Chai Tea Eggs

I recently discovered Tea Eggs around Easter when I was trying to find natural alternatives to dying eggs. I immediately fell in love with them! Tea eggs are a traditional snack in China. You might also hear them referred to as Marbled Tea Eggs, Chinese Tea Eggs, or Tea Leaf Eggs. Hard-boiled eggs steeped in black tea with spices like star

Turmeric Lime Roasted Chickpeas

I have a recipe for you today that will satisfy those salty cravings while also being good for you, Turmeric Lime Roasted Chickpeas. So put away that bag of potato chips. Ha, caught ya, didn’t I? Although I have a sweet tooth, okay, LOTS of sweet teeth! I sometimes crave salty foods too and these Turmeric Lime Roasted Chickpeas will

Eggnog Chia Protein Pudding

This egg-free and dairy-free Eggnog Chia Protein Pudding is a healthy way to start your New Year! Chia seeds are one of the top superfoods, full of fiber, protein, and omega-3 fatty acids, along with other vitamins and minerals. Earlier this week I was in a funk. I was eating healthy and getting enough sleep, yet I felt like I

Pistachio Cranberry Donuts

While everyone else is baking up Holiday cookies, I’m over here baking up Holiday donuts, these Pistachio Cranberry Donuts. I call them Holiday donuts because pistachios are green and the cranberries bring the red for that festive look. I love making donuts! Mainly because they’re easy and quick to make, you can have a batch made under 30 minutes! But also,

Mocha Chocolate Smoothie Bowl

You’re going to love this Mocha Chocolate Smoothie Bowl. It has all the healthy goodness of a smoothie…in a bowl. You can top with dried fruit, flaked coconut, chopped peanuts, sliced bananas or strawberries, or chia seeds. Gluten-free, dairy-free, no refined sugar added, and paleo friendly.   If you’re anything like me, you’re wondering what this smoothie bowl craze is

Baked Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potato Fries

Classic Buffalo chicken flavor in a healthier dish, this Baked Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potato Fries won’t be letting you down this football season, unlike your favorite team.   I have been craving Buffalo Chicken for quite some time now. Maybe it’s because of football season. Football season is not only about your favorite teams playing and get-togethers with your friends,

Butterfinger Donuts

These Butterfinger Donuts will satisfy your craving for Butterfinger candy bars, while keeping it good for you. There is no added sugar in the batter or glaze and they’re gluten-free.    I’m so excited to share this recipe for Butterfinger Donuts with you today! If you follow me on Instagram, I posted a photo of these donuts last month when

Peach & Blueberry Protein Chia Pudding Parfait

You’re going to love this Peach & Blueberry Protein Chia Pudding! A healthy and nutritious way to enjoy two of summer’s yummiest fruits, peaches and blueberries. Dairy-free, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, paleo, and vegan. It is still officially National Peach month as my peach love continues with this Peach & Blueberry Protein Chia Pudding Parfait. Yaaay, two recipes today to make

Jalapeño Cilantro Hummus

I have a confession to make, I am a Hummustarian. Have you seen the Butterball commercial where the couple proclaim they’re Turkatarians? Well, not a Turkatarian here, but I believe I’ve morphed into a Hummustarian. Hummustarian as described in Sweet and Spicy Monkey’s kitchen dictionary is one who eats hummus, a lot of hummus. Like I’ve been doing ever since

Israeli Hummus Recipe

Last week we celebrated National Hummus Day. Yes, there’s a day for everything. But hummus should be celebrated because it’s so delicious! And after making Tahini paste and Tahini sauce, it’s only obvious to make hummus. So let’s just keep this hummus ball rolling through the weekend! Really, you shouldn’t be surprised that I’m sharing this recipe with you. Especially