Italian Salad with Parmesan Herb Dressing

wooden bowl with greens and chopped vegetables in it with grey napkin and small condiment bowls surrounding it.

This abundant Italian salad is the perfect compliment to any meal! It is filled with roasted red peppers, marinated artichokes, and drizzled with a simple parmesan herb dressing. Serving up this very large and very delicious Italian salad today! And it's filled with a lot of my favorite things - roasted red peppers, marinated artichoke hearts, and crispy homemade croutons! This salad ha ...

Keep Reading →

Vegetarian Pasta e Fagioli

bowl of pasta fagioli soup on wooden background with gray napkin and spoons laying next to it.

Pasta Fagioli soup is an Italian classic! Enjoy this vegetarian version that is thick and stew-like and each bite is full of hearty pasta and beans. One of my favorite Italian soups is the classic pasta e fagioli - which in English means pasta and beans. Each spoonful of this soup consists of pasta noodles, beans, and the few vegetables involved are chopped very small and used as accent ...

Keep Reading →

Three Cheese Baked Rigatoni with Roasted Vegetables

Black cast iron skillet with baked rigatoni in it with a gray napkin next to it on wooden background.

This baked rigatoni is the ultimate pasta dinner! Thick pasta noodles layered with a blend of melted cheeses and tossed with a medley of delicious roasted vegetables. When it comes to baking pasta, we all know about the famous lasagne. But, let me tell you about baked rigatoni... this specific recipe is layered with cooked noodles, a blend of three melted cheeses, and a medley of roasted vege ...

Keep Reading →

Superfood Blueberry Spinach Smoothie

glasses filled with blueberry smoothie with blueberries and spinach leafs arranged around it.

Start your morning with this nourishing blueberry spinach smoothie that is filled with nutrient-rich superfoods! It is perfectly sweet in flavor and has a thick & creamy consistency. Lately, I've been making this blueberry smoothie every morning for Drew and I. We both absolutely love the taste, the creamy texture, and all the nutritious ingredients that can easily be added to it. Y ...

Keep Reading →

Naan Breakfast Pizza

Naan breakfast pizza on parchment paper cut into 4 slices with running egg in center.

This crowd-pleasing breakfast pizza is a delicious new way to start the day! Make it happen in just a quick 10 minutes by using naan bread as your dough. It's simple yet full of flavor, and perfect for weekend brunching! Pizza for breakfast is always a good idea. If you've never had such a thing as a breakfast pizza, you're in for a treat! It's basically a cheesy crust with a runny egg baked ...

Keep Reading →

Vegetarian Taco Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

a vegetable taco salad in a tortilla bowl on a blue plate.

This crowd-pleasing vegetarian taco salad is filled with bright flavors and simple ingredients! Fire roasted corn, creamy avocado, and fresh salsa, all tossed in a homemade cilantro lime dressing. The most delicious and simple taco salad around! We have been making this salad almost every night with our dinners because it is just that good. It's packed with vegetables, has so much fresh fla ...

Keep Reading →

Chewy Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies

flourless cookies arranged on a cooling rack on a wooden board.

These flourless chocolate chip cookies are super peanut buttery, decadent, and consist of only 7 simple pantry ingredients (and no flour!). Today is all about these thick and chewy chocolate studded cookies! They contain no flour, no refined sugar, and are truly perfect for any occasion. I adapted these from my 5-Ingredient Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies and I have to say - I'm a huge fan! ...

Keep Reading →

10-Minute Black Bean Tacos

a group of black bean tacos on plate with condiments.

These crunchy black bean tacos are super fast to make and a delicious plant-based dinner! You'll only need 10 minutes for cooking and 7 simple ingredients to make it all happen. We've been really enjoying these tacos over the last few weeks. They've got crunchy taco shell, garlic-y black beans, and then are topped with layers of flavor from salsa, cilantro, to red onions. We love how tasty and ...

Keep Reading →

The Best Vegetable Lasagna (no ricotta)

vegetable lasagna in a white dish on wooden background with dark napkin next to it.

Learn how to make my family's famous vegetable lasagna without ricotta cheese! It's layered with rich marinara, roasted carrots & peppers, mushrooms, and spinach. A healthier version of one of my all-time favorite meals! I am truly the happiest when eating lasagna. What could be better than a stack of thin noodles layered with rich marinara, chopped vegetables, and melted cheese?! That's ...

Keep Reading →

Crowd-Pleasing Dairy Free Cinnamon Rolls

dairy free cinnamon rolls with icing on top in a cast iron skillet.

Whether you're trying to limit your dairy intake or you have an intolerance, you will absolutely love these crowd-pleasing dairy free cinnamon rolls! They taste just like the classic doughy rolls we all know and love, but are made with dairy-free ingredients.           I'll admit it, I absolutely love cinnamon rolls. They're a once in awhile indulgence that I simply c ...

Keep Reading →

Lentil Bolognese with Pappardelle Pasta

Ceramic bowl with fork twisted with pasta noodles with red lentil sauce over top of noodles.

This lentil bolognese is a delicious spin on a classic "meat sauce". It's super filling and loaded with so many hearty vegetables! Red meat sauce or "bolognese" is a classic dish in Italian cuisine! It's usually made with ground beef, onions & garlic, maybe even some carrots, and is dressed in a traditional red sauce. This lentil bolognese is my take on the beloved "meat sauce" but i ...

Keep Reading →

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Banana Bread

Oatmeal banana bread stacked on top of each other on a gray plate.

You will love every bite of this super moist oatmeal banana bread! It's peanut buttery, naturally sweetened, and is the most delicious dairy-free + gluten-free friendly bread. One thing I absolute love about banana bread is it doesn't have a season. You can make it year round and love it for all occasions! This oatmeal banana bread tastes a lot like a classic banana loaf but is filled with who ...

Keep Reading →