Coconut and Roasted Rhubarb Smoothie

Coconut and Roasted Rhubarb Smoothie- A perfect sweet summertime smoothie, with roasted rhubarb and plenty of coconut!

Can you believe I haven’t really worked with rhubarb much until just this year (outside of the usual strawberry rhubarb crisp)? It’s always been one of those fruits that baffle me because you can’t really eat it on its own and it usually needs to be paired with something else to bring out the real taste and sweetness. For my first round of experimenting with rhubarb, I went with a sweet roasted rhubarb smoothie, (more…)

Vegan Lime Sugar Cookies

Vegan Lime Sugar Cookies

Vegan lime sugar cookies are the perfect way to kick off summer with a heavy dose of fresh lime in a chewy, perfect vegan sugar cookie!

It’s been a week, right? Last week felt like the longest week ever (despite it being a shorter work week) and this week seems like it’s dragging by (it’s only Tuesday?!) before my eyes. I had full intentions of sharing this recipe last Friday, especially since my coworkers were huge fans of these (more…)

Chocolate Granola Pancakes

A breakfast classic gets a crunchy twist, with cocoa powder and a hefty dose of granola in these vegan chocolate granola pancakes!

How are you recovering after that long, gorgeous weekend we had? All I know is that yesterday felt like Monday and I couldn’t be happier that it’s already Wednesday.  I spent the past weekend baking (2 fails, 1 success), soaking up the sun in a beer garden, and making (more…)

Maple Bourbon Candied Pecans

Bourbon Maple Candied Pecans- The perfect topping for ice cream, oatmeal, and everything in between! Candied pecans with a perfect sweet salty mix, with a touch of bourbon.

These bourbon roasted pecans are singlehandedly one of my favorite things I’ve made in..oh the last year? I helped Kate from Cookie and Kate test a few recipes from her cookbook (!!) and this pecan recipe one one of my favorites.  It’s a seemingly unassuming recipe, starting with a healthy dose of maple syrup and ending with a roast to perfection in the oven. Each time I’ve made these sweet bourbon roasted pecans (more…)

Sweet Potato Salad with Mustard Balsamic Dressing

A sweet and savory sweet potato salad with pecans and dried cranberries, perfect for summer cookouts and parties! Made with a sweet balsamic vinaigrette and tart cranberries.

I know, sweet potato salad in May? But hear me out! On my recent visit to my grandparent’s house last month, my grandma enlisted me to help her in making a side for lunch one day. Putting our cooking minds together, we ended up coming up with a cold sweet potato salad, using up some frozen sweet potatoes she had and whipping up a dressing from an old cookbook that would (more…)