Creamy Baked Red Pepper Penne Pasta

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Dark Chocolate Walnut Banana Bread

This month’s recipe redux theme, “first cooking recollections” allowed me an excuse to bake a loaf of this dark chocolate walnut banana bread. My grandmother was a great baker, which I think inspired my interest in learning to cook. For years, I don’t think she bought bread at the store. She was always baking another loaf of bread or rolls.

Vegan Curry Summer Squash Soup

I’ve been making this soup on repeat at home and it’s about time I shared the recipe here! This sunny colored vegan curry summer squash soup is super simple to whip up. You simply chop all your veggies and simmer them with some broth, coconut milk, and curry powder in a dutch oven until it is tender. Transfer everything to the

Cheesy Bean and Poblano Tacos

I’m a sucker for taco Tuesday! (Actually, tacos any day are a good thing!) In fact, Will probably gets tired of me suggesting tacos when we go out on Friday nights since I do it basically every weekend. Lol. If you are a die hard taco fan like me, you should get excited for these vegetarian cheesy bean and poblano tacos