Instant Pot Seitan Surprise {Recipe Redux}

Instant Pot Seitan Surprise {Recipe Redux}

I love surprises. Ever since I was little, I’ve enjoyed surprise birthday and Christmas gifts. There’s something about the excitement and anticipation that makes them so delightful. The same goes for food. There’s something so wonderful about an unexpected amuse-bouche…

YumUniverse Pantry to Plate: Review and Recipe

YumUniverse Pantry to Plate: Review and Recipe

Cooking can be intimidating. There are so many ingredients, steps, and ways to mess up dinner. I used to think that cooking was a talent, but it’s actually about ratios, methods and templates. Once you know and understand these, you…

Kitchen Scrap Vegetable Broth in the Instant Pot {Recipe Redux}

Kitchen Scrap Vegetable Broth in the Instant Pot {Recipe Redux}

Buying vegetable broth is silly. No judgement if you still buy veggie broth in cans or cartons – I did the same. But now I know how easy it is to make it at home. With scraps. Which basically makes…

Crunchies Mixed Fruit Chocolate Bark

Crunchies Mixed Fruit Chocolate Bark

Simple recipes make me swoon. I’m all about minimal ingredients and easy cleanup, not to mention treating myself with dark chocolate and freeze-dried fruit! It doesn’t get any simpler than 2 ingredients. Unless you have 1 ingredient…but that isn’t a…

The New Vegan: Recipe, Review and Interview with Áine Carlin

The New Vegan: Recipe, Review and Interview with Áine Carlin

Going vegan can be easy and delicious. Don’t believe me? Check out Áine Carlin’s new cookbook The New Vegan. If you’ve been thinking about eating healthier or becoming plant based, that’s enough thinking! How about getting this book that doesn’t just…

Korean Seitan Tacos {Recipe Redux}

Korean Seitan Tacos {Recipe Redux}

Taco Tuesday is rough when you’re vegetarian. All those food trucks serving $1 tacos, but nothing for an herbivore. It’s time to do something about this! Apparently Korean-Mexican fusion is a thing. A popular thing. When I spotted Korean BBQ seitan…

Homemade Christmas Confetti Cake {Recipe Redux}

Homemade Christmas Confetti Cake {Recipe Redux}

What’s better than a happy birthday cake? A festive Merry Christmas cake! Confetti cakes are beautiful and they go to show that sprinkles aren’t just for kids. Sprinkles make desserts and dessert eaters happy. They’re colorful, crunchy and cute. Cake also…

From Scratch Speculoos Cookies {Recipe Redux}

From Scratch Speculoos Cookies {Recipe Redux}

Certain activities really manifest the feeling of the holidays. For me, it’s baking Christmas cookies. Getting out the spices. Rustling in the back of the drawers for those tools only used 1 month at most. Playing Mannheim Steamroller in the…

Super Duper Breakfast Sammich

Super Duper Breakfast Sammich

Disclaimer: I received free samples of Sabra Spreads mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for…

Chocolate Cherry Gluten-Free Scones {Recipe Redux}

Chocolate Cherry Gluten-Free Scones {Recipe Redux}

Some children learn to cook from their Italian grandma or by watching their mom at the stove. Others learn from the American Heart Association. I’m the “others”. No romantic stories of me at my mother’s knee stirring fresh rosemary into the…