Garlic Butter Shrimp (Dairy-Free)

It's safe to say: we're officially shrimp addicts. With my health issues kind of "up in the air" right now -- and with the fact...

Crock-Pot African-Inspired Peanut Stew

It's been a hot minute since I've posted a recipe (or anything, really) on this blog, y'all. So here's a quick life...

Crock-Pot Caribbean Black Beans

I am a believer in black beans. Okay... that sounds a little weird to say. But it's true. If you take a peek into our...

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...

Crock-Pot Balsamic & Dijon Brussels Sprouts

One of my partner's favorite all-time vegetables is Brussels sprouts, much to our kids' dismay. Don't get me wrong: I enjoy a good sprout...

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 Black Bean Brownies

I live in a house with 4 boys (if you include our 1-year-old) and they all LOVE to eat. Something I've had to adapt...

No-Bake Rice Krispie and Seed Treats

Our boys LOVE rice krispie treats! So, my challenge is: how do I satisfy their sweet tooth while also tricking them into eating something...

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...

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