Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Right now the best soup I have EVER made. Thank you ginabnutrition for this recipe (found on her instagram). The fall flavors of this soup are just incredible, and I love that this soup uses seasonal ingredients. I made a few adjustments based on ingredients I had at home to her original recipe (adjustments will…

Banana Cinnamon Roll Bread

I’m a big fan of Rachel Mansfeld and her healthy baked goods, and decided to try this recipe she has for banana cinnamon roll bread (which can be made vegan). It turned out delicious, but not sweet enough for my liking, so I added a yogurt glaze (used in my banana bread cinnamon rolls) to give…

Fluffy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Made these delicious fluffy pumpkin chocolate chip cookies in the spirit of fall, and they were sooo good. I made two different pumpkin chocolate chip cookies, and this was by far the winner. Beware, these are addictive, so make sure you have an occasion to serve them at, otherwise it will be way too easy…

Homemade Soft Pretzels

It’s getting cold here in Boston, and what better way to warm up than with hot, soft pretzels? This recipe from The Cottage Market was easy to make and simple using the instructions provided. Soft Pretzels Ingredients Dough: 2 3/4 cups all purpose flours 1 tsp. of salt 1 tsp. of sugar 1 package of…

Favorite Places to Eat in Miami

During my last three years living in Miami, I have tried various restaurants, all of which have been delicious. Here are my favorite local spots sorted by type of cuisine and cost ($-$$$$) Seafood Stiltsville Fish Bar (Miami Beach-Sunset Harbor)$$$ fresh, deliciously made seafood. Great place for a fancy night out! Vegan Love Life Cafe…

Homemade Lachuch

Was too lazy to go out and buy bread on this rainy day, so I decided to make my own using ingredients I already had at home. I’ve been wanting to make Jamie Geller’s Lachuch (yemenite flatbread) so I figured this was a perfect opportunity. Here’s her recipe (you can find my additions below the…

Banana Blueberry Waffles

I thought that I found my favorite waffle recipe in my Oatmeal Waffles, but that was before I made these Banana Blueberry Waffles! I had extra ripe bananas on hand, and decided to make this recipe. I used Rachel Mansfeld’s Paleo Blueberry Banana Bread muffins recipe and made them into waffle form, and they were incredible!…

Cauliflower Tikka Masala

I’ve been wanting to make this recipe for Cauliflower Tikka Masala for a while after seeing it on The Cutting Veg instagram feed, and finally got around to making it this weekend! The recipe is not an authentic tikka masala, but it is delicious! Plus, it is dairy free, for all those that are lactose…

Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have a whole long list of recipes I’ve wanted to try with ripe mashed bananas, and this Banana Chocolate Chip cookie recipe from delish was one of them! This recipe also is made with peanut butter (my favorite), so I knew it would taste good! Plus it is gluten-free for all those avoiding gluten,…

Roasted Garlic Teeny Tiny Potatoes

Trader Joes has a new product called Teeny Tiny potatoes, and the mini potatoes were so cute, I had to try them! This recipe is inspired by ChewOutLoud Roasted Garlic Teeny Tiny Potatoes Ingredients: 1 lb teeny tiny potatoes 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 5 sprigs worth of fresh thyme…