Vegan Thai Curry Coconut Soup with Zoodles (grain-free + paleo)

This one-pot Vegan Thai Curry Coconut Soup with Zoodles is such a delicious, healthy, quick option to have for the upcoming change in season. The red curry paste and fresh ginger  add the perfect amount of heat and flavor while the creamy coconut milk smooths everything out! I've added in mushrooms, spiralized red pepper and zucchini noodles to really up the nutritional value and fresh flavor. If you're a fan of Thai food then this vegan, grain-free, paleo, nut-free soup is for you! This yummy vegan Thai coconut curry soup is the perfect spicy, creamy, savory and vibrant recipe to

Walnut Crusted Roasted Delicata Squash

This Walnut Crusted Roasted Delicata Squash recipe is a flavorful, nutritious and easy side dish that is sweet, savory, salty, crispy and satisfying.  When roasted, delicata squash has a tender texture with crisp golden edges that make each piece irresistible.  Serve it as a fall side dish or over salads, in grain bowls or in tacos.   Why I'm loving this Walnut Crusted Roasted Delicata Squash Delicata squash absorbs flavors well and is quick to cook.  It is an easy squash to work with since it isn't difficult to slice and you don't need to peel it.  Also the seeds come

Frozen Inspired Smoothie Bowl (Dairy-Free + Dye-Free)

A thick and creamy smoothie bowl for all the Disney Frozen lovers out there!  This nutritious and veggies-filled Frozen inspired smoothie bowl is dairy-free and dye-free.   I know everyone is all Thanksgiving focused this week (including myself) but my girls are counting down the days until Frozen 2 gets released in theaters.  So in honor of their fervent Frozen fevers I'm making them this Disney Frozen inspired smoothie bowl.  It tastes delicious and I can't wait to surprise my girls with this before we go see their new favorite movie (as they already are calling it). As many of you

Restaurant-Style Sautéed Mushrooms

These simple restaurant-style sautéed mushrooms are quartered white button mushrooms cooked in olive oil, salt and pepper until caramelized and tender. This is an easy side dish that cooks in just 20 minutes.  It is perfect for busy weeknights or as a holiday side dish. Restaurant-Style Sautéed Mushrooms This might just be the most simple yet delicious recipe on my blog.  These restaurant-style sautéed mushrooms are for both mushroom lovers and mushroom skeptics (i.e. my husband until he tried these mushrooms).  These babies are perfectly tender, mega flavorful and seared golden brown on the stovetop.  They require few ingredients.  In

Vegan Baked Cheesy Spaghetti Squash with Broccoli

This easy, vegan Baked Cheesy Spaghetti Squash dish is loaded with fresh vegetables and cozy flavor.  The ingredients are all plant-based and yet this casserole feels like total comfort food.  It works as a side or a main and is ideal for serving to large crowds.  You can prep most of it ahead of time making assembly quick and easy.   Why I'm in love with this Vegan Baked Cheesy Spaghetti Squash with Broccoli Well, for starters, um, it is really really cheesy.  And I don't know that I ever met anyone who didn't like that.  It is also a super

Maple Roasted Cauliflower

  This savory and slightly sweet maple roasted cauliflower recipe is the perfect no-fuss side dish for fall and winter.  Roasting cauliflower with a touch of maple syrup makes each piece golden brown and gives the cauliflower irresistible flavor.  With this easy roasting method, you will get tender on the inside and crispy on the outside texture every single time.  And it really couldn't be easier - just toss cauliflower florets with your seasonings on a sheet pan, pop them in your oven and it’s ready in no time! This side dish is naturally vegan, grain-free, refined sugar-free, soy-free, nut-free,

Crispy Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts

An easy oven-baked method for the absolute crispiest Brussels sprouts.  This is a simple and flavorful vegetable side dish that everyone will quickly devour.  The outside is golden brown, caramelized and crispy and the inside is perfectly tender.  With a couple simple tricks, you too can achieve easy crispy maple roasted Brussels sprouts.   These easy crispy maple roasted Brussels sprouts are my go-to vegetable side dish this time of year.  I used to have lukewarm feelings about homemade Brussels sprouts unless I ordered them at restaurants.  Once I learned how to properly season and cook them, it changed everything for

Soft and Chewy Vegan and Gluten-Free Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (nut-free + refined sugar-free)

These vegan and gluten-free oatmeal raisin cookies are the perfect combination of soft and chewy.  This is a classic cookie recipe made healthier with nutritious ingredients.  The cookies are full of warm and comforting flavors like cinnamon and vanilla that are perfect for this time of year.  I love this easy recipe because the ingredients are simple, no dough chilling is required, the cookies cook quickly, and you don't need any fancy equipment.    This time of year, I love to bake healthy cookies to enjoy as a snack or dessert.  Homemade cookies are just the best and always feel