Making complex recipes surprisingly simple

Making complex recipes surprisingly simple


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Vegan Pomegranate Squash Salad

Vegan Pomegranate Squash Salad

This vegan pomegranate squash salad is gluten free, egg free, dairy free, refined sugar free, and can easily be adapted to be vegan. The autumnal flavors of butternut squash, pomegranate, garlic, lemon, and cracked pepper complement each other perfectly. This is one of the best […]

Cinnamon Vanilla Bean Morning Buns

Cinnamon Vanilla Bean Morning Buns

These cinnamon vanilla bean morning buns are the perfect combination of a cinnamon roll and a croissant. Topped with a cinnamon vanilla bean glaze these are one of the most impressive breakfast pastries that you could ever make! Laminated dough intimidates a lot of people […]

Pumpkin Harvest Muffins

Pumpkin Harvest Muffins

These pumpkin harvest muffins are filled with dried cranberries and chopped walnuts. Not to mention they are gluten and dairy free! Recently I found out that I have gluten, dairy, and egg sensitivities. While I still love to bake, cook, and do just about anything […]

Cinnamon Crumble Quick Bread

Cinnamon Crumble Quick Bread

Let’s be honest, quick breads are really just cakes made in bread pans. This Cinnamon Crumble Quick Bread is no exception. A sweet and crumbly cake base flecked with cinnamon and warm vanilla, and a crunchy crispy crumble on top. Not to mention a vanilla […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Cupcakes

Pumpkin Chocolate Cupcakes

These pumpkin cupcakes are incredibly moist and filled with a silky smooth chocolate ganache and topped with a decadent chocolate buttercream I love me some pumpkin flavored desserts in the fall. I love the flavor of pumpkin and love how it makes you feel all […]

Corn Syrup Free Scotcheroo Bars

Corn Syrup Free Scotcheroo Bars

These corn syrup free scotcheroo bars are made as the classic peanut butter rice krispie treat. Topped with chocolate, and made without corn syrup, these bars are a real treat. I love scotcheroo bars but I really, really, REALLY, do not like using corn syrup. […]

Spinach Feta Pizza with Balsamic Reduction

Spinach Feta Pizza with Balsamic Reduction

I don’t know about you but I love a good pizza. I love that this spinach feta pizza is the perfect balance of greens, onions, herbs, and cheese. (Also it’s got a balsamic reduction. A BALSAMIC REDUCTION. Yes, you heard me right!) When you make […]

What’s in My Back To School Bag

What’s in My Back To School Bag

You might think that it’s funny that I’m posting a what’s in my back to school bag even though I’m homeschooled. A common myth about home education is that we do all of our school at home. (That’s a lie by the way.) Often I […]

Rustic Gluten Free Lemon Tarts

Rustic Gluten Free Lemon Tarts

These rustic gluten-free lemon tarts are full of a smooth and creamy lemon curd, topped whipped cream, and smothered in a delicious honey blueberry sauce. When I make a dessert that is gluten-free, I always feel very proud of my self. I feel like a […]

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

This chocolate zucchini cake is moist, rich, and topped with a decadent chocolate frosting. August is zucchini season and I love that there so many ripe fruits and vegetables this time of year. In Minnesota, a lot of our local produce is only ripe in […]