Sweet & savory chai butternut squash soup (vegan)

Sweet & savory chai butternut squash soup (vegan)

I haven't really been missing all of the snow and cold that come with Midwestern winters, other than it being the perfect weather to enjoy cozy, comfort foods without feeling as much guilt. The soup recipe I have today, however, is warm and soothing, but healthy. I've been wanting to do more cooking with tea [...]

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Healthy and tasty: chocolate peanut butter oatmeal

Healthy and tasty: chocolate peanut butter oatmeal

I love Reeses cups! At Halloween it's a Reese's pumpkin, Christmas time the chocolate peanut butter tree. I just love the flavor that comes from combining chocolate and peanut butter. What if I told you that you can get a similar flavor without all the calories, and with some nutritional benefits added to the mix? [...]

Recipe: tasty vegan three bean crockpot quinoa chili

Recipe: tasty vegan three bean crockpot quinoa chili

Vegan three-bean crockpot quinoa chili. Say that three times fast. This is becoming one of my favorite, go-to autumn crockpot recipes. It's comforting, slightly spicy (appealing to my fiance who isn't a huge fan of super spicy foods), packed with fiber and protein and full of flavor. I really just love crockpot meals. If a crockpot [...]

Recipe: Balsamic Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Recipe: Balsamic Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I love brussels sprouts! I like them boiled, baked and even fried. But lately I've been enjoying them roasted. I've had amazing roasted brussels sprouts at restaurants, and wanted to try to make them myself. After searching for a good recipe, I decided to make my own. The balsamic vinegar and oil combination leaves the [...]

Vegan Mac and Cheese

Vegan Mac and Cheese

I've really been craving mac and cheese. But I've also been trying to take care of myself and stick to a dairy-free diet. So I decided to try my hand at vegan Mac and cheese. There are many ways to make it, but I decided to use nutritional yeast, and it was delicious! Nutritional yeast [...]