GF Zucchini Waffles

Helllooo waffle afficionadas/os! We tried a new aquafaba waffle creation last night and it turned out fabulous. We may need to tweak the recipe a bit, as our waffle iron took twice as long as usual to get dinner ready, but the golden hues over dark green were irresistible 🙂 It took a while to… Continue reading GF Zucchini Waffles

Shredded Butternut Squash Three Sisters

We had a family-cooking session on Sunday, and it was so much fun! Ilian was excited to scoop squash seeds with daddy, all manly-ly over the trashcan 😉 And mommy wondered where all the work went 🙂 This is a cute little variation on the Three Sisters cooking I've done previously, so it's a naturally… Continue reading Shredded Butternut Squash Three Sisters

Pinkie Pie Salad

I recently had some leftover cooked rice and was in the mood for a dinner salad. Going through the fridge yielded red beets, carrots, and half a jar of olives - and that seemed to fit! Shredded raw red beets will give any dish a fantastic color, and white rice is a great canvas -… Continue reading Pinkie Pie Salad

Pina Colada Quinoa

Ilian passed his coconut food challenge!!! Yay!!! We have been waiting for a long time for him to start outgrowing food allergies, and although it looks like some are here to stay for a few more years, coconut is now on the menu! I love everything about it - the perfumed taste, summery smell, crunchy-creamy… Continue reading Pina Colada Quinoa

Carrot Dinner Waffles

We recently purchased a waffle iron and I have become obsessed - and Ilian even more so! If it comes in waffle form, he'll eat it 😉 And with good reason for this one! It's dinner in a fluffy, crunchy, wholesomely sweet package. The secret ingredient here is aquafaba (for those who don't know: the… Continue reading Carrot Dinner Waffles

Snowcap Bean Chili with Corn Wheels

Welcome back from Spring Break! I hope everyone's week off was as great as ours: Friends visited, bouncy houses were visited, and Ilian hunted for Easter eggs three times! We also got to see geese, a crane, and all the various songbirds flying overhead as spring has truly arrived in our parts 🙂 To say… Continue reading Snowcap Bean Chili with Corn Wheels

Chipotle Mayo – Vegan and Soy-free

Vegan Mayo sans soy? Check. Husband in the kitchen? Check. Tasty results? Check! Ilian's dad is much better with the hot spices than I am, so when it comes to manly-ly burning hot pepper spices, I'm happy to hand over the kitchen counter to him. Today he created a truly fantastic chipotle mayo from Tuesday's… Continue reading Chipotle Mayo – Vegan and Soy-free