Author: The Panicked Foodie

Chewy Molasses Cookies {Vegan, Gluten-free}

Chewy Molasses Cookies {Vegan, Gluten-free}

  It just wouldn’t be Christmas without baking chewy molasses cookies. When I think of Christmas and the holidays in general, I think of the exact smell of these cookies. While they’re not gingerbread, they are a close relative and they make your house smell […]

Vegan Peanut Butter Eggs

Vegan Peanut Butter Eggs

*non-vegan option also given in the recipe card I have yet to meet a person that doesn’t enjoy Reese’s peanut butter eggs, trees, or pumpkins (can you tell how much I love these?!?). For me personally, they are my favorite holiday treat, and I buy […]

Vegan Double Chocolate Zucchini Cookies

Vegan Double Chocolate Zucchini Cookies

These vegan double chocolate zucchini cookies are, hands down, my favorite cookie. I make these ALL THE TIME. I stumbled across the original recipe from Boys Ahoy a few years ago, and I just had to make them. Not only is it a good way […]

Roasted Herb Red Potatoes

Roasted Herb Red Potatoes

Is it just me, or does anyone else ever crave roasted herb red potatoes? Maybe it’s because I am a carboholic, but I definitely had a craving for them today, and had to make a bunch. Luckily I had just purchased a 5 lb bag […]

Vegan Blueberry Muffins

Vegan Blueberry Muffins

These vegan blueberry muffins have been a loonngggg time coming. While blueberry muffins are my favorite muffin, I made them for the very first time a few months ago. Ever since my muffin disaster back in 2016, I’ve been hesitant to try again. After successfully […]

Oven Baked Bacon

Oven Baked Bacon

  While I don’t eat a lot of meat, bacon is one of those things I just can’t give up. My favorite is a nice applewood smoked bacon, that has crispy edges, with a little bit of tenderness towards the center. Traditionally, most people fry […]

Medicare For All Cost

Medicare For All Cost

Introduction Medicare For All (or M4A for short), is currently being heavily debated in the US. It is clear to most people that the current healthcare system is broken and isn’t working for the vast majority of Americans. Approximately 41 million adults (between 19 to […]

Gluten-Free Ricotta Cookies

Gluten-Free Ricotta Cookies

  Italian ricotta cookies are another throwback to my childhood. Italian ricotta cookies are another staple at our annual family Christmas party, along with chocolate peanut butter balls and M&M cookies. Ricotta cookies are known for being moist and tender, almost like a little piece […]

Vegan Vanilla Frosting

Vegan Vanilla Frosting

  I love myself a good crusting buttercream on a cupcake. On first bite, I love the little crunch of the frosting that gives way to a creamy, heavenly frosting goodness. I’ve always made crusting buttercream with butter, but since I’ve been working on minimizing […]

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

  You guys…this is my very FIRST cupcake recipe on The Panicked Foodie! I remember baking cupcakes for the first time several years ago and it was a disaster. I filled the cupcake liners with too much batter, and the cupcakes went EVERYWHERE. I remember […]

Vegan Hot Cocoa

Vegan Hot Cocoa

  Here in central NY, we have hit the worst part of winter: the much dreaded months of January and February. For us, this is the coldest and darkest time of the year. I like to use this time as a time to slow down […]

Coconut Whipped Cream

Coconut Whipped Cream

This coconut whipped cream is delightful! It’s thick, smooth, and creamy, just like the original. It’s the perfect topping on a slice of pie, golden milk latte, hot cocoa, pancakes, waffles, ice cream, and a variety of other homemade desserts and beverages. Coconut whipped cream […]

Creamy Tortellini with Sausage and Spinach

Creamy Tortellini with Sausage and Spinach

  This creamy tortellini with sausage and spinach is the perfect comfort food on a cold winter night. We are hunkering down for winter storm Jayden in the Northeast, and I prepared this dish so I would have a nice hot meal for the next […]

Chocolate Overnight Oats

Chocolate Overnight Oats

  After eating an English muffin with peanut butter every morning for a year, I decided it was time to switch things up a little bit. I was looking to increase my fiber intake, and I figured breakfast was probably one of the easier places […]

Homemade Rice Krispie Treats

Homemade Rice Krispie Treats

  I know I had promised that I would not post recipes with processed ingredients. But homemade rice krispie treats are such a classic (and really one of my favorites!) that I just had to share it. I did change it up a little bit, […]

Brownie Batter Hummus {Vegan, GF, Top 8 Free}

Brownie Batter Hummus {Vegan, GF, Top 8 Free}

Now, I have to admit…I think hummus is disgusting. I’ve tried a few different variations from the store, and I just never got into it. However, I am fairly open minded about trying different foods. While shopping in Aldi’s, I came across a brownie batter […]

Healthier Peanut Butter Blossoms

Healthier Peanut Butter Blossoms

  Peanut butter blossoms are a staple at Christmas parties and cookie exchanges. I’ve also heard through the grapevine that peanut butter blossoms are one of Santa’s favorite cookies ;). Keeping along the theme of healthify-ing (trademarking that term now!) classic Christmas cookies, these healthier […]

Whipped Cream Fruit Salad

Whipped Cream Fruit Salad

This whipped cream fruit salad, along with the homemade whipped cream, is a throwback to my childhood and one of my favorites. Whipped cream fruit salad is a staple at every Thanksgiving, and it is so easy to make with only four ingredients. I remember […]

Homemade Whipped Cream

Homemade Whipped Cream

I was first introduced to homemade whipped cream with my grandmother’s fruit salad that we used to have at Thanksgiving. It was easily one of my favorite dishes and I would always spoil my appetite with it :). When I got a little older and […]

The Make Ahead Thanksgiving Dinner

The Make Ahead Thanksgiving Dinner

Introduction Everyone is so busy these days juggling a full-time career, parenting responsibilities, chores, finances, errands, exercising, traveling, etc., that who has time to make a Thanksgiving dinner from scratch? Well, I am going to let you in on a little secret 🙂 Nearly everything […]