Crock-Pot Vegan Hot & Sour Soup

If there's something I love more than tasty vegan recipes, it's tasty vegan recipes that take almost NO effort! I've said it...

Pickled White Onions

Every time my husband and I grab food from our local Whole Food Market restaurant, I always comment on how much I...

Creamy Cauliflower & Wild Rice Soup

It's not even close to being soup weather here in Tucson. It's the end of May, and temps have been sourin' up...

Vegan Chili Mac

Sometimes, you just want to travel back to your childhood and prepare one of those "comfort meals" that you nostalgically remember from...

Crock-Pot “Cheater” Gumbo

When I was growing up, one of my favorite meals was my grandmother's gumbo. I was born and raised in southern Louisiana,...

Homemade Crock-Pot Vegetable Broth

So, let's be honest: I wouldn't exactly call our family "zero waste". We still buy the occasional product in plastic packaging, we...

Vegan Strawberries & Cream Cupcakes

I've been on a baking kick lately! Really, I've just been trying to be as productive as possible... especially as we head...

Vegan Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed bell peppers will always remind me of my grandmother. She would often cook traditional stuffed peppers with Cajun "dirty rice" (rice...

Vegan Classic Vanilla Cupcakes (with Homemade Frosting)

After years of mastering various no-bake recipes and insisting to everyone around me (including my husband) that no, I do not enjoy...

No-Bake Vegan Blondies

If you know anything about me, it's that I looooove a good "no-bake" recipe. I'd much rather cook a warm, savory meal...

Recent Posts

Vegan Mushroom Gravy

'Tis the season! We've started getting into the holiday spirit here in the Dayton household so that (a) we can squeeze in a few...

No-Bake Trail Mix Bars

If anyone knows anything about me, it’s that I hate baking. Anything else in the kitchen is an enjoyable experience for me! I enjoy whipping...

No-Bake Vegan Blondies

If you know anything about me, it's that I looooove a good "no-bake" recipe. I'd much rather cook a warm, savory meal...

Douglas Spring Trail to the Campground

Trailhead: Douglas Spring Trailhead Trailhead Elevation: 2,793 feet Roundtrip Distance: 12 miles Elevation Gain: 2,044 feet Date Hiked: Sunday, March 4, 2018 Time Hiked: 8:45am to 2:00pm Average Roundtrip Time:...

Review: Silicone Wedding Rings

Shortly before my son was born, my partner gave me a beautiful diamond ring to symbolize our love and commitment to one another. I...