Best Fudgy Brownies

Best Fudgy Brownies

These Best Fudgy Brownies are for the chocolate lovers. Dense, fudgy, thick, and loaded with chocolate flavor. Adding chocolate chips adds melty chocolate to every bite and chopped walnuts add a little texture and crunch. Not only are these brownies my absolute favorite, they are…

Instant Pot Minestrone Soup

Instant Pot Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup is an Italian vegetable soup that is hearty, thick, and full of flavor. It often has pasta or rice in the tomatoey broth which just adds to the comfort factor. I love the versatility of Minestrone – it’s perfect to use up whatever…

Caramelized Onion Dip

Caramelized Onion Dip

Don’t get me wrong, I will always have a soft spot in my heart for the onion dip that you make by mixing the packet with some sour cream. I will NEVER be above that dip. That said, this homemade Caramelized Onion Dip is in…

Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Roasted Red Pepper Dip

This Roasted Red Pepper Dip is your new must have healthy snack. Made from roasted red peppers, garlic, almonds, basil, red wine vinegar, some spices, and oil. It’s great paired with veggies or your favorite crackers for dipping. Unlike hummus (here’s my favorite way to…

Cashew Veggie Stir-Fry

Cashew Veggie Stir-Fry

When it comes to using up the produce in your fridge, is there really anything better than a veggie stir fry? This Cashew Veggie Stir-Fry is perfect for getting your veggies in. But the star of this plant-based dinner is the pineapple stir-fry sauce. Slightly…

Gooey Chocolate Shortbread Bars

Gooey Chocolate Shortbread Bars

I’ve always loved desserts in bar form for several reasons. And these Chocolate Shortbread Bars are no exception. Dessert Bars are Better! They’re quicker. No scooping cookie dough onto baking sheets. Easy to transport in the baking dish. Can get fancy with layering with very…

Instant Pot Curry Lentils

Instant Pot Curry Lentils

Instant Pot Curry Lentils are healthy, filling, creamy, slightly spicy, and perfect for meal prep. You can feel good about eating these. They’re made with clean ingredients, plant based, vegetarian, and easily made vegan if you omit the butter. This meal is perfect for an…

Instant Pot Salsa Chicken & Rice

Instant Pot Salsa Chicken & Rice

Instant Pot Salsa Chicken and Rice is perfect for an easy weeknight dinner or meal prep for the week. Made with primarily pantry ingredients in just about 30 minutes, I love this one pot meal since the chicken and rice cook all at once. No…

Vegan Quinoa Chili

Vegan Quinoa Chili

Vegan Quinoa Chili is the plant-based dinner of your dreams. Protein-packed thanks to the quinoa and beans and lots of fiber make this chili extra filling. Perfect for meatless Monday or any night when you want a healthy, vegetarian dinner option. The main reason I…

Easy Chickpea Recipes

Easy Chickpea Recipes

Chickpeas are a nutrient powerhouse! Canned chickpeas are a pantry staple. They’re affordable, healthy, and versatile. They are a go-to protein source for vegans and vegetarians for a reason. I always have a can or two on hand for whipping up a plant-based lunch or…

No-Knead Cheese Bread

No-Knead Cheese Bread

Bread making and baking with yeast can be scary and intimidating, but fear no more. This easy No-Knead Cheese Bread uses an amazing dutch oven method that requires barely any prep work on your part. Seriously just 5 ingredients, less then 10 minutes of prep,…

Moroccan Chickpea Bowls

Moroccan Chickpea Bowls

Moroccan Chickpea Bowls are perfect for your healthy eating goals. Filled with plant based protein, clean ingredients, perfect for meatless Monday, and easily made vegan. But don’t let the health factor fool you, these quinoa bowls are packed with flavor. A blend of spices to…

One Pot Spicy Sausage Pasta

One Pot Spicy Sausage Pasta

One Pot Spicy Sausage Pasta needs to be on your winter menu. The rigatoni noodles cook right in the spicy Italian sausage sauce that has both crushed tomatoes and basil pesto. One Pot Pasta is your solution to an easy and comforting dinner. What You’ll…

FAVORITE Recipes of 2019!

FAVORITE Recipes of 2019!

I did a looooot of cooking and baking in 2019 (I published 72 recipes to the blog!) I thought it would be fun to round up some of my favorite recipes that I posted as a way to wrap up the year. Check out my…

Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

Chilly weather means soup season in my book. I love them all. But my opinion, you don’t get more comforting and nostalgic than a classic Chicken Noodle Soup. I love making it in my slow cooker using this recipe. But sometimes, I want the soup…