grandma’s easy 15 minute chunky marinara sauce

This is the recipe to make when you’re craving REALLY good sauce for pasta, but only have a small amount of time to prepare it. This sauce has it all. Chunky, tangy tomatoes, lots of fresh, zesty, garlic, fresh herbs, and a little bit of wine to take it from ordinary to extraordinary. Just boil…

vietnamese sticky tofu

This is a quick, easy recipe for sticky, sweet, garlicky tofu! A great meal to whip up when you’re in a hurry, but still want to make something delicious and fabulous! Make sure you are working with extra firm, pressed tofu. Pat it dry, and then proceed with the recipe. If your tofu is too…

chocolate peanut butter truffles

Oh myyyyyyy. Made this delicious little candies of chocolaty goodness for Christmas and everyone absolutely loved them. This recipe is a keeper! These chocolates are better than any you can buy in a store. I personally don’t enjoy store bought chocolates anymore because I think they all have a faint flavor of chemicals and plastic,…

vegan italian antipasto skewers

We cooked up a vegan Italian Christmas this year and it was so incredible. My vegan lasagna turned out better than ever and I can’t wait to go in and tweak my recipe so you can all try this new version. The old version is great, but ohmygosh. Every non-vegan loved it which I consider…

candied pecans

Candied pecans make a wonderful addition to salads and desserts. They also make a wonderful snack! I like to make up big batches around the holidays for hostess gifts and as an addition to Christmas gift baskets. They’re easy to prepare and so delicious! 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg…