Breakfast/Brunch · Gluten-free · Holidays · Side Dishes · Snacks

Butternut & Sage Olive Oil Muffins

I've spent many a Thanksgiving wondering what to bake for a savory side to soak up excess mushroom gravy.  I always make something different every year.  I usually rotate between biscuits, cornbread, rolls, or mini croissants.  This year I decided to make a bit of it all (well, maybe not including the croissant part! ^_^').… Continue reading Butternut & Sage Olive Oil Muffins

Breakfast/Brunch · Gluten-free · Holidays · Side Dishes · Snacks

Vegan Texas Fudge

The original recipe...full of stuff I don't eat! t This recipe is a doozy! I've attempted to recreate the most NOT VEGAN recipe I've ever eaten!  This casserole/dip/frittata/breakfast bake/brunch thing (I honestly don't know what to call it!) is a recipe from my great Aunt.  I remember my mom asking for this recipe after Christmas… Continue reading Vegan Texas Fudge

Desserts · Gluten-free · Holidays · Side Dishes · Snacks

Frankenstein Muffins

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!     I've enjoyed all the previous pumpkin posts (PPP's, if you will), but I wanted to do something different for my Halloween recipe this year.  What's a better way to celebrate the holiday that revolves around sugar with the healthiest and most naturally delicious muffins you can make that also happen to resemble… Continue reading Frankenstein Muffins

Entrees · Gluten-free · plant based · Side Dishes

MoFo Day 30: Chipotle Risotto & Beans

It's the last day of VeganMoFo 2015!!!! ='(     I'm very sad to see this month come to an end.  Even though I faced a bit of a challenge making sure I posted every day while working full time, I managed to pull it off!  Phew! Although it was tiring, it was the most fun… Continue reading MoFo Day 30: Chipotle Risotto & Beans

Entrees · Gluten-free · Oil-free · plant based · Side Dishes · Soups

MoFo Day 26: Caramelized Leek & Onion Miso Soup

For my rainy/snowy/generally dreary day meal, I'm going to make some broth and put stuff in it.     I love soups of all types, all year round.  The best time for soup, though is the fall and winter for me.  I love coming inside from the cold to a bowl (or sometimes cup!) of piping… Continue reading MoFo Day 26: Caramelized Leek & Onion Miso Soup

Gluten-free · Oil-free · plant based · Side Dishes

MoFo Day 11: Homemade Vegan Furikake

Furrycake?      Okay, so furikake is Japanese rice seasoning! (pronounced fu-ree-kah-kay) ^_^' The MoFo prompt for today is to focus on a specific nutrient. I decided to go with one that not many people think about on a daily basis: Iodine. Iodine is an essential nutrient found in seaweed, fish, potato and iodized salts.… Continue reading MoFo Day 11: Homemade Vegan Furikake

Breakfast/Brunch · Gluten-free · Sandwiches · Side Dishes · Snacks

MoFo Day 2: Ichiban Cinnamon Toast

MoFo Day 2: recreate a meal from childhood      So, this prompt was pretty easy for me to figure out.  I was a very picky eater as a kid, which I'm sure many people can sympathize with.  I was very wary of new flavors and new foods.  I had a huge sweet tooth.  I… Continue reading MoFo Day 2: Ichiban Cinnamon Toast