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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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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Vegan Chocolate Ganache (Just two ingredients!)

I can't tell you how many times I've made this easy vegan chocolate ganache. Here's a secret...sometimes I literally just make this and eat it and you bet I lick that bowl every time. It's a great easy recipe to have up your sleeve when you need it. Perfect for decorating all sorts of confections and a great replacement for hot fudge on sundaes. Vegan Chocolate Ganache: Ingredients All you need for this ganache is vegan dark chocolate chips and a plant based milk. My favorite chocolate for baking is Enjoy Life. In my opinion, the best plant based milk…

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Cranberry Orange Ginger Sparkling Drink

This cranberry orange ginger sparkling drink is so delicious and actually very good for you! There is no refined sugar or store bought juice to be seen anywhere near this drink. Besides it being yummy and festive, it's very healthy since the cranberries, ginger, and oranges help boost your immune system after all that extra holiday food this season. The cranberry juice part of this recipe is modified from @thejenjones recipe. I discovered her on TikTok and love every single plant-based recipe she posts. Also check out the benefits of cranberries, our favorite seasonal fruit! Cranberry Orange Ginger Drink: Ingredients…

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Vegan Peppermint Bark (3 ingredients!)

I made up this recipe for vegan peppermint bark last year when I wanted a quick and easy holiday treat that was free from everything my family couldn't eat. I got exactly what I wanted too. This recipe is super quick, only three ingredients and tastes downright yummy! Vegan Peppermint Bark: Ingredients The only three ingredients you'll need for this recipe are dark chocolate, crushed up candy canes and peppermint extract. That's it! My favorite brand of chocolate is Enjoy Life. The candy canes should say "suitable for vegetarians/vegans" on it since one of the ingredients is natural flavors (which…

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Foodie Gifts to Give this Christmas

This Christmas my husband and I are on a budget. We're saving for a house (woo hoo!), so we're trying to keep a tight ship. We were trying to think of budget friendly Christmas gifts and of course, the first thing that pops into my head is foodie gifts! Who doesn't love some yummy homemade goodies around the holidays? Maybe the Grinch, but I think I can turn even him to the sugar filled dark side. So without further ado, here's some tips and ideas for making homemade foodie gifts for your loved ones for Christmas this year. Foodie Gifts:…

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Holiday Sugar Cookies — Vegan & Gluten Free!

Vegan Holiday Sugar Cookies anyone?! If you are subscribed to my newsletter, I recently told you I just found out that I'm allergic to eggs and sensitive to gluten. What I mean is, I should not eat eggs at all anymore, but eating some gluten every once in a while is fine. So from now on all my bakes will be dairy and egg free, and I'll be coming out with gluten free bakes as well! My traditional sugar cookie recipe was full of ingredients I now cannot have, so I made up a new one. My new holiday sugar…

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