Honey Balsamic Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

Slow cookers aren't just for winter soups: Pull that baby out to use in the summer months, too! You can make the tangy, honey-balsamic sauce in less than 30 minutes, then throw everything in the cooker for a painless, easy dish. ...more

Gluten-Free Vegetable Quiche with Cashew Herb Crust

It may already feel like summer, but we have a couple more of weeks of late spring before the seasons officially change, which means you still have time to make this lovely Spring Vegetable Quiche with Cashew Herb Crust from Dishing Up the Dirt ...more

Whole Grain Rye, Spelt and Berry Scones

I've been reminiscing about last year's berry season in the country, so I did some berry scone baking on Sunday to crush my craving. At first bite, I knew I had to share the recipe on the double. Food blogs were made for sharing recipes like this ...more

What I Learned From My Whole30 Experiment

When I first heard about Whole30, I thought it was crazy and quickly dismissed it as something I would never try. It requires 100% compliance 100% of the time, and there are way too many restrictions: no dairy, no grains, no sugar, no soy, no legumes ...more

This Gazpacho Reminds Me of the Day I Discovered Spanish Food

The first time I ate gazpacho was one of these authentically untraditional (rather unusual and un-Spanish, too) experiences. It wasn't that the gazpacho tasted untraditional (or unusual or un-Spanish). But where I found it—and the spot where I sat ...more

The Coolest Lentil Salad for a Hot Summer Day

Have you ever given much thought to lentils? These tiny but tasty legumes are one of the earliest cultivated crops used by man, and lentils (also called pulses) are used extensively in vegetarian recipes all over the world. ...more

Fresh Summer Fruit Tart With Peaches, Figs, and Berries

Make this easy summer fruit tart with puff pastry and ripe peaches, figs, and berries—they come together in minutes and take less than half an hour to finish. ...more
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Bourbon Candied Bacon Deviled Eggs

I love a deviled egg, and I love bacon, so putting the two of them together just makes a whole lotta sense in my crazy little world of kitchen experimenting. The texture is perhaps a hair off, due to the bacon, but who cares about that? ...more
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Kofta Burgers with Cucumber Feta Relish

I haven’t eaten nearly enough burgers this summer so the minute I laid eyes on this recipe I... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...more

Easy Orange Ginger Chicken

Fresh orange, zesty ginger, bright edamame beans, and a swirl of honey is an easy and delicious way to change up chicken night. This one pot meal is super simple and uses pretty basic ingredients, most of which you probably already have in your kitchen. Those are without a doubt my favorite kind of meals! ...more

Homemade Toaster Strudels

A while ago I posted a recipe for Homemade Pop Tarts and I knew it wouldn’t end there. I love making homemade versions of store bought childhood favorites because they are so much better! These Homemade Toaster Strudels...more

Healthy Lemon and Poppy Seed Loaf with a Lemon and Basil Syrup

Free from refined sugars and wheat, the super moist loaf is a delicious and healthy treat, drenched in a tart basil and lemon syrup. ...more

Raspberry White Chocolate Layer Cake

Layers of yellow cake filled with a creamy raspberry icing and all covered with white chocolate meringue buttercream is a...more

Chicken with Sun-dried Tomatoes in a Creamy Herb Sauce

Oh my goodness you guys. I was trying to find some kind of chicken recipe as an inspiration for some boneless chicken thighs we bought the other day. I was doing a general search on pinterest and was leaning towards some kind of sweet glaze… and then I came across this recipe from Damn Delicious. How good does that look?!?  Forget the glaze, I want a creamy sauce!...more

Summer Garden Veggie Millet Salad

Yields:  about 8 cups         Prep Time:  20 minutes       Total Time:  45 minutes (includes millet cooking time)...more


Vegans get all the good stuff. Longer lives, better sex, and as much ice cream as we want. 'Cept we call it Nice Cream 'cause we didn't steal the ingredients from cows ....more

Healthy vegetarian hot dog topping ideas

 Hot dogs will probably never be health food.  I’m cool with that.  But that doesn’t change the fact that you and I will in all likelihood have a hot dog (or two, or twelve) at some point this summer....more

Water Chestnut Cake

Step by step recipe of traditional Chinese water chestnut cake. Have you ever encountered with Chinese water chestnut cake in dim sum halls? They look yellow and transparent and present a sweet taste ....more