Chocolate Recovery Bomb

Best Smoothie

September is smoothie month! Well… according to us it is. Vega is doing a Best Smoothie contest this month. Since Kara is a proud Vega Ambassador we figured we’d post our own Vega made smoothie.

The key to making this smoothie is the homemade almond milk. The flavor in the milk is amazing and the texture is nice and thick. Try this post workout, or swap out the Vega Sport protein for the Vega…

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Pancakes

There are few things in life better then pancakes… So make these and your life will be better.*

*probably

Ingredients

  • 2 cups quick oats
  • 2/3 C. flour
  • 2 T. sugar
  • 2 T. ground flax seed
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 C. almond milk with 2 T. white vinegar (mixed and set aside)
  • 1 T. Lemon juice
  • 2 T. Coconut oil
  • Vegan chocolate chips

Instructions
Stir the dry…

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Chickpea Panko Patties

Chickpea Patties

We love burgers of all kinds. The panko crumbs on this one add a tremendous dimension. We’re certain you’ll love this.

For the patties:

  • 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 small bunch scallions, chopped
  • 2/3 cup Bread crumbs (I used whole grain Ezekiel bread, toasted)
  • 1/3 cup raw cashews
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic, mincedPatties
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger
  • Coarse salt and…

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Pizza Flavored Quinoa with Cashew Mozzarella

Pizza Flavored Quinoa with Cashew Mozzarella

Quinoa

It should be noted – shaping this wonderful quinoa dinner into the shape of a pizza slice is purely optional.

With that said… This is a real fun dish. If you’ve had quinoa before you know it takes on the whatever flavors you add to it. So why not make it a pizza flavor! Theres a lot of short cuts you can use for this dish should you cheese. Instead of using tomato sauce and pizza seasonings, you…

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Yellow Squash & Black Bean Double Decker Tacos

Yellow Squash & Black Bean Double Decker Tacos

Tacos

  • 1/2 a can of black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 can refried black beans (I used Amy’s organic)
  • 1 small-medium summer squash, diced
  • 1/2 medium white onion, diced
  • 1-2 Tbsp fresh cilantro
  • 4 cups fresh spinach, washed and dried
  • 1 large fresh tomato, diced
  • Hard Corn tortillas
  • Soft Flour tortillas
  • Dash of cayenne pepper
  • Pinch of cumin
  • Dash of chili powder
  • 1 Tsp coconut oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Sals…

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