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The Best Vegan Mac and Cheese

The Best Vegan Mac and Cheese

Have you ever had a dish that you take a bite of, expecting “ok” and it turns out to be a “wow”. That is this recipe. And before you shy away from the word “vegan”, give it a chance. This is not your typical “I’m […]

Chocolate Avocado Overnight Oats

Chocolate Avocado Overnight Oats

Do any of you have a special Friday ritual—a “treat yo self” (Parks & Rec anyone?) that you partake in on a weekly basis? Well, mine is chocolate overnight oats in the morning—and not just any chocolate overnight oats—these are extra special. I look forward […]

Blueberry-Almond Butter Overnight Oats

Blueberry-Almond Butter Overnight Oats

One of my all-time favorite food combinations is blueberry-almond butter. I love a blueberry-almond butter smoothie, blueberry muffins with almond butter, and, of course…blueberry-almond butter overnight oats. It is day number 4 of my 5 days of overnight oats and I am sharing this favorite […]

Banana Bread Overnight Oats

Banana Bread Overnight Oats

It is the first day of my 5-days-of overnight oats and today I am sharing Banana Bread Overnight Oats! I have received so many questions on how to make overnight oats and what I put in mine. Thus, I figured 5 days in a row […]

The Best Granola

The Best Granola

We love our granola around here. It makes a perfect smoothie bowl topper, yummy cereal substitute, or (my favorite way) easy snack by the handful. I try to keep a couple mason jars full of homemade granola for when the cravings set in. This recipe […]

Dirty-Chai Pancakes with Blueberry-Pomegranate Compote

Dirty-Chai Pancakes with Blueberry-Pomegranate Compote

I made these pancakes this morning in an attempt to expand my gluten-free pancake skills, and was so blown away by how delicious they were that I had to share asap. These pancakes have incredible flavor- like a mixture of spiced chai lattes and Christmas […]

Chocolate – Zucchini Porridge

Chocolate – Zucchini Porridge

On cold winter mornings, I crave big bowls of steamy porridge (which, for me, means a variety of grain bowls, including the common oats). This particular recipe was created one morning when I had planned on making chocolate zucchini bread… and realized I was out […]

Almond-Chai Smoothie Bowl

Almond-Chai Smoothie Bowl

This recipe was inspired by an incredibly delicious almond-chai smoothie that I had in California on my honeymoon back in September. It was thick, creamy and tasted like a chai-tea-latte smothered in almond-butter. Since then, I have dreamed about making my own version of this […]

Carrot Cake Porridge

Carrot Cake Porridge

Carrot Cake Porridge   Save Print Surviving winter mornings in Buffalo requires extra warm socks, piping hot coffee, and a cozy breakfast, such as porridge. Porridge is often my go-to on these sorts of mornings. Its easy to whip out a big pot, throw in […]

Rainbow Hummus Salad Bowl

Rainbow Hummus Salad Bowl

I love a big salad loaded with colorful veggies and a versatile dressing. These types of salads are easy to whip up and are visually pleasing. Another thing that I love is hummus and veggies. On days when I don’t have time to pack a […]