Portobello Fajita Tacos with Chipotle Pecan Pesto

Portobello Fajita Tacos with Chipotle Pecan Pesto

Prepare your taste buds, friends. These umami-filled portobello mushroom fajitas are smoky, satisfying, herby perfection. Inspired by Bouldin Creek Cafe, they’re topped with our 5-Minute Chipotle Pecan Pesto (a fan-favorite also inspired by Bouldin), creating the ULTIMATE flavorful, plant-based meal! 

These fajitas are perfect for when you’re craving hearty comfort food, and they come together quickly with just 10 ingredients!

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Quick Pickled Jalapeños

Quick Pickled Jalapeños

Ever find yourself with a surplus of jalapeños around (CSA box, anyone)? One of our favorite solutions is quick pickled jalapeños. They’re easy to prepare, last for weeks, and add a delicious kick to quesadillas, tacos, bowls, and beyond! We even like them straight from the jar.

This tangy, spicy, versatile condiment awaits with just 1 pot, 6 ingredients, and 10 minutes of hands-on time required.

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German Chocolate Cake Energy Bites

German Chocolate Cake Energy Bites

When the craving strikes for German chocolate cake, these chocolaty, coconutty, pecan-filled energy bites come to the rescue fast! They’re rich, decadent, satisfy your sweet tooth, and come together in just 25 minutes with 9 simple ingredients.

They’re a filling snack or treat to enjoy throughout the week or share with friends. Did we mention they’re vegan, gluten-free, and naturally sweetened?

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Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Skewers (Quick Marinating!)

Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Skewers (Quick Marinating!)

Dry, flavorless chicken and lengthy marinating times? Those are things of the past, friends. These quick-marinating grilled teriyaki chicken skewers are incredibly flavorful and bursting with umami and salty-sweet perfection!

We love these satisfying skewers with noodle salads, stir-fries, grilled veggies, or served simply with rice and steamed broccoli! Bonus? They come together quickly with 9 ingredients you probably have around. Let us show you how it’s done! 

How to Make Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Skewers

These flavor-filled skewers start with a quick teriyaki-inspired marinade made with tamari (or soy sauce), coconut sugar, garlic powder, rice vinegar, and toasted sesame oil.

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Lentil Salad

This healthy Lentil Salad with cooked lentils and diced carrots, celery, bell pepper, onion, parsley, and lemon juice is perfect for making ahead for lunch as the flavors only get better overnight. Lentil Salad I love warm lentils, like in my Chicken and Lentil Soup and Lentils and Rice with Eggs and Bacon, but I was […]

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Frozen Hot Chocolate

Craving hot chocolate in the summer? Now you can stay cool and satisfy your sweet tooth with a cup of this delicious frozen hot chocolate. It only takes a few simple ingredients to make and is ready in less than 5 minutes! Sometimes a cold drink is all you need to get through a scorching…

Swig Sugar Cookies

Look no more; this is the best copycat recipe out there for the famous Swig sugar cookie! These Swig sugar cookies are perfectly soft and topped with the most delightfully sweet frosting that you will ever try. You will definitely not be able to stop at just one! These cookies are perfection. Well, So are…

Easy Gluten-Free Peach Cobbler (Vegan)

Easy Gluten-Free Peach Cobbler (Vegan)

You know when you buy peaches and they all ripen at the exact same time?! And letting them go to waste is just too sad to let happen. Peach cobbler to the rescue!

Imagine flaky, lightly sweetened biscuits cooked over tender, tart-sweet peaches. This is the peach cobbler of your dreams and no one will even know it’s vegan and gluten-free. Did we mention there’s just 10 ingredients required?

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Broiled or Grilled Pollo Sabroso

My family’s favorite chicken recipe is this Broiled or Grilled Pollo Sabroso seasoned with Latin flavors to create the best tasting grilled chicken thighs. Pollo Sabroso Pollo Sabroso means delicious chicken in Spanish so I thought the name would be perfectly fitting for this flavorful chicken that everyone loves in my house. I especially love […]

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Easy Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

Easy Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

Ah, bruschetta. That addictively delicious and vibrant Italian staple that you may have had on a trip or in a restaurant, but didn’t know is (ridiculously) easy to make at home!

This tomato bruschetta is all things fresh and satisfying! So whether you’re overrun with a summer tomato crop or simply craving a bright and colorful appetizer, this one’s for you.

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1-Bowl Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins (Vegan)

1-Bowl Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins (Vegan)

Vegan, gluten-free blueberry muffins eluded us for some time (don’t ask how long…). But not anymore, friends! After several rounds of testing and troubleshooting, we present you with fluffy, sweet, perfectly tender blueberry muffins that are undetectably gluten-free and vegan.

They’re bursting with blueberries and come together quickly with simple ingredients in just 1 bowl. They’re the perfect companion for coffee or tea and will wow anyone you share them with!

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Tropical Fruit Popsicles (No Added Sugar)

Tropical Fruit Popsicles (No Added Sugar)

Any Otter Pop fans out there? Those sweet and icy popsicles carried us through many a hot summer day as kids, and we’ve now given them the ultimate upgrade! These tropical-tasting icy treats are sweetened entirely with whole fruit (yes to fiber!), naturally electrolyte-boosting (hello coconut water), and SO refreshing!

They’re perfect for afternoons by the pool, post-exercise hydration, or as a cool treat after a long day outside.

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Refreshing Ginger Lemonade

Refreshing Ginger Lemonade

The perfect picnic companion and ultimate thirst quencher on a hot summer day? Oh lemonade, we love you! This Easy Ginger Lemonade is tart, subtly sweet, and (you guessed it) SO refreshing

Fresh ginger adds the perfect subtle spiciness and complexity to this classic concoction, and it couldn’t be easier with just 3 ingredients and 25 minutes required.

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Summer Cavatelli Pasta with Corn, Tomatoes and Zucchini

This summer pasta dish is fresh and delicious, made with sweet summer corn, cherry tomatoes, zucchini, basil and cavatelli pasta. Summer Cavatelli with Corn, Tomatoes and Zucchini This pasta dish just screams summer! Fresh cavatelli pasta is combined with cherry tomatoes, zucchini, corn, and marinara and topped with basil and Pecorino Romano. This meal comes […]

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Mexican Pasta Salad

Mexican pasta salad is an unbelievably easy and flavorful pasta salad filled with colorful ingredients like black beans, tomatoes, and corn.  With a creamy dressing and spices from onion, cilantro, and cumin, this delicious pasta salad will be the hit of your summer barbecues for sure! We love any pasta salad at our house!  Orzo…

Vibrant Mango Beet Smoothie (Antioxidant-Packed!)

Vibrant Mango Beet Smoothie (Antioxidant-Packed!)

Aren’t smoothies the best?! Not only are they creamy, cooling, and quick, but they can secretly contain tons of veggies and antioxidants. Inspired by Juiceland’s Rehydrator, this refreshing smoothie packs in three different veggies (but no one will know by tasting it!).

It’s sweet, tart, SO vibrant, plant-based, and bursting with freshness (hello mango, raspberry, beet, and carrot). Just 8 ingredients, 5 minutes, and 1 blender required.

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