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Healthier Super Bowl Snacks

Healthier Super Bowl Snacks

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.

Edamame Sweet Pea Pesto Hummus

Healthier Super Bowl Snacks

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 […]

The Best Classic Hummus

The Best Classic Hummus

I have been making hummus for about a decade now; I buy it from grocery stories; order it at restaurants; find it at farmer’s markets and food trucks. So I feel confident when I say I am a hummus expert, and have finally cracked the code on what it takes to make the best classic […]

Easy Vegan Spelt Biscuits

Easy Vegan Spelt Biscuits

Even though I live in sunny California, this weekend was miserable and gloomy, not quite the blizzard in the Rocky Mountains, but still gross. To combat the dropping temperatures, I baked all day, and the results were these easy vegan spelt biscuits.

Vegan Irish Soda Bread

Vegan Irish Soda Bread

Over the weekend I became obsessed with the idea of vegan Irish soda bread. And after many attempts, I finally have a recipe that ticks all the boxes. With a thick, crunchy crust, and soft middle, this loaf is designed for heaping smears of butter and your favorite jam.

Toasted Garlic and Lemon Hummus

Toasted Garlic and Lemon Hummus

Hummus is one of those foods, that once you’ve made it from scratch, you can never buy the store-bought kind again. First of all, because it is super easy, inexpensive, and completely customizable. And second, because the flavors you can achieve at home are really unbelievable. This toasted garlic and lemon hummus totally surprised me […]

Gluten Free Cornbread Muffins

gluten free cornbread muffins

The minute Halloween is over, aka November 1st, I start planning my Thanksgiving menu. My grandma is the reigning queen of dinner rolls on the big day. She makes not one, but THREE different kinds: mini cinnamon, orange glazed, and classic crescents. And while I know that one day I will humbly follow in her […]

Summer Wild Rice Pilaf

Summer Wild Rice Pilaf

The heat has finally arrived here in Los Angeles, and with it, a desire to NOT heat up my kitchen  at the end of a long day. And in my book, boiling a pot of rice for this summer wild rice pilaf, is the perfect solution.

Charred Pineapple Cauliflower

Charred Pineapple Cauliflower

If it feels like a long time since my last post, you’re right, it has been a while! I booked a last minute job with my boyfriend, which required us to fly to the Bahamas for a couple weeks, with less than 48 hours notice! So needless to say, quite a few things fell through […]

Parmesan Crusted Sweet Potato Fries

Parmesan Crusted Sweet Potato Fries

For about as long as I’ve been eating sweet potatoes, I’ve been trying, and failing to create perfectly crunchy fries. Then one day last week, I made these parmesan crusted sweet potato fries, and hallelujah! I did it.