Deciding What to Make for Dinner: Vegetarian Weekly Dinner Menu

Hello and welcome to a new weekly dinner menu, with a twist! For this post, I thought it would be interesting to document my thought process in choosing what to prepare each day. Some days I have more fresh food than others. Some days I have more time than others. Some days I know what…

How to Not Waste Sourdough Discard

Working with sourdough is extremely rewarding, but it can easily be somewhat wasteful. In case you aren’t familiar with the feeding process, I’ll quickly describe it. The word “feed” can sound daunting, but think of it as a refresh. To feed a sourdough starter, you take a portion of the current starter and add new…

Maple Pecan Biscotti

I’ve posted a lot of recipe reviews and recommendations on this blog, but I have never posted a recipe that is unique to me. That is, until today! I present to you, Maple Pecan Biscotti. I made this biscotti recipe for my family’s first small Easter celebration last weekend, and they requested it again for…

How to Not Have a Microwave

I’m honestly thankful that our microwave started sounding like it was gearing up to explode, because it made me try something I had never even considered beforehand. The amount of processed food, especially frozen processed food, that we eat has not only decreased, but we enjoy the products that we do have more because of how and how often we prepare them.

Easy Sourdough Loaf and Routine

I can’t believe this is my first post dedicated to sourdough, as it is a big part of my weekly routine. Let me preface this post by saying I am by no means a sourdough expert. Everything that I know about sourdough has been from quick, online searches and learning what works for me. I’ve…

Cooking for Seasonal Allergies

What a weird week it’s been for my family. Between my husband being personally victimized by seasonal allergies and my son deciding to both skip naps and rapidly develop into a full-blown toddler right before my eyes, I have been running around trying to hold my household together. I can’t rid allergies with a magic…

Best Egg Substitute in Muffins

Whether you are vegan and need an egg alternative or simply realized that you have no eggs but a hankering for muffins, this is the post for you. 

Which Vegan Butter is Best: Baked and Melted

After writing my last blog post on dairy-free alternatives, I got inspired to do more product tests and reviews. To start off this experimental series, I put four of the major plant-based butters through both a sweet and savory test: Earth Balance, Miyoko’s Creamery, Country Crock, and Flora. For the first round, I baked four…