Spicy Red Pepper Tomato Soup

If there is one reason to love winter, it is that it is soup season. I really do love a good warm soup. Having something warm to eat like soup is so soothing. In the summer I love eating lots of salads because they are so refreshing, and during the winter I love lots ofContinue reading “Spicy Red Pepper Tomato Soup”

Gingerbread Loaf 2.0

Tis the damn season! Wow do I love all things gingerbread this time of year! If you haven’t tried my original Gingerbread Loaf, I highly recommend it! This one is similar but with a few changes! This bread is gluten free and grain free! I also added a frosting glaze made with Simple Mills vanillaContinue reading “Gingerbread Loaf 2.0”

One Pan Creamy Veggie Enchiladas

In our home, weeknight meals are simple and easy. I usually save the “complicated meals” for a weekend when I have more time to prep and cook. We definitely have our “go-to” quick and simple meals and this recipe is one of them. This “one pan” meal is a personal favorite, not only because theContinue reading “One Pan Creamy Veggie Enchiladas”

Crispy Sweet Potato Fries

I don’t think I could ever get sick of sweet potato fries. I am not a big fan of mashed sweet potatoes, but I am a very big fan of crispy sweet potatoes. Sweet potato fries do not need much, I honestly prefer them with salt only. But for perfect and crispy sweet potato fries,Continue reading “Crispy Sweet Potato Fries”

The Ingredient I Am Loving Right Now: Cinnamon

Cinnamon is not just a spice that adds flavor to dishes and drinks. Cinnamon is a powerhouse of beautifying benefits. Let me give you a little background on the spice that is in most spice cabinets: The most common type of cinnamon (cassia cinnamon) comes from a cassia tree grown in China, Vietnam and Indonesia.Continue reading “The Ingredient I Am Loving Right Now: Cinnamon”

How To Build A Smoothie

The amount of smoothie combinations are endless. If you browse the internet for smoothies, you will find smoothies made with oranges, cinnamon, collagen, coconut, pumpkin, or kale… the list goes on. I have seen recipes that include 3 ingredients and I have seen recipes that include 15 ingredients. When it comes to building a goodContinue reading “How To Build A Smoothie”

The Ingredient I Am Loving Right Now: Cayenne Pepper

My latest obsession: cayenne pepper. If you are unfamiliar with this fiery pepper, let me fill you in. The cayenne pepper is a type of hot chili pepper. You’ll mainly find it in a lot of hot sauces and salsas on store shelves. You might have a hard time finding it in the produce section,Continue reading “The Ingredient I Am Loving Right Now: Cayenne Pepper”

Chocolate Caramel Drizzle Cookies

Yes, you read that right… CHOCOLATE CARAMEL DRIZZLE. Let me tell you about this caramel sauce. It honestly couldn’t be easier to make. Disclaimer: I have not tried this sauce on anything else. It is not your standard caramel sauce (it probably wouldn’t work for caramel apples). BUT it tastes delicious and it is perfectContinue reading “Chocolate Caramel Drizzle Cookies”

Mint Chocolate Cookies

I really feel like mint flavor just doesn’t get the hype it deserves. There is something so refreshing and delicious about chocolate and mint together. My personal favorite of the combo is a mint mocha coffee, but I also love it in a cookie form. These cookies are grain free, gluten free and refined sugarContinue reading “Mint Chocolate Cookies”

Pumpkin Pancakes

Pancakes are my absolute favorite breakfast. Yes of course you can buy a pre-made mix that just needs water or milk… but there is truly something special about making real home-made pancakes. We love to make a big weekend breakfast with lots of pancakes! My favorite pancake recipe is my not your grandmas pancakes. ButContinue reading “Pumpkin Pancakes”