Simple Vegan Hot Chocolate

With flurries heading our direction already, it's time for hot chocolate. What took me ages to find online took my husband a whole google search to dig up, but while I wait for some vegan hot chocolate packets to come in the mail I made this quick fix. It's creamy, very chocolatey, and absolutely satisfied [...]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

A couple weeks ago when I went to grab a handful of groceries I found Nestle Simply Delicious chocolate chips that advertise they are free of the "eight major allergens." Allergen-free is double good for me because that also means vegan-friendly. Now that chocolate chips are back on the menu, I have been baking a [...]

Better Butternut Squash Soup

Better Butternut Squash Soup

Okay, listen. It's nothing against people who want just a big bowl of creamy soup, but that's just not a soup to me (unless we're talking tomato). For me, soup has to have pieces of something in it like potatoes, onions, corn, celery, the works. That's why butternut squash soup recipes that I've read in [...]

Vegan Hot Cocoa Cookies

Vegan Hot Cocoa Cookies

Sweet, delicious, chocolate indulgence. Who said vegans can't have cookies? Baking has always been a fun experiment for me. I love to try substituting all kinds of ingredients, playing with different combinations of mix-ins, and obviously recreating old favorites into vegan-friendly deliciousness. Ingredients: 1 cup vegan butter (Earth Balance Organic). 1 cup brown sugar. 1/2 [...]

Vegan Blueberry Cobbler

Vegan Blueberry Cobbler

Peach? Blueberry? Cherry? In my opinion, you can't go wrong with a homemade cobbler, especially when there's a little bit more of a cakey top layer than you'd normally find. I'm trying to introduce the little monsters to more fresh fruits (other than just apples and bananas) and blueberries seemed like a decent place to [...]

Vegan Chip Dip

Vegan Chip Dip

This recipe isn't totally healthy but it certainly has a leg up on the competition. When discussing my weight loss journey and the way that veganism played into that I get a lot of questions about whether or not I "miss" things, and also assumptions that vegans must never eat junk food. To that, I [...]

A Very Merry Mickey Mouse Birthday

A Very Merry Mickey Mouse Birthday

Time to roll out birthday number two and with only one more big party to go it's almost time to focus all of my extra time and creativity onto our impending wedding, which is only seventy-seven days away! Who's panicking? Are you panicking? *Nervous laughter.* I wish there were more hours in the day, especially [...]