Penne Pasta Bake + Spicy Broccoli

For about the last year and a half, Cody and I have both been dairy-free, for a variety of health reasons. The transition wasn’t too hard for me, especially with all of the great dairy substitutes that are out there now. Oatly oat milk, Forager yogurt, and coconut oil (as a swap for butter) were…

Paleo Pesto Pizza

Okay, so I can’t say I “fully” made this recipe from scratch, because I purchased the crust. But, if you want to make a bomb paleo, dairy-free, gluten-free (any other “frees” I’m missing?) pizza at home in 30 minutes, this is the recipe for you! I served it accompanied by a side salad made with…

Vegan Pesto

This pesto is super, super easy, and complements more dishes than I can count. It’s delicious on pizza, a sandwich, or as a yummy spread with crackers. Ingredients: 1 t minced garlic 3 cups kale (I use curly and haven’t tried others, but they could probably work) 2 t freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/3 cup…

Protein-Packed Pasta Salad

I whipped up this pasta salad the other day in attempt to recreate one that my mom often made growing up. Hers was a little different, being that she used regular, wheat pasta, as well as cheese … but the general concept is still the same. Well, that’s actually not true. It winded up being…

Homemade Turkey Burgers

I sort of made these turkey burgers by mistake. I’d been planning to use the ground turkey I’d purchased from the store about a week prior to make chicken lettuce wraps (another recipe I’ll post soon), but one night I realized that I didn’t have the other ingredients necessary, and the turkey was about to…