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 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...

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...

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 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...

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 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 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...

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Miso Soup with Udon & Veggies

This past week, our entire household was battling the winter crud. My two step-kiddos had a cold/cough and a double ear infection, our newborn...

Simple Vegan Potato Salad

With summer upon us, that can only mean one thing: it's potato salad season! I'm a huge fan of potato salad recipes during the spring...

Wild Rice & Mushroom Soup

If you know our family, you'll know that we love mushrooms. I mean, really... if a recipe calls for 8 ounces of mushrooms, you...

Book Recommendations (February 2018)

One of my personal goals in 2018 is to simply read more. Glancing at my Goodreads account from the past seven years, it’s evident...

Up Close and Personal: Vaginal Health

It's time we talk about something that most people (women included) are typically not apt to talk about. I'm talkin' about vaginal health. You could probably...