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, 

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 

Peanut-Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies {Vegan & GF}

Peanut-Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies {Vegan & GF}

Looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth while sticking to your health goals? Then these Peanut-Butter Chocolate Chip 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