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Baked Spinach Asparagus Risotto

Baked Spinach Asparagus Risotto

You can always tell when it’s spring in my family because that’s when we have the first Baked Spinach Asparagus Risotto. In fact there’s fresh, wild asparagus incorporated into nearly every dish. Asparagus was never something we would buy at the store when I was 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

I filled my bowl with peanut butter, powdered sugar, and butter and turned on the mixer. As I folded in some crisp rice cereal, the aroma of Christmastime wafted around the kitchen. Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles only seem to come around once a year, but 

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 

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 

Vegan Blueberry Orange Bread

Vegan Blueberry Orange Bread

As I was making Vegan Blueberry Orange Bread this weekend, I was having a hard time trying to figure out what time of year it’s best suited for. After all, blueberries are a summer fruit and citrus is winter. But then I remembered that this 

Spinach Mushroom Lasagna Rolls

Spinach Mushroom Lasagna Rolls

Hi everyone! I hope you’re all enjoying fall so far as we get ready for Thanksgiving next week. It’s the best time of year for us foodies who love pumpkin, apple, cranberry, squash, and all that other deliciousness. Even though today’s recipe doesn’t shout fall 

Banana Chocolate Chip Cake

Banana Chocolate Chip Cake

Good morning! Today I’d like to share a simple recipe for Banana Chocolate Chip Cake. It tastes like banana bread, but has a light, fluffy cake texture. The difference is that I creamed butter and sugar for the cake. In breads and muffins, I use 

Purity Coffee

Purity Coffee

Happy Tuesday! I hope everyone is having a great start to the week! Even though I don’t have any more exams for a couple weeks, I still find myself studying on Friday nights🤓. And when I’m not doing that, I like to find interesting research 

Crusty Artisan Bread

Crusty Artisan Bread

Homemade bread sometimes seems intimidating to new bakers. Proofing yeast and rising and kneading and the list goes on. A lot of breads are a little putsy like that, but the recipe I’m sharing today is super simple. Even if you’re new to bread baking, 

Egg-Free Lemon Curd Cheesecake

Egg-Free Lemon Curd Cheesecake

Around Easter last year, I shared a recipe for Egg-Free Lemon Curd Cheesecake. Since then, I have improved the recipe and would like to give an updated version. This is a great recipe to have on hand for spring and summer or right now in 

3 Ingredient Butternut Squash

3 Ingredient Butternut Squash

Fall is finally here which means back to school as well as lots of opportunities for fall baking. I’ve been settling into apartment life for the past month and now that classes have started again, it’s hard to find time to actually cook wholesome meals. 

Egg Substitutes

Egg Substitutes

Whenever I tell someone I’m allergic to eggs, one of the first responses I tend to get is asking how I survive without this or that baked good. Well, the truth is I don’t because it’s extremely easy to bake without eggs. There are numerous 

Roots 2017

Roots 2017

Happy New Year, everyone! I usually don’t get into the festivities very much, but 2017 was a very exciting year for me personally and was also the first complete year for Roots. I first launched the site last September, so 2016 just the beginning as