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Vegan Pumpkin Bread with Chocolate Chips

Vegan Pumpkin Bread with Chocolate Chips

Pumpkin bread is one of my favorite treats to make each fall. A slice paired with a hot cup of coffee is hard to beat on chilly October mornings! So today, I’ll share my recipe for Vegan Pumpkin Bread with Chocolate Chips. It’s soft, moist, 

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Summertime is here which means all things strawberry and rhubarb. For Memorial Day this past weekend, I made a Lemon Berry Mascarpone Pie along with this delicious Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp. It has a balance of sweet strawberries and tart rhubarb with a delightfully buttery oat 

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 

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 

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 

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 

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 

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 

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 

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, 

Gluten Free Rhubarb Crisp

Gluten Free Rhubarb Crisp

Rhubarb season is in full swing, and since I’m such a proponent of local/seasonal eating, it’ll be showing up in plenty of recipes these days. My favorite way to use it is with strawberries in a strawberry rhubarb coffee cake (recipe to come later this 

Cranberry Orange Pecan Bread

Cranberry Orange Pecan Bread

Last August I found out that I am no longer allergic to pecans! Although I still sometimes get a little anxious eating them, it’s so fun to have another ingredient to bake with. One of my favorite ways to use them is in Cranberry Orange 

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 

Sangiovese Chocolate Cupcakes

Sangiovese Chocolate Cupcakes

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, I don’t see the need for a specific holiday to show my love and affection. Why can’t that just be everyday?! Nonetheless, it can be an excuse to make some festive treats and brighten up the long, cold winter. 

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. 

Vegan Amish Oatmeal Bread with Raisins

Vegan Amish Oatmeal Bread with Raisins

My grandma really enjoys reading in her spare time and her favorite genre is Amish fiction. I must agree, it’s fun to learn about such a different culture and simple way of life. At times, I almost think I’d rather be Amish! Okay, not really–I 

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 Pecan Pear Crisp

Vegan Pecan Pear Crisp

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’re probably a little surprised to see a recipe for Vegan Pecan Pear Crisp. After all, I’ve been allergic to tree nuts my entire life! But I have some crazy news! A few weeks ago, I 

Sweet Potato Cranberry Muffins

Sweet Potato Cranberry Muffins

Fall baking is officially underway! A few weeks ago, I made a Chai Tea Latte Cake and just pulled a Pecan Pear Crisp out of the oven. But today, I wanted to share an old favorite of mine–Sweet Potato Cranberry Muffins! Though I never get