Easy Veggie Soup

This easy veggie soup is an essential in the winter for my husband and I. It's such a great, versatile soup to have on hand because if you are missing something, you can always replace it with whatever you have on hand. Easy Veggie Soup Ingredients Like I said in the beginning, it is so easy to change out veggies and try some new ones in this recipe. The last time I made it, I didn't have enough green beans so I added peas. Have fun with this! Try new flavors. Here is what I usually put in my soup:…

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No Bake Almond Cacao Snack Balls

These easy no bake almond cacao snack balls are so quick to make and delicious, you won't be able to keep your family from eating them all in one day! They are gluten, dairy, soy, refined sugar free and vegan! I like to dip mine halfway into a vegan and refined sugar free chocolate ganache that tastes just like the real thing. You don't have to feel a shred of guilt when eating these delicious morsels. No Bake Almond Cacao Snack Balls Ingredients There are minimal ingredients in this recipe which makes it even better. You might even have it…

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Chocolate Fondue Dessert Board (Vegan Fondue Option!)

There is not one person I know who doesn't love chocolate fondue. This chocolate fondue dessert board is perfect for every occaision including girls nights, date night, family dessert, and dinner parties. My cookbook club actually decided on a food board theme, so that is how I made my first chocolate fondue dessert board. What is a Chocolate Fondue Dessert Board? A chocolate fondue dessert board is basically a fancy way of dressing up chocolate fondue with a ton of food to dip into the chocolate. Charcuterie boards, or another term is food boards, are all the rage right now.…

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Perfect Homemade Chai Tea Latte Recipe

I've been making this homemade chai tea recipe for years. My mom gave me a photocopy of her crumbled old photocopy. Those always seem to be the best recipes, am I right? It's very easy to whip up and makes about 8 cups worth, so it's perfect if you're prepping ahead or having a dinner party.  Why should I make a homemade chai tea latte? I'll tell you why.. because it will be more delicious than any chai tea latte you get at a cafe or Starbucks. I don't use a chai tea bag. I make it from scratch with…

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The Easiest Delicious Sweet Potato Casserole

This easy sweet potato casserole recipe has been on my family's Thanksigiving table for as long as I can remember. It is simple, easy and delicious! A quick to make side dish for a busy morning preparing. I am usually one to go for healthier recipes, but I don't think this casserole would be as complete or nostalgic without the mini marshmallows on top. Sweet Potato Casserole Ingredients I said it was simple and I meant it because it's only 5 ingredients! Here is what you need: Sweet Potatoes Dairy Free Butter Brown Sugar (or Coconut Sugar) Ceylon Cinnamon Mini…

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Vegan Gluten Free Apple Pie Cookies

These super delicious apple pie cookies are vegan, gluten free and refined sugar free! I use coconut sugar to sweeten it and the apples themselves are pretty sweet, so no need for all that sugar. With spices like cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg and cloves, these cookies are little spiced apple pies in every single bite! Apple Pie Cookie Ingredients This is I admit a little more work than a regular cookie since you do have to saute the apples first, but it is so worth it, I promise! Here's what you'll need for these apple pie cookies. Apples Dairy Free Butter…

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Homemade Golden Milk Recipe and Health Benefits

Besides the fact that it is good for you, homemade golden milk is super delicious! It's a great cozy, hot drink to sip when it's cold outside. My recipe is so simple, you'll have it ready to drink in minutes.  Also read on for some of the amazing health benefits of turmeric! Golden Milk Health Benefits Golden Milk has gained popularity over the years due to it's main ingredient: turmeric. Tumeric has been used in Ayurvedic medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years.  Tumeric has numerous health benefits and we'll list the main ones here. My sources for…

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How to Have Your Own Tea Party

Tea parties are so much fun! Try to have at least one tea party with your girlfriends and then you can tell me how much fun it was. It takes some prep, but it is so worth it! I am going to tell you exactly how to have your own tea party at home and you get a FREE template to make your own cute tea menus and placecards like ones I made. Tea Pots and Tea Cups Really the only thing you need to have a tea party is a tea pot and tea cups. I collect tea cups…

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Tea Dipping Cookies (Vegan+Gluten Free)

These tea cookies are delicate and delicious, perfect for dipping in your afternoon tea! Also great for tea parties. It gets even better, they are also vegan, gluten and refined sugar free! Please don't let that fool you though because they are so yummy, my family ate every last one when I made them. These cookies got their start actually as the holiday sugar cookies I posted a couple years ago for Christmas. I changed them up for the tea party I just had and wallah, the birth of the tea cookie! All I did really was add coconut sugar…

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Homemade Pesto—Vegan and Delicious

I can remember the first time I ate my mom's homemade pesto when I was a kid. I loved it so much I wanted it on my birthday dinner that year. This classic basil pesto is so versatile, you can put it on virtually any dish to give it a burst of flavor. Traditional pesto calls for parmesan cheese. I've always omitted that because I don't eat any dairy products, so now it's vegan too! One more difference from a traditional basil pesto is I use walnuts instead of pine nuts. I feel that the taste doesn't change the flavor…

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