Lightened Up

Craveable Cinnamon Apple Sourdough Pancakes

Pancakes are always a delicious breakfast, especially when covered in maple syrupy goodness! These sheet pan pancakes are one of my go-to recipes and they are also one of my favorite uses for extra sourdough starter. These pancakes are super moist and do not even need butter added to them! […]

Spider Zucchini Pizza Bites

It may only be September 4th, but I am already looking forward to Halloween and the rest of the holiday season! I really enjoy coming up with new recipes for the holidays, especially when I think of new desserts and appetizers to try. I especially like utilizing veggies in fun […]

Pesto Parmesan Black Bean Burger

When making my BBQ Black Bean Burgers, I got an idea to make black bean burgers with a different flavor profile. I love a good pesto, so the idea for a basil pesto and Parmesan black bean burger made me super excited to develop a new recipe! Notes: Most Important […]

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

This chocolatey mousse is a decadent dessert that will be sure to satisfy your chocolate cravings! I first developed this recipe after watching an episode of a cooking competition where a vegan chef made an avocado chocolate mousse. I was fascinated that you could blend avocados, chocolate, and a couple […]