Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Thyme.

Simple and beautiful oven roasted rainbow carrots with thyme.

One thing that we make pretty often around here is roasted carrots, or carrot fries. I love to slice carrots super thin, and then add a ton of crushed garlic and olive oil and roast them until they are nice and toasty with a little bit of brown on the edges. We eat them as… 

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Creamy, classic chip dip made in the blender. This recipe uses any unusual spice blend.

Creamy Chip Dip.

It’s the 21st, and that means that it’s time for another Recipe Redux post! This month’s theme was “spooky” spices – unusual spices that you don’t often use, actually. It didn’t take me long to decide what I was going to make. I knew that I was going to recreate my Grandma Tootsie’s chip dip… 

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A guide to having a well-stocked pantry for gluten free and vegan holiday baking.

Stocking Your Pantry for Holiday Baking.

Hello there! As we are approaching the busiest baking season of the year, I thought it would be fun to talk about what’s in my holiday baking pantry.   I have been stocking up a little bit more lately because once Halloween is over, we have a birthday in November, and then Thanksgiving right after, and if… 

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This healthy quinoa chili is made with butternut squash and black beans and cooks up in just 30 minutes! A quick and easy meal!

Vegan Quinoa Chili with Butternut Squash and Black Beans.

Well, we had a cold front blow in and now it is most definitely chili weather here in Michigan! Yesterday we woke up to a grey, damp day in the 40’s, and I knew that I would be cooking up a big pot of chili. Since I was too busy to go grocery shopping, I… 

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An easy recipe for roasted Brussels sprouts and apples. Vegan and gluten free.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Apples.

Yesterday I told you what my favorite vegetable was when I was little. Now today, we are going to talk about a vegetable that I didn’t even TRY until I was in my twenties. Brussels sprouts. We never had them in our house when I was growing up, and to be honest, I think that… 

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Buttery and flavorful creamed corn recipe. This is a tasty side that everyone loves!

Gluten Free and Vegan Creamed Corn.

What was your favorite vegetable when you were growing up? I was thinking about it, and when I was little, I was not totally crazy about veggies. I liked green beans, I HATED peas and cooked carrots, I thought potatoes were vegetables, and I LOVED corn. Especially creamed corn…that’s right, the kind that comes in… 

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Super creamy and delicious spinach garlic rice recipe. Pure comfort food.

Cheesy Garlic Spinach Rice.

See those words up there? ^^^^ “Cheesy” and “Garlic?” Put those two words in the title of a recipe and I’m a happy camper. Cheesy garlic anything just has to be good. I would say that anything cheesy, creamy, and garlicky is pure comfort food to me. This dish is so easy to make. Everything… 

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Never forget your baking measurement conversions with these handy and cute printables!

Baking Measurement Conversion Chart Printable.

Today I have a little something different for you. It definitely relates to recipes/cooking/baking, so I felt that it would tie in nicely to my 31 Day Series. Sometimes I’ll be in the middle of a recipe, and I will have to stop for a second to try to remember how many teaspoons are in… 

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Delicious and moist banana chocolate chip muffins made with almond meal and oat flour. Vegan and gluten free recipe.

Gluten Free and Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins.

Top o’ the muffin to YOU! Anyone? Anyone? Does anyone remember this episode? One of my very favorite Seinfeld episodes ever. :) Anyway, I have a muffin recipe to share today, and these were a huge hit over here with the boys. I used almond meal and oat flour, so they were SUPER moist, and… 

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Creamy and comforting butternut squash soup made wtih apples and bacon. This soup is a delicious way to welcome the cooler weather!

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup with Bacon.

What are you happier about these days…butternut squash recipes, or pumpkin recipes? It’s a tough call, right? There’s butternut squash risotto, and butternut squash pasta, and pumpkin muffins, and pumpkin, well, EVERYTHING. Today we’re going to talk about one of my favorite favorite fall soups…butternut squash soup. But this version has apples, and bacon! Yum…. 

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