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Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash

Maple roasted Brussels sprouts and butternut squash with pecan pieces and dried cranberries. A perfect appetizer or side for holiday or Autumn dinners. Gluten-free, vegan. Did you think I was kidding about being obsessed with butternut squash? These roasted veggies would be perfect as an appetizer for a holiday table spread. Especially for Thanksgiving with …

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Morning Turmeric Detox Drink

Morning Turmeric Detox Drink with apple cider vinegar, maple syrup and a pinch of cayenne. Lots of health benefits in this elixir to kickstart your day! Related: If you don’t like the taste of drinking apple cider vinegar straight, try these delicious (vegan) apple cider vinegar gummies! I’ve long heard about the benefits of apple …

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Italian Blue Salad with Apricot Dressing

An “Italian Blue” Salad – mixed greens served with blue cheese, honey roasted pecans, fresh blueberries and a homemade apricot vinaigrette dressing. Great for a fresh summer salad, your family will love it! There’s a pizza place in Charlotte (my hometown) called Alino’s that has become a popular meeting place for family get-togethers. It’s basically …

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Nutella pudding strawberry tart

Nutella pudding with a homemade tart crust topped with strawberries. Fruit + chocolate = perfect summertime dessert! A couple weeks ago, I finally went strawberry picking. My cousin came up for a visit, and when I mentioned I’ve always wanted to go, she was on board. Nobody told me it’s actually a lot of work! Finding …

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