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…

Whole Grain Banana Bread Donuts

Before I came to college, I never believed people when they told me that dining hall food was bad. However, I now very clearly understand the monotony and tastelessness that I was always told about. Because if I have to experience one more taco Tuesday, with mystery meat that always leaves my stomach feeling not-so-hot,…

Hearty Whole Wheat French Toast

French Toast is the ultimate lazy day brunch food. Now, at first thought you may think that a casserole of some sort was the easiest thing to make for brunch. However, casseroles require a lot more prep before they even get into the oven than French Toast. Plus, they take up to an hour to…

Soft Oreo Cookies (Vegan!)

You know those super cute Oreo commercials where the kid and their mom or dad are sitting at the kitchen table, and the kid says some adorable joke about an Oreo and then the two laugh and take a bite of their cookies? Or, better yet, dunk their cookies in a huge glass of milk…

Healthy Homemade Pie Crust (vegan!)

Are you a flaky pie crust or a graham cracker pie crust kind of person? I’m most certainly a flaky pie crust kind of girl. Sure, a graham cracker crust goes well with Key Lime Pie. But otherwise, why would you ever substitute anything for the buttery, flaky crust that makes apple, pumpkin, and chocolate…

Homemade Whole Grain Honey Biscuits

These biscuits can be sweet, they can be savory, they can be breakfast or even dessert. Basically they’re the only whole grain biscuit recipe you’ll ever need! Unlike many biscuit recipes, this one doesn’t use yeast- meaning you can make the biscuits right away, and don’t have to wait around for them to rise or…

Chocolate Lava Cake in a Mug

I stumbled across the idea for this recipe by accident. For graduation this year, one of my friends gave me a cookbook for recipes that you can make in a mug. Flipping through it, we found a recipe for a Fondant au Chocolat (aka French Chocolate Lava Cake). Deciding to give it a go, we…