RECIPE: Baked “Breaded” Zucchini Sticks

This recipe is a LONG time coming. If you’ve been a reader here for a while, you might remember a recipe of mine from four years ago for Raw “Breaded” Italian Zucchini Chips. While I seriously adore that recipe and the bite size crispiness, not everyone has a dehydrator. And quite honestly, sometimes most times…

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RECIPE: Roasted Onion White Bean Dip

Our Instant Pot® has received a lot more love over these last few months with making a couple batches of beans each week. We usually cook up a big batch of chickpeas for hummus and save some to roast up to top our salads with. A couple of months ago, we ran out of dried…

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Everything but the Kitchen Sink Soup

Hello and happy Friday, my friends! A few years ago, while following an autoimmune protocol (AIP) diet, I created a super simple soup recipe that I pretty much lived on. As time went by and I was able to incorporate more ingredients/foods into my diet, this soup grew along with me! The best part about…

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RECIPE: Pumpkin Buckwheat Pancakes

Very rarely do I get my act together and post some seasonal recipes…but thanks to Willow, we’ve been going a little pumpkin crazy here! We’ve created donuts, cookies, and these pancakes, which are adapted from my Chai Spiced Buckwheat Pancakes. My hope is to share the other pumpkin-y recipes too! Pancakes are not only a…

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RECIPE: Savory Cream of Buckwheat

If given the choice, I will 9 times out of 10 opt for a savory breakfast….especially during autumn and winter. For years I used to start my day with a smoothie (sometimes I still do), but as time went by, I noticed they didn’t keep me satisfied for very long AND they’re cold! Mornings here…

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RECIPE: Build-Your-Own Baked Oatmeal

There’s something about eating out of a bowl that I find both comforting and satisfying. It’s really a perfect vessel – it has a wall to hold pile in a wide variety of foods. Ice cream, stir-fry, salad, pasta, soup, and oatmeal! And what do all of those things have in common?? They’re all foods…

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RECIPE: Tahini Mocha

It’s no secret that I am obsessed with tahini. The first recipe I ever published here, many years ago, did indeed use tahini. I even joke with people that if I ever write a book, it will be all about tahini! Funny story….have you ever gotten so excited about something such as a book, a…

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Strawberry Kombucha Pops

I don’t know what it’s like by you, but here in Bend, OR, it is HOT. It feels like it’s been near 100° for at least two weeks and since we don’t have AC, all I’ve been living on is smoothies and salads…and sitting in front of a fan…or in a cramped kiddie pool with…

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Flourless Chocolate Tahini Cookies

Chocolate + Tahini + Salt = LOVE Dear WordPress, how do you NOT recognize tahini as a word??? That little red squiggly line annoys me! Ha! It has been a LONG time since I’ve shared a tahini recipe with you, which is silly considering I use tahini on an almost daily basis. Whether savory or…

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Grain-Free Snickerdoodles

Crispy outer edges, buttery, pillow-y, soft + chewy center with the perfect amount of sweet and salty. I think these might be my new favorite chocolate-free cookie! Willow was skeptical at first because they were missing chocolate chips or a chocolate coating, but I convinced her to take a bite…she went back for a second…

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