Melissa

easy pumpkin spice fudge

Another pumpkin spice recipe! Yep, you heard it. I had to make up a batch of this for the always crazy and amazing pumpkin spice season. This fudge is creamy and pumpkin-spicy. The texture is dense and sort of buttery. The best thing about this fudge is that it’s delicious and ridiculously easy to make.…

best waffles

This is the time of year when I like to make cozy weekend breakfasts. We turn on the fireplace, sip tea, listen to music, and relax. These waffles are perfect for a cozy breakfast. We like them with tofu scramble, Field Roast Apple Sage sausages, and hash browns. You can top these with whatever you…

pumpkin spice cake bars

Ready for some more pumpkin spice deliciousness? These pumpkin spice cake bars are made from scratch, and perfect for fall. They’re super moist with creamy pumpkin spice frosting, and they’re easy to prepare. Make a pot of coffee or tea, light a fire in the fireplace, get your cozy blankets ready, put on your fuzzy…

apple pie baked beans

Who else loves “doctored” baked beans? We’ve been adding things to canned baked beans forever. It’s such an easy way to make a delicious side dish, and they really are versatile. Our favorite canned beans are Bush’s “Grillin’ Beans” and the Bourbon Brown sugar ones are vegan! So, that’s what we’re doing in this recipe.…

starbuck’s sugar cookie hot cocoa {vegan copycat}

Did you know there’s an entire “secret” menu at Starbuck’s? It’s true! There are several posts out there with a list and exactly how to order your secret beverage when you go in to the coffee shop. I love stuff like this! So fun! I decided to recreate one of my favorites. The Starbuck’s Secret…

hocus pocus buns

Hello, Friends! Lots of changes happening in the ChinDeep studio these days. My hubby just got me a REALLY nice, new camera for our 25th wedding anniversary and I can’t wait to start playing with it. I’m looking forward to creating lots of new posts for this blog and the new vegan blog. Stay tuned!…

easy 2 ingredient peanut butter fudge

Hello, Friends! If you’re anything like me, you might already be planning what you’re going to be giving everyone for Christmas. Along with all the store-bought gifts, I like to give some homemade things to friends and family as well. Most of the time it’s something that I knitted or crocheted, or something from my…

korean rice cake & ramen {rabokki}

My daughter Grace and I have been enjoying a little theme tea every week and this week we chose a sort of Asian fusion theme. We had Japanese sushi, chinese salad with sesame dressing and wonton strips, and this delicious Korean dish. We sipped Oolong tea, and then watched a movie. So much fun! I…

bbq “chicken” udon noodle bowl

This is one of my easy, go-to dinner recipes when we’re craving something hearty, comforting, and healthy. Now, the chicken in this recipe isn’t really chicken, it’s soy curls. What in the heck are soy curls? I wondered the same thing before trying them. After reading about them and looking around online for easy recipes,…

cheesy potato pierogi stuffed pasta shells

Calling all pierogi fanatics! Here’s an awesome twist on an old classic! Pierogi-Stuffed Pasta Shells. They’re so delicious and much less work that making traditional pierogis. We love them with these vegan BBQ Riblets, and a big salad. These particular pierogi-stuffed pasta shells are vegan, and I make them using vegan sour cream or homemade…