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Homemade Pizza & Pasta Sauce

Homemade Pizza & Pasta Sauce

This bright, zesty tomato sauce is perfect for any sort of homemade pizza or pasta dish. It’s my go-to, all-purpose red sauce recipe. This week, I made a double batch to use for both calzones and a veggie-loaded beef lasagna. It’s perfect for making up 

Creamy Cauliflower Fennel Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Fennel Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Fennel Soup is light and fresh with a zesty splash of lemon. It’s perfect to pair alongside chicken or fish or simply enjoy it with a hot toastie! It also makes a great alternative to potato soup if you’re looking for a smooth, 

Peppermint Puppy Chow

Peppermint Puppy Chow

Peppermint Puppy Chow (aka Muddy Buddies) is a fun, wintery spin on the classic peanut butter chocolate treat. In this version, I used dark chocolate, natural peanut butter, and a little splash of peppermint extract. You could even add some crushed candy canes at the 

Scotcheroos without Corn Syrup

Scotcheroos without Corn Syrup

These no-bake treats are rich and sweet without all the extra sugar. I wouldn’t call them a “superfood” by any stretch, but these Scotcheroos without Corn Syrup certainly have way less sugar without compromising that classic flavor we all know and love. Ingredients for Healthier 

No Added Sugar French Yogurt

No Added Sugar French Yogurt

This rich and creamy No Added Sugar French Yogurt is easy to make and is fermented in individual jars for an easy grab-and-go breakfast. Top it with seeds, cinnamon, granola, or fresh berries to make a complete, nutrient dense meal or snack! When I’m super 

Flourless Chocolate Banana Muffins

Flourless Chocolate Banana Muffins

Flourless Chocolate Banana Muffins are rich, moist, and fluffy with a hint of sweetness. They’re perfect to enjoy with a glass of milk or cup of coffee. They’re made with bananas, cocoa, and peanut butter and contain no grains, tree nuts, or eggs. They can 

Homemade Hot Chocolate for Two

Homemade Hot Chocolate for Two

Winter Storm Elliott is upon us, so it’s been a cozy snow day at home. Thankfully work closed for the day, so Daniel and I got to spend the day hunkered down. Even though the wind chills have been -30 degrees, we’ve still had to 

Pumpkin Oat Breakfast Cookies

Pumpkin Oat Breakfast Cookies

Hi everyone! Sorry it’s been so long since I’ve posted a new recipe! I intended to get these Pumpkin Oat Breakfast Cookies out a few weeks ago, but since I’m back to working full time AND back in school, it’s been a little crazy around 

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 

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!

Savoury Eggless Breakfast Casserole

Savoury Eggless Breakfast Casserole

Without eggs, it can be a real challenge to find good breakfast or brunch options that aren’t terribly sweet. Although I used to love sweet breakfasts, I find that they leave me craving carbs the rest of the day. So rather than indulging in a 

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 

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 

Grain Free Stuffed Peppers

Grain Free Stuffed Peppers

These Grain Free Stuffed Peppers are great way to fit in tons of veggies along with healthy proteins and fats. There’s a perfect blend of flavours packed into some nutritious sweet peppers. This recipe is a great alternative to mix up the standard taco night! 

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 

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, 

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 

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 

Parmesan Herb Smashed Potatoes

Parmesan Herb Smashed Potatoes

Though I don’t make them too often, potatoes are one of my favorite foods. It’s so hard to go wrong with so many ways to prepare them. They can be mashed, whipped, roasted, hash-browned, or made into soup or salad to name a few. Recently 

Spiced Paleo Pumpkin Soup

Spiced Paleo Pumpkin Soup

Autumn has arrived at the Fricke Farmhouse and we’re embracing all the hygge vibes these days. From candles and café lights to mums and crochet pumpkins, the house is feeling as cozy as can be. And of course, the kitchen has transitioned from operation zucchini 

Herbal Chickpea Stew with Coconut Rice

Herbal Chickpea Stew with Coconut Rice

Lately my garden as been overflowing with fresh herbs and greens. My favorite part of summer is stepping outside barefoot to gather fresh produce right outside my door. Last week I made this Herbal Chickpea Stew with Coconut Rice and incorporated spinach, pea pods, chives, 

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 

Gluten-Free Italian Pasta Salad

Gluten-Free Italian Pasta Salad

Memorial Day is just around the corner, so I’m busy getting recipes ready for the big cookout. Pasta salads are always a staple for such events, so I created this Gluten-Free Italian Pasta Salad with homemade dressing. If you aren’t gluten free, regular wheat pasta 

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth while sticking to your health goals? Then these Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies are for you! They’re free of gluten, grain, refined sugar, tree nuts, and animal products while also being low-FODMAP! I know, you may be wondering 

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 

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