Warm Basalmic Mushroom Salad with Pine Nut Parmesan from The First Mess Cookbook

Warm Balsamic Mushroom Salad with Pine Nut Parmesan from The First Mess Cookbook. Loaded with spinach and navy beans. Vegan and Gluten Free.

If you happen to follow along here, then you will know that Laura Wright of The First Mess needs no introduction. Her gorgeous plant based blog and recipes have always been an inspiration to me, and I’m sure to a lot of you too. She is a genius when it comes to a good sauce (hello creamy garlic dressing) and has a knack for celebrating the beauty of each season through her vibrant food…

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Winter Vegetable Stew

“And understand this above all else: spiritually speaking, success is not measured by what we own, our accomplishments, the amount of money we have or what we look like. Success, when speaking spiritually, is measured by how much we’ve learned.” – Bram Levinson. I have this vision in my head of myself, 20 years down the road, on a winter day opening a jar of tomatoes that we grew and…

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Salted Almond Caramel Slice

“Home wasn’t a set house, or a single town on a map. It was wherever the people who loved you were, whenever you were together. Not a place, but a moment, and then another, building on each other like bricks to create a solid shelter that you take with you for your entire life, wherever you may go.” – Sarah Dessen Our family traditions were always the strongest around the…

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Holiday Kale Salad with Spiced Cider Dressing

Hi guys! Just a quick hello to let you know that I’m sharing a recipe over on Stephanie Kay Nutrition today – a super easy kale salad to gear us up for a season of gatherings! Holidays are all about family and food and if I can’t be with my sister then I’m just glad to be sharing a little salad with her. I am always one to offer to…

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