{Sweet Potato Chocolate Mousse }

You read that title correctly, sweet potato chocolate mousse! Before you knock it, you have to try it! Sweet dark chocolate, with a hint of cinnamon, blended with sweet potato to make it light and fluffy without eggs are cream. Here is my recipe for creamy, craveable VEGAN sweet potato chocolate mousse! { ingredients }…

{ Vegetarian Thanksgiving }

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I love to surround myself with friends, family, food & drinks…with no pressure to give gifts, just enjoy being together. I’m thankful for this season every year and I soak up every moment I can, celebrating Friendsgiving, Drakesgiving (our Drake family dinner), Drinksgiving (doesn’t that sound fun), and of course…

{ Zucchini & Carrot Chili } 

Halloween means chili to me! Cool temps, fall colors & a pot of hearty, spicy chili on the stove!  This year’s recipe is an easy vegan chili with chopped zucchini, carrots & kidney beans! Here’s a recipe for easy zucchini & carrot chili!  Here are all my other favorite chili recipes! What’s your favorite chili…

{ Overnight Oats } 

I’m not the first to share a recipe like this, but I’ve tried several and this is my favorite combination for perfect overnight oats. This recipe is simple and can be easily adjusted for your sweetness or thickness preference. Here is my recipe for overnight oats with coconut milk, chia seeds & maple syrup! {…

{ Tarragon & Poblano Yogurt Dip } 

I’m obsessed with a yogurt dip, drizzle, sauce or dressing! It’s one of my favorites for a quick appetizer or snack.  I whipped this up for lunch today and it was awesome! Here’s a recipe for a quick yogurt dip with poblano, tarragon, garlic & lemon. Soooooo good!  { ingredients }  1 1/2 cups of…

{ Chilled Cucumber Poblano Soup }

I am soup obsessed, and that doesn’t stop in the summer when it is 90+ degrees out. I had this recipe, and a TON of cucumber from my parents’ garden. Here is a super easy recipe for chilled cucumber and poblano soup.  { ingredients } 5 large cucumbers, chopped and seeded 2-3 large poblano peppers,…

{ Watermelon & Arugula Salad }

Just another yummy summer salad to add to my Fourth of July Favorites! We make this every year. Here’s a recipe for a simple watermelon and arugula salad with a champagne vinegar vinaigrette.  { ingredients } 1 seedless watermelon, cubed (cut as much as fits in your desired serving bowl) 1 cup blueberries 2 cups…

{ Chipotle Bean Burgers & Mango Habanero Yougurt }

I have shared countless veggie burger recipes like Mushroom, Kale & Lentil Burgers, Simple Black Bean Burgers,  Cheesy Black Bean Burgers and more…but every time I try a new recipe or cooking process, I want to share it with you all. Here is a quick recipe for Chipotle Black Bean & Sweet Potato Burgers topped with Mango…

{ Fourth of July Favorites }

The Fourth of July is my favorite holiday! To me, it is always filled with friends, family, festivities & traditions! The town that I grew up in has a parade in the morning. Since I can remember, I have walked down to the parade with my parents. After the parade, my parent’s host a garden…

{ Chipotle Lime Butter }

I know I don’t need to tell anyone how awesome grilled sweet corn is, or even how to make a compound butter (even though I already have here..ooops). Just take this post as a bit of inspiration for your weekend BBQ. Pick up some sweet corn at your local farmers market, smoother it with this…

{ Summer Gazpacho }

Anyone who knows me knows that I have an OBSESSION with soup! From blended soups to bean soups to chilled soups…can’t get enough! I haven’t shared a gazpacho recipe in a few years. We made this one the other day for my father (who could live on gazpacho alone) and received his seal of approval….

{ Brazilian Limeade }

Cheers to the weekend! The hubs found this recipe and could not wait to try it. He waited for a perfect warm evening to try this concoction. This recipe called it Brazilian Lemonade, but after making it and tasting it, I am labeling Limeade (and adding rum). Here is a recipe for a crisp refreshing…