Quick and Easy Curried Chickpeas With Tofu

Let's talk about "quick and easy," two of my favorite words to find in a recipe title! I'm a strong believer that simple, convenient meals can also be flavorful and delicious. If you're trying to have a Meatless Monday dinner every week, ...more

8 Things I Learned After a Week of Being a Gluten-Free Vegan

There are a lot of claims out there about how wonderful being a vegan is. It'll make the whites of your eyes brighter (raw vegans have even reported their eyes changing color). You'll have more energy. You'll be overflowing with nutrients and less ...more

Lightened-Up Chorizo Fiesta Skillet

On our way home from a trip, Aldo and I stopped at Bob's Diner in Manchester, Vermont, for breakfast. I had a bacon-sausage-home fries breakfast skillet with two eggs on top, and it was THE. MOST. DELICIOUS. BREAKFAST. EVER. They served it in a ...more

A Much-Needed Morning Smoothie | Vitamin C Boost Recipe

According to Google, 1 medium-sized orange contains 70 milligrams of Vitamin C; a banana has about 10 milligrams; 1 cup of mango has approximately 60; and (surprisingly) a few handfuls of kale contain roughly 160 milligrams! If you're keeping up, ...more

Homemade Green Tortillas With Spinach and Cilantro

These tortillas have some spinach for color and a bit of cilantro. It's just the right amount of surprising flavor. You must try and see for yourself.  ...more

4 Tips to Get the Most Out of Hello Fresh

Recently, I tried a food/recipe delivery service called Hello Fresh. You pay a fee to have three recipes' worth of food delivered straight to your house. We love it because the recipes are easy to follow, they give me something different to add to my dinner rotation, and it's a fun way to try something new without the commitment of wandering through the grocery store looking for ingredients I've never used before....more

The Best Basic Cream Cheese Icing

You know what makes me angry? People who buy icing....more

6 Easy and Healthy Swaps to Get You Ready for Summer

It's April and that means spring and summer are right around the corner! Time to check in with yourself and really look at how those resolutions are coming along. Be honest: are you on your way to a healthier month, year, and life? I hope so! In an effort to help keep you on track and make this year THE year you develop those healthy habits once and for all, here are some of my favorite ways to swap in healthier choices in your everyday life. ...more

BIG Vegan Cheese Guide + Reviews!

I am SO excited to finally bring you guys this post: my BIG Vegan Cheese Guide and Review! Over the past few months (and years really) I have been doing extremely intensive research, all in the name of blogging, on the topic of vegan cheese brands. Yes, I dove in cracker first to sniff out and nibble every vegan cheese brand under the sun ....more


While going on trips can be fun and exciting, when you have food sensitivities and/or are easily prone to digestive issues from restaurant foods, traveling can also be stressful, both mentally and physically. I do love food and trying out new restaurants, but I also like to be prepared in case I’m in a situation where there aren’t too many options (or when I have an irrational fear that I’ll starve to death on a 2 hour flight… which is every time)....more

For My Mom

This is what I remember. Brown cabinets with a peninsula countertop where we prepped food. A large wooden family table in the adjoining kitchen dining area with our dog Misty hanging out quietly under the table, hoping to get a scrap of food ....more

Roasted Tomatillo Guacamole

Roasted Tomatillos in classic guacamole adds more intense flavor and takes the classic guacamole to a new delicious level! Hi! I am popping in again and yes,I know it’s like the first time I am talking to you guys twice in a day but this...more

Ginger-Lime Margarita

Hi everyone! I hope you're enjoying your weekend. I've got a great cocktail to share with you today ....more

Millet and Buckwheat Bread {Vegan + Gluten-Free}

I have never baked a gluten-free bread before. Neither my husband nor I do have celiac disease. And truth be told, I don’t know much about baking gluten free ....more

Baked Garlic and Lemon Chicken Breasts with Vegi's

Dinner in our house is sometimes a bit of a struggle.  My son is a red meat and potatoes kid, no sauces and no seasonings.  Up until recently I've basically been making two meals at dinner.  This has stopped, I just couldn't do it any more. Tonight he is being introduced to my Garlic and Lemon Baked Chicken.  Normally I don't do a lot of chicken, it's not one of my favorites.  I would never go to a restaurant and order chicken, nope not gonna happen....more

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins Ingredients: 2 cups of flour 1 and 1/3 cup of sugar 3 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 1/2 cup of oil 1 cup of almond milk 2 eggs 1 tsp ....more

Mini Coconut Macaroon Tarts with Lemon Curd

So a month has gone by since I last posted. WHAT??!? I can't believe I let that happen ....more

Foodie Friday - Sour Cherry Dumpling Gluten Free

Foodie Friday Sour Cherry Dumplings an old family recipe re-worked for today's dietary needs for the recipe click here...more