my lavender blues

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Great, my first official sunburn and EVEN THAT GIVES ME ACNE. you guys. what da ell is wrong wif me. isn’t vitamin D supposed to be a good thing!? take me back to winter and my blinding grandpa legs. someone. anyone. please. just kidding. i’m currently rockin’ a thick pair of gramps walkers due to the […]

Vegan Coconut Chocolate Ice Cream Breakfast Bars

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new post, who dis?  ^^ current feels that are always current but ruh-heeealllyyyy. my camera has been collecting dust the last couple of weeks due to an increased amount of weekly late-night cooking (like from one night to maybe two) and then the weekends I basically have been mowing the frozen food aisles with whatever […]

Lighter No Bake Goat Cheese Cheesecake (Easy + Gluten Free)

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The good news about being halfway productive this past weekend: I AM caught UP on recipe development! Actually I’m so caught up that I can take a weekend “off” from blog related recipes. This is basically unheard of. I’m usually 10,000 steps behind, always. The bad news about being this productive with recipe development is […]

Healthy Strawberry, Rhubarb & White Chocolate Chewy Breakfast Bars

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So. Valentines Day….. Thoughts? Well you know my feelings so there’s that. I’ll be potato launching myself off the nearest barn ASAP. Or maybe you will be if someone decides to bestow you a giant heart shaped box filled with land mines. Seriously tho – I feel like whoever created the mysterious chocolate smorgasbord with […]

Dark Chocolate & Maple Caramel Corn w/ Pink Salt & Pepitas (Popcorn Granola)

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I couldn’t find more of a perfect time to join the “February Drop-Off” than the present moment. With yesterdays unfortunate game-day winnings and the dreaded hallmark holiday approaching there is no better time than to stuff ones face with delicious calories of sweet sweet heavenly joy. I mean, after all, isn’t that basically why the month […]

Blood Orange & Whipped Mascarpone Puff Pastry Galette

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I like big bundts and I cannot lie. You other brothers can’t deny. When a chef walks in with an itty bitty plate and a round thing in its face I get….. hungray. Yup. Sir Mix A Lot may have been a one hit wonder, but lemme tell you, this bundt cake is much, much, […]

Pumpkin, Banana & Olive Oil Bundt Cake

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It’s officially cold here in the Midwest (though Missouri is definitely more Mideast, whatever, much like their drivers, these midwesterners are in a constant state of confusion). Seriously. And this is coming from a terrible driver. Which people so kindly love to express their concerns to me while I’m in the drivers seat (apparently I’m […]

Upside Down Apple Dutch Baby Pancake

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So apparently my literal worst nightmare has actually come to life here in the beautiful city of St. Louis. Clowning. Scary “Clowning”. The movie “It” in real life form. Someone please end my life right now. Why. why. why. why. I’d absolutely crap myself if I came into contact with any of these emotionally screwed bozos. […]

Protein + Fiber Breakfast Pumpkin Muffins with a Maple Coconut Cream Frosting (gluten + dairy free)