Handmade Holiday Giveaway!

Handmade holiday giveaway on The Pretty Bee.

Good morning! Are you ready for Thanksgiving? Are the pies made? Is the house clean? Are your place cards written out? If you’re like me and answered no, no, and NO, and are in the mood to procrastinate further and browse around on Etsy, keep reading, because I have a treat for you! I love… 

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This vegan and nut free sweet potato casserole is sure to be a hit this Thanksgiving!

Nut Free Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole.

There’s nothing like being thrown a curve ball like a new tree nut allergy right before the holidays. After we were told Baby Bee had a severe cashew allergy and we needed to get rid of all tree nuts, I started thinking about how we were headed straight into holiday nut season. Now, I love… 

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Free Thanksgiving Day Planner Printable

Thanksgiving Planner Printable.

Hello! I just thought I’d pop in quickly to share a printable Thanksgiving planner. I know that I’m starting to get a little nervous about hosting on Thursday, and I have been thinking about what I need to buy this week, and what the schedule will be on Thursday, so I made a little printable…. 

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Vegan cheesy cornbread casserole recipe.

Vegan Cornbread Casserole.

Here we are on the 21st, so it’s time for another Recipe Redux post! This month’s theme was “A Food Memory for Which You are Thankful.” There are so many food related memories that I have! My mom is a wonderful cook, and there are many recipes that stand out in my mind that were… 

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These rainbow peppers are stuffed wtih a creamy quinoa and veggie filling. A very tasty and healthy dinner recipe. #vegan #glutenfree

Cheesy Quinoa Stuffed Rainbow Peppers.

After this weekend, and a few hairy nights of trying to get out the door to rehearsals and concerts, I’m trying to make a plan so that I make it through the holiday season in one piece. And it would be great if I had some meals planned, and maybe even frozen, and that I… 

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Spicy and moist gingerbread mini bundt cakes with a dusting of powdered sugar make a festive holiday dessert!

Gingerbread Mini Bundt Cakes.

Hello there! How are you on this snowy morning? Is it snowy where you are? We have a little bit on the ground here, just enough to make it seem pretty and wintry and holiday-ish. Actually, a few things happened this weekend to make me feel holiday-ish: the snow, playing the first holiday concert of… 

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Flavorful and healthy sweet potato, wild rice, and mushroom stuffing recipe.

Wild Rice Sweet Potato Stuffing.

Okay, who is already singing Christmas carols at their house? Anyone besides me? We had snow yesterday (just a bit) and Baby Bee was singing Jingle Bells, and you know how that goes, once one starts singing, soon everyone starts! The carols, the snow, and the smell of this stuffing cooking really put me in… 

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Gluten free and vegan bluberry crisp recipe - so easy, so good, and so perfect for Thanksgiving dessert!

Cranberry Blueberry Crisp.

Don’t you just love it when you start to see holiday ingredients in the grocery store? I love to see mixed nuts, fruitcake, and egg nog start to appear on the shelves. And also pomegranates, and lots of citrus, and cranberries, of course. I usually only buy cranberries to make a cranberry relish for Thanksgiving,… 

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This gluten free coconut granola is so easy to make, and so delicious! Makes a great holiday gift!

Buttery Coconut Granola.

I think we all know that I love a good batch of granola. See exhibits A, B, and C. Well, all of those recipes contain nuts, so this weekend I was on mission to make a delicious nut-free granola. I just went with a simple coconut granola – with vegan buttery spread rather than oil… 

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These homemade crackers are so addicting! Salty, crispy, crunchy goodness.

Peppered Cashew Flour Crackers.

So, it looks like this is the last cashew recipe you will see on my blog. Remember Baby Bee’s bad reaction to cashew flour a couple of weeks ago? Well, we went to the allergist this week to do skin testing to confirm his allergy to cashews, and he is most definitely allergic. Due to… 

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