A Li'l Bit of Spice

A Li'l Bit of Spice26 recipes

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Lemon Chickpea Orzo Skillet

Lemon Chickpea Orzo Skillet

An effortless one skillet vegan recipe filled with sun-dried tomatoes, artichokes, chickpeas, spinach, grilled lemon slices, and of course orzo!  Simple, healthy ingredients that come together quickly for a perfect weeknight meal, this Lemon Chickpea Orzo Skillet is a dish that everyone can enjoy! 

Rainbow Farro Salad

Rainbow Farro Salad

A healthy vegan rainbow salad filled with red cabbage, roasted veggies, herbs, feta cheese, chickpeas, and farro.  

Mango Coconut Chia Pudding

Mango Coconut Chia Pudding

Thick and creamy chia pudding layered with shredded coconut, mango chunks, and roasted pistachios.  The fresh tropical flavors for a healthy breakfast will become your favorite way to start the day! Mango has been on my mind lately as I’ve been seeing in the grocery stores and at our local corner farm stands.  Adding them… Continue reading →

Sweet Potato, Black Bean, and Brown Rice Skillet

Sweet Potato, Black Bean, and Brown Rice Skillet

This easy, one pan meal is a hearty and healthy vegetarian meal the whole family can enjoy.  Made with simple ingredients, this Sweet Potato, Black Bean, and Brown Rice Skillet is colorful, tasty, and satisfying.

Almond Butter Muffins

Almond Butter Muffins

These healthy almond butter muffins are the perfect tasty treat.  They are perfect to add in the lunchbox for a snack or dessert, or even to eat for breakfast. Making muffins for breakfast or taking it for school pick up snack is the best.  They are easy to transport, I know the girls will eat… Continue reading →

Creamy White Bean Soup with Spinach

Creamy White Bean Soup with Spinach

This Creamy Vegan White Bean Soup is a healthy one-pot soup that will fill you up, give you energy, and is full of flavor! The white beans are the core of this soup because they are naturally creamy and help give substance to this recipe.  I recently learned a great trick to make a soup… Continue reading →

Blistered Shishito Peppers

Blistered Shishito Peppers

Tags: Healthy, Spice

Flavorful, satisfying, and addictive, these shishito peppers are simple to make with 3 ingredients and very healthy! Have you tried Shishito peppers before?  They are thinly skinned green peppers that taste amazing with a bit of char on them.  Most of them are pretty mild in spice but you’ll get that odd one which hits… Continue reading →

Avocado Cilantro Lime Dipping Sauce

Avocado Cilantro Lime Dipping Sauce

A big name with big bold flavors, this dipping sauce is creamy, tangy, fresh, and vibrant.  It lightens up any foods you are eating and is great healthy dip to add to your appetizer table. This dipping sauce really has some beautifully bold flavors that makes you want to keep eating more and more.  A… Continue reading →

Citrus Herb Salmon with a Mango Pico and Cilantro Lime Rice

Citrus Herb Salmon with a Mango Pico and Cilantro Lime Rice

It doesn’t get any tastier (or easier) than this delicious Citrus Herb Salmon topped with a sweet and spicy Mango Pico on a bed of Cilantro Lime Brown Rice.  Ready in 30 minutes (yep, even the brown rice), this is the perfect healthy meal to serve your family.  Salmon is one of the girls’ favorite… Continue reading →

Mango Lassi Loaf Cake

Mango Lassi Loaf Cake

Light, moist, and elegant loaf that tastes like Mango Lassi and is made without butter and eggs.  If you’ve following my blog for a while, you’ll know of my love for mangoes.  If you are a newcomer, let me tell you… I LOVE MANGOES!   Every year when mango season rolls around, I feel like my… Continue reading →

Date Smoothie

Date Smoothie

A DECADENT Date Smoothie that is creamy, healthy, naturally sweetened and vegan! I would never have thought to make a date smoothie until my friend Michelle brought over a bottle of it she picked up downtown.  Man it was good but I wanted the convenience of having it whenever I wanted instead of having to… Continue reading →

Rosemary Caprese Skewers with a Balsamic Glaze

Rosemary Caprese Skewers with a Balsamic Glaze

These skewers are by far one of my favorite snacks!  Often times, if I am hosting a party, they usually make an appearance.  The best part, my girls love to eat them too (minus the basil and glaze)!  Super easy to assemble, healthy, and 5 simple ingredients.  You really can’t beat that! For the skewers,… Continue reading →

Almond Cacao Energy Bites

Almond Cacao Energy Bites

Since making my New Year’s Resolution to eat healthier this year, I have significantly cut down on snacking, especially on fried foods or foods that are calorie dense but not necessarily nutrient dense.  But I do love snacking and therein lies the problem of how will I curb my cravings for the sweets and carbs… Continue reading →

Middle Eastern Vegan Protein Bowl

Middle Eastern Vegan Protein Bowl

Looking for a healthy way to get protein without compromising flavor?  Well, you’ve come to the right place.  This Vegan Protein Bowl has hints of spicy, tangy, herby, and definitely brings a Middle Eastern vibe in each bite! Simple to make and ready in just 30 minutes, you have got to try this delicious bowl. … Continue reading →

Tinseltown Tostadas

Tinseltown Tostadas

Tags: Healthy, Spice

I think hands down, these are one of my favorite holiday foods.  I’ve had so many and I don’t think I can tire of them.  Snacking is one of my favorite activities.  These delicious tostadas make it so much easier as they are low in calorie, healthy, and guilt-free. High in fiber, antioxidants, a good… Continue reading →

Butternut Squash and Lentil Salad

Butternut Squash and Lentil Salad

Warm foods during the cold winter days just makes so much sense.  And I don’t just mean temperature but the actual foods and their properties. When you eat warm foods, they take longer to digest because they are higher in healthy fats, proteins, and carbohydrates which in turn results in increased body temperature (thermogenesis).  Root… Continue reading →

Three Bean Chili

Three Bean Chili

Jump to recipe*Updated Oct. 16, 2020 Sundays in our house are dedicated to football. Now that the season has started, I’m challenging myself to find some healthier recipes to get us through the games. Sure the chicken wings, nachos, creamy dips, and pizza sound good but they definitely don’t pass the healthy test. This is… Continue reading →

Chickpea and Tomato Soup

Chickpea and Tomato Soup

Jump to recipeThis Chickpea and Tomato Soup is healthy, delicious, carb-free and easy to make in less than 30 minutes! All you have to do is chop and simmer the soup until it’s done!  A family favorite, we add this to the rotation in the fall and winter months almost on a weekly basis! The… Continue reading →

Coconut Jalapeño Dressing

Coconut Jalapeño Dressing

Jump to recipeI’ve been really getting into making my own dressings lately.  I like it because it’s easy to control the ingredients, eat healthy, and so fun to get creative with out of the box dressings! When I was thinking about this dressing, I knew I had to do something different so that I can… Continue reading →

Greek Tortellini Salad

Greek Tortellini Salad

Jump to recipeIf you’ve been following my blog, you’ll know I’m all about healthy and easy recipes that taste delicious.  With school starting around the corner, remote learning set for us and as new Kindergarten parents, I’m trying to stay ahead of the game and put together meals that take less than 30 minutes so… Continue reading →

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