Author: Megan Whalin

Roasted Golden Beet Hummus

Roasted Golden Beet Hummus

I learned the easiest method for roasting and peeling beets in a cooking class when I still lived in Denver. Instead of peeling the beets, roast them whole with the skin on. Once done, the skin peels effortlessly. Roast a couple beets so you can […]

Vietnamese Meatballs with Spicy Slaw

Vietnamese Meatballs with Spicy Slaw

What I love about this dish is how versatile it is. When it’s hot, this is a perfect meal to eat while sitting outside and drinking a tall glass of ice tea. Change it up in the winter months by making these Vietnamese meatballs into […]

Creamy Polenta with Goat Cheese, Kale, and Hot Italian Sausage

Creamy Polenta with Goat Cheese, Kale, and Hot Italian Sausage

Sometimes life is busy and we didn’t have time to plan dinner. What I love about polenta is that it’s a quick meal to whip up and I always have polenta and chicken broth in my pantry. In this version, I already had hot Italian […]

Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream (dairy free, vegan)

Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream (dairy free, vegan)

Aside from my small group’s love for Jesus, we each have a huge passion for food and cooking. We love sharing a home-cooked meal together, dining out, or even the occasional foraging adventure. Berry picking is one of our favorite summer activities here in the […]

Salted Caramel Apple Tart with Gluten Free Crust

Salted Caramel Apple Tart with Gluten Free Crust

In honor of National Pi Day, I created this deliciously sweet and salty, crisp and juicy apple tart. What I love about tarts is the crust to filling ratio; more crust, less filling, more goodness. Have fun with the design of this tart by creating […]

Love is…

Love is…

Love is massaging your spouse’s feet after a long day even though you hate feet. Love is picking up cheap Chinese take-out because you don’t feel like cooking and you’ll eat too much of it, all of it in fact, and regret it the next […]

Gluten Free Spiced Apple Crumble

Gluten Free Spiced Apple Crumble

Nothing warms your home and belly more than a gluten free spiced apple crumble. In the fall and winter, I love whipping up this healthy dessert for cold, gloomy days. It’s one of my husband’s favorite desserts, and it’s so easy to take to any […]

Roasted Root Vegetables with Cumin Seeds

Roasted Root Vegetables with Cumin Seeds

  This is probably the easiest recipe ever because it isn’t a recipe at all! I love it when you can just combine fresh ingredients and flavors to whip up something wholesome and delicious, like our non-recipe for Roasted Root Vegetables with Cumin Seeds. Fall […]

Warm Quinoa Kale Salad with Mini Portobello Mushrooms

Warm Quinoa Kale Salad with Mini Portobello Mushrooms

Talk about a healthy meal. Quinoa, kale, and portobello mushrooms – all distinct flavors and textures. And they make an excellent combination for a warm quinoa kale salad. Make this as a side dish for dinner one night, and the next day you have an […]

Thai Pumpkin Soup

Thai Pumpkin Soup

Thai food is one of my favorite cuisines. Whenever I eat out, I always want Thai—Massaman curry, Phad Thai, vegetable stir-fry…yum! Our recipe brings in the traditional Thai flavors like lemongrass, kaffir leaves, and coconut milk. This Thai Pumpkin Soup is light and makes a perfect […]