Spicy Black Bean Soup

Spicy Black Bean Soup

¬†Hello! I’m new here! My name is Danielle and I am Kristin’s cousin. I am so thrilled to be working with her on this blog! We are buddies. Cue adorable childhood photo (yeah, don’t worry, I was always awkwardly taller than everyone else)- I’m currently working and living in Arizona while my husband, Sean, is
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Vegan Burrito Bowl with Creamy Chipotle Sauce

Vegan Burrito Bowl with Creamy Chipotle Sauce

This is a great meal to spice up an ordinary salad. The sauce is creamy and the meal makes great leftovers for tomorrow’s lunch! Vegan Burrito Bowl with Creamy Chipotle Sauce   Print Prep time 20 mins Total time 20 mins   Author: GreenLeavesAndJam.com Serves: 4 Ingredients 2 cups brown rice 1 can yellow corn
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Homemade Granola with Almonds, Craisins and Chocolate

Homemade Granola with Almonds, Craisins and Chocolate

On Sunday someone from my church brought some homemade granola for everyone, and it was so tasty that I decided that little amount wasn’t enough. So I researched some granola recipes and made some of my own! I found the recipe on Chow.com. Here is the link for that recipe: http://www.chow.com/recipes/30062-basic-granola It calls for honey,
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Cinnamon Walnut Pancakes and Homemade Blueberry Syrup

Cinnamon Walnut Pancakes and Homemade Blueberry Syrup

Mother’s day is right around the corner. There’s no better time to talk about amazingly tasty breakfasts that are perfect for breakfast in bed! The pancakes alone are so flavorful, but then you add the homemade blueberry syrup and it’s divine. My husband isn’t a fan of fruity “desserts” or almost anything fruity, so he
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Healthy Butterfinger Dip

Healthy Butterfinger Dip

Well. We officially moved to Utah. We had a last second change in plans when about 4 days before we were scheduled to leave for California my husband got a call from a buddy to interview for a job here in Utah. Long story short, he got the job, and 2 days later we left
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Southern-Lovin’ Plant-based Biscuits and Gravy

Southern-Lovin’ Plant-based Biscuits and Gravy

Mmm. Biscuits and gravy. This is a classic comfort food that I have loved since a kid. Every time we went to visit my Grandma in North Carolina, I would ask her to make me some of her amazing biscuits and gravy. Unfortunately, a normal biscuits and gravy recipe is chock full of unhealthy things
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Valentine’s Day Healthy Thumbprint Cookies

Valentine’s Day Healthy Thumbprint Cookies

¬† Valentine’s day is shortly approaching. Everyone knows that Valentine’s day is notorious for being a day full of sugary, unhealthy treats that leave you feeling awful at the end of the day. Well, why not try a healthier option that still feels like a fun splurge? My daughter and I had a lot of
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Mixed Berry Chia Seed Jam

Mixed Berry Chia Seed Jam

My little guy is just over 2 months old now and I finally feel like I’m getting back into the swing of things. My long list of projects is finally starting to get tackled. For instance, yesterday I spent my alone time (the kids’ nap time) fixing 3 shirts that I bought a little while
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