Spinach and Artichoke Puffs (As seen on ABC’s The Chew)

What else do you do when you’re snowed in than eat delicious food?! The boyfriend and I were trying to come up with foods to stock up on for the impending snow. He said he wanted Spinach and Artichoke Pasta. I heard something completely different, because, well, I’m usually only half listening to him! You…

Macaroni and Cheese Pie with Bacon Lattice 

This is for you meat eaters! It can easily be made vegetarian by not putting the bacon on top! I’ve only made this once for Thanksgiving a few years ago because it’s super rich and not healthy at all. But hooooo mahhhh gahhhhh! So delicious!  First you gotta make a Mornay sauce, which is basically…

Pot Pie (Vegan)

It’s starting to finnnnnally feel like fall here in Pennsylvania! I ate a lot of crap this past week and figured it was time for some vegetables!  Let me be clear, I didn’t just want a salad. I still like to eat hearty food as a vegan! I ain’t got time for ‘rabbit food’, as…

Gravy (Vegan)

With Thanksgiving coming soon, I figured I would post my super easy and delicious Vegan Gravy!  Ingredients: 1/4 cup Smart Balance ‘butter’ 1/4 cup organic all purpose flour 2 cups organic vegetable broth Directions: Gently melt your ‘butter’ on medium heat in a sauce pan on the stove. Once it’s melted, add your flour and…

Veggie Salad (Vegan)

My fiancé’s mom requested a summer veggie salad for their vow renewal. She had had something she really liked at a Church event of hers. She named off some of the ingredients and I went full on creativity!  I was very pleased at what I was able to put together! It was a big hit!…

Chocolate Raspberry Pancakes (Vegan) 

Someone ordered my Orange Raspberry Muffin Squares from my shop. After I made them and had some leftover raspberries, I knew I wanted to try my hand at chocolate pancakes! I’ve been on a pancake kick Y’all! My fiancé is NOT mad about that, hahaha!  Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 3 tbsp…

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes (Vegan)

It’s pumpkin spice season Y’all! There is no Starbucks near me so I gotta get that PSL flavor in everything else!  These are so easy and delicious! Crunchy on the outside and moist and fluffy on the inside….everything I want a pancake to be!  Ingredients: 1 cup flour 2 teaspoons baking powder  1/4 teaspoon salt …

Jazzin Up Hot Cocoa

I saw something like this on Pinterest once. I tried it. It was awesome! You can use Vegan marshmallows and Vegan chocolate. These ones are not because I wasn’t vegan when I made them 😜 Ingredients: Marshmallows  Mini Candy Canes Dark Chocolate  Directions: Unwrap your candy canes. Use about 3 of them to crush up…

Vegan Lemon Curd 

I’ve been watching a lot of The Great British Baking Show lately. Inevitably, I had to try making a Vegan Lemon Curd! I perused all the recipes I could find on the line. I attempted a couple and hated the results. Finally, I have perfected the Vegan Lemon Curd, in my opinion!  Ingredients: 4-5 lemons…

Vegan ‘Cream’ of Onion (Onion Béchamel) 

I’ve been missing some old school casseroles that use that sodium filled canned cream of mushroom nonsense since being vegan. I’ve also really super missed biscuit and gravy! I will definitely be making this again to put over biscuits, I may even get crazy and add some vegan ‘sausage’ to it!  Ingredients: 1 red onion,…

Cauliflower and Rice Stuffed Peppers 

This is vegetarian but can easily be made vegan by omitting the Parmesan cheese and replacing it with vegan ‘cheese’ shreds. I also used vegan ‘cream cheese’ in this.  I like to cut my Peppers in half and fill them that way because it’s a better filling to pepper ratio and it yields more.  Ingredients:…

Buffalo Cauliflower Ring (Vegetarian) 

I tried a Pinterest recipe once when I used to eat meat. It was a Buffalo Chicken Ring and it turned out deliciously awesome!  Buuuuut there was WAY too many crescent carbs and of course chicken. So I docked it up vegetarian style!  First things first, you gotta roast an onion and a head of…

An Honest Hello Fresh and Blue Apron Review 

A friend of mine offered me a $40 off coupon for Hello Fresh. Because I have always been curious about these mail order cooking subscriptions, I figured now would be the time.  There’s an app. You start by downloading that. Then you pick things like your meal preference, ours was vegetarian, of course. I was…