Organic Food

Roasted Tomato Sauce + 3 Ways to Use it

Every summer, I try and keep a couple cherry tomatoes plants alive. I use cherry tomatoes more often that not (any color/variety will do). They are a great snack, perfect on salads, and as you can see, wonderful in a sauce. This post is all about a super simple roasted tom ...

Vegan Gluten-Free Vanilla Wafers | Minimalist Baker Recipes

Did you ever eat vanilla wafers as a kid? You know I did. They were a favorite in our house, especially for snacking, dipping in milk, and layering in things like banana cream pie and pudding. Mmm, pudding. As you might’ve guessed, I’ve recreated this childhood classic with ...

California Avocado White Bean Dip

Post sponsored by California Avocados. See below for more details.When someone asks me about my background, I think they assume I’ll say something about photography or cooking. While I’ve done both for over a decade now, I actually started in music. I have two degrees, gea ...

Summer Vegetarian Paella with Chickpeas

DescriptionA seasonal, vegetarian riff on the classic, this paella is a beautiful main course that’s the perfect weekend or date-night dinner.Ingredients1/2 cup short grain brown rice1 tablespoon olive oil3 cloves garlic, minced1 small yellow onion, minced1 tablespoon smok ...

Vegan Collard Green Burritos | Minimalist Baker Recipes

Now that we’ve made Raw Vegan Walnut Taco “Meat”, it’s time to turn it into something delicious! Vegan burritos anyone? This recipe comes together quick! It requires just 8 ingredients and 30 minutes to make. It starts with big, fresh collard greens that have been stuffed w ...

Top Five Kitchen Tools | Naturally Ella

If you’ve walked into any kitchen store, you know how overwhelming the business of kitchen tools can be. Beyond a solid knife (should have been on the list, but I’m mentioning now), below are five of my go-to kitchen tools. Some are cheap, some are an investment. These ite ...

Raw Vegan Walnut Taco Meat

Friends! Vegan taco “meat” is here! It’s made with delicious wholesome raw ingredients and ready in 10 minutes. Let’s do this! This recipe starts with raw walnuts, which are blitzed into a fine meal. This creates the perfect texture while providing tons of healthy fat and p ...

Tomato Sandwich with Olive Tapenade and Hummus

Over the years, we’ve become beach people. There’s nothing quite as relaxing as spending the day at the beach, reading and playing in the sand. While I typically throw whatever we have on hand in the cooler, sometimes I’ll make up sandwiches; like these tomato sandwiches.T ...

How to Make Sauerkraut | Minimalist Baker Recipes

My first experience with sauerkraut was when I was working at a sandwich shop in college. The rule was if you showed up late you had to make the “sauerkraut.” It was kind of awful because the sauerkraut was pre-made and came in a giant can, and once you got past the smell, ...

Vegan Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

Behold: the no-bake cookie of my dreams. Peanut buttery, chocolatey, fudgy, and ready in 1 pot and 25 minutes! The base for this cookie is maple syrup, coconut oil, and cocoa powder, which are cooked down into a thick chocolate sauce. Then it’s time to add the vanilla, pean ...