Pear Bourbon Smash

A sweet and refreshing fall drink, this pear bourbon smash has mint, pear, and just a hint of maple syrup!

A sweet and refreshing fall drink, this pear bourbon smash has mint, pear, and just a hint of maple syrup!

It’ falltime and the livin’ is easy! Ok so it really still feels like summer (hi, still 90 here) and I am a little fearful that we are skipping right over fall here in the Midwest and headed straight for the wintertime blues. Yes, summer is GREAT and (more…)

Roasted Stone Fruit Oatmeal

A fall ready breakfast, sweet vanilla bean roasted stone fruit oatmeal is a perfect and easy way to get breakfast on the table!

A fall ready breakfast, sweet vanilla bean roasted stone fruit oatmeal is a perfect and easy way to get breakfast on the table!

How has your breakfast style changed over the years? I used to be a ‘have to eat breakfast before anything else’ kind of girl. I would usually get hangry about an hour after waking up, but then would want to eat lunch by 10am (downsides of working an early schedule!) and by that point, I was on track for dinner by 8. Over the last few years, I’ve changed into the person who eats breakfast at work, (more…)

Vegan Yeast Biscuits

Vegan yeast biscuits are a fast and easy way to get to perfect biscuits in no time! 

Vegan yeast biscuits are a fast and easy way to get to perfect biscuits in no time! 

This post is sponsored by Red Star Yeast. Thanks for supporting the brands that make this space possible!

There’s just something about the changing of the seasons that makes me want to bake ALL the bread. A few of the tall trees outside our house are starting to change from green to yellow and, despite our 80-degree weather, it’s a reminder that fall really is coming soon. I’m always on this in between feeling of (more…)

Boozy Lemon Lime Granita

A boozy and sweet lemon lime granita, spiked with rum and loaded with tart lemon and just a bit of sweetness, perfect for a summertime treat!

A boozy and sweet lemon lime granita, spiked with rum and loaded with tart lemon and just a bit of sweetness, perfect for a summertime treat!

Hello from the start of fall! Ok it feels like fall one day and then summer the next, but really, it’s more like fall these days. I hadn’t planned on taking two weeks off from the blog, but life happened and work happened and then all of a sudden, (more…)

Matcha Latte Float with Vegan Vanilla Ice Cream

A vegan matcha latte float topped with easy homemade vegan vanilla ice cream. The perfect way to cool off this summer! 

A vegan matcha latte float topped with easy homemade vegan vanilla ice cream. The perfect way to cool off this summer!

This post is sponsored by Aiya Matcha. Thank you for supporting the brands that make this space possible!

What do you remember about your first float? I know I remember that mine was root beer (obviously) from the A & W Drive In in my hometown. I thought that place was the coolest because we got to eat in the car and they just brought the food to (more…)