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 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...

Crock-Pot Pumpkin, Lentil & Chickpea Curry

Here's a confession: when I go long periods of time without updating this blog, I feel so incredibly guilty. Not only do I feel...

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...

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...

Chunky Peach Salsa

This past weekend, the family and I ventured down to Apple Annie's Orchard to go fruit picking. This is a late-summer tradition of ours,...

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...

Garlic Rosemary Sweet Potatoes

My husband (it's a little weird calling him that now!) is a sweet potato fiend. When given the choice, he will always choose sweet potatoes...

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...

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