Now that the weather is finally warming up, salads have started to take center stage on my table. But I will be the first to admit: I’m not a huge fan of them! I find salad to be kind of boring, tedious, and more of a chore than anything else. Until I created this creamy […]
It’s Saturday morning, and I’m sitting on my patio sipping coffee and dreaming about breakfast. Most of my meals start off this way, with an idea percolating in the back of my mind. It might be an ingredient or a specific cuisine, that will gradually take shape into a recipe. And before long, I’m in […]
Whether you’re all about the snacks, the commercials, the game, or all three, Super Bowl Sunday is just a couple days away and it’s time to get those menus planned out! So I decided to round up a handful of my favorite healthier Super Bowl snacks for you to add to your spread.
My love affair with homemade hummus started nearly a decade ago. And since then, I have experimented hundreds of times, and each batch gets just a little bit better. Today’s recipe for this edamame sweet pea pesto hummus is my favorite creation to date; it is so smooth and creamy, and you can’t beat the […]
Creamy, luscious, melt-in-your-mouth. These are a few of the first words that pop into my head when I think about these peanut butter cookie dough truffles. Coated in a thin layer of chocolate, and just a pinch of salt, they are the perfect dessert to finish off a meal. If you’ve ever made edible cookie […]
It’s mid-January, and if you’re like me, you’ve likely been on the meal-prep train for the past few weeks. I whipped up these baked white bean “meatballs”—I wish there was a better word, but there isn’t, hence the quotes—and woah, SO GOOD. So easy, so much flavor, and an all-around crowd pleaser.
This year for Thanksgiving, I want to try a few new dishes, just to spice things up, but without adding tons of time or stress. These easy cranberry hand pies take just 18 minutes to bake, and get this—you only need a couple tablespoons of cranberry sauce, which most folks will be making anyways, and […]
Once the weather changes, all I want to do is bake. Holiday flavors are my favorite, because NOTHING smells better than cinnamon as it is cooking. When it comes to easy, festive desserts, crumbles are hands down, the best way to go; they are warm, gooey, and there’s no finicky pie crust needed! This healthy […]
This recipe for breakfast quinoa power bowls is actually one of my old creations that I decided to revamp, making it easier, quicker, and just as tasty! While I will forever love oatmeal, it’s good to take a break every once in a while, and quinoa is a ready substitute when you’re craving a warm, […]
When fall hits, my baking juices start flowing. These adorable baked apple cinnamon donut holes are just the ticket to make your kitchen smell like heaven and get your taste buds singing. They are vegan, soft, fluffy, and quick to throw together. I used half spelt flour and half all purpose flour in these baked […]