Butter Pecan Ice Cream Pie {dairy-free and gluten-free}

Butter Pecan Ice Cream Pie, Gluten Free, Dairy Free

Today March 7 is national cereal day. When General Mills sent me a box of honey nut cheerios to create a recipe along with a fun box of a goodies I was thrilled. The fact that it was a gluten-free cereal that I could actually eat was perfect. I knew immediately what I wanted to make with it – a pie. Continue reading →

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Cilantro Lime Rice with a Hidden Vegetable

Cilantro Lime Rice with a hidden vegetable, instant pot
I have been making a version of Chipotles cilantro lime rice for many many years. It has always been one of my go to side dishes for Mexican food. I make some type of Mexican food at least once a week, so we eat a lot of it. I am sure you have seen the nachos, lentil taco filling, hatch chile dressing, margarita and others on my blog. Continue reading →

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Vegan Black Bean Chocolate Chili with (optional) Tequila

Vegan Black Bean Chocolate Chili

This black bean chili caught my eye when I first bought this book years ago. Since my husband doesn’t eat mushrooms it was never made. When I say that my husband doesn’t like mushrooms what I mean is that he won’t even touch a container from the store. He is very anti-mushrooms. He can not pick out the flavor in food however (even though he thinks he can). Continue reading →

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Almond – Cardamom Cream Chia Pudding with Fresh Fruit

almond-cardamom-cream-chia-puddingI love having breakfast made and ready to go on weekday mornings when we are in a rush. Now that school is back in session it is even more important that I have a quick, healthy and easy breakfast option. My oldest takes forever to eat her breakfast Continue reading →

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Baked Vanilla Peaches with Pistachio Crumble

Vanilla Peaches with Pistachio Crumble wih ice cream
Summer desserts in our house normally include ice cream and in season fruits….or s’mores! This dessert is so simple to prepare and it is low sugar so you can have leftovers with breakfast. Continue reading →

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Sorrel Hummus + Chickpeas in a Pressure Cooker

Sorrel Hummus
I am always trying new recipes. My husband likes to joke that I never make anything twice. I do repeat a lot of my recipes but I also don’t want to be bored in the kitchen or have us bored eating the same item over and over. Continue reading →

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Pressure Cooker Cinnamon Wheat Berry Salad

Cinnamon Carrot Wheat Berry Salad
I love having easy salads in my refrigerator during the summer. They are perfect to add to anything grilled or packed up to take on a picnic. I made this salad several times last year and a few times this year already. I really like taking this salad to a potluck or to a friend’s house for dinner. Continue reading →

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Spiced Lentil Soup

Spiced Lentil Soup, Pressure Cooker
I know that I shared how much I love my copy of Oh She Glows, and her blog is just as wonderful. When this recipe was posted I knew that I would make it, it has so many flavors that my family enjoys. Life happened and this soup was pushed back until I forgot about it. Continue reading →

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Sweet and Tart Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Smoothie

Strawberry Rhubarb Smoothie

This is one of my very favorite smoothies. I have not made it since I used all of my previously frozen rhubarb from last years garden. Now that I am harvesting fresh rhubarb this was quickly added into the smoothie rotation. Continue reading →

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Healthy Coconut Chocolate Pudding

Healthy Chocolate Pudding I hope you are not tired of young coconuts yet. This dessert could not be easier or more refreshing. It tastes just as good as a traditional chocolate pudding but it is so much healthier. It is also refreshing and not heavy like a traditional chocolate pudding.┬áMy kids love chocolate pudding and while I don’t mind making it from time to time it isn’t the healthiest option. I wanted to create a healthy dessert that still tasted decadent. Continue reading →

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