Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

This Carrot Cake Cupcakes recipe is unbelievably (yes, I’m going to use the “m” word) moist and perfectly spiced and loaded up with fresh carrots, and topped with the most heavenly cream cheese frosting.  You’re going to love it. Springtime always = carrot cake time in our house. ♡ For...

Lemon Bars

5-Ingredient Lemon Bars

This easy lemon bars recipe is made with 5 ingredients, including lots of freshly-squeezed lemon juice to make these lemon squares nice and tangy and not overly sweet. Raise your hand if you grew up loving lemon bars! Meeeeee too. ♡♡♡ Granted, I’ve long been the girl who will make...

Korean Gochujang Lettuce Wraps

Quick Gochujang Lettuce Wraps

This quick Gochujang Lettuce Wraps recipe is easy to make in about 20 minutes with veggies and your choice of beef, chicken, pork, shrimp or tofu.  And it is made with the absolute yummiest 4-ingredient sesame gochujang sauce. Guys, have you tried cooking with gochujang yet? If not, it’s...

Tahini Ranch Avocado Chicken Salad

Tahini Ranch Avocado Chicken Salad

This Avocado Chicken Salad is made with your choice of greens and veggies, tender baked chicken, and a simple homemade tahini ranch dressing.  Super fresh and light and delicious! We finally arrived home last week from our big trip to visit family in New Zealand and friends in Korea,...

Tahini Ranch Dressing

Tahini Ranch Dressing

This Tahini Ranch Dressing recipe is easy to make, it’s naturally vegan and gluten-free, and it tastes so fresh and delicious! Meet my new favorite ranch dressing. ♡ It’s inspired by the classic creamy ranch dressing we all know and love.  But instead of starting with that famous dry buttermilk...

Nooch Popcorn

“Nooch” (Nutritional Yeast) Popcorn

“Nooch” (a.k.a. Nutritional Yeast) Popcorn is super-easy to make on the stovetop, it’s naturally both vegan and gluten-free, and it’s always a crowd fave! Guys, if you haven’t tried nooch popcorn yet — it’s time. ♡ I made the switch nearly a decade ago from making my stovetop popcorn with...

Everyday Thai Red Curry

This Everyday Thai Red Curry recipe is super quick and easy to make, naturally gluten-free, and totally customizable with whatever veggies, proteins or noodles you happen to have on hand. Who’s ready for a cozy bowl of curry? ♡♡♡ After many requests from those of you who have spied and...

Best Guacamole Recipe

The BEST Guacamole

My all-time favorite guacamole recipe is quick and easy to make, naturally gluten-free and vegan, and always the hit of a party. Grab those ripe avocados, because today we’re talking about my all-time favorite easy guacamole recipe! ♡ I have made this guacamole literally hundreds and hundreds of times over the...

Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd’s Pie

This easy Shepherd’s Pie recipe is filled with lots of veggies and tender ground beef (or lamb), simmered together in the most delicious sauce, and topped with the creamiest mashed potatoes.  Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day! Last month on Instagram, I happened to mention that I had never made...

Egg Drop Soup

Egg Drop Soup

This restaurant-style Egg Drop Soup recipe only takes about 15 minutes to make and tastes even better than the restaurant version! Growing up, my family had a tradition of eating lunch at our local little Chinese restaurant every single Saturday.  And every single Saturday — like, we’re talking nearly two...

Vegetarian Gumbo

Vegetarian Gumbo

This Vegetarian Gumbo recipe is easy to make, loaded up with tons of savory veggies, and tastes SO rich and delicious. Mardi Gras is just around the corner, which means… …it’s gumbo time, friends. ♡ I know that I’m the girl who’s usually all about easy, breezy, speedy soup recipes.  But...

Ask Ali: Entertaining

Hey guys!  I’m back with this month’s Q&A, and I’ve totally been looking forward to it because today we are chatting about one of my favorite things on earth… …entertaining. ♡ Now of course, I am by noooo means any kind of entertaining expert.  Martha Stewart would most certainly flip if she...