Roasted chickpeas are my new go to snack idea. I love the crunchy texture and the endless variations. If you are in the mood for sweet, salty, or savory, you can easily whip up a batch of satisfying roasted chickpeas.
Football season is well underway and my favorite game time snack is spinach and artichoke dip. There is something magical about taking healthy spinach and pairing it with bubbly cheese, garlic, and your favorite crackers.
Growing up, I was lucky to have a mother who enjoyed baking tasty quick breads. She introduced me to the world of fresh, summer zucchini bread. As a special treat or holiday gift she would make my Nana's banana bread, which was always a family favorite. Today one of my ultimate comfort foods is a warm slice of banana bread along side my morning coffee.
Fellow fig lovers, this is a must try fig crisp recipe. It will blow your mind and leave your taste buds begging for more. HowSweetEats came up with this ultimate sweet and savory dessert and I am so happy to have stumbled upon it!
The local farm stand had these beautiful figs and I couldn't help but be drawn to them. Cooking with figs is fairly new to me and I wanted to find a recipe that was unique and exciting. Mission accomplished.
Basil and tomatoes are ripe and bountiful late in the summer and they pair wonderfully with mozzarella. I happened to be catching up on some episodes of the Pioneer Woman, when she made this dish for her family 4th of July party. I fell in love with the idea of layering the tomato, basil, and mozzarella. Not to mention it has to be the quickest side dish to prepare for a summer gathering.
When faced with the task to make a gluten free and dairy free dessert, I have to admit that I felt my hands were tied at first. A dessert without dairy, is this going to taste good?
I searched the creative pins of pinterest and came upon this strawberry cream pie. The world of dairy free baking is a mystery to me, but I am thrilled I tested out this recipe. It is so thick and creamy, and the consistency reminds me of a traditional cheesecake.