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Grizzly Bear Muffins (Vegan Chocolate Chunk Oat Muffins)

Our daughter coined these “Grizzly Bear Muffins” and I thought it was so cute that I had to go with it. I started out wanting to create a homemade version of these. We call...

Thai Green Curry Noodle Soup (2 Ways!)

It’s been so dark and dreary here in the Seattle area, which I guess should be no surprise because hello, Seattle + winter. I’ve finally hit the point where I’m wavering on my wholehearted...

Instant Pot Vegan Hoppin’ John

Theories abound as to the origins of the Southern dish, Hoppin’ John. I’m no historian, so I won’t delve too far into it, but here’s what I know: Folks eat it on New Year’s...

Why I don't just "get to the recipe"

Why I Don’t “Just Get to the Recipe”

Blogging has changed so much in the nearly 10 years since I started. Back then, readers really got to know the bloggers – food blogs were part personal journal, part recipe resource. Bloggers shared...

Instant Pot Golden Lentil & Spinach Soup

  I shared this Instant Pot Lentil Soup recipe nearly two years ago, and it’s been one of my top-most-visited (and top-rated!) recipes ever since. Instant Pot Lentil Soup is the perfect thing to...

Vegan Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

I share a lot of vegan recipes around here, but I’m not actually a vegan. Basically, I’m a vegetarian who no longer eats dairy (most of the time) for health reasons. And oftentimes, by...

Soft & Fluffy Vegan Dinner Rolls (That Everyone Will Love!)

  My grandma, or “Gran” as we called her, made the most epic dinner rolls. Soft, fluffy, a little sweet, and a lot buttery … pure heaven. She would bring them to every holiday...

Rustic White Bean & Thyme Pot Pies (Two Ways!)

School is just about out for winter break, and I, for one, am so excited to have my little buddy back at my side for a couple of weeks! I have visions of homemade...

Thick & Rich 6-Ingredient Vegan Eggnog

  Growing up, we really weren’t an eggnog family. My first encounter with it, I think, was actually well into adulthood – in the form of an eggnog latte. That easily segued into the...

Simple Butternut Squash Soup

If you’re looking for a simple and straightforward dinner recipe after the hubbub of the Thanksgiving holiday and before Christmas madness really sets in, I’ve got you covered! I created this Simple Butternut Squash...