Baked Oatmeal Cups {Vegan}

While preparing a few vegan recipes for a company I work for, I realized that many of the recipes I like are easily made vegan.  The recipe today is no exception. Baked oatmeal is always a yummy breakfast and it really can make mornings super easy.  I made mine in muffin tins for an easy on-the-go breakfast. The texture is great.  I love finishing them with different toppings, so that based on my mood for…

Wellness Wednesday – Toddler Edition

Happy Wednesday everyone! Back again with a wellness post and for today’s post we are returning to our discussion about feeding little ones! I am honored to have a guest today on the blog, Lauren from Under the Willow + Dreaming, is here to share with us her experiences and tips for making mealtime a breeze. Lauren and I actually went to high school together and reconnected recently, which has been lovely given we have kids so…

{Slow Cooker} Beef and Peppers

Happy Easter everyone.  I hope you are all celebrating and enjoying some delicious meals with family and friends today. I am sharing a simple and delicious weeknight dinner today; slow cooker beef and peppers.  It is another recipe with minimal prep and the result is delicious.  We usually serve ours over rice, but we’ve also had it on a roll and with roasted sweet potatoes.  All great options. We use flank steak again in this…

Butternut Squash Mac & “Cheese”

I think I’ve mentioned before that I make Isabel some type of pasta dish that she can eat for lunch a few days a week.  Especially on those days that I am at work, it makes it easy for those watching her.  In the rotation is canned ravioli (let’s be honest here), a tomato based soup I make with shell noodles, and some type of mac and cheese dish.  I’ve played around with making…

Southwestern Sheppard’s Pie

This recipe is late, I meant to share it in March, but the month got away from me.  So now you’ll be ready for next St. Patrick’s day!  I am going to share my take on Sheppard’s pie.  It is a more southwestern version.  This recipe uses sweet potatoes, which go so well with spicy foods, and ground chicken chorizo which adds great flavor. As a side note, I have made it without…