1 Year Blogiversary & Liebster Award

Happy 1 year birthday to @trialandeater

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 so many different things to do! Recipe testing, food photography, blog design and writing consume my weekends. Ideas are constantly running through my head. I dream in Lightroom filters. And the dishes! Can't forget the dishes. My point is, there is always something to do on a blog. Additionally, I also want to talk about the Liebster Award. This is an award given TO bloggers BY bloggers as a way of introducing newer blogs. Some "rules" I found are listed here but the basic gist is that you … [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...]

Grown up grilled cheese with two sauces two cheese, and two fruits. Loaded with flavor!

Grown up grilled cheese

Grown up grilled cheese with two sauces, two types of cheese, and two kinds of fruits (including tomato). Loaded with flavor! It was supposed to thunderstorm here all day yesterday. I was … [Read More...]

Spicy summer grits. Creamy grits with jalapeno and fresh corn. This will change how you feel about grits! @trialandeater

Spicy summer grits

Spicy summer grits - Creamy grits with jalapeno and fresh corn. This will change how you feel about grits! Perhaps it's a bit presumptuous for me to say this dish will change how you feel about … [Read More...]