Pumpkin Spice Crumb Cake with Chocolate Chips

Say hello to fall baking with this tender and super tasty pumpkin spice crumb cake, studded with chocolate chips. So easy to whip with a bowl and spoon, and your house will smell amazing! I don’t know what it is about Fall, but it just brings out my inner baker ....more

Sausage & Black Bean Enchilada Soup

Fall is almost here, and with cooler temperatures and a glut of fresh vegetables from the garden, sausage and black bean enchilada soup is da bomb of an introduction to soup season! For big time fans of soup (me!), soup season is technically year-round. It’s not so weird, really ....more

Homemade Heirloom Tomato Salt

Preserving summer’s amazing heirloom tomatoes this month? Don’t toss those beautiful, flavor-rich tomato skins! Instead, use them to make homemade heirloom tomato salt with freshly dried basil ....more

Sunshine Veggie Salad & Pineapple Party Platter

Before summer slips completely away, make sure you take advantage of the season’s colorful and delicious fruits and vegetables. This super easy veggie salad party platter brings together the sunny colors of late summer’s bounty — perfect for those September get-togethers! This post is sponsored by Kroger ....more

Rainbow Ribbon Veggie Salad

So easy to prepare, the vibrant colors of this ribbon veggie salad will complement any meal. Naturally vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free, get your healthy servings of rainbow vegetables, topped with a light, lemony dressing. Summer is a super slow time in the food blog world, which is too bad, really, because that’s when all the best foods of the entire universe are popping right out of the ground, fresh and crunchy, in all colors of the rainbow ....more

Broccoli Grape Salad Lightened Up

The retro broccoli grape salad was popular for a reason — it’s amazing, especially my Mom’s, which was the hit of every summer party. An unlikely combo of broccoli, grapes, almonds, and bacon in a creamy dressing seriously works. If it’s been a while since you’ve had broccoli grape salad — or if you’ve never had it (whut!) — whip this up for your Fourth of July shindig and watch the bowl magically empty ....more

Vegetarian Enchilada Stuffed Pasta Shells

A fun fusion of the Italian and Mexican favorites: black beans and vegetables in a savory enchilada sauce, spooned into XXL pasta shells. Stuffed pasta shells are da bomb! We’ve had a super rainy spring — rain of some amount has fallen almost everyday since March — and for vegetable gardeners (like me!), that means a few things: Planting becomes a ginormous chore that happens in frustrating fits and starts ....more

Summer Tortellini Salad

The perfect dish to bring to picnics, potlucks, grill-outs — all your summer gatherings. This vegetable-loaded tortellini salad with homemade buttermilk dill dressing is an easy weeknight meal, too! Hey, picnic-food lovin’ peeps! ...more

Avocado Fried Toast with Poached Egg

Smashed avocado and bread never tasted so amazing! The secret is frying the bread — not just toasting! — which creates a crispy crust with a tender inside ....more

Vegetarian Mexican Pizza

This super easy weeknight meal comes together in under 30 minutes. Loaded with veggies and a richly flavorful refried black bean salsa sauce, vegetarian Mexican pizza will be your go-to dinner all summer long. So, before I dive too far into this post, I want to state right up front: you’re going to love the simple black bean sauce that subs for the good ole standby, tomato-based pizza sauce ....more