Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

I can't take credit for one little bit of this incredible recipe, because it was 100% prepared by the wonderful Brian. Shepherd's pie has always been one of my favorite meals, and I'm pretty picky about it. I grew up with my mother's delicious recipe, and one of my first jobs was at an Irish [...]

Vegan Pumpkin Flatbread Pizza

Since it's me, and it's October, I've had a hard time cooking up anything that doesn't have pumpkin in it. I've been getting creative with my pumpkin purée addiction, and recently came up with a recipe that might just change your kitchen, and taste buds, forever. My pumpkin flatbread pizza recipe is healthy, affordable, vegan, [...]

4 Ingredient Crockpot Apple Butter // Served 4 Different Ways!

Autumn is my favorite season for hosting and having good people over for great conversation...and food. Last night, I had some friends over for a game night, and my kitchen suddenly entered a fall frenzy. I wanted to cook something up that would be simple, easy on the budget, but incredibly festive. This tasty recipe only requires about 10 [...]

Vegan Yerba Mate Green Tea Latte

Confession: I love green tea lattes, but used to have a really bad way of telling myself they were "healthy" (it's green, right?!) while ignoring the 30+ grams of sugar per serving. Unfortunately, sugar hasn't been my friend for a while. Sugary drinks leave me feeling jittery, burnt out, and sick to my stomach. I [...]

Macarons of Los Angeles

Those who know me are aware of my macaron addiction. It all began with my first chocolate bite from Laduree, which a friend brought me from her trip to Paris. Yes, starting out with macarons from Paris set the bar pretty high for my taste buds. Since that first perfect cookie, I've also had macarons [...]

Weekend Lemon Blueberry Cake

I'm sharing one of my favorite baking recipes on Identity Girls today, so I thought it would only be fair to share it here on my personal blog as well! Lemon cake is my favorite flavor...fresh, sweet, and delicious. I absolutely love baking, and came across a recipe I loved in Kinfolk for "Weekend Lemon [...]

4 Ingredient {Healthy} Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Cookies

This recipe has truly become one of my favorite treats to bake for any occasion. Why? It is healthy, easy, affordable, and the best part...delicious. Even if you don't consider yourself a baker, this simple recipe will make you feel like Betty Crocker. 4 Ingredient Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Cookies Ingredients: -1 cup of nonfat [...]

Red, White, and Blue Chia Seed Pudding

Happy 4th of July, friends! I hope you have a fantastic day no matter how you are celebrating. Before I head off to my festivities {picnic with the husband, American food, movie, and fireworks}, I am going to share a super easy, healthy recipe with you that is perfect for any occasion! Chia seed pudding [...]

How to Host a Tasting Party

"Taste and see that The Lord is good." -Psalm 34:8 I was absolutely blessed to spend the past weekend in San Francisco with my family, celebrating my brother's graduation from medical school. This city is known for it's many wines and wine tasting venues, but is also known for having some incredible food. Our first [...]