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 

Healthier Scotcheroo Bars {No Corn Syrup}

Healthier Scotcheroo Bars {No 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 Healthier Scotcheroo Bars certainly have way less sugar without compromising that classic flavor we all know and love. Ingredients for Healthier Scotcheroo 

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 

Date & Oat Crumble Crust

Date & Oat Crumble Crust

‘Tis the season for cheesecake, so today I’m going to share a recipe for a universal cheesecake crust that is gluten free and much healthier than most conventional crusts. Most of my cheesecakes call for a homemade graham cracker or cookie crust, but you can 

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 is for Mediterranean Quinoa Salad that is filled with cucumber, avocado, feta cheese, 

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 

Salmon with Arugula and Artichoke

Salmon with Arugula and Artichoke

Though I turned vegetarian during a traumatic semester of Meat Science in college, I always kept fish in my diet. Ethically, it didn’t bother me as much as the other animals and I definitely needed to keep some protein in my life. Salmon has always