Earl Grey Scones with Vanilla Orange Glaze

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Back in March I went to a cutesy little cafe in Honolulu with my sista from another mista, and while the lunch was yummy (and the company fab!), their little Earl Grey scone left much to be desired. It was too moist, a bit gummy, a tiny bit too sweet, and had cheddar cheese on […]

Red, White, & Blue Tart

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It’s officially summertime in the Northern Hemisphere, and just after summer’s arrival comes July 4th. Obviously an American holiday,  but I have a dessert that is great even if you aren’t celebrating July 4th. This is a quintessentially Summer dessert. Fresh berries, fresh, lightly sweetened cream, and a chocolate cookie to top it all off! […]

Purple Sweet Potato Salad

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Did you eat potato salad growing up? I did, and living in Florida we always had Southern Style Potato Salad. If you aren’t familiar with that particular style, it’s super creamy and thick. It usually has loads of mayo, mustard, eggs, relish, and of course, white potatoes.

Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette

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Do you have a go-to salad dressing? I do. Whether I’m at home or eating out I almost always prefer balsamic vinaigrettes. I’ve had some great ones and some pretty terrible ones. I think the fact that I make my own at home also puts a damper on the restaurant versions because I know how […]

Cauliflower Steaks with Vegan Refried Beans

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Have you ever heard of cauliflower steaks? I’ve been seeing recipes for cauliflower steaks for years – probably around the time that Pinterest first launched. It used to be invite only! Remember that? It has taken me years to finally take the plunge with them, but I’m glad I did. Even my meat-eating husband enjoys […]

Raw Vegan Asian-Inspired Lettuce Wraps

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You guys. It’s April. ????????? Wasn’t it just Christmas? Good grief. I seem to remember starting another blog post, a recent one, with the same sentiment. The older I get the faster time flies by. I hope I’m not the only one…. I also know that the busier we are the faster time passes. Maybe that’s […]

Rosemary Garlic Bread

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Hello again! Thanks for joining me for this final post in my Return to Home Cooking Series 🙂 On Tuesday I wrote about store bought bread, sugar, anti-nutrients, and getting back in the kitchen to create lasting memories with your family. If you missed that post you can find it here.