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Vegan Creamy Coconut Pumpkin Soup

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I can’t believe it’s November. We finally had our first real cool night, so that is making it a little more believable that it’s not summer anymore… but this year is just flying by! I’m okay with that if it means more pumpkin in my life. I like sweet pumpkin treats, but I like savory even more and my Creamy Coconut Pumpkin Soup is amazingly easy to make and not at all sweet… but it’s still a treat! My mom has been making her famous pumpkin soup for years and we look forward to enjoying it each year. This year […]

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Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cookies

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Summer was a amazing! We had so much fun… but I am totally ready for fall! Bring on pumpkin flavored anything, cool evenings and family fun! Thankfully my whole family loves pumpkin too so they are just as excited about this season of the year as I am and they encourage me to keep finding new ways to add more pumpkin to our lives. We are also pretty smitten with caramel… especially when it’s sprinkled with salt, so I created a cookie that is full of fall favorites like pumpkin and salted caramel. Yum! These cookies took me about 5 […]

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Beef and Pistachio Kofta

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This is the season for grilling!  Sometimes I go to a friend’s BBQ I want to skip the bread, but then all I’m left with is a dried out burger, do you know what I’m talking about?  Please don’t let yourself be that host!  There are so many great dishes to make out of ground meat and one of my favorite go-to recipes is Kofta; a traditional Middle Eastern kebab, which consists of ground meat and spices.  The flavors vary depending on the country, but mine are beef with some of my favorite seasonings and chopped pistachios for some crunch. […]

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