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Creamy Cauliflower Fennel Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Fennel Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Fennel Soup is light and fresh with a zesty splash of lemon. It’s perfect to pair alongside chicken or fish or simply enjoy it with a hot toastie! It also makes a great alternative to potato soup if you’re looking for a smooth, 

Peppermint Puppy Chow

Peppermint Puppy Chow

Peppermint Puppy Chow (aka Muddy Buddies) is a fun, wintery spin on the classic peanut butter chocolate treat. In this version, I used dark chocolate, natural peanut butter, and a little splash of peppermint extract. You could even add some crushed candy canes at the 

Apple Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Apple Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Apple Cinnamon Swirl Bread is the ultimate fall edition of the classic cinnamon raisin bread. It’s soft and fluffy, filled with juicy chunks of apple, and a buttery, cinnamon sugar swirl throughout. This is a great bread to use for French toast, or simply enjoy 

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 

Scotcheroos without Corn Syrup

Scotcheroos without 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 Scotcheroos without Corn Syrup certainly have way less sugar without compromising that classic flavor we all know and love. Ingredients for Healthier 

No Added Sugar French Yogurt

No Added Sugar French Yogurt

This rich and creamy No Added Sugar French Yogurt is easy to make and is fermented in individual jars for an easy grab-and-go breakfast. Top it with seeds, cinnamon, granola, or fresh berries to make a complete, nutrient dense meal or snack! When I’m super 

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 

Eggless Ricotta Frittata

Eggless Ricotta Frittata

An eggless frittata probably sounds a little counterintuitive being that a frittatas are, by definition, egg bakes. Typically, eggless egg bakes are made with tofu, but that didn’t sound very appetizing to me. There’s a time and place for tofu, but I’ve tried a tofu 

Homemade Hot Chocolate for Two

Homemade Hot Chocolate for Two

Winter Storm Elliott is upon us, so it’s been a cozy snow day at home. Thankfully work closed for the day, so Daniel and I got to spend the day hunkered down. Even though the wind chills have been -30 degrees, we’ve still had to 

Spicy Creole Jambalaya with Andouille Sausage

Spicy Creole Jambalaya with Andouille Sausage

It’s the time of year when all my meal planning revolves around what is available in the garden. Instead of choosing a recipe and going to the store to find ingredients, I go outside to find the ingredients and then decide what to do with 

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cookies are made with sprouted oats, shredded zucchini, and dark chocolate. They’re a great way to use up zucchini and add some veggies to dessert, while still being buttery and delicious!

Spiced Peach Pandowdy & Whipped Cream

Spiced Peach Pandowdy & Whipped Cream

This Spiced Peach Pandowdy is full of browned butter, juicy peaches, plenty of warm spices, and a splash of whiskey too. The caramelly fruit filling is baked with a flaky whole wheat pie crust and it’s all topped off with some freshly whipped cream! Although 

Creamy Broccoli Carrot Soup with Sharp Cheddar

Creamy Broccoli Carrot Soup with Sharp Cheddar

Creamy Broccoli Carrot Soup is perfect to enjoy midsummer when the broccoli is ready to pick and the garlic plants are putting out scapes. This hearty soup is full of fresh veggies and plenty of cheese to make it satisfying and delicious. Ingredients for Creamy 

Greek Garden Quinoa Salad

Greek Garden Quinoa Salad

This Greek Garden Quinoa Salad makes the perfect light dinner on hot summer days. It features cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, and plenty of herbs plus some fresh mozzarella and crispy chickpeas for some protein. Take a trip to the garden or farmer’s market and you’ll have nearly all the ingredients for this easy summer salad!

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 

Pinot Noir Chocolate Truffles

Pinot Noir Chocolate Truffles

Pinot Noir Chocolate Truffles are rich, decadent, and indulgent. These French confectionaries made with dark chocolate and dry red wine for a satisfying, bittersweet treat. What do I need to make Pinot Noir Chocolate Truffles? Pinot Noir Chocolate Truffles are essentially scoops of chilled ganache 

Vegetarian Potato Leek Soup

Vegetarian Potato Leek Soup

Vegetarian Potato Leek Soup is a creamy dish flavoured with herbs and full of vegetables. It comes together quickly for an easy, yet healthy, weeknight meal. Although the recipe is vegetarian, this soup can be served with bacon for meat eaters or made entirely vegan 

Matcha Frosted Lemon Cookies

Matcha Frosted Lemon Cookies

Matcha Frosted Lemon Cookies make the perfect springtime treat full of citrus and green tea. The frosting is naturally coloured with pure matcha tea powder and the soft, buttery cookies have fresh lemon zest for lots of flavour. What do I need to make Matcha 

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 

Irish Chocolate Cupcakes

Irish Chocolate Cupcakes

These Irish Chocolate Cupcakes are baked with Guinness beer, filled with Irish whiskey ganache, and topped with rich bourbon cream frosting. These mouthwatering cupcakes will spice up any celebrations this St. Patrick’s Day! What to I need to make Irish Chocolate Cupcakes? Here’s a list 

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 

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. 

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