Grilled Nutella Banana Sandwich

AMAZING 4 Ingredient Grilled Banana Nutella Sandwich! Entirely vegan, so crispy and SO delicious. #vegan #minimalistbaker #nutella

The exact words that came to mind when I saw this gorgeous stack was “OOOOOOKKKK,” as rapper Lil’ Jon would say.

He might also say something like, “YEEAHHHHHH” or “WHAT?”

You get the drift. This thing is amazing and worthy of all the adjectives.
GRILLED Banana Nutella Sandwich! Butter-free and SO crispy and delicious! #vegan #minimalistbaker

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AMAZING No Bake Cookie Recipe with Shredded Coconut! Naturally sweetened and SO delicious #vegan #glutenfree #cookies

Coconut No Bake Cookies

Hello friends! How are you doing on this fine day? I'm doing well. It's practically summer, it's nearly the weekend, and as I type I have one of these fudgy cookies at my side. In other words, life is good. ... Read More →

AMAZING 1 Bowl Nutella Banana Bread! Dense, moist and SO delicious #vegan #glutenfree #minimalistbaker

1 Bowl Nutella Banana Bread (Vegan + GF)

The obsession with banana bread (hello 1, 2, 3, and 4) and Nutella continues! ... Read More →

HEALTHY 5 ingredient Peanut Butter Banana Milkshake! So creamy chocolatey and delicious! #vegan #glutenfree

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Shake

Let's talk first jobs and ice cream. One of my first working gigs was at a soda shop attached to a movie theatre - Midwest theaters did it right. I was about 16 and I snagged the job "soda jerk," which meant I scooped all the ice cream sundaes, shakes, apple pie a la modes, and made fresh cherry limeades. Basically, I looked and smelled like a giant popsicle by the end of the night. It was ... Read More →

HEALTHIER 30 Minute Blackberry Cobbler! #vegan #glutenfree #minimalistbaker #summer

Simple Blackberry Cobbler (Vegan + GF)

It's almost summer. Can you feel it? When I think of summer, cobblers, crisps and ice cream come to mind. Also, bike rides, beach trips and patio drinks. What about you? This summer I'm determined to further explore my love for berries, starting with this simple blackberry cobbler. Shall we begin? ... Read More →

30-minute Vegan Biscuits and Gravy! Flaky biscuits and savory, peppery gravy #vegan #minimalistbaker #breakfast

Vegan Biscuits and Gravy

In my teenage years, my high school had a late start day every Wednesday, wherein school started 1.5 hours later than normal. A.k.a. awesome. Obviously, Wednesdays were my favorite. Bed bums unite! ... Read More →

AMAZING Lemon White Chocolate Cheesecakes with Walnut Date Crust! 1 Blender, Naturally sweetened, SO delicious! #vegan #glutenfree #minimalistbaker

White Chocolate Lemon Cheesecake (Vegan + GF)

You know a recipe is good when: A) You get hungry all over again looking at the photos. B) You pawn leftovers off on neighbors because the temptation is too much to handle. C) You drop a piece on the table while cleaning up and eat it with your hands. #truestory D) You simply cannot wait to share it. This recipe satisfies all of the above. Who's ready for some (vegan, gluten free) ... Read More →

30 Minute Green Chickpea Curry with Israeli Couscous! So healthy, flavorful and quick! Just 30 minutes #vegan #glutenfree #healthy

Green Chickpea Curry with Couscous

I love it when recipes are inspired by a fond memory or an especially exceptional meal. This recipe is inspired by both. ... Read More →

AMAZING Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges with No Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce! #vegan #glutenfree #minimalistbaker

Sweet Potato Wedges with No Honey Mustard Sauce

Oh, sweet potatoes. Your color, your flavor, your texture, your nutrients. The way your edges get crisp and your centers remain tender. The way you complement spicy flavors so well. The way you pair with Mexican food like besties. The way you're always there for me when I'm starving but feeling so very lazy. Today I'm adding one more way to love sweet potatoes. Hope you don't mind. ... Read More →

EASY Vegan GF Yogurt Waffles! 30 minutes, tender, crisp and super flavorful! #vegan #glutenfree

Coconut Yogurt Waffles (Vegan + GF)

My mom used to coax me out of bed in the morning with one of two things: Pancakes or Eggo waffles. I pretty much grew up on carbs. Does a body good, right? The waffle obsession continued into college. Saturdays were reserved for banana pancakes after a long distance run. Sundays - a day of utter relaxation - was inaugurated with two whole grain Eggo waffles topped with copious amounts of ... Read More →