Breakfast · Vegan · Winter

Vegan Banana and Pomegranate Pancakes

Tis’ the season for pomegranate!! I’ll admit, before this winter season, I didn’t give pomegranate the time of day. I was used to buying those pre-packaged cups of seeds and always found them to be excessively bitter and a little over-ripe/rancid. But then I decided to give fresh pomegranate seeds a shot, with my husband… Continue reading Vegan Banana and Pomegranate Pancakes

Dessert · Gluten-Free · Vegan

Salt & Pepper Chocolate Chip Cookies by My New Roots

In honor of National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, I decided to make My New Roots‘s Salt N’ Pepper Chocolate Chip Cookies. I got this recipe from her wonderful cookbook by the same title. Her recipes are plant-based with a focus on health and wellness and so good! I’m obsessed!! I’ve cooked probably 50% of the… Continue reading Salt & Pepper Chocolate Chip Cookies by My New Roots


Silky Lemon Chiffon Pie (and lessons learned)

Pie is a celebratory dessert, at least with my family. This week marked my two-year wedding anniversary. To celebrate I made a lemon chiffon pie. I picked up this amazing recipe from America’s Test Kitchen on Netflix. If you have Netflix, it is season 14, episode 26. I love ATK and their recipes! If you follow their recipes… Continue reading Silky Lemon Chiffon Pie (and lessons learned)


False Start

You’re at the starting line. Sweat is already dripping and your heart is pounding. Waiting anxiously for the gun shot, then someone sneezes… BAM! You’re off only to have to start over again.  Yeah, that was me last week. I was revved up and ready to start my challenge and BAM, I sneezed and no… Continue reading False Start