Gumbo, Grits, and Hushpuppies

Do y’all ever form an entire recipe around ingredients in your kitchen that you need to eat before they go bad?  I do this a lot, and this recipe is no exception.  I had a lot of corn and almond meal to get through, so I decided to make Cajun classic with grits and hushpuppies… Continue reading Gumbo, Grits, and Hushpuppies

Tomato Soup

I got the soup bug, y’all.  This was yet another experiment, but it turned out great!  Instead of using heavy coconut cream or nuts, I used beans to thicken the soup, which worked marvelously!  I made cashew cream as well, but it can be added to the top for garnish.  Let me know what y’all… Continue reading Tomato Soup

Black Bean Soup

This is another Instant Pot recipe!  If you do not have an Instant Pot (pressure cooker), this soup can easily be made on the stove.  It will have to simmer for a couple hours instead of 15 minutes, but it will still work.  Let me know what you think!   Ingredients 2 cups dry black… Continue reading Black Bean Soup

Maple Mustard Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Glaze

This recipe was a complete experiment, but it ended up being one of the best salads I’ve ever made!  Inspiration for the dressing came from Megan Elizabeth, and the salad I formulated around that dressing.  It turned out better than I could ever imagine! Ingredients Maple Mustard Dressing 1 Tbsp. almond butter 2 tsp. maple… Continue reading Maple Mustard Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Glaze