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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...

Easy Refrigerator Pickles

If you know anything about me, then you'll know I love (LOVE!) pickles. I was that stereotypical pregnant lady who craved pickles...

Crock-Pot Wild Rice with Mushrooms

If you know us, you'll know we're big on 'shrooms. (And not the hallucinogenic kind.) Our family LOVES adding mushrooms to any dish -- crimini,...

Tuna Salad with Carrots (Dairy-Free)

So, in case you're wondering: we're still eating seafood 'round here. Actually, my partner has started incorporating beef back into his diet. Aaaand our oldest...

Vegan Sonoran Dogs

The Sonoran dog is like no other. A Tucson specialty, this isn't your ordinary frank. It's delicately wrapped in bacon and grilled until it’s crispy....

Rainbow Detox Soup

It has been a hot minute since I posted a new recipe. As I search for excuses as to why I've been absent, I...

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...

Homemade Peach BBQ Sauce

A couple of weekends ago, we went peach picking at Apple Annie's Orchard and I think we seriously underestimated just how many peaches we'd come...

Coconut Chia Pudding

Lately, our go-to breakfast joint has been First Watch. First Watch is a restaurant chain that is relatively new to Tucson (it was previously known...

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...

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