Simple Fruit and Yogurt Parfait.

simple parfait

Hello there and Happy Friday to you! How was your week? It’s been a busy and strange week here with workmen here ripping out our kitchen and living room floors, lots of high-speed fans blowing, and just general chaos. I am still blown away by how much damage water can cause, but of course I… 

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5 ingredient turkey chili is quick and easy to make! A healthy meal for the whole family.

5 Ingredient Turkey Chili.

Wow, can you believe we are 3 weeks into 2015 already? Since it’s the 21st, that means that it’s time for another Recipe Redux. This month’s theme was smoke and spiciness, so I thought a big pot of chili would fit the bill. I wanted to make a healthy, lighter chili with just a few… 

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Simple and delicious winter fruit salad to brighten your morning.

Winter Fruit Salad.

Ugh, this weekend, just ugh. I don’t even know where to begin. Maybe with the drip-drip-drip that I woke up to on Saturday morning, (which was my birthday)? Or with the flooded kitchen? Or maybe the soggy living room carpet? All due to the broken hot water heater. Perhaps you want to hear about the giant… 

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The BEST cozy and comforting chicken and potato soup. This is what you need when you are under the weather!

Chicken and Potato Soup with Dill.

Brrrr!!! I can’t type anymore, my fingers are frozen. Okay, not quite, but that’s how it feels these days! It has been so cold here lately – in the single digits some days. That’s too cold. That’s when I put on the leggings and sweaters and cozy up under a blanket with my boys and… 

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Creamy and cheesy vegan spinach dip recipe. Perfectly dippable for parties!

Quick and Easy Vegan Spinach Dip.

Sooo…the Super Bowl is coming up! Um, right? Isn’t it at the end of January or something? I’m really not a sports person, and have never gone to a Super Bowl party, but Pinterest tells me that’s a thing, so I thought now would be a good time to share a dip recipe that I… 

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Perfectly light and fluffy vegan banana pancakes. You can have fluffy pancakes without eggs! Great for weekend breakfasts. #vegan

Vegan Banana Pancakes.

Good Monday morning! How was your weekend? We had a super laid back weekend here, with lots of time together as a family, and I did some baking, and we made pancakes for breakfast. So pretty much a perfect weekend! I make pancakes regularly here, but  I was in the mood for something different, so… 

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Pasta with a creamy kale sauce. Healthy and delicious comfort food. #kale

Pasta with Creamy Kale Sauce.

Remember last week when I said that I was trying to drink more smoothies in 2015? Well, another thing that I’m trying to do is eat more kale. I know, kale is old news, right? Everyone loves it. Well, so far, I have not really loved kale. I can tolerate it just fine, it’s okay,… 

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Delicious smoothie recipe that is immune boosting and packed with nutrients!

Beat the Winter Blues Smoothie.

Here we are, a week into 2015. Did you make any resolutions? Have you kept up with them so far? I actually did make a few this year. Normally I don’t bother, because it seems like I just forget about them after a couple of weeks. But this year I’m really feeling the need to… 

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An easy and delicious recipe for vegan and nut free caramel corn.

Vegan and Nut Free Caramel Corn.

One of my favorite holiday recipes is caramel corn. Scratch that. One of my favorite ANYTIME recipes is caramel corn. It’s one of my favorite treats – put a bowl in front of me, and it will be gone in the blink of an eye! I hadn’t made it in a long time, because for… 

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Best recipes and and worst flops of 2014.

The Best and the Worst Recipes of 2014.

Happy New Year! I meant to post this a couple of days ago, but you know how the holiday season is…it’s so hard to buckle down and do any work, right? I pretty much just wanted to stay in my pajamas, eat caramel corn, and listen to Serial. (By the way, who else listened/listens to… 

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