Mojito Pie -- basically a key lime pie with some mint (and rum!) muddled in | #dessert

Mojito Pie

This past Tuesday, the hallowed day that our neighbors all get together for our #neighbornights to grill dinner together, it was raining.  So on a whim, I decided to invite the neighborhood over to my house for the evening. Now don’t get me wrong, I love to entertain.  But… 1....

Strawberry Shortcake with Coconut Whipped Cream (Vegan) -- 4 ingredient biscuits, plus juicy strawberries, plus easy coconut whipped cream.  Delish! | #dessert #vegan

Strawberry Shortcake with Coconut Whipped Cream (Vegan)

I’m pretty sure that as long as I live, I will always get a little bit giddy when strawberry season rolls back around each spring. I. Love. Strawberries. Especially after a long winter, there’s something about those vivid, sweet, juicy, and yummy berries that just sing of summertime.  So accordingly,...

How To Make Coconut Whipped Cream | #vegan

Coconut Whipped Cream

Call me a nerd, but I’ve started a spreadsheet amongst my friends.  (Well, I should point out that it’s one of many shared spreadsheets that we have.  We dig anything to do with organization and presentations.)  The most recent one?  What We Eat (and Don’t Eat). I don’t know...

3 Ingredient Nutella Croissants | #dessert #chocolate #vegan

3-Ingredient Nutella Croissants

You guys. I’m pretty sure this recipe may win the award as the best spur-of-the-moment, cleaning-out-the-pantry, 3-ingredient-dessert experiment of my life.  My life, I tell you. And if you love Nutella and French pastries, I’m pretty sure you had better try them too.

Peanut Butter Banana Cookies | #dessert

Peanut Butter Banana Cookies

So, I did a juice cleanse earlier this week.  And now I’m craving cookies.  Cookies, cookies, cookies. That’s how it’s supposed to work, right? Well, since these cookies have peanut butter and banana in them, maybe that can at least partially count as health food.  ;)

Vegan Gluten-Free Carrot Cake with (Vegan) Cream Cheese Frosting | #vegan #glutenfree #gf

Vegan Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

This past Friday night was meant for celebrating. The weather was sit-out-on-the-deck-in-the-cool-evening-breeze perfection.  Friends gathered from all around the city with chips and salsa and salads and popcorn and laughter and stories to share.  The fire pit was aflame.  The candles were lit on this (gluten free and vegan) carrot...

Chocolate Chia Smoothie | #vegan #glutenfree

Chocolate Chia Smoothie

I’m not quite sure how it happened.  But somewhere along the lines of the last 2 years of self-employment, after years of a late-to-bed-late-to-rise musician schedule, I have now officially become a morning show person. Still working on the morning person thing.  My body seems bent on the whole...

4-Ingredient Easter Egg (Golden) Oreo Truffles |

4-Ingredient Easter Egg (Golden) Oreo Truffles

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I got a little (ok, a lot) photo-happy with these little Easter Egg Oreo Truffles.  So today you’re getting a second post with our second round of truffle decorating using a slightly different filling — Golden Oreos! That’s right!  This batch is made with a...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie | #dessert

Chocolate Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie

So, last Friday I received the biggest package in the mail of my life.   You guys, I bought an elliptical!!!! And it has no less than changed my life.  I have been saving for one for months and months, partly because there are no good gyms near my loft...

(Skinny!) Oatmeal Cookie Smoothie |

(Skinny!) Oatmeal Cookie Smoothie

Oh man, I am way late to the adding-oatmeal-to-your-smoothies party. (Seriously, how did I miss this?!) But whatever, better late than never because I’ve got an oatmeal smoothie recipe to share with you today that literally tastes just like an oatmeal cookie.  But this one is minus the guilt because it’s...

The BEST Carrot Cake Recipe |

The BEST Carrot Cake

I was planning to wait and post this recipe closer to Easter.  But as you all know, I seem to have zero patience when it comes to sharing recipes I’ve made that I really love.  And carrot cake happens to fall in the category of recipes I really, really, really...

Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie |

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

So, pretty sure I saw a massive bag of over-ripe bananas on sale at the store last week for $0.88 and bought… …TWO bags. Oh yes.  I’ve been going a bit “bananas” this week trying to work them into all sorts of recipes.  So keep your eyes “peeled” for...