Tag: Clean Eating

Mediterranean Couscous with Tomatoes & Asparagus

Mediterranean Couscous with Tomatoes & Asparagus

This Mediterranean Couscous with Tomatoes & Asparagus is the perfect way to use delicious seasonal veggies like tomatoes, asparagus, and wild ramps! It’s full of beautiful colors and flavors and is topped with a zesty lemon tarragon vinaigrette! Ramp season is far passed now that 

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 

Turkey & Brown Rice Soup

Turkey & Brown Rice Soup

Here at the Fricke Farmhouse, we’ve had some blustery, dreary weather lately. These chilly days are best for staying cozy inside and what better way to do that than with a hot bowl of Turkey & Brown Rice Soup. This hearty dish is full of 

Blueberry Overnight Oats {Low-FODMAP, Gluten Free, Lactose Free}

Blueberry Overnight Oats {Low-FODMAP, Gluten Free, Lactose Free}

With busy summer schedules, quick, convenient food is really helpful. Unfortunately, most convenience foods are ultra processed and do not support a healthy lifestyle. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In just five minutes in the evening, you can make a jar of 

Greek Spinach Pie

Greek Spinach Pie

Like most people, I have a really hard time choosing a favorite food. There are way too many delicious things in the world to pick just one and mine are always changing. But after making Greek Spinach Pie (also known as spanakopita) a couple weeks 

Egg-Free Cornbread Muffins

Egg-Free Cornbread Muffins

A good cornbread goes a long way. Pair it with soup, chili, salads, meat or really any main dish and it will be delicious. Or it can be enjoyed on it’s own with a little butter, honey, and some fresh fruit. The possibilities are endless 

Three-Cheese Mediterranean Flatbreads

Three-Cheese Mediterranean Flatbreads

Pizza seems to be a favorite food for most people, including myself. I used to eat any sort of pizza I wasn’t allergic to with no regard to how excessively processed it was. All I knew was that it tasted delicious. Fast forward a few 

Vegan African Peanut Stew with Coconut Rice

Vegan African Peanut Stew with Coconut Rice

No matter how much I plan ahead or love making super intricate dishes, sometimes I just need a quick, easy, throw-together meal that is still healthy and delicious. That was definitely the case last night after spending 11 hours at work and getting home at 

Whole Wheat French Bread {Vegan}

Whole Wheat French Bread {Vegan}

A solid French bread recipe is one that every home chef should keep in their apron pocket. It’s the perfect complement to nearly any dinner whether it be pasta, soup, salad, or a classic meat and potatoes meal. Not only that but it’s great for 

Hearty Vegan Vegetable Soup

Hearty Vegan Vegetable Soup

One of our new favorite recipes this winter has been Hearty Vegan Vegetable Soup. It’s creamy, flavorful and loaded with healthy veggies. It’s sure to warm you up from the inside out. Perfect for chilly January days, this vegan dish will soon be one of 

Sourdough English Muffins {Vegan}

Sourdough English Muffins {Vegan}

A few months ago, Daniel decided to switch from eating pork sausage for breakfast every morning to turkey, cheese, and avocado English muffin sandwiches. Instead of adding English muffins to the weekly grocery list, I offered to make them from scratch. The first recipe I 

Creamy Butternut Pasta Sauce {Vegan}

Creamy Butternut Pasta Sauce {Vegan}

This past fall, my grandpa’s garden was overflowing with squash! Thankfully it stores well, so Daniel and I have been eating it non-stop since October. As much as I love squash and all the warm richness it adds to dishes, I still need to get 

Homemade Vegan Holiday Stuffing

Homemade Vegan Holiday Stuffing

It’s finally the week of Christmas! If you haven’t already finalized your menu for the day, consider adding this Homemade Vegan Holiday Stuffing. Even though our gatherings will be small this year, there’s no reason not to make an epic Christmas dinner for your family. 

Low-Sugar Smash Cake (Egg Free)

Low-Sugar Smash Cake (Egg Free)

I can’t believe it was already over a month ago that we celebrated my niece’s first birthday! School and work have clearly been getting in the way of me keeping up with recipes and blogging. So here we are, better late than never, with the 

Homemade Boursin Cheese

Homemade Boursin Cheese

Fall Fun Day 2020 is only TWO days away! I’m already in prep mode trying to make a plan as to how when I’ll bake all the goodies. If you don’t already know, Fall Fun Day is a family event I coordinate each year in 

Homemade Fettuccine and Marinara

Homemade Fettuccine and Marinara

A box of spaghetti, a jar of sauce, and some powdered Parmesan can make for a cheap, easy weeknight dinner when you’re in a pinch. But if you have some free time on a cool, crisp September afternoon, then making Homemade Fettuccine and Marinara is 

Green Bean Casserole from Scratch {No-Bake}

Green Bean Casserole from Scratch {No-Bake}

It’s hard to believe, but summer is already winding down and fall is right around the corner. For me, it’s a time of excitement as I anticipate all of my classic fall recipes and create some new favorites along the way. Aside from all things 

Falafel with Pita & Tzatziki

Falafel with Pita & Tzatziki

Mediterranean style food is one of my favorite cuisines. It’s fresh, flavorful, and easy to incorporate into a vegetarian lifestyle. It also tends to be really healthy by focusing on plant-based foods and lean proteins. A perfect example is this Falafel with Pita & Tzatziki. 

Vegan Blueberry Banana Muffins

Vegan Blueberry Banana Muffins

To add to the ever-growing list of banana recipes here on Roots & Rosemary, I recently created a new variation–Vegan Blueberry Banana Muffins. They’re tender and moist with a hint of fruity sweetness. These muffins make for a perfect summer mid-morning snack by incorporating fresh, 

Tangy Vegan Potato Salad

Tangy Vegan Potato Salad

Potato salad is such a classic summer food. It’s the perfect side dish for cookouts and can incorporate so many fresh herbs you can grow yourself. All around, it’s really just a delicious way to eat potatoes. But if you’re a vegan or can’t have 

Garlic Parmesan Risotto & Broccoli

Garlic Parmesan Risotto & Broccoli

Garlic Parmesan Risotto & Broccoli is one of my all-time favorite recipes. There are so many wonderful key flavors that pair perfectly together: garlic, Parmesan, white wine, and lemon. The recipe started as a chicken scampi, but after changing it a little each time, it’s 

Egg Free Pancakes (Whole Grain)

Egg Free Pancakes (Whole Grain)

Homemade pancakes were a breakfast staple throughout much of my life. We often enjoyed Pancake Wednesday, plus another platter of flapjacks on the weekends. Not to mention enough leftovers to get through most other days of the week. To be honest, after a while, I 

Carrageenan in Processed Food

Carrageenan in Processed Food

The use of carrageenan in processed food has been a controversial issue since the 1960s. At surface level, it appears to be safe. It has been in use for decades and it is a โ€œnaturalโ€ product derived from seaweed. However, despite seeming harmless, past and 

Vegan Tahini Banana Muffins

Vegan Tahini Banana Muffins

Like everyone else on Earth, I’m a bit quarantined right now. Other than going to work for a couple hours to take care of animals, going to the grocery store, or going for a walk, I’ve been staying put. Naturally, that means I have some 

Irish Soda Scones

Irish Soda Scones

Recently I posted a recipe for Orange-Raisin Irish Soda Bread which is one of my favorite things to bake in the spring. It’s not only quick and easy, but delicious while still being pretty healthy. Today I’m sharing a variation of that recipe with these 

Spinach & Sweet Potato Curry

Spinach & Sweet Potato Curry

Happy Saturday, everyone! This morning I want to share my latest recipe with you all–Spinach & Sweet Potato Curry. I’ve been making a lot of curry dishes lately because they’re so flavorful and a great way to get a meal full of veggies and whole 

Vegetarian Butternut Squash Lasagna

Vegetarian Butternut Squash Lasagna

Hi everyone! Today I want to share a delicious recipe recipe that’s been a staple in my family for years. What’s surprises me most about Vegetarian Butternut Squash Lasagna is that the original recipe came from my dad! You’d never know because my mom now