Sourdough Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Sourdough Cinnamon Raisin Bread

This Sourdough Cinnamon Raisin Bread is soft and fluffy with juicy raisins and a gooey cinnamon swirl throughout. It’s the perfect loaf for French toast or just to enjoy with some creamy Organic Valley butter for a sweet treat! How to Make Sourdough Starter If 

Pumpkin Pie Crumble (Vegan Option)

Pumpkin Pie Crumble (Vegan Option)

Pumpkin Pie is by far a favorite treat at the Fricke Farmhouse, which is a win-win since it’s one of my healthier desserts! This Pumpkin Pie Crumble uses the same filling, but instead of a crust, it has a sweet, buttery, crunchy oatmeal topping. It’s 

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, 

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 

Harvest Apple Cranberry Crisp

Harvest Apple Cranberry Crisp

A few weeks ago, my family celebrated our seventh annual Fall Fun Day! I can’t believe this tradition has been going so long already! One of the most essential parts of Fall Fun Day is going apple picking. It was a little tricky this year 

Chocolate Banana Rye Muffins

Chocolate Banana Rye Muffins

Chocolate Banana Rye Muffins are made with dark chocolate, whole grains, and are vegan, and free from added sugar. They’re the perfect healthy treat to enjoy with a hot cup of coffee or tea. Ingredients Overripe bananas are the key ingredient for these Chocolate Banana 

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 

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 

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 

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, 

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 

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 

Herb & Olive Oil Crackers

Herb & Olive Oil Crackers

Cheese and crackers are arguably one of the best snacks or appetizers. With so many varieties of cheese, it never gets boring. However, when it comes to finding crackers in the store, the only “clean” brand I’ve found is Triscuit. They only have three ingredients 

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