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Homemade Sweet Pickle Relish Recipe - in jar

Homemade Sweet Pickle Relish

How to make your own homemade sweet pickle relish. After a bit of soaking time you’ll have a super easy, tasty and customizable relish topping for sandwiches, deviled eggs and more! Recently I was at the store buying sweet pickle relish for a special recipe (coming soon!) and realized most of the options available were …

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Roasted Vegetable Spinach Salad with Avocado Dressing, a.k.a.

Roasted Vegetable Spinach Salad with Avocado Dressing (Leftover Veggie Salad)

Roasted Vegetable Spinach Salad with Avocado Dressing, a.k.a. “Leftover Veggie Salad.” Use up your vegetables or roast your favorites for this healthy vegan and gluten-free meal! Seriously, it’s a shock I haven’t yet had a post specifically to use up leftover vegetables! Until now. More than once I’ve told you how I overbuy vegetables. Or …

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Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette. An easy formula for this salad dressing that you can customize to your tastebuds. Tangy, sweet, and delicious!

Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette. An easy formula for this salad dressing that you can customize to your tastebuds. Tangy, sweet, and delicious! I hardly ever have store-bought salad dressing in my house. That used to be because I didn’t eat salads. (This was before I knew they didn’t have to be boring.) Luckily I’ve grown up …

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Skinny Bang Bang Sauce - a lighter version of the Bonefish grill favorite. A great dipping sauce!

Skinny Bang Bang Sauce

Skinny Bang Bang Sauce – a lighter version of the restaurant favorite. A great dipping sauce for veggies or seafood! 4 ingredients, 5 minutes, and just a little bit spicy. There is a dish at the restaurant Bonefish Grill that many people love called Bang Bang Shrimp. Since this is a vegetarian blog, I’m using …

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Skinny Jalapeno Pimento Cheese - a spicier, healthier take on the southern favorite. No mayonnaise!

Skinny Jalapeno Pimento Cheese

Skinny Jalapeno Pimento Cheese – a spicy, healthier take on the southern favorite. 6 ingredients, no mayonnaise! Even though I grew up mostly in the south, I didn’t grow up with a lot of foods or traditions that are typically considered “southern.” For example, I never had Bojangles until I was in college. I also …

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Homemade marinara sauce. So easy, delicious and customizable, you won't want to buy store brand ever again!

Homemade marinara sauce

Homemade marinara sauce. So easy, delicious and customizable with different herbs! Contrary to what I made it sound like before, my grandma does send me recipes! Lots of good ones and not enough time to make ’em all. I just had to make this one for marinara sauce though – if I’m remembering the story correctly, this …

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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. | @trialandeater

Curry sunflower hummus

Curry sunflower hummus – Change out your normal chickpea hummus and make it out of sunflower seeds instead! Curry and cayenne spices give it an extra kick of flavor. I stopped by a vegan restaurant earlier this summer and had a meal that included a curry sunflower hummus. Up until that moment, I didn’t even realize people …

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Basil spinach almond pesto. Don't have pine nuts? No problem! @trialandeater

Basil spinach almond pesto

(Vegan) Basil spinach almond pesto. Don’t have pine nuts? Or parmesan? No problem! You can still make a basil pesto spread, no cheese or pine nuts required! Part 1 of my “make everything from scratch” meal was making homemade puff pastry. Part two… pesto! I’ll admit I never made pesto from scratch before, so when I realized …

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