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Slow Cooker Pulled Ranch Chicken

Slow Cooker Pulled Ranch Chicken

Lately, I’ve been getting sick of sandwiches. I pretty much choose the same deli meats over and over and just swap out the toppings and condiments. In looking for something a little different, I decided that I wanted to incorporate my slow cooker into my…

Vegan Gluten-Free Ris Buffs

Vegan Gluten-Free Ris Buffs

Out of all the recipes I am going to put on my food blog, this one brings back the fondest memories of my Icelandic travels. If you could only travel to one place in the world, and you love silence and beautiful geography, I would…

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh (also spelled tabouli) is a very nutritious and cooling Arabic side dish that is great in the spring and summer. It is typically served alongside other main dishes such as kibbeh or shish kabobs. With the exception of the quinoa in this dish, the…

Vegan Gluten-Free Banana Bread

Vegan Gluten-Free Banana Bread

Banana bread is one of my favorite quick breads. It’s easy to make, delicious, has a soft crumb, and reminds me of my childhood. Heck, this vegan gluten-free banana bread is so simple to make, you could even bake one on a weeknight! Whenever I…

Vegan DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookies

For those that have never heard of the famous DoubleTree chocolate chip cookies, they are the absolute best. I had one once, at a DoubleTree in downtown Houston. I was there to interview for an engineering job, and after checking in at the front desk…

How to Oven Dry Parsley

How to Oven Dry Parsley

Parsley is one of my favorite herbs to grow, because it is so easy. When I first started gardening, it was one of the first herbs I planted. It grows very fast, and it’s very forgiving (unlike basil…). The yield of parsley was so high,…

How to Roast Cherry Tomatoes

How to Roast Cherry Tomatoes

Sooooooooooo, tomatoes are not my favorite food in the world. In fact, I think they are pretty gross. This is ironic, given how I really like ketchup and marinara sauce. The only way I can eat a raw tomato is if I slice it really…

How To Dry Oregano In The Oven

How To Dry Oregano In The Oven

Growing, harvesting, and drying fresh herbs is easier than most people think. After getting into drying fresh herbs a few years ago, I’ll likely never buy dried herbs again. I mean, just look at the difference in color between the dried oregano from my garden…

Vegan Texas Sheet Cake Cookies {Vegan, Gluten-Free}

Vegan Texas Sheet Cake Cookies {Vegan, Gluten-Free}

I recently came across Texas sheet cake cookies on Facebook and thought they looked rather interesting. AND, rather surprisingly, it’s a cookie I’ve never had before. Chocolate fudgy cookies with a chocolate glaze? Yes ma’am, sign me up! While a lot of recipes use a…

Homemade Crescent Rolls

Homemade Crescent Rolls

These homemade crescent rolls are fluffy and light, filled with lots of air pockets begging to be soaked in butter. Without any strange ingredients, they are healthier than the artificial ones bought from the store. Homemade crescent rolls are a bit of work, but I…

Iron Deficiency Without Anemia

Iron Deficiency Without Anemia

Disclaimer: The information contained within this blog post does not constitute medical advice and is for informational purposes only. While I have a Ph.D., I am not a licensed medical professional. Any questions you have regarding your health should be discussed with your treating physician.  …

An Open Letter to Congress on World Mental Health Day (2019)

An Open Letter to Congress on World Mental Health Day (2019)

Dear [Insert Name of Representative], My name is [insert your name], and I am writing on behalf of the Twitter mental health community about the changes needed to ensure affordable and accessible mental health care and ways to improve remission rates and restore functionality and…

Weighted Blankets: How to Really Compare Them!

Weighted Blankets: How to Really Compare Them!

Disclaimer: The information contained within this blog post does not constitute medical advice and is for informational purposes only. While I have a PhD, I am not a licensed medical professional. Any questions you have regarding your health should be discussed with your treating physician. Introduction…

Vegan Gluten-Free Apple Crisp

Vegan Gluten-Free Apple Crisp

Ahhhh, fall is in the air here in central New York. The temperatures are dropping, patches of color are appearing on trees, leaves pepper the ground, the clouds are more ominous. Unlike summer, where we generally have lots of sunlight, blue skies, and fluffy white…

Vegan Key Lime Hummus {Vegan, Gluten-Free}

Vegan Key Lime Hummus {Vegan, Gluten-Free}

In one of the many food facebook groups I am a part of, I saw people posting about a new Key Lime flavored dessert hummus. Knowing that these things run about $4-5 a container, I decided to see if I could make my own at…