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, 

Whole Grain Belgian Waffles

Whole Grain Belgian Waffles

Homemade waffles are such a special treat, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be healthy too! Whole Grain Belgian Waffles are made with a blend of whole wheat flour and cornmeal to make them hearty and substantial. They also have no added sugar! Top them 

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 

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

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 

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 

Instant Pot Butternut Chili {Paleo & Gluten-Free}

Instant Pot Butternut Chili {Paleo & Gluten-Free}

October is National Chili Month, so today I’ll be sharing a recipe for my favorite seasonal squash chili. I adapted it from The Movement Menu and it will definitely be a go-to recipe for our house throughout the fall and winter. Instant Pot Butternut Chili 

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 cafĂ© 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, 

Nut Free Pesto with Parmesan

Nut Free Pesto with Parmesan

Based on the name of my blog, you might guess that rosemary is my favorite herb. Don’t get me wrong–I love rosemary (especially with potatoes or buttermilk biscuits), but without a doubt, nothing tops basil. It’s probably my favorite plant of all time. I have 

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 

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 

Egg-Free Spinach Artichoke Dip

Egg-Free Spinach Artichoke Dip

Somehow despite COVID, football season has carried on. Even though we aren’t having the big tailgate parties that we used to, it can still be fun to make some delicious game-day dips to enjoy with the family. The all-time favorite dip in our house is 

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 

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 

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 

Fall Fun Day 2020 (feat. Apple Oat Crumble Bars)

Fall Fun Day 2020 (feat. Apple Oat Crumble Bars)

Last month, I organized my family’s 5th annual Fall Fun Day! I can hardly believe the tradition’s been going on so long. Fall Fun Day started back in 2016 as my 18th birthday celebration. I had a day off of school a few days before 

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 

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