Vegan Snickerdoodle Cupcakes.

Vegan snickerdoodle cupcake recipe - spiced cupcakes topped with a creamy icing.

So you know how my “real” job is a violinist, right? (I mean after being a mom and a wife, which are my real “real” jobs, and are 24/7). Anyway, I am often hired to play for various concerts at different venues, and sometimes I play in an orchestra that accompanies famous singers and groups. A… 

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Chicken pasta salad with grapes and an avocado dill dressing.

Chicken Avocado Dill Pasta Salad.

Once in a while I get to the point where I feel like I am cooking all the things all the time. You know what I mean? I know it’s because we have some food allergies to deal with, so we can’t fall back on a lot of eating out or convenience foods (although I… 

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32 delicious no-churn vegan ice cream recipes. #vegan #dairyfree #icecream

32 No Churn Vegan Ice Cream Recipes.

Peach Sorbet |  Banana Blueberry Ice Cream | Lemon Ice Cream   Here we are, in the middle of summer – peak ice cream season. It’s the best time of the year, right? An ice cream parlor on every corner, an ice cream maker in every kitchen…or maybe not. If you’re a vegan, or following… 

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Curried quinoa salad with almonds and fruit. Vegan and gluten free.

Curried Quinoa Salad with Fruit and Almonds.

Wow, it’s been hot here this week! I’m kind of stunned, because it was unseasonably cool last week, (like 70′s), and it was soooo nice. That’s my perfect weather, sunny and 70 degrees.  Since it’s so hot here now, of course I don’t want to turn the oven on, or really cook anything at all,… 

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Rich hot fudge with coconut rum and sweet and salty pecans make this a rich and decadent sundae.

Vegan Coconut Rum Hot Fudge Sundaes with Sugared Pecans.

Hello! How was your weekend? Too busy, like ours? Do you feel like you need a treat today? Oh good, because do I have a treat for you! This month’s Recipe Redux theme was spirits. I knew immediately that I wanted to add some kind of liqueur to a dessert, because that’s always a fun… 

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3 ingredient Tasty and Healthy blueberry banana ice cream recipe - no ice cream maker required!

Banana Blueberry Ice Cream.

I debated about posting this, because everyone kind of knows about making dairy free ice cream with bananas, right? We do it all the time, but there’s just something so neat about blending up frozen bananas and having them magically turn into ice cream. It never gets old, at least over here.  It’s nice to… 

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You can make a quick serving of cherry crisp in the microwave! Buttery, sugary, cherries toped with oats in just 90 seconds! So good. #dessert #cherries

Individual Microwave Cherry Crisp.

Who loves cherries? I do, I do! And they were on sale for $1.99 a pound last week, isn’t that crazy? Of course, we had to buy a bag, and I kind of wanted to make a cherry crisp. But then I realized that I would eat a cherry crisp (that’s right, pretty much the whole… 

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Sweet potato and kale soup recipe from Let Them Eat Kale! #vegan #glutenfree #kale

Creamy Sweet Potato and Kale Soup and a Giveaway!

Happy Monday! I’m so excited today because my friend Julia from The Roasted Root wrote an awesome book, and I got a chance to read through it, try a recipe, AND she’s going to give a copy away to one lucky reader! Yippee! Okay, so let’s get to it. Hopefully you already read Julia’s blog, because… 

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Allergy Friendly Comfort Food ebook for $3.99 at theprettybee.com. #vegan #glutenfree #soyfree

Allergy Friendly Comfort Food Ebook!

Remember last year when I wrote for 31 days about Gluten Free, Dairy Free, and Egg Free Comfort Food? Well, I decided to write an ebook! I took some of the best recipes from that 31 day series, and added some new recipes, and compiled it all into a handy, easy-to-read ebook called, Allergy Friendly… 

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Deliciously creamy, spicy, and so easy to make Coconut Curry with Cauliflower and Potatoes. #vegan and #glutenfree

Coconut Curry with Cauliflower and Potatoes.

Have I mentioned my extreme love of Indian food before? Like it’s my super favorite best food of all time? So much so that I ate chicken tikka masala throughout my first pregnancy to the point that my doctor (who is Indian herself) predicted that I would have “a little Indian baby.” :) Anyway, even… 

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