Roasted Beet & Feta Salad

Roasted Beet & Feta Salad

This fresh Roasted Beet & Feta Salad is as simple as can be and extremely healthy too! All it takes are some roasted beets and freshly crumbled feta. The sweet beets are the perfect compliment to the contrasting sharp tang of the feta. Lately I’ve 

Black Raspberry Mascarpone Ice Cream

Black Raspberry Mascarpone Ice Cream

Black Raspberry Mascarpone Ice Cream is a refreshing summer treat full of seasonal wild berries. It’s made with fresh mascarpone cheese, sweetened with raw honey, and swirled with a homemade black raspberry sauce. Top with extra fresh berries and you’ll have the perfect cold dessert 

Strawberry Lemon Mascarpone Tart with Graham Cracker Crust

Strawberry Lemon Mascarpone Tart with Graham Cracker Crust

Strawberry Lemon Mascarpone Tart is made with fluffy, whipped mascarpone cheese spread over a homemade graham cracker crust, and topped with freshly sliced strawberries. This dessert is perfect for summer when berries are in season and you’re craving something cold and not excessively sweet!

Creamy Broccoli Carrot Soup with Sharp Cheddar

Creamy Broccoli Carrot Soup with Sharp Cheddar

Creamy Broccoli Carrot Soup is perfect to enjoy midsummer when the broccoli is ready to pick and the garlic plants are putting out scapes. This hearty soup is full of fresh veggies and plenty of cheese to make it satisfying and delicious. Ingredients for Creamy 

Silky Chocolate Mousse Brûlée

Silky Chocolate Mousse Brûlée

This decadent Silky Chocolate Mousse Brûlée is made with a rich, bittersweet chocolate cream and is topped with perfectly caramelised sugar. It only requires about 15 minutes of hands-on time and is naturally gluten and egg free. Plus this mousse is ideal for summer being 

Greek Garden Quinoa Salad

Greek Garden Quinoa Salad

This Greek Garden Quinoa Salad makes the perfect light dinner on hot summer days. It features cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, and plenty of herbs plus some fresh mozzarella and crispy chickpeas for some protein. Take a trip to the garden or farmer’s market and you’ll have nearly all the ingredients for this easy summer salad!

Chocolate Banana Rye Muffins

Chocolate Banana Rye Muffins

Chocolate Banana Rye Muffins are made with dark chocolate, whole grains, and are vegan, and free from added sugar. They’re the perfect healthy treat to enjoy with a hot cup of coffee or tea. Ingredients Overripe bananas are the key ingredient for these Chocolate Banana 

Pinot Noir Chocolate Truffles

Pinot Noir Chocolate Truffles

Pinot Noir Chocolate Truffles are rich, decadent, and indulgent. These French confectionaries made with dark chocolate and dry red wine for a satisfying, bittersweet treat. What do I need to make Pinot Noir Chocolate Truffles? Pinot Noir Chocolate Truffles are essentially scoops of chilled ganache 

Vegetarian Potato Leek Soup

Vegetarian Potato Leek Soup

Vegetarian Potato Leek Soup is a creamy dish flavoured with herbs and full of vegetables. It comes together quickly for an easy, yet healthy, weeknight meal. Although the recipe is vegetarian, this soup can be served with bacon for meat eaters or made entirely vegan 

Strawberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Strawberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake

This delightful coffeecake encompasses the flavours of spring with a fresh strawberry rhubarb jam filling. The light, fluffy cake is then topped with a crunchy, buttery streusel. Strawberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake can be served as an indulgent breakfast or enjoyed as delicious dessert throughout the 

Matcha Frosted Lemon Cookies

Matcha Frosted Lemon Cookies

Matcha Frosted Lemon Cookies make the perfect springtime treat full of citrus and green tea. The frosting is naturally coloured with pure matcha tea powder and the soft, buttery cookies have fresh lemon zest for lots of flavour. What do I need to make Matcha 

Olive Oil Roasted Carrots

Olive Oil Roasted Carrots

Olive-Oil Roasted Carrots (or really any veggie) are my no-fail side dish to compliment almost any main meal. You just can’t go wrong with something so healthy, easy, and delicious! The tender, slightly caramelized carrots with herb infused olive oil, Celtic sea salt, and freshly 

Eggless Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Eggless Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Eggless Cinnamon Raisin Bread is soft and fluffy, filled with plump, juicy raisins, and has a buttery, cinnamon sugar swirl throughout. Enjoy it toasted with peanut butter or use it to make a delicious eggless French toast! What do I need to make Eggless Cinnamon 

Mini Banana Bundt Cakes with Chocolate Chips

Mini Banana Bundt Cakes with Chocolate Chips

These Mini Banana Bundt Cakes are sweetened with fruit and studded with dark chocolate chips. With whole wheat flour and no additional sugar, these little treats make a delicious breakfast, snack, or dessert! You can find the recipe below or purchase it in a recipe 

Orange-Raisin Irish Soda Bread

Orange-Raisin Irish Soda Bread

Orange-Raisin Irish Soda Bread is a light, buttery bread bursting with juicy raisins. The unexpected orange essence gives it a lovely mild sweetness. Enjoy it with some Irish butter and a hot cup of tea for the perfect springtime treat! What do I need to 

Rustic Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread

Rustic Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread

Rustic Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread is the perfect compliment to any soup, stew, or chili you may be enjoying this winter. The whole wheat flour is substantial with a robust flavour and a little sourdough tang. The exterior has a wonderful crust with a soft, 

Homemade Lemon Garlic Hummus

Homemade Lemon Garlic Hummus

This smooth, creamy Homemade Lemon Garlic Hummus is fresh and flavorful while also being very easy to make! The chickpea and tahini base is full of spices like cumin and paprika with plenty of tangy lemon and garlic for extra flavor. Use it as a 

Dark Chocolate Merlot Cheesecake

Dark Chocolate Merlot Cheesecake

Dark Chocolate Merlot Cheesecake is a rich, decadent cake with an egg-free, chocolate cheesecake base atop a delicate graham cracker crust. It’s finished off with a sweet, homemade Merlot reduction-the perfect combination of cheese, chocolate and wine! Dark Chocolate Merlot Cheesecake Ingredients Here’s a list 

Triple Chocolate Scones

Triple Chocolate Scones

Triple Chocolate Scones are so rich and delicious, you’d never know there aren’t any eggs! These decadent pastries feature cocoa, chocolate milk, and dark chocolate chips. They’re mildly sweet and pair nicely with a frothy glass of milk or steaming cup of coffee. You can 

Banana Date Muffins

Banana Date Muffins

Banana Date Muffins are whole wheat, vegan, and free from added sugar. They are sweetened entirely from whole, fresh fruit and have plenty of cinnamon. These delicious muffins are the perfect healthy treat to enjoy with a hot cup of coffee or tea. What do 

Power Green Pizza with Sourdough Crust

Power Green Pizza with Sourdough Crust

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Just because it’s pizza doesn’t mean it can’t be healthy too! This Power Green Pizza is covered with dark leafy greens and three types of cheese. The sundried tomatoes and tangy lemon dressing give it an extra kick of flavor. 

Hearty Minestrone Soup

Hearty Minestrone Soup

Although it is vegan and gluten-free, this Hearty Minestrone Soup does not compromise on flavor! It is substantial and full of veggies and herbs to make a satisfying winter comfort food. I use carrots, celery, green beans, potatoes, and squash along with basil, thyme, oregano, 

Whole Grain Belgian Waffles

Whole Grain Belgian Waffles

Homemade waffles are such a special treat, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be healthy too! Whole Grain Belgian Waffles are made with a blend of whole wheat flour and cornmeal to make them hearty and substantial. They also have no added sugar! Top them 

Nut Free Paleo Granola

Nut Free Paleo Granola

Granola tends to be one of the most commonly thought of “health foods”. There’s a reason they call us health-conscious, naturally-minded individuals “crunchy”. However, public perception aside, most granolas are a far cry from healthy! They usually have tons of added sugar and are very 

Fresh & Simple Pasta Primavera

Fresh & Simple Pasta Primavera

Today, I’ll be sharing a recipe for a Fresh & Simple Pasta Primavera. This classic, vegetarian dish is quick and easy to make and is a fabulous way to include lots of veggies in the meal. It can also be made vegan and gluten-free if 

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad & Ginger Tahini Dressing

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad & Ginger Tahini Dressing

With all the rich, indulgent treats of Christmastime (such as my latest snickerdoodle recipe), it can be refreshing to have something light and crisp on the menu. Today I’ll share a recipe for Mediterranean Quinoa Salad that is filled with cucumber, feta cheese, and pomegranate 

Apple Cherry Crisp

Apple Cherry Crisp

Last month, my family celebrated our sixth annual Fall Fun Day! Since it was our first year at the Fricke Farmhouse, our itinerary looked a little different than previous years. After a delicious breakfast of Belgian pumpkin waffles, we made our first top at Tom