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arugula walnut pesto (vegan)

Arugula Walnut Pesto (Vegan)

I love the bright green color and peppery flavor of this arugula walnut pesto. It’s thick, creamy and rich in flavor. Making pesto is very easy. Using an immersion blender, mix all the dry ingredients...

homemade sourdough bread

Homemade Sourdough Bread

There’s nothing quite like the aroma, texture and taste of homemade sourdough bread. I’ve made this bread countless times and I can’t believe I haven’t shared the recipe with you before. Sourdough starters can be made...

Two chocolate banana ice creams in white coffee cups

Chocolate Banana Ice Cream

This chocolate banana ice cream is not really an ice cream, it’s a faux ice cream. The consistency is very similar to ice cream but it doesn’t contain dairy or sugar. When ripe frozen bananas...

homemade vegetable stock powder

Homemade Vegetable Stock Powder

Vegetable stock is a common ingredient in our kitchens but have you read the ingredients? Monosodium glutamate, caramel color, fats, flavorings, preservatives, etc. Homemade vegetable stock powder is much better than the one you buy at the store....

Three oven baked chicken breasts with a slice of lemon on top

Crispy Baked Chicken Breasts

Crunchy and golden on the outside, juicy and tender on the inside, these crispy baked chicken breasts are way better than the fried version. And, of course, healthier! I like my chicken super crispy, and usually that requires...

lemon blueberry tartlets

Lemon Blueberry Tartlets

These lemon blueberry tartlets are simply divine! Buttery and crumbly tart shells are filled with a creamy, tangy lemon curd and topped with juicy fresh blueberries. Each bite is bright and refreshing. The tart shells are...

mozzarella pinwheels

Mozzarella Pinwheels

Appetizers are one of my favorite things to serve when entertaining. A few days ago we had friends over for dinner and I was searching for a new appetizer recipe to try. I stumbled...

Pouring the peanut dressing over the top of a big bowl of chopped asian salad

Chopped Asian Salad with Peanut Dressing

This chopped asian salad is full of great ingredients that add flavor, texture, color and nutrition! Kale and red cabbage mixed alongside carrots, bell peppers and edamame are tossed in a creamy peanut dressing and...

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Mini Chocolate Raspberry Tarts

Nothing is as cute as mini tarts! These mini chocolate raspberry tarts are decadent, rich and so good that will knock your socks off. I started out by making the mini chocolate tart shells using “pasta frolla”, a...