Baby Puree Prep

I’ve been currently creating meals that are versatile for dinner for adults and babies. It has been a challenge but I’ve discovered that it was easier to use the same ingredients and make a pot on the side. Until my kid is old enough to have the same meals as us, this was the easiest…

Crazy Sprinkles Cookies

As you know my son loves his chocolate chip cookies, but I did want to make them a little more special by adding a ton a sprinkles to them. This recipe is also really simple and it is a great way to get your little ones to start baking. As usual, start with flour, egg,…

Pumpkin Pie Crumble

Some days I feel like a crumble or a crisp and other days I just want a pie. I decided to combine both of these to make a pumpkin pie crumble. A nice sweet and smooth pie topped with crunchy crumble! Yum. Start by preheating the oven to 425F. Make the pumpkin pie filling. In…

Chocolate Marshmallows and Pretzels

This mostly is a fun recipe that you can do when you just need something to do. For this recipe you need some marshmallows, chocolate chips, butter, sprinkles and pretzels. Melt some chocolate chips (1/4 cup) and a tablespoon of butter using a microwave. You can heat the chocolate up in 30 second intervals. Stir…

Vegan Cheese-y Pasta Sauce

Chop and cook potatoes and carrots in a pot of water until they are fork tender. In the blender (or pot if you are using an immersion blender), blend the carrots, potatoes, 1/2 cup water, 1/4 cup olive oil, 1 cup nutritional yeast, 2 cloves if garlic and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Blend until…

Grilling Glaze

This is a simple grilling glaze that can be used to flavor meats or vegetables. It is tangy and sweet and works well for creating a nice brown crust. Some of these ingredients may be a little more challenging to get but I think this recipe is very forgiving and can be adapted in many…

Instant Pot Apple Pear Butter

This year we were blessed with an abundance of apple pear (aka Asian pear or sand pear). This fruit is a pear that has a taste that is like pears but crispy like an apple. Since we had so many pears, I decided to make some apple pear butter to savor the taste through out…

Savory Turkish Coffee

New year, new coffee recipe. This time I wanted to try something different and savory. For this recipe, you will need some fresh rosemary and garlic. Yes you heard me right. Although I didn’t have the correct vessel to make my Turkish coffee, I think it worked fine in a sauce pan. To make this…

Chocolate Vegan Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting

Some days you just want a chocolate cupcake but sometimes you don’t have eggs or milk. Here is a vegan cupcake that is sure to satisfy your craving. (*note – I did make a double batch in the pictures) In a mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients: 1 cup flour, 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder,…

Eggnog Chia Pudding

This is a super easy pudding recipe that you can enjoy on your holiday. If you have some extra eggnog and Chia seeds then you are all set. This is best made the night before because you will need to let the Chia seeds soak in the egg nog. For 1 cup of liquid add…