Caramel Rolls

Caramel Rolls are as heavenly as they sound! Delicious and delicate cinnamon rolls are covered in caramel sauce that melts into every nook with absolutely divine flavor in every bite. I am not kidding when I say this is a next-level dessert experience! You’ve got to try these rolls! It’s everyone’s favorite dessert, the classic…

Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs (Mediterranean-Inspired)

Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs (Mediterranean-Inspired)

These baked, Mediterranean-inspired chicken thighs are the BEST: smoky, satisfying, and SO quick and easy! Tender, crispy skin chicken is surrounded by roasted onions, olives, and (optional) dates. It’s the ultimate sweet and savory party and everyone’s invited! 

Just 10 ingredients and 30 minutes required, friends. Send that RSVP!

How to Make Crispy Mediterranean Baked Chicken Thighs

These Mediterranean-inspired chicken thighs begin with a FLAVOR-PACKED spice combo: cumin, coriander, cinnamon, smoked paprika, red pepper flakes, and sea salt.

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Mexican Hot Chocolate

Spice up your hot cocoa game with a batch of this flavorful Mexican hot chocolate! It’s rich and creamy with a touch of cinnamon and chili powder. The perfect remedy for chilly months! Hot chocolate is one of the few things that make cold Utah winters bearable. It’s even better when you make it from…

King Cake

King cake is a colorful and festive dessert for Mardi Gras celebrations! With its gorgeous swirl of purple, green and gold icing, this sweet and soft cake is a treat for both the eyes and the taste buds. Whether you’re a seasoned king cake aficionado or a newcomer to this sugary delight, there’s no denying…

Vegan Chai-Spiced Coffee Creamer

Vegan Chai-Spiced Coffee Creamer

Your mornings are about to get a LOT cozier thanks to our new chai-spiced coffee creamer. Made with dairy-free milk, maple syrup, and warming spices in a blender in just 5 minutes, it’s like having a coffeehouse in the comfort of your own home! 

Add this EASY, versatile creamer to black tea for a quick chai latte, to a cup of coffee for a dirty chai, or to roasted dandelion root tea for a cozy, caffeine-free option.

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Maple Almond Buckwheat Granola

Maple Almond Buckwheat Granola

There’s a new sweet snack on the block and it’s stealing our hearts! This crunchy, maple-infused buckwheat granola is nutty, perfectly sweet, and totally oat-free (we see you, oat-free friends!). Oh, and accidentally oil-free, too!

This new twist has all the snackable perfection you know and love about the classic but with an epic flavor duo: cherry + almond. Just 9 ingredients and 30 minutes required! Let us show you how it’s done!

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Oatmeal Fig Bars

So much better than store bought and so fun to make, these oatmeal fig bars are sweet and salty and everything you hope they would be! The sticky fig jam is sandwiched between two delicious layers of oatmeal crumble and crust. You really can’t beat this sweet treat! I love buying fig bars from the…

Vegan Chai-Spiced Crème Brûlée

Vegan Chai-Spiced Crème Brûlée

Decadent crème brûlée without eggs or dairy or special equipment? Impossible, right!? Wrong! Friends, we’ve got you covered. This vegan crème brûlée is a dreamboat dessert inspired by a recipe in the gorgeous cookbook Mumbai Modern.

Imagine: a creamy, chai-spiced cashew custard with a crackly, caramelized top. Simple methods and just 10 ingredients required for this elegant dessert. Let’s brûlée!

What is Crème Brûlée?

The first known recipe for crème brûlée, which translates to “burnt cream,” appears in a French cookbook from 1691.

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No-Bake Cinnamon Roll Bites

No-Bake Cinnamon Roll Bites

Craving cinnamon rolls but not ready to commit to the hours of wait time? SOLUTION: no-bake cinnamon rolls! These naturally sweetened treats combine the ease of energy bites with the flavor of cinnamon rolls. Not to mention, how cute are they?!

They’re the perfect treat for lunch boxes and mid-day energy slumps. Just 8 ingredients, 20 minutes, and 1 food processor required! Let’s get rolling.

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Cinnamon Vanilla Dandelion Tea Latte

Cinnamon Vanilla Dandelion Tea Latte

Trying to cut back on caffeine but miss your beloved morning ritual of pouring a hot cup of joe? It doesn’t have to be that way. Enter this CREAMY, warming dandelion latte. It has all the flavor of your favorite latte with the added benefits of dandelion root tea! 

Made in 5 minutes with just 5 ingredients and a blender. It doesn’t get easier than that. Start your kettles and let us show you how it’s done!

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Rice Pudding

Rich, creamy rice pudding is delicious warm or cold, and lightly spiced with just a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg. It’s the coziest, most comforting dessert of all! We love it with plump golden raisins! It’s so easy to make homemade rice pudding and a great way to use up leftover rice as well! If…

Creamy Vanilla Millet Porridge

Creamy Vanilla Millet Porridge

We love oatmeal, but creamy millet porridge? Oh yeah, we’re doing it. This creamy and comforting porridge is like oatmeal’s different-but-cool sibling — it’s a familiar but new and delicious way to enjoy whole grains at breakfast (or anytime)! 

This porridge is vegan and gluten-free, and keeps well, making it perfect for meal prep! And, it requires just 5 ingredients, 1 pot, and 30 minutes, friends.

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Eggnog Cookies

These eggnog cookies are soft, chewy, and beautifully flavored with hints of cinnamon and nutmeg. They are going to become fast favorites with their heavenly eggnog glaze! Eggnog cookies are the perfect addition to your holiday cookie repertoire. You’ll have to try my traditional Italian Christmas cookies, snow kiss cookies, and of course my homemade Danish butter…

Fluffy Cinnamon Swirl Muffins (Vegan + GF)

Fluffy Cinnamon Swirl Muffins (Vegan + GF)

The satisfaction of a cinnamon roll with the ease of coffee cake? Oh yeah, we went there. These FLUFFY cinnamon swirl muffins are perfectly moist, easy to make, and the ideal companion for your holiday or weekend mornings. Mmm, cozy!

Tender, sweet, and undetectably vegan and gluten-free, plus just 10 ingredients required. Let’s make muffins, friends!

These super snack-able cinnamon swirl muffins start with a sweet yet wholesome batter.

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A Latin American holiday staple, Buñuelos are a donut-like dessert covered in cinnamon sugar! They’re light and airy with a golden, crispy shell. The whole family is going to love them! I love trying to recreate Latin American treats and desserts. They always have the best flavor! You’ll have to try out coquito, arepas, or…

1-Bowl Gluten-Free Gingersnaps (Vegan)

1-Bowl Gluten-Free Gingersnaps (Vegan)

Gluten-free gingersnaps packed with holiday flavor and just like the real deal with that quintessential crunch? Here they are! Bonus? These cookies are EASY to make, vegan, naturally sweetened, and perfect for holiday parties or gifting to friends and neighbors.

Don’t worry — no hassle here! The dough comes together in just a few simple steps. Let’s get festive and make some cookies, friends!

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Chai-Spiced Hot Chocolate

Chai-Spiced Hot Chocolate

There’s not much that could improve the creamy perfection of hot chocolate, but this chai-spiced twist on the classic drink is hard to beat! This spice-infused treat is warming, oh-so chocolaty, and perfectly sweet. It’s winter comfort in a mug!

Plus, it’s dairy-free, naturally sweetened with dates, and requires just 8 ingredients and 10 minutes to make.

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Caramel Apple Skillet Cake

Caramel apple skillet cake is light and fluffy and topped with a decadent caramel apple glaze. It’s the perfect holiday dessert! Caramel apples are one of my favorite treats. I wish they were around all year long! If you love this flavor combination as much as I do, you’ll have to try this caramel apple…

Monkey Bread

Soft and tender biscuits are covered in a gooey glaze with a sweet caramelized topping in this quick and easy monkey bread recipe! This decadent treat makes mornings or special events a little sweeter. If you love dessert-style breads try this Banana Bread Crumb Cake, Coconut Bread Pudding, or even this Pumpkin Sweet Potato Bread.…