garlic and yukon gold potato soup

This post is going to be my last on the blog for a while, and I think that this is the perfect warm and comforting recipe to leave you with until I return. I just want to say thank you to all of you who have read along, left kind comments, laughed at my cat Click here to continue post… ...more

drop biscuit pear and dried cherry cobbler

Less than one week until hockey, people. LESS. THAN ....more

broccoli and white bean salad

This past weekend, I gave nutritional yeast a second chance at taking a permanent spot on my grocery list. I used to hate everyone’s beloved nooch. “Put it on kale chips!” they’d say ....more

cookbook giveaway – Simple Recipes for Joy

Happy Thursday, everyone! I’m so excited to be able to share a new cookbook giveaway with you all! Simple Recipes for Joy: More than 200 Delicious Vegan Recipes is the debut cookbook from the world-renowned founder of the Jivamukti yoga method and New York City’s Jivamuktea Café, Sharon Gannon ....more

no-bake chocolate pretzel peanut butter squares

When I was in the fifth grade, Trisha Yearwood’s song “She’s in Love with the Boy” was EVERYWHERE. Well, it was everywhere if you lived in southeastern Kentucky and had your TV tuned to CMT for the better part of the day, like I did. At that age, I wasn’t yet allowed to watch MTV, Click here to continue post… ...more

peach cake

Harrison recently turned 10, and the occasion gave me all the feels. I had only been living in NYC for two months when I walked by his cage at an adoption event in Union Square. He saw me walking past him, pressed his face against the cage and decided right then and there that he Click here to continue post… ...more

peach and blackberry coffee cake

When I took my first bite of this cake, my immediate reaction was that I wished I had someone to share it with, other than Moose. Not because I am generous, but because it’s such a great cake to serve if you want to show off. The fruit is not overpowering the way it might Click here to continue post… ...more

stewed greens with tomatoes and mint

Last weekend we were lucky enough to cat sit two super adorable kits! Meet Albie and Popeye Moose and I actually met these two floofy brothers at the adoption station at our local vet when we took Court Kitty by for his most recent teeth cleaning. We fell in love immediately ....more

indoor peanut butter s’mores dip

Sometimes I see a recipe on Pinterest or Instagram or whatever site has somehow sucked up 3 hours of my time when I had planned to just “log on for two seconds to check something” and I think, “I’ll totally make that this weekend.” Then two, three, ten weekends go by before I revisit my Click here to continue post… ...more

Swiss chard with cashew cream

“Swiss Chard” by Ronald Wallace And when I see we don’t have any lettuce for my sandwich, I ask my wife, and she says, Why don’t you just go out into the garden and get some fresh Swiss chard? And so I go out into the garden and see what looks like cabbage (though it’s Click here to continue post… ...more