Holidays · Recipe Roundup

5-potluck dishes for the 4th

Ok - before we talk about the 4th of July I have to share a couple of photos with you. We had the cutest visitors the other day! Our neighbors have fairly young chickens and they came over when I was watering our tomato plants (by the way, these are the sorriest looking tomatoes -… Continue reading 5-potluck dishes for the 4th

Cookies and Bars · Desserts · Holidays · Recipes

Best Vegan Sugar Cookies!

Your search for a delicious vegan sugar cookie ends here! I've tried a couple of different recipes over the last few years and this recipe is the best one I've found. By. Far. The dough does not require any refrigeration before you roll it out, which is a huge time-saver. These Vegan Sugar Cookies from… Continue reading Best Vegan Sugar Cookies!

Breakfasts · Holidays · Muffins and Breads · Recipes · Uncategorized

Classic Cranberry Orange Nut Bread

The kids and I usually make sugar cookies (I found the BEST recipe last year and will share it soon!) and maybe another baked good if we can squeeze in more time before the holidays. This time of year is so busy with mid-week soccer practices, games and tournaments (oh, and work!) on the weekends.… Continue reading Classic Cranberry Orange Nut Bread

Crafts · Holidays

No-Knit Sweater Stockings and More Ideas for Christmas

  I love decorating for Christmas and bringing in a little more sparkle during the season. Our home is usually full of neutrals and blue, but I'm enjoying more pops of color this December.  Once the decorations are up, I'm definitely ready for holiday baking with the kids (stay tuned for recipes!). I hope you… Continue reading No-Knit Sweater Stockings and More Ideas for Christmas

Beans and Vegetables · Holidays · Main dishes · Recipes

Vegan Wellington

This is a beautiful vegan main dish, perfect for holiday gatherings and popular among vegetarians and omnivores alike. It is so versatile - just fill the puff pastry sheets with your favorite vegetables and seasonings, then create the pretty lattice top and bake. Voila! The filling here is a combination of broccoli, red onion, and… Continue reading Vegan Wellington

Holidays · Recipes · Sides and Salads · Slow-Cooker Recipes

Balsamic Brussels Sprouts in the Slow-Cooker

Over the next couple of weeks, I'll be posting some healthy plant-based dishes for the holidays. I'm so excited to share these with you! What's your favorite side dish for holiday dinners? One of mine is definitely these Brussels sprouts. I stumbled on this recipe for Slow Cooker Balsamic Brussels Sprouts last year as I was… Continue reading Balsamic Brussels Sprouts in the Slow-Cooker

Crafts · Holidays

Beautiful Homemade Velvet Pumpkins!

  I've had a *huge* crush on the beautiful silk velvet pumpkins that have graced Pinterest over the past few years. A collection of pumpkins in various sizes and rich fall colors would make such beautiful table settings for our Thanksgiving dinner, but the cost of just a few of them kept me from placing… Continue reading Beautiful Homemade Velvet Pumpkins!