Winter Wheat Berry Salad

It's that time of year again. Ahhh I love it. Softly falling snow, weekend baking, spiced gingerbread wafting through the air, friends and family gathering for laughs and hugs. It can also be the time of year when the most colorful thing on your plate are the red and green sprinkles on your sugar cookies. … Continue reading Winter Wheat Berry Salad

Pumpkin Oatmeal Lentil Cups

I hope you all haven't gotten burnt out on pumpkin yet, because I've included it in today's yummy recipe. Along with some other unusual ingredients. Lentils in a baked oatmeal cup? Yes I did. Red lentils, to be precise. You see I was brainstorming ways to boost the protein and practical fill-me-up potential of a … Continue reading Pumpkin Oatmeal Lentil Cups

The Best Homemade Almond Butter

This week marked a first for me in kitchen experiments. I baked my very first loaf of homemade bread, from scratch (i.e. no bread maker!). There was a lot of kneading (making bread is a full body workout, ya'll), a lot of waiting, some serious through-the-oven-door watching, and then a whole bunch more impatient waiting. … Continue reading The Best Homemade Almond Butter

15 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

It's a good day! Today I'm sharing 15 of my most popular vegan pumpkin recipes! Not only are they delicious, they are healthy to boot. You're not going to find refined sugar or flour on this list, and all recipes are egg-free, dairy-free, and gluten-free or have a gluten free option. Several are also grain-free … Continue reading 15 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

Cold Brew Coffee and Coconut Milk Ice Cream - Dairy Free, Vegan, Refined Sugar Free

Cold Brew Coffee and Coconut Milk Ice Cream

Today is officially the first day of summer, and boy, oh boy do I have the recipe to celebrate it! The cold brew technique is combined with creamy coconut milk to create the most delicious and authentically coffee-flavored ice cream. This idea has been brewing (pun intended) since last summer. After seeing how many of … Continue reading Cold Brew Coffee and Coconut Milk Ice Cream

3 DIY Face Masks for Glowing Skin

3 DIY Banana Face Masks for Glowing Skin

Little known fact about me: I love rummaging around in my kitchen, mixing up random ingredients, and then smearing them all over my hair and face... just to see what happens. Sometimes the results are worth the enormous mess I will inevitably make. Sometimes I end up picking avocado out of my hair for two … Continue reading 3 DIY Banana Face Masks for Glowing Skin

Peanut Butter Chocolate Eggs

Healthier Peanut Butter Chocolate Eggs

Everybody needs a little time away. I heard her say. From each oootherrrr. Even bloggers need a holiday. Far away, from the blogs that they loooooove. Ok, so I may have changed those lyrics a smidge to suit my needs, but Peter Cetera and his power ballad of 1982 articulate my feelings so well. While … Continue reading Healthier Peanut Butter Chocolate Eggs