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Healthier One Bowl Banana Bread

My mom’s banana bread recipe was one of the first recipe cards I took with me after moving away from home. It’s a timeless, classic comfort food – one that’s reserved for those rough days, or when you want the smell of baked bananas to permeate your entire home or …

Top 10 Recipes of 2017

And just like that – it’s 2018. 2017 brought some great recipes to this site and I’m so freakin’ thankful to you all for making and sharing them! As an ode to the past year, today’s post is a round up of the 10 best recipes of 2017. So grab …

Best Ever Cashew Hot Cocoa

Where has this cashew hot cocoa been all my life? I’m seriously blown away by the flavor of this naturally sweetened, creamy, hot cocoa-y goodness. And I’m even more excited to share it with you all here! Soaked cashews and dates are the base of this beverage. Together they provide …

Quick + Easy Chicken Tikka Masala

The last time I made chicken tikka masala, I remember getting the recipe from Food Network and spending an entire afternoon in the kitchen – blending the spices myself, marinating the chicken for several hours, standing over the hot skillet getting the right charr, etc. It was one of those …

Chipotle Black Bean Breakfast Taco

I interrupt this moment of your day to bring you Tex-Mex breakfast tacos all dolled up with chipotle black beans, sautéed onion and bell pepper, skillet-fried egg, avocado slices and cilantro. Oh, and let’s not forget the fresh salsa. This, my friends, is one happy breakfast taco. 

Lemon Ginger Beet Juice

Restaurants are one of my greatest sources of inspiration for blog recipes. I love to see what chefs are creating out there, especially in the realm of health and wellness, and am often inspired to try a home version. That’s exactly what happened with this lemon ginger beet juice. There’s …

Leek Vegetable Broth

Have you ever made your own vegetable broth? Let me tell you, it is 10x better than the canned stuff and so worth the extra step! The other day, I made a recipe that called for leeks – white parts only. The green stems from leeks are often discarded because …

Teriyaki-Glazed Butternut Squash Buddha Bowl

You know the easy + crispy baked tofu recipe I shared a couple weeks ago? Well, it’s back in the form of this lovely bowl of all buddha bowls. We’re talking teriyaki-glazed butternut squash, sesame-flavored mushrooms, crispy tofu, whole grains and, of course, avocado! This is where it’s at, my friends. …

Easy + Crispy Baked Tofu

When I decided to change my diet to a plant-based focus, tofu was one of those new-to-me foods I came to love. It’s a wonderful plant-based protein source that provides all nine essential amino acids needed from the diet, which is rare to find from plant sources. So I began …

Vegan Chocolate Fruit Dip

If you’ve ever made fruit dip, you know the base consists of cream cheese and refined powdered sugar. Well friends, I’m here to tell you neither are necessary for an out-of-this-world fruit dip. Wanna know the secret? DRIED DATES! This recipe is a total life hack. It will feel like …