dairy free

Gluten Free Malt-O-Meal (Vegan)

Did anyone else love malt-o-meal like it was candy when they were younger? Because I did. If my mama asked me what I wanted her to make me for breakfast, I would either tell her

  1. brown sugar oatmeal, or
  2. MALT-O-MEAL

That warm, creamy texture makes me all cuddly and fuzzy inside.

 

 

Even now, I find myself craving a bowl of creamy hot cereal when I wake up to a cold, rainy morning or when I’m feeling particularly under the weather. It is the ultimate comfort food for me.

Comfort foods are actually a thing I’m working on, because it seems like depending on foods for comfort can be a little bit dangerous, but in the meantime I suppose that this comfort food is not the worst for my health.

Unfortunately, I never ever remember to grab some malt-o-meal while I’m at the store, so over time I have found a simple, delicious, and accidentally gluten-free replacement for it using only one ingredient, oats, to replace the original wheat substance. An even more not-the-worst-for-my-health alternative! (more…)

Chocolate PB Banana Bread Muffins

Chocolate, peanut butter, banana bread, and muffins. I know there is a lot going on here, but this combo is actually perfect. The inspiration for this piece? I had three bananas that went black. So I sat down with my banana bread recipe and asked it what I could do to make it even more grand than it already is. It told me what I already knew deep inside of myself, “Add peanut butter or chocolate.”

 


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