20 Minute Kung Pao Chicken Stir Fry

Kung Pao Chicken Stir Fry

This quick & easy Kung Pao Chicken Stir Fry can be on the table in 20 minutes! The popular takeout dish gets even better made at home. Aside from being super delicious, American-Chinese food is also incredibly fascinating. I started listening to a podcast called Gastropod. In their shows the 2 hosts examine the history and science…

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15 Savory Pumpkin and Squash Recipes

15 Savory Pumpkin Recipes

As August is coming to an end, it gets more and more obvious that summer is winding down as well – making room for fall (at least in the Northern hemisphere). Pumpkin Spice Lattes are back and sweet pumpkin recipes start to populate Pinterest. And you can be sure that I have my share of…

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Chewy Coconut Sugar Cookies

Coconut Sugar Cookies

These wonderful Chewy Coconut Sugar Cookies are an adaption of my Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies. Those are some of the best cookies I have ever made and many of you that made them, agree. Crisp edges with perfectly chewy centers are the stuff my cookie dreams are made of. And this new version has the…

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Vietnamese-Style Iced Coffee

Vietnamese Style Iced Coffee

Sweetened condensed milk is the key to making Vietnamese-Style Iced Coffee. It is rich, sweet and a cooling refresher on hot summer days. After I figured out how to make dairy-free sweetened condensed milk without refined sugar, I couldn’t wait to try it in Vietnamese-style Iced Coffee. I don’t dare to call this original or…

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Dairy Free, Naturally Sweetened Condensed Milk

Naturally Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milk

This homemade version of sweetened condensed milk is vegan and uses no refined sugar. Coconut milk and coconut sugar make a dairy free, naturally sweetened treat. I am walking on tiptoes, while on the inside I could scream with excitement. It is 8.30 in the morning and Olivia is still sleeping!! I believe this is…

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Easy Ginger Beef Broccoli Stir Fry

Easy Beef Broccoli Stir Fry

Stir fries are perfect when dinner has to be quick on a weeknight. This flavorful Ginger Beef Broccoli Stir Fry comes together in 30 minutes or less (including marinating time). Now that we are in Thailand, I absolutely understand why so many Asian dishes are quick stir fries. When it is hot and humid and you are…

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Honey Sweetened Mixed Berry Crisp

Honey Sweetened Mixed Berry Crumble

This bright and colorful Mixed Berry Crisp is topped with a honey sweetened oatmeal coconut crumble. It is heavenly served warm with a scoop of ice cream on top. Before there is any confusion, let me point out that I made this fantastic mixed berry crisp while we were still in Canada. Because in Thailand fresh…

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Cauliflower Orange “Chicken” Stir Fry

This Cauliflower Stir Fry in Orange Sauce is a vegetarian version of Orange Chicken takeout. Delicious meatless takeout made quick and easy at home.

This Cauliflower Stir Fry in Orange Sauce is a vegetarian version of Orange Chicken takeout. A recipe for delicious meatless takeout made quick and easy at home. If you are regular reader, you might know that I really love cauliflower. And many of you do, too! Motivated by the great feedback I received for the…

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How To Make Whipped Coconut Cream

How To Make Whipped Coconut Cream Frosting

Light and fluffy frosting that is entirely dairy-free! Whipped coconut cream makes it possible to eat your cake and the frosting too – all without dairy. Oh yes indeed, you read that right! Dairy-free whipped cream is totally possible. Whether you are lactose-intolerant, vegan or paleo, this is a great & simple way to frost…

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Oatmeal Date Bars

Oatmeal Date Squares

These sweet oatmeal date bars are a perfect afternoon treat with tea or coffee. The oatmeal crust is sweetened with honey; the rich and creamy date filling finished with an oatmeal crumble topping. So my phone is slowly but surely giving up on me. Which totally sucks! There are parts of the touch screen that…

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Tropical Carrot Smoothie

This bright and refreshing tropical carrot smoothie is full of beta-carotene and vitamin A. Plus, it will instantly transfer you to a tropical beach destination (at least, if you close your eyes).

This bright and refreshing tropical carrot smoothie is full of beta-carotene and vitamin A. Plus, it will instantly transfer you to a tropical beach destination (at least, if you close your eyes). If you’ve been reading for a while, you know that I love my smoothies. And to my delight, my baby girl does too! She…

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Potato Corn Chowder with Bacon

This comforting potato corn chowder is made dairy-free with the use of coconut milk. By omitting the bacon, it can also be made vegan.

This comforting potato corn chowder is made dairy-free with the use of coconut milk. By omitting the bacon, it can also be made vegan. I think my husband and I have an unusual love for vegetable soup. Actually, I have been a soup lover for as long as I can remember. Growing up my sisters may…

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