Spiced Apple Galette

This weekend, I was craving a “fall” treat and apple pie sounded like a great option but I didn’t think I’d have the time to do a pie. So, I decided to make a simple galette instead. Genius! I started with this recipe from Food & Wine and tweaked the ingredients a bit to have extra ~spice~…

6 Healthy No-Bake Summertime Treats

Summer is in full swing and that means easy, no-bake treats are pretty much the only thing I want to think about these days. Here’s a roundup of some of my all-time favorite summertime treats that are healthy, no-bake, and naturally gluten-free, vegan, and/or paleo. Enjoy! – H PS – Apparently I really like blueberries,…

Cherry Almond Energy Bars (gf/vegan/paleo)

It’s been a while (like years) since I’ve posted an energy bar recipe but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been making them! Here’s a recipe for a batch made with just three simple ingredients: cherries, dates, and almonds. The cherries have such a nice tartness and pair well with almonds. The dates are kind of…

Photos: Chimney Rock State Park, NC

We recently visited Chimney Rock State Park in Bat Cave, North Carolina and I wanted to share an iPhone photo gallery. Enjoy! Chimney Rock is named after a rock that, you guessed it, looks like a big ol’ chimney. The park grounds around it are pretty amazing, and definitely warrant a return trip to explore…

Lemon Tahini Buddha Bowl (gluten free/vegan)

If you’ve ever visited Asheville, North Carolina, you’ve probably eaten at or at least heard of Green Sage Cafe — it’s kind of a staple. It’s safe to say I absolutely LOVE the Buddha Bowl from Green Sage… I order it more often than I’d like to admit. Here’s my take on how you can…