Lemon ricotta pancakes

These are the fluffiest, most delightful pancakes. The most perfect way to start your day! Or continue your day! Or end your day! Pancakes for every meal. Let’s get into it: Pancakes! 1 1/2 cups flour 1T baking powder 2T sugar 1t salt 1/2-3/4 cup milk (you may not need all of the milk-start with…

Adult pizza rolls

These are not your average pizza rolls. These are a decadent, savory cinnamon roll with no cinnamon whatsoever and tons of pizza flavor. The recipe makes roughly 10 massive rolls and takes a long time but is 100% worth the wait. Let’s get into it: The Dough: adapted from Amy Droubay’s (@NeuroticMom) cinnamon roll recipe:…

Asian-inspired chicken soup

Because these are the flavors that leave you thinking, “I want every meal to taste that good.” Sometimes you say that out loud. This recipe makes a lot of soup- it takes the same amount of effort to make a lot of soup as it does to make a little soup. Soup freezes really well….

Edible cookie dough

This stuff is good. This stuff is GREAT. This stuff is what dreams are made of!!! *takes deep breath* Okay, let’s get into it: Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) soft butter A heaping 1/4 cup peanut butter (creamy or chunky, you do you)* 1 cup brown sugar (both light and dark are fine, I use…

Curried roasted cauliflower

Curry powder isn’t a thing in traditional Indian cooking, but it’s the most-used spice blend in my kitchen. A dash of curry powder warms up a dish, adding dimensional layers of taste. Here, it’s roasted on cauliflower to turn a simple vegetable into a main course. Let’s get into it: Ingredients: One head of cauliflower,…

Mexican-inspired chicken soup

It’s chicken tortilla soup without the tortillas–because soup doesn’t need gluten (or dairy) to have amazing flavor. Let’s get into it: Ingredients: 1T olive oil 6 stalks of celery, chopped 1 yellow onion, chopped 1/2 red onion, chopped 1T cumin 1T freshly cracked black pepper 2t salt (I ended up adding an extra teaspoon at…

Crispy roasted eggplant with tahini

Buy a bigger eggplant than you think. They’re mostly water, and roasting it until crispy yields a small amount of eggplant. Also because you’ll want leftovers, because this stuff is amazing. Let’s get into it: Ingredients: One large eggplant, cut into roughly 1/2 inch cubes 3T olive oil 2t garlic powder 1t salt 1t freshly…

Pink and creamy risotto

Beets! Who doesn’t love beets? Even if you don’t like them, they give amazing color and subtle flavor to this classic risotto. Give it a try! *For the stock: Bring 8-9 cups of water to a simmer with any and all vegetable scraps you have! Toss in a cubed beet if you want this to…