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Baked Spinach Asparagus Risotto

Baked Spinach Asparagus Risotto

You can always tell when it’s spring in my family because that’s when we have the first Baked Spinach Asparagus Risotto. In fact there’s fresh, wild asparagus incorporated into nearly every dish. Asparagus was never something we would buy at the store when I was 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

I filled my bowl with peanut butter, powdered sugar, and butter and turned on the mixer. As I folded in some crisp rice cereal, the aroma of Christmastime wafted around the kitchen. Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles only seem to come around once a year, but 

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 

Triple Chocolate Scones

Triple Chocolate Scones

Triple Chocolate Scones are so rich and delicious, you’d never know there aren’t any eggs! These decadent pastries feature cocoa, chocolate milk, and dark chocolate chips. They’re mildly sweet and pair nicely with a frothy glass of milk or steaming cup of coffee. You can 

Power Green Pizza with Sourdough Crust

Power Green Pizza with Sourdough Crust

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Just because it’s pizza doesn’t mean it can’t be healthy too! This Power Green Pizza is covered with dark leafy greens and three types of cheese. The sundried tomatoes and tangy lemon dressing give it an extra kick of flavor. 

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 

Greek Spinach Pie

Greek Spinach Pie

Like most people, I have a really hard time choosing a favorite food. There are way too many delicious things in the world to pick just one and mine are always changing. But after making Greek Spinach Pie (also known as spanakopita) a couple weeks 

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 

Tahini Fettuccine & Sautéed Veggies

Tahini Fettuccine & Sautéed Veggies

Today I’ll be sharing one of my favorite pasta recipes. It’s flavorful, satisfying, and really healthy too. Unlike other pasta dishes covered in cheese, alfredo, or prepacked sauces, the recipe incorporates fiber, fat, and protein with nuts, seeds, and tons of fresh veggies! I hope 

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 

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 

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 

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 

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake

In need of an unbelievably simple, guaranteed crowd pleasing dessert? This Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake is your perfect solution. I know there aren’t many crowds to please these days, but hopefully there will be soon. Until then, if you give this recipe a try, your 

Savoury Herb Swirl Bread

Savoury Herb Swirl Bread

Looking for the perfect grilled cheese bread? Or just a delicious loaf to devour for any occasion? Because this Savoury Herb Swirl Bread is a great solution! It’s light and fluffy and swirled with butter and herbs. Plus it’s very versatile and could easily be 

Irish Soda Scones

Irish Soda Scones

Recently I posted a recipe for Orange-Raisin Irish Soda Bread which is one of my favorite things to bake in the spring. It’s not only quick and easy, but delicious while still being pretty healthy. Today I’m sharing a variation of that recipe with these 

Vegan Blueberry Orange Bread

Vegan Blueberry Orange Bread

As I was making Vegan Blueberry Orange Bread this weekend, I was having a hard time trying to figure out what time of year it’s best suited for. After all, blueberries are a summer fruit and citrus is winter. But then I remembered that this 

Spinach Mushroom Lasagna Rolls

Spinach Mushroom Lasagna Rolls

Hi everyone! I hope you’re all enjoying fall so far as we get ready for Thanksgiving next week. It’s the best time of year for us foodies who love pumpkin, apple, cranberry, squash, and all that other deliciousness. Even though today’s recipe doesn’t shout fall 

Spiced Rum Banana Muffins {Vegan}

Spiced Rum Banana Muffins {Vegan}

Growing up, banana muffins were always one of my favorite treats, but with the rate at which we went through bananas, we hardly ever had any that lasted until they were overripe. (They called me “Monkey” for a reason!) Nowadays, I buy plenty of extras 

Blueberry Kale Couscous Salad

Blueberry Kale Couscous Salad

Even though it’s a week after Labor Day and the kids are back in school (myself included), there’ll still be plenty of nice weekends to cookout and have picnics. Blueberry Kale Couscous Salad is light and fresh and is the perfect side dish to any 

Banana Chocolate Chip Cake

Banana Chocolate Chip Cake

Good morning! Today I’d like to share a simple recipe for Banana Chocolate Chip Cake. It tastes like banana bread, but has a light, fluffy cake texture. The difference is that I creamed butter and sugar for the cake. In breads and muffins, I use 

Vegan Cranberry Orange Muffins

Vegan Cranberry Orange Muffins

One of my favorite flavors of winter is definitely citrus. I rarely use oranges in the summer, but come November and December, I’m all about it. As soon as I started zesting my orange this morning to make these Vegan Cranberry Orange Muffins, it instantly 

Crusty Artisan Bread

Crusty Artisan Bread

Homemade bread sometimes seems intimidating to new bakers. Proofing yeast and rising and kneading and the list goes on. A lot of breads are a little putsy like that, but the recipe I’m sharing today is super simple. Even if you’re new to bread baking, 

Egg-Free Lemon Curd Cheesecake

Egg-Free Lemon Curd Cheesecake

Around Easter last year, I shared a recipe for Egg-Free Lemon Curd Cheesecake. Since then, I have improved the recipe and would like to give an updated version. This is a great recipe to have on hand for spring and summer or right now in 

3 Ingredient Butternut Squash

3 Ingredient Butternut Squash

Fall is finally here which means back to school as well as lots of opportunities for fall baking. I’ve been settling into apartment life for the past month and now that classes have started again, it’s hard to find time to actually cook wholesome meals.