Apple matchsticks

Spicy and sweet and weirdly addicting - I call them apple matchsticks!

Spicy and sweet and weirdly addicting - I call them apple matchsticks! Welcome to the second installment for my week of simple apple recipes! I call these apple matchsticks. These sort of happened by accident. I had pulled out a recipe for what I thought was apple fries, and it took me a few minutes to finally realize there was no baking time! So even though these aren't matchstick fries, I feel like matchsticks is still an appropriate name since they have a spicy kick to them. They are strangely addictive, beware! Just cut up a couple apples into small, fry-size slivers. Sprinkle lime juice and salt over the slices, and add some cayenne pepper. (Start small, just a sprinkle at … [Read More...]

Cinnamon apple chips. No added sugar, no dehydrator required! Healthy snack any time.

Cinnamon apple chips

Cinnamon apple chips. No added sugar, no dehydrator required! Healthy snack any time. We're going to play a little game. I have several quick and easy apple recipes that I'm going to share with … [Read More...]

Happy 1 year birthday to @trialandeater

1 Year Blogiversary & Liebster Award

Do I call it a birthday or a blogiversary? Either way, a full 365 days has passed since my very first post went live on October 13, 2013. I've learned a lot about food blogging this year. There are … [Read More...]

Are you brave enough to try chickpea cookie dough? This is a no-bake, vegan recipe meant to be a healthy alternative for those cookie dough cravings.

Chickpea cookie dough (no-bake)

Are you brave enough to try chickpea cookie dough? This is a no-bake, vegan recipe meant to be a healthy alternative for those cookie dough cravings. Please, don't run away. Chickpea cookie … [Read More...]

Broccoli and cheese goodness all wrapped up in crescent roll dough. Easy, quick dinner, made healthy by swapping out the mayonnaise!

Broccoli crescent wrap

Broccoli and cheese goodness all wrapped up in crescent roll dough. Easy, quick dinner, made healthy by swapping out the mayonnaise! My grandma makes a lot of good recipes. There's this one that … [Read More...]

Almond joy energy bites - perfect bite sized healthy snacks to beat that chocolate craving! Vegan & gluten-free.

Almond Joy Energy Bites (no-bake)

Almond joy energy bites - perfect bite sized healthy snacks to beat that chocolate craving! Vegan & gluten-free treats ready in less than 10 minutes. I've been hearing a lot about dates … [Read More...]

Delicious homemade burger buns mixed, raised and ready in under an hour!

Quick homemade burger buns

Delicious homemade burger buns mixed, raised and ready in under an hour! Burger buns have been on my list to make for a while. I am completely in love with bread, but I don't actually buy it that … [Read More...]

Vegan and gluten free wrap made with collard greens, veggies and sunflower hummus.

Sunflower wrap

Vegan and gluten free wrap made with collard greens, veggies and sunflower hummus. This sunflower wrap is full of healthy flavors! You might be thinking, what's a sunflower wrap? Well, (I think) … [Read More...]

Change out your normal chickpea hummus and make it out of sunflower seeds instead! Curry + cayenne spices give it an extra kick of flavor. | @trialandeater

Curry sunflower hummus

Change out your normal chickpea hummus and make it out of sunflower seeds instead! Curry + cayenne spices give it an extra kick of flavor. I stopped by a vegan restaurant earlier this summer and … [Read More...]