PayDay Clean Copycat Bars (Raw/ Vegan)

Payday-the epitome of non-chocolate candy bars (plus 1 point for using a SAT vocabulary word in a sentence please, thank you). It is actually the only non-chocolate candy bar I can think of.

Therefore, it deserves its very on clean-copy cat version.

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Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Have you ever invented something only to find out that that thing has already been created? That happens to me everytime I think I come up with a revolutionary idea, for example: dates for caramel? the internet did that. spinach in pesto instead of basil? pssh, old news. Pre-sliced bread? already a thing.

But this is actually the first recipe I created ever (after an over steamed cauliflower incident)- and I have yet to see anything like it. This replaces the kraft mac and cheese and dinosaur shaped chicken nugget dinners of my childhood.

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Kale Chips (However You Like Them)

I’m proud to announce that I have honorably earned the nickname of Kale Kid. I was into kale before Beyonce put it on a sweatshirt.

Everything green is trendy these days. The color olive green, green juice, going green, cash, and the star of the $5 health food shelf in Shop Rite-kale chips. 2 and 1/8 oz of kale for $4. It may be healthier but the ratio of chips to air may still be 3:1. Well, at least they can market it as “organic” air.

These chips are crispy and so delicate that they almost almost melt in your mouth. And before you know it, you will have eaten 2 cups of vegetables in less than 5 minutes without even thinking about it.

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