Bee Pollen Granitas

Ahhh summer is around the corner and it’s getting hot outside. Well I live in Texas so I should say it’s getting HOTTER.     So today I decided to make a sweet treat for myself and my family. GRANITAS! Bee Pollen Granitas to be exact. What is granita you ask? It’s basically flavored shaved…

Carrot Taco Shells

I am always looking for new and creative ways to make healthier meals.  Usually every Tuesday on social media you may notice a popular hashtag #TacoTuesdays in which people find unique and creative ways to make and eat tacos. I thought I would test out a recipe to make carrot taco shells. There are not…

Kale Powder

First: Sorry I have been away so long I, along with my whole family, have been sick. So I haven’t been cooking and baking as much.  However I did want to share a healthy tip/trick with you all today. For anyone who knows me I have been trying to eat healthier, of course breaking bad…

Portobello Gravy

Do you know what time it is? That’s right. It’s time for another delicious recipe. This time a mushroom and leek gravy made with baby Portobello mushrooms. You can use this gravy on a protein like steak or chicken or if you’re vegan or vegetarian you can use over rice (I ate with Jasmine rice), mashed potatoes, pasta…

DIY Project: Making Your Own Colored Sanding Sugar

This is probably one of the most undemanding and yet fun things to do! Making colored sanding sugar is great for that extra kick when decorating your baked goods such as cakes and cupcakes. Let’s get started shall we! HERE IS WHAT YOU WILL NEED: sugar (I used pure cane) gel food coloring plastic heavy duty zip…

Homemade Herb Bread

I love making my own bread mainly because it tastes so much better than store-bought.  I like fresh bread to go with my soups and stews that I cook around this time of year.  I believe most people do not make their own bread because they assume its difficult and time consuming. I am here to show…

Brisk Brunch Ideas: Shakshuka

Brunch is a combination of breakfast and lunch eaten usually during the late morning or early afternoon. I decided not to do my usually brunch routine.. Instead I wanted to try my hand at making Shakshuka.  This dish is composed of eggs poached or baked in a sauce of tomatoes, chili peppers, onions and spices.  This is originally a Middle Eastern…

Beet Soup

Yep, you read that right beet soup. Doesn’t it sound delicious? Don’t knock it until you try it!  This was actually a test recipe.  As you know I love to cook meatless meals and of course I wanted to try something meatless and healthy.  Since Fall season is approaching I decided to go the soup…

KitchenAid Apple Challenge

If you have been following KitchenAid on their Instagram account you would know they currently have an Apple Challenge going on.  The challenge is for home cooks to make their most creative dish using, you guessed it….apples! I like them a lot thanks for asking.  I have no idea what to call my dish but…

Vegan Red Velvet Meringue Kisses

A fun, easy-bake treat and basically this is the same process I used when I posted my Vegan Meringue blog post. Preheat your oven to 200F degrees. Take a can of beans (seriously any beans) and whip the juice in your mixer until they form stiff peaks. Add your desired sugar while mixing.  I used…