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Life, Death, and Privilege

As my blog has evolved over the past 10 years, for the most part, I’ve stopped sharing the personal stuff and tend to keep it to food. So I’m really not too sure how...

Supremely Delicious Black Beans From Scratch

  Black beans are one of the tastiest, most versatile plant-based proteins around. I love them! And while I’m not averse to cracking open a can of black beans now and then, cooking black...

Soft-Baked Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

  Remember those soft-baked chocolate chip cookies you’d buy in the snack food aisle? Bendy, pliable, perfect for sinking your teeth into one. Or – ahem – seven. These almond flour chocolate chip cookies totally...

Crispy Sheet Pan Gnocchi with Veggies & Sausage (Vegan or Meaty!)

In the words of Staind, “It’s Been Awhile!” Yep, it’s been awhile since I’ve posted a One Dish Two Ways recipe (one recipe that can be made vegetarian/vegan AND meaty for multi-diet families). I guess...

The Best Baked Mac & Cheese Recipe Ever

  This recipe for classic baked macaroni and cheese is one of my most popular! It’s super creamy – not dry like some homemade mac and cheese can get. It’s cheesy. Oh yes. Verrrry...

Easy Homemade Chocolate Syrup

This homemade chocolate syrup recipe isn’t only an acceptable replacement for commercially-made chocolate syrups, it sort of beats the pants off of store-bought. It costs pennies to make, it takes all of 10 minutes...

Vegan Puttanesca Sauce

Puttanesca is one of my favorite pasta sauces. It’s probably because I’m a serious lover of olives and capers, both of which are featured heavily in this pungent tomato-based sauce. It’s also really easy...

Massaged Kale Salad with Avocado & Chickpeas

10 Dinner Ideas for April

Oh goodness, a lot can change in a month, can’t it? I started the “10 Dinner Ideas” series earlier this year, thinking it’d be all about easy dinner recipes made with ingredients that are...

Creamy Roasted Carrot Ginger Soup

  I created this Creamy Roasted Carrot Ginger Soup recipe six years ago, and it’s still on constant rotation around here. It’s so simple yet rich and utterly full of flavor. The secret? ROAST...

Dark Chocolate Cherry Trail Mix

We’ve all been talking a lot about pantry meals lately, but what about pantry snacks?! Sweet and salty Dark Chocolate Cherry Trail Mix is my favorite snack of all. Just a handful or two...