Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes with Chocolate Whipped Cream {Gluten Free, Vegan}

A decadent chocolate cupcake that’s both gluten free and vegan!

Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes with Chocolate Whipped Cream - A decadent and delicious cupcake that is free of the top 8 allergens!  Perfect for a party or dessert!  Gluten free and vegan!

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I’m so excited to share these chocolate coconut cupcakes with you today because I finally made you a delicious treat that is both gluten free AND vegan!  I don’t have the best track record with vegan baking, way too many mushy things to count, but I was determined to make these vegan and it was actually much easier than I thought it would be.
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30 Minute Pizza Skillet Casserole

This Pizza Skillet Casserole is so comforting and comes together in only 30 minutes!

This 30 Minute Pizza Skillet Casserole is so quick and easy to make!  You only need one pot and 30 minutes to make this comforting weeknight dinner.  Tastes just like pizza and is a great vegetarian dinner option!

 Sickness struck again last week in this house and it was even worse than last time.  It turns out you don’t get to rest as much when you have a crazy crawling 9 month old to look after all day.  Thankfully we are on the up and up now though.Continue Reading

Lemony Broccoli Salad with Chickpeas and Feta

This easy broccoli salad is a refreshing and healthy side dish for the summer! 

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This is one of my new favorite salads and I have my 9 month old to thank for it!  I’ve been trying to transition Eli from purees to more solid foods and it’s been freaking me out.  I can’t take all the gagging and coughing but I also don’t want to have to puree his food until he goes to college, so I’ve gotten over it :)Continue Reading

Baked Cauliflower Pizza Bites + Recipe Video

These cauliflower pizza bites are a great healthy snack or a delicious dinner side dish!

Baked Cauliflower Pizza Bites- These would be a great healthy afternoon snack or the perfect side dish for dinner!  Make them as a healthier option to go with your next pizza night!  Gluten free and vegan!

 I don’t know about you, but for some reason it seems like it’s been a really long week.  As much as I can’t wait for the weekend to come, I’m really behind on work right now so I will be spending my weekend cooking, photographing and eating.  I guess there are worse ways to spend it :)Continue Reading

Easy One-Pot Pasta Primavera + Recipe Video

A quick and easy vegetarian dinner recipe packed with tons of fresh spring vegetables!

Easy One-Pot Pasta Primavera - A quick and easy vegetarian dinner recipe that only requires one pot.  It's packed with tons of fresh veggies making it a healthy option too!

 Happy Monday!  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend :)  I know that Monday is usually not most people’s favorite day of the week, so I think we could all use an easy and delicious dinner recipe!  As some of you may have noticed, my site has been primarily vegan for the last 6 months but lately I’ve been sharing a few more recipes that contain dairy.Continue Reading

Crispy Baked Black Bean & Sweet Potato Tacos

These crispy tacos are baked in the oven and stuffed with refried beans, sweet potato and cheese for an easy and delicious dinner!

Crispy Baked Black Bean & Sweet Potato Tacos- These delicious tacos only take 30 minutes to make!  They're perfect for a quick and easy vegetarian dinner recipe with some Mexican flare!

Guys, I just realized it has been far too long since I’ve shared a Mexican recipe with you!  I have no idea how that happened, but I’m here to make up for it today.  I bet you didn’t think it was possible for me to do another recipe combining sweet potato, black beans and avocado, but I did it! :)Continue Reading

BBQ Cauliflower & Chickpea Veggie Burgers

Tons of delicious BBQ flavor packed into these easy veggie burgers!  Everyone will enjoy them!

BBQ Cauliflower & Chickpea Veggie Burgers - Lots of delicious flavor packed into these veggie burgers!  Vegetarians and meat eaters will love these!  Vegan, gluten free

I feel like I sound like a broken record, but things have been busy around here lately!  We went on a trip to Iowa to visit my husband’s family and then a few days after we got back, my 8 month old got really sick with his first virus.  Then, I got sick with a bad cold and then we had a friend come visit for a few days.  And, then my sister and her boyfriend came to visit.  Thankfully, both Eli and I were better by that visit!Continue Reading

Healthy Double Carrot Cake Muffins

These Carrot Cake Muffins are packed with both carrot puree and grated carrot making them perfect for breakfast for a snack!

These Healthy Double Carrot Muffins are packed with carrot puree and grated carrots and they're also refined sugar free, dairy free and gluten free!  They're perfect for a healthy make ahead breakfast or snack!

 

 I was scared I wasn’t going to have a post to share with you all today because as I said on Saturday, this has been a tough week.  Lots of sickness going around in the house and lots of visitors.  I’m not complaining about the visitors, but I could most definitely do without the sickness!Continue Reading

Ultimate Spring Burrito Bowls

These Spring Burrito Bowls combine all the best ingredients of spring into one delicious bowl!

These Ultimate Spring Burrito Bowls combine all the best ingredients of spring into one delicious bowl!  These are perfect for a make ahead lunch or healthy dinner!  Gluten free and vegan!

Happy first day of spring!!  Spring is one of my favorite seasons, but it seems we’re already off to a rough start.  My 8 month old has a viral infection that has caused a full body rash and I woke up with a throat so sore it really hurts to swallow.  But, on a happier note, I’m so excited to be sharing these Ultimate Spring Burrito Bowls with you today!Continue Reading

4 Ingredient Broccoli Tater Tots

These homemade tater tots are packed with tons of broccoli and baked in the oven making them a really healthy side dish or snack!

These 4 Ingredient Broccoli Tater Tots are packed with tons of broccoli and baked in the oven making them a really healthy side dish or snack!  A perfect way to get some extra veggies into your life!  Vegan and gluten free!

 So, apparently when you live in the desert, spring means that it’s 90 degrees outside!  We went on a trip to Iowa last week to visit my husband’s family and to introduce Eli to his two great grandmas.  It was really nice to be around family and the weather was a welcomed change from what we’re used to.  Most days were between 20-30 degrees F and we even got to see some snow!Continue Reading