Plantains are incredibly versatile and can be prepared lots of different ways without tasting the same. They don’t taste much like bananas at all.
Melt-in-your-mouth chocolate coconut macaroons, sweetened only with maple syrup.
Ever since I discovered 1) the health benefits of homemade bone broth and B) the cost effectiveness of making it myself, I haven’t looked back.
The one thing that keeps my hair looking acceptable for a day or two post-wash is this clay hair mask.
These are stupid simple to make and amazing to keep around for dessert. You can also sub the pecans for other kinds of nuts.
Beef cheek barbacoa is what you wish Chipotle tasted like. It’s tender, fatty, and falls apart in the pot.
I’m a big fan of home fermentation projects, and homemade sauerkraut is excellent for DIY probiotics. We eat a couple of spoonfuls of this kraut nearly every day.
Coconut whipped cream actually tastes VERY similar to the dairy variety, and it saves the pumpkin pie every time.
These mint chip brownies, therefore, are lighter and cakier than most brownie mixes you’d find in the grocery store. And there’s a special ingredient.
For those days when I just miss the taste of coffee, I make this dandelion root latte. Dandelion supports the liver, and when boiled, the roasted root is the closest coffee substitute I’ve ever tried.
I know chocolate chili sounds kind of weird. Kind of like putting a candy bar in your burrito. But let me assure you: cocoa powder, paired with cinnamon and cayenne, really steals the show on this one.
Hollandaise sauce is the Blessed Mother of sauces. It ups the delicious factor on any savory food tenfold.
I LOVE how clean and smooth my teeth feel after using this. And you don’t need very much—just a dab will do.
Dry shampoo: the eighth wonder of the world. But also incredibly simple to make. If you’ve never tried dry shampoo at all, you’re missing out!
Even though this dressing is good on just about any salad, my favorite is mustard greens.
These cakes hold their shape well, and with the addition of gelatin, they stick together without tasting too eggy.