☼ ☀ Quick and Easy Morning Toast ☀ ☼

Calories: 237

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  • 1 T Almond Butter
  • 1 slice Pepperidge Farm Swirl Cinnamon Raisin bread
  • 1 orange

You don’t know how delighted I was to see that, while I was shopping for breads, Pepperidge Farm’s 80 calories per slice cinnamon raisin bread was vegan! It just makes this sooooo much better 🙂 

I don’t think you need directions – the pictures speak for themselves! The Almond Butter gives it a much better flavor than the peanut butter and it’s ten calories less per tablespoon, which is always a plus. I mean, ten calories isn’t much, but a little here and a little there does add up. 

With it, I had Blueberry Acai tea – bought it the same day as I got the bread. It is scrumptious! (Having some now 😉 )

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I am looking into seeing if I can buy roasted, salted sunflower seeds in bulk to make my own sunflower seed butter. I think it would not only be fun, but save me from having to spend $5 per small jar of almond butter!

Live, laugh, love,

Micaelina

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๑~๑Orange Carrot Juice๑~๑

If anything my 30 day juice fast has taught me is this: You NEVER know what the heck the recipe is going to taste like. You look at the DSCN4317ingredients and you think “Ugh, are you kidding me?!” and most of the time, you sip it and you say….

“Ugh, are you kidding?!”

But no fear – there are indeed plenty of delicious recipes out there! This one, for instances:

Juice the following:

3 Oranges

2 Carrots

                                                                      Juice of 1/2 lemon

Stir, drink and enjoy! I had it for breakfast with my omelet failure A.K.A the Spanish Tofu Hash (not scramble…there are too many tofu scrambles out there!) 

❈Yogurt Parfait❈

Calories:

DSCN4375Vegetarian parfait – 320

Vegan parfait made with Soy Yogurt – 340

 

  • 60z of non-fat Chobani yogurt (I used strawberry) – OR – 6oz of Soy Yogurt
  • 1 banana
  • 1 apple
  • TVP crumbles (textures vegetable protein) – optional and just a sprinkle!

I was not too crazy about the banana and Chobani mixed together, texture wise. I think it definitively would’ve tasted better either with strawberries instead of banana or changing the yogurt to Soy Yogurt.

I also feel like it lacked something….I’m thinking it needs berries. One can never have too many berries!

  1. Divide yoDSCN4380ur yogurt into three equal parts
  2. Chop up the apple (peel or leave skin on, your choice), save a slice for garnish!
  3. Slice up banana
  4. Layer it as apple, banana, yogurt
  5. Feel free add or mix up your layers!

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  • Top with the optional dried TVP crumbles
  • Eat and enjoy!!

 

 

 

 

                   

☮&❤ – Micaelina

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❀ ✿Good Morning, Sunshine! ❀ ✿

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This is officially my first post! I have many recipes planned, but none set up yet seeing as how I would like to make them and take my own picture of them to post with the recipes. Tell my successes, my failures, my “cover ups”, tips, tricks, and just flat out simple tid-bits of deliciousness! 

This morning, not really a recipe, I had a simple bowl of strawberry Chobani yogurt and an apple – one half sliced and one half diced. I mixed the diced in with the yogurt and used it as a fruit dip to dip my apple slices in. Chobani is thick and creamy (and non-fat!) that it made a great breakfast. With a total of 220 calories for my breakfast, I ate something quick to make and simple in its delightful and delicious form. A busy day, unfortunately, does not allow me to make anything elaborate. This is considered vegetarian, not vegan. This can easily be made into an equally, and more satisfying, breakfast, by using Soy! yogurt, which I personally love!

When it comes to Chobani yogurt, I very much dislike the “goaty” taste of it. If I eat it, I need to have a fruity flavor which masks that flavor, like strawberry, blueberry, peach, pineapple….

I tried chocolate chip once…

Blech!

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Happy Eating!

Micaelina