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 [...]

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 [...]

Roasted Red Pepper Crescent Rolls

It's been a big craze around the internet that crescent rolls are 'accidentally' vegan, and I've been getting so many requests to make things with them!  I wanted to spice them up a bit, literally, and make them more unique & super tasty.  I stuffed these crescent rolls with some homemade roasted red pepper sauce, [...]

Coconut Caramel Sauce

Salted caramel sauce is something that's so easy to make, stores well in the fridge, and can be used for a variety of different recipes.  Even just simply as an ice cream sundae topping.  This recipe is pretty easy and quick, so let's just jump right into it! Making this caramel sauce is super fast [...]

Sweet Potato Mac & Cheese

Mac & Cheese is one of my favorite dishes, and something I crave all the time.  I love that in vegan cooking, there are so many different ways to go about making this dish, but personally, using sweet potato for the sauce is my personal favorite.  I know you may be thinking.... sweet potato? How [...]

Peach, Summer Corn, & Heirloom Tomato Salad with Pesto Cream

With summer coming to a close, heirloom tomatoes, fresh corn, and peaches are slowly going out of season, and what better way to celebrate them before summer ends then a nice vibrant raw salad.  Especially living in Los Angeles, eating raw in the summer is something I usually gravitate towards more because of the heat. [...]

Double Vanilla Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream

Whenever I get stressed, I get in the biggest baking mood.  And this week I've just wanted to bake EVERYTHING.  I was craving cupcakes but wanted something with a bright flavor so that they weren't too heavy since it is really hot out in LA.  These double vanilla cupcakes with lemon buttercream hit the spot [...]

Vanilla & Chocolate Peanut Milk

So usually when you go into any grocery store, you see the same vegan milks every time.  Those usually consist of soy, almond, coconut, rice, hemp, and cashew milk.  All of those are absolutely incredible, but I've always been curious about what other types of nut milk taste like.  Plus making your own homemade nut [...]

Lemon Poppyseed Vinaigrette

Growing up, my parents used to take me to this restaurant in our hometown, Falletta's, almost weekly.  It's a traditional Italian restaurant, but has the most amazing food.  One of their more unique items was their house lemon poppyseed dressing that they'd serve with your salad before the meal.  It was so tangy, sweet, and [...]

Grilled Stuffed Avocados with Baked Falafel, Tzatziki, & Shaved Red Onion

During the summer months, theres several things I like to take advantage of with my recipes.  Grilling, and using fresh local produce are the top two.  Avocados are so ripe and amazing during the summer months, especially here in southern California, and grilling them really helps develop a nice flavor and texture.  Adding the spiced [...]