Delicious, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

It's the holiday season! Happy December, y'all! My friend made delicious Nestle chocolate chip cookies yesterday, so I was determined to come up with a healthy alternative to the refined sugar-filled cookies. Though I believe in a balanced lifestyle (definitely ate her cookies), the holiday's are filled with an excessive amout of refined sugar and… Continue reading Delicious, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Simple Last Minute Holiday Recipes

I am writing this at 12:31 AM on Thanksgiving Day! I worked for 12.5 hours hours today and am pooped. I know how stressful cooking for numerous people can be, so to make your life easier, I put this list of five different recipes all in one blog. Here you have it! VEGAN SWEET POTATO… Continue reading Simple Last Minute Holiday Recipes

Crispy Nacho Kale Chips

INGREDIENTS 1O ounces of kale (I use a whole bag from Trader Joe's) 1/4-1/2 tsp of each: paprika, black pepper, sea salt, garlic 1 tbs olive oil literally so much nutritonal yeast   INSTRUCTIONS De-stem your kale Massage kale with olive oil Depending on your preference of saltiness and spice, add 1/4 to 1/2 of… Continue reading Crispy Nacho Kale Chips

Lettuce Wrapped Turkey Burgers

INGREDIENTS 1 lb organic ground turkey 2-3 shallots (chopped well) 1/4 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp salt INSTRUCTIONS Simply combine all ingredients and form patties add oil to pan and heat pan on high once oil is sizzling, add the patties and turn heat to medium cook each… Continue reading Lettuce Wrapped Turkey Burgers

Easiest Pancakes You Will Ever Make

Nothing gets easier than 5 ingredient, gluten free, dairy free, corn free, soy free, delicious pancakes that are ready in under ten minutes. I used to love making those two ingredient banana egg pancakes but what I hated was how they would stick to the pan or be too mushy to eat. These are thick,… Continue reading Easiest Pancakes You Will Ever Make

Vegetable Stir Fry

I'm so sorry for not posting lately, but I've been posting my recipes straight to my instagram: @balancedbryana ( click here click here to follow ! ) But this veggie stir fry is so easy and simple yet full of flavor and is vegan friendly, sans egg whites!) It's also soy free and the perfect… Continue reading Vegetable Stir Fry

Paleo Turkey Meatballs

My mom is an amazing cook, but she hates cooking. I love cooking and she has such amazing family recipes that I sometimes tweak to make gluten free, dairy free, etc. These are my all time favorite turkey meatballs that I made paleo by using almond flour instead of breadcrumbs. They also happen to be dairy… Continue reading Paleo Turkey Meatballs