Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Cookies

O. M. G. Do you see the texture of these cookies? Seriously – smooth, practically melt-in-your-mouth, and dark with cocoa. These are some rich and fudgy little guys, that’s for sure. What if I told you that these treats were actually vegan and gluten-free?! That’s right: no butter, eggs, or even flour. Instead, these cookies … More Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Cookies

Chia Seed Jam

A simple piece of toast with butter and jam is one of my favorite little snacks. It may be because I was a toast fiend growing up (I often at three or four slices for breakfast!) but there’s something so comforting about the warm, toasty bread topped with a sweet, fruity compote. I’ve dabbled in making … More Chia Seed Jam

Vegan Banana Waffles

My parents gave me a waffle iron for Christmas last year, so now I can make this delicious breakfast dish at home anytime – how cool is that?! I’ve been experimenting with a few different waffle recipes, including the classic buttermilk and my mom’s famous yeasted version. I’ll have to share those recipes soon, but … More Vegan Banana Waffles

Strawberry Margaritas

Today, I have another fun cocktail for you! What could be more appropriate for spring than an icy, refreshing drink featuring lots of tart lime juice and a deliciously sweet strawberry simple syrup? Making margaritas from scratch has been on my bucket list for a while, and I finally got around to it for my birthday … More Strawberry Margaritas

Spring Salad

I’ve been on a bit of a salad kick recently. With the warmer weather moving in, I find that most nights I’m content with a yummy, fresh salad for my dinner, possibly with some hummus or a piece of toast on the side. To be perfectly honest, often the salads I throw together are pretty … More Spring Salad

Maple Coconut Granola

It’s funny: cereal is one of those things that most people never think to try making at home. We’re so used to going to the grocery store and scanning the aisle of brightly-colored cardboard boxes until we find our favorite – whether that’s Fruit Loops, all-natural Cocoa Crisps, or even plain old Cheerios. Personally, I … More Maple Coconut Granola

Recipe Inspiration: Strawberry Desserts

Last week I professed my love for all things strawberry, and this little crush just keeps getting stronger! While strawberry shortcake is my all-time favorite dessert, I’m not about to turn down some ice cream, doughnuts, or creme brûlée, either. I particular love strawberries because, like spring itself, I see them as a little preview … More Recipe Inspiration: Strawberry Desserts

Strawberry Shortcake

Friends! It’s strawberry season! Also know as the best time of year. I’ve loved strawberries since I was a little girl, and always look forward to the first sweet, ruby red berries at the beginning of April. This time of year also happens to mark the start of my birthday season! In fact, this particular recipe … More Strawberry Shortcake