Hearty Whole Grain Pancakes with Sweet Berry Compote

My first year of college has come to a close!! Like any other freshman year, my past nine months have been full of both ups and downs, many unexpected occurrences, and lots (and lots) of memorable events. I am unbelievably grateful for all the opportunities I was given and wonderful people I have had the…

Quick & Easy Peppermint Bark

Sometimes, you just need that chocolate “fix”. I just finished my first semester of college, and I can tell you firsthand that the hardest part about college was not the homework load, making it to class on time, or even waking up for 8AM biology. It was not being able to bake. And not being…

Decadent Chocolate Dessert Crêpes

This summer I discovered my inspiration. The ultimate chef, who was famous for her delectable French recipes and tendency to drop things in the kitchen (I can relate). Julia Child Every summer I travel up north to my aunt’s house to participate in a week-long jamming and pickling frenzy! My aunt has a beautiful, luscious…

No Bake Chocolate Mousse Pie

For me, Thanksgiving has always been a time of no regrets. It’s been a time of focusing not on health or fitness, but on spending time with the people you love, and the people who love you. Whether that be with your family, your friends, or even your neighbors, maintaining these relationships is incredibly important.…

Pumpkin Spice Cake

Are you good at carving pumpkins? I have the most vivid memories of my dad helping my sisters and me carve pumpkins when we were younger. We would have a chance to think up designs, then we may attempt to cut out the stem-part of the pumpkin before our dad took over with his giant…

Vegan Cereal Bars

My sister has recently decided to go vegan. Which has meant that while I already have a bunch of vegan recipes on SST, I’ve had to create a few more savory recipes for her to enjoy with the family. (Because no matter how great it seems to me, she doesn’t just want to eat dessert…

Tropical Strawberry Layered Smoothie

Layered smoothies are a great way to impress your Instagram followers with a stunning photo and a healthy way to treat your body following a hard workout. They’re basically the perfect two-for-one deal. Plus, they’re two layers so that totally fits! I absolutely adore this smoothie because it combines the tropical flavors of pineapple, mango,…