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soy sauce marinade for tofu in a glass bowl with a whisk

Quick and Simple Tofu Marinade With Soy Sauce


This quick and simple tofu marinade has a soy sauce base that brings powerful flavor to virtually any tofu dish. I promise that your next batch of tofu will be anything but bland. The recipe itself is extremely basic, but it really packs a punch! It has become my go […]

vegetarian beef bourguignon in a white bowl with French bread on the side

Vegetarian Beef Bourguignon (Dutch Oven Recipe)

Dinner, Vegetarian

Holy Richness! This vegetarian beef bourguignon is a meal you are going to want to make again and again. Quick… Grab your French baguettes! You need to be dragging a warm, crusty piece of bread through this deeply flavorful red wine sauce. Portabella mushrooms and lentils are simmered in a […]

Baked spinach and feta crescent squares stacked on top of each other

Easy Spinach & Feta Crescent Roll Bake

Dinner, Vegetarian, Vegetarian

Keep this easy spinach and feta crescent roll bake in your back pocket for nights you need something quick and delicious for dinner without a lot of effort. You probably already have these ingredients on hand, and this recipe can be easily adapted with a variety of fillings. This crescent […]

Baked oats topped with walnuts and chocolate chips

Baked Oats with Nutella

Baked Goods, Breakfast

When I recently explored ways to use up my leftover oat milk, my child demanded that I make baked oats for a week straight. He doesn’t get chocolate chips for breakfast often so I wasn’t surprised that he was all in. Overall these baked oats are a nutritious breakfast option, […]

acia bowl topped with fresh fruit and granola

My First Açaí Bowl


When I sat down to write this post about açaí bowls, embarrassingly enough, I still didn’t know how to pronounce açaí. I suppose we should start there. It is pronounced (ah-sigh-EE). I’m so glad I finally figured that out! It only took me 5+ years to google it….OK, now that […]

My Leftover Oat Milk

Recipe Reviews

Recently I asked Instagram what I should do with some oat milk I had leftover from making a vegan buttercream frosting for a birthday cake. I’m more than happy about another opportunity to share a picture of my son’s dragon birthday cake. We were both pretty proud.😍 Nobody in our […]

Lori’s Lemon Pound Cake

Baked Goods, Cakes

“Lemon pound cake is my favorite dessert”. My ears perked up and I quickly grabbed a pen and paper. Those words, from this friend, were all the motivation I needed to get back in the kitchen. I felt a rush of excitement and motivation. Feelings I don’t often experience these […]

Jack’s Coconut Macaroon

Baked Goods, Cookies

I set out to make a perfect Christmas cookie to honor my son Jack Emerson who was stillborn on March 27th 2021. I needed a place to channel some of my grief and I needed to start cooking again. I chose a coconut macaroon because someone sent them from Old […]

israeli cous cous salad with red pepper, cucumber, feta, red onion, basil and a lemon vinaigrette in a white serving bowl

Simple Couscous Salad (Israeli/Pearl)

Sides, Vegetarian

The 4th of July is right around the corner and this simple couscous salad is a perfect side to bring with you to wherever you might be watching fireworks on Sunday! It is bright. It is light. It is full of fresh summer vegetables, and it is extremely easy to […]