Beans and Vegetables · Grains · Main dishes · Recipes

Cauliflower Piccata with Quinoa and Lentil Pilaf

This Cauliflower Piccata recipe from the Food Network's "Healthy Eats" blog is amazing! The first time I tried it, we spooned it over cappellini pasta and fell in love with the lemony flavor. Here, I'm serving it over a Quinoa and Lentil Pilaf for a good source of healthy plant protein and fiber. Roasting these… Continue reading Cauliflower Piccata with Quinoa and Lentil Pilaf

Recipe Roundup · Recipes

5 easy menus for the New Year

I hope you are enjoying the holiday season! Oh, how I'd LOVE to say that I'm having a blast, but I've been stuck in bed for the last 3 days with the stinkin' flu! The FLU on my one week vacation. Ugh. Well, the kids at least are loving their leisurely mornings and no-schedule days… Continue reading 5 easy menus for the New Year

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

Cookies and Bars · Desserts · Recipes

Oatmeal Chocolate Fudge Bars by Chocolate Covered Katie

My husband, brother-in-law, and kids are out for the whole day (a quiet home is a very rare occurrence around here!), so I thought I'd pour myself a glass of wine cup of coffee and surprise them with a new dessert: Oatmeal Chocolate Fudge Bars from Chocolate Covered Katie. How can you possibly go wrong… Continue reading Oatmeal Chocolate Fudge Bars by Chocolate Covered Katie

Beans and Vegetables · Main dishes · Recipes · Slow-Cooker Recipes

Jackfruit Carnitas Tacos

This recipe for Slow-Cooker Jackfruit Carnitas Tacos is amazing! As you may already know, tacos and enchiladas are a favorite staple around here. I've been trying to find more recipes with Jackfruit since my family enjoys the Slow-Cooker BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches, so a colleague shared this one with me! The original is not for the slow-cooker, but… Continue reading Jackfruit Carnitas Tacos