All posts tagged: decadent

Vegan Oatmeal

We actually like oatmeal in my house. We find it to be the perfect base for so many toppings, it is extremely versatile, and can be made to anyone’s taste. This one is a very simple vegan recipe. I like to boil my oats in milk, I find it makes them creamy and gives them more flavor. Ingredients: 1/2 cup oats 1-2 cups almond milk (depends how thick you want the consistency to be) 1 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla Pinch of salt Mix all of these in a pot and bring to a boil. Simmer until oats are the texture and consistency you prefer. Toppings: The list of toppings is endless, so many possibilities, in the above picture I used: Sliced strawberries Walnuts Agave syrup Other options that would make a great vegan oatmeal are: Mango Coconut flakes Almonds Agave syrup Add 1 tsp of cocoa when cooking oats Toasted hazelnuts Chopped dates Brown sugar Add 2 Tbsp pumpkin purée and 1/2 tsp nutmeg when cooking oats Pumpkin seeds (pepitas) Pecans …

Celebrating the beginning of Fall with… Shrimp and Scallops Bisque

I love Fall… I know we don’t actually have a Fall here in Florida (don’t remind me, it makes me cry) but I like the idea of it and what it represents. To me it represents that winter, my favorite season, is just around the corner (yes don’t remind me we don’t really have a winter either -_-), that the holidays will start soon, that it is a time for family, that a lot of cooking will happen, that people will be kinder for a little bit. I honestly wish I lived in a place where the leaves turn gorgeous shades of red, and coats, scarves, and mittens are necessary. However, for now, that is not where I am located. I am in Florida -_- and must do with cranking the AC to the low 60s and decorating my house in tons of fake fall foliage. I will be posting a lot of Fall themed recipes in the months to come, but for today I decided to celebrate the beginning of Fall with a bowl of Shrimp …