Animal Style Patty Melt

I grew up eating at a lot of diners, and one of my favorite things to order was a patty melt.  It's like a burger and a grilled cheese sandwich all in one... like how much better could you make it?  I wanted to make a vegan recipe for a patty melt but wanted to [...]

Weed Infused Elotes Nachos

One of my favorite Mexican street foods are Elotes.  What's not to love about them?  Corn, cheese, crema, all the most delicious things.  But the worst part about them is how dang messy they are to eat... but problem solved!  Turning the classic elote into nachos gives you all the same flavors, but in a [...]

Winter Harvest Pasta

So a few weeks ago, I went to the farmers market in hopes of getting some produce to make dinner... but didn't have any kind of game plan in mind.  I just knew I wanted to get whatever looked good at the moment and make something with that.  When I got there, they had the [...]

Breakfast Sandwich with Sriracha Maple Syrup

Who doesn't love a good breakfast sandwich?  They're one of my favorite foods, and are so versatile.  You can make it on toast, a bagel, or English muffin, with whatever fillings you'd like... really giving you the power to fully customize it to your liking.  I always like a classic "sausage, egg, & cheese on [...]

White Chocolate Pistachio Granola Bars

So I'm going to be honest with you guys...  I've never made granola bars before.  Ever.  It seems like something that people make all the time, but I don't eat them very often so never thought about making my own.  My boyfriend on the other hand... he eats them on a daily basis.  I was [...]

Garbage Plate

Right out of high school, I lived in Rochester, New York for about 2 years.  If any of you are from Upstate New York, you've probably heard of the infamous Garbage Plate.  The perfect late night drunk / early morning hungover meal consisting of macaroni salad, home fries, chili meat sauce, either 2 cheeseburger patties, [...]

Hassleback Butternut Squash

Butternut Squash is one of my favorite fall vegetables to cook.  I've seen so many recipes floating around for hassleback squashes, and gosh they are just SO pretty.  Theres one I saw, I forget who posted it, it sounded absolutely delicious... but unfortunately wasn't vegan.  So I took inspiration from that to bring you this [...]

Carrot Cake Muffins with Cream Cheese Icing

Carrot Cake is always one of my favorite fall desserts, but honestly I've always been annoyed with how difficult it is to pass around and carry with you because usually it is very moist & can crumble easily.  I wanted to create something that was a little easier to bring to potlucks or holiday parties, [...]

Cumin Roasted Root Vegetables with Curry Horseradish Yogurt

I don't know about you, but I'm always looking to switch up my traditional Thanksgiving sides each year, and these roasted root vegetables are the perfect side dish for anything you're planning to make this Holiday season.  These root vegetables are roasted with warming cumin, and are accompanied by a zingy curry horseradish yogurt dipping [...]

Pumpkin Pasties

For those of you who don't know, I'm a HUGE Harry Potter fan.  I've always wanted to try all of the delicious treats described in the books, and Pumpkin Pasties were always the ones I was most excited about.  If you haven't read the books, Pumpkin Pasties are essentially handheld pumpkin pies.  Now there is [...]