as a dip or topping for healthy treats. Vegan and gluten-free. Just popping in with a quick recipe for my homemade date caramel sauce today. This recipe has been in my post drafts since last year and for whatever reason I never got around to posting it. I feel awful because I made you live an whole year without sharing this gem. I’m truly sorry … [Read more...]

Chocolate Pecan Pumpkin Granola (VIDEO)

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This recipe for homemade pumpkin granola is loaded with nutty pecans and studded with mini chocolate chips for the perfect hint of chocolatey goodness. Vegan + gluten-free.  There’s really nothing better than making a big batch of  homemade pumpkin granola on a fall day. Not only does it make the house smell amazing, but it’s so awesome to have on hand for snacks throughout the week. Isaac is on the road a ton and we’ve found … [Read more...]

Mayan Harvest Bake

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A homemade version of Kashi’s Mayan Harvest Bake! This vegan + gluten-free casserole has layers of polenta and quinoa with roasted sweet potatoes, plantains, kale and black beans all in a rich ancho chili sauce.  Back when I first started my healthy eating journey I wasn’t as confident in the kitchen and I gravitated towards convenience foods like frozen meals and canned soups. I looked for healthier options and I had a few favorites … [Read more...]

Trail Mix Coconut Butter Cups

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Easy 4-ingredient trail mix coconut butter cups that are vegan, gluten-free and paleo-friendly. My love for trail mix runs deep. It’s been one of my fav snacks for ages and it’s the main reason I named my site “Eating Bird Food.” Hence the reason I have a ton of healthy trail mix recipes here on EBF. And if you’ve been following me on Instagram you’ll know that lately I’ve been having a moment with coconut butter. I posted my … [Read more...]

Butternut Squash Curry {vegan}

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Sweet and savory butternut squash curry brings together traditional Indian spices with iconic Thai red curry for an incredible fusion of flavors. Indian and Thai are two of my absolute favorite cuisines! As a vegetarian, I am always in search of flavorful ingredients and unique combinations of spices that can add a punch to otherwise... ©2017 Delicious Everyday. All content in this feed (including photographs and text) are copyrighted to … [Read more...]

Roasted Beetroot Napoleon {vegan}

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This roasted beetroot napoleon with walnut-chive cream is an elegant vegan appetizer packed with rich flavors. It looks fancy enough to impress your dinner guests, but they couldn’t be simpler to make!  I’m all about easy, yet impressive recipes. And it doesn’t get easier than this gorgeous roasted beetroot napoleon. Beetroot can be a divisive vegetable. For many, there are... ©2017 Delicious Everyday. All content in this feed … [Read more...]

5 Minute Vegan Lentil Salad

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This vegan lentil salad is a staple in our house. It truly comes together in just 5 minutes, making it one of the easiest dinner recipes in my repertoire!  Lentils are one of my favorite ingredients to cook with. They are incredibly versatile – making tasty lentil salads, bulking up meatless chili or vegetable soup, and... ©2017 Delicious Everyday. All content in this feed (including photographs and text) are copyrighted to Delicious … [Read more...]

German Chocolate Energy Bites with Pecans

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These German chocolate energy bites pack all the flavors you love from German chocolate cake into a wholesome, naturally sweetened snack! You’ll love the coconut, chocolate and pecan combo. Sponsored by the American Pecan Council.  I have a TON of nutritious energy bite/ball recipes here on EBF, but I realized recently that my collection was seriously lacking in the chocolate department. There are a few with chocolate chips, but none will … [Read more...]

Grilled BBQ Tempeh Skewers

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Bring on the BBQ tempeh skewers! You’ll love this plant-based grilling recipe where nutty tempeh is coated in homemade BBQ sauce and grilled to perfection with zucchini, summer squash and red onion.  I don’t know about you but I LIVE for summer food — big salads, fresh berries, mountains of zucchini and literally everything grilled. Have you tried grilled avocado yet? It’s soo good! Throughout the summer months (and into the fall) we grill … [Read more...]

Lemon Dill Potato Salad

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This healthy mayo-free lemon dill potato salad is fresh, full of flavour and perfect for those hot summer days! Light and refreshing, thanks to the citrus and herbs this is a potato salad you’ll make again and again. The last couple of weeks here in Brisbane have been hot, humid and horribly uncomfortable. And boy oh boy has our air conditioner gotten a workout! Salads are an obvious choice when hot weather strikes as the last thing you … [Read more...]

Paint Me Like One of Your French Girls: Art in Romance.

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Reader/Eater When I started narrowing down my choices for my list post of five sexy tortured artists in romance, I kept thinking about how there are all sorts of sexy themes in romance novels, firemen, navy seals, cops, billionaires, billionaire firemen, billionaire cops, billionaire navy seals, billionaire billionaires…There are also the taboo themes, stepbrother, stepfather, teacher, professor, OBGYN, priest, billionaire … [Read more...]

Tempeh Taco Salad Meal Prep Bowls

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Looking for an easy on-the-go option for lunch? These tempeh taco salad meal prep bowls are perfect! The combo of protein-packed tempeh taco meat, black beans and veggies makes for a delicious and satisfying plant-based meal. Plus they’re vegan and gluten-free. This tempeh taco salad recipe is a mash-up of two of my favorites — salads and meal prep bowls. Oh, and Mexican food, another fav of mine lately! The real star of this recipe is … [Read more...]

Chocolate Almond Crispy Bites

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These chocolate almond crispy bites are dangerously good and made with only 5 ingredients. Perfect for kids (and adults), plus they’re vegan and gluten-free.  The idea for this post started with a recipe my mother-in-law shared with me years ago. Making them a few weekends ago reminded me just how good they are and I decided to test out a new version of the recipe using a little less sweetener. This ended up being a longer process than … [Read more...]

Thai Butternut Soup

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It’s so hard to get soups like this right. I’ve tried zillions of soup recipes that call for exotic, aromatic ingredients, but end up bland and dull. It’s such a tease. Your mouth begins to salivate as you lean in to stir a fiery pot of ; what you hope tastes as good as it smells. And then you test it and nothing. No flavor. As if all the amazing ingredients canceled each other out and you’re left with soup as flavorful as mud. Boo. I wasn’t sure … [Read more...]

Thin Mint Protein Balls


These Thin Mint Protein Balls taste like the girl scout cookie we all love, but are packed with good for you ingredients like dates, cashews and chocolate protein powder. Vegan and gluten-free.  Minty things, even if they’re not green, totally work for St. Patrick’s Day, right? I think so, but if you’re not so convinced you can always make a green salad (I’ve got plenty of those for ya), a green detox smoothie or use … [Read more...]

A Healthy 3-Ingredient Breakfast You Can Make in the Microwave

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Need an energizing breakfast that will offer tons of protein? This sweet potato, tofu, and avocado breakfast bowl is full of flavor and offers almost 20 grams of filling, energizing protein. It's also a great source of fiber and healthy fats. This breakfast bowl tastes perfect on its own, but adding a little crunchy texture with some chopped salted cashews makes it even more delicious. Related:Lose Weight With These 50+ Protein-Packed Vegan … [Read more...]

Healthy Vanilla Cake Balls

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Have your cake and eat it too! These vanilla cake balls are moist, fluffy and taste like cake, but they’re made with healthy ingredients like chickpeas, protein powder and cashew butter. Vegan + gluten-free.  February is a month for celebrations over here. Isaac’s birthday is TODAY! My birthday/Valentine’s Day is next week. And my friend Christal of Nutritionist in the Kitch has a new cookbook coming out this month. Cue all the celebration … [Read more...]