We are BIG carrot cake fans. It is one of our favorite desserts. We have been waiting to make a carrot cake for the blog, and Easter seemed like the perfect occasion. We wanted this carrot cake to be legit— fluffy, moist, right amount of sweetness, with creamy, thick frosting. But we also wanted it to be “on brand”— a carrot cake that tastes amazing but leaves out gluten, dairy, and huge amounts of sugar. We searched for inspo across the Google machine, Pinterest, and some of
When it comes to seasonal foods, fig season might be our favorite. Yeah, yeah, we know every basic girl out there is obsessed with pumpkin spice season, and we are too, but you know we always gotta be a little different.
Plus, figs are kind of a part of our culture and are a little nostalgic for us, too. They’re grown in Italy, specifically in Sicily, which is where our grandparents are from, so we had them a lot when we hung out at grandma and grandpas.
Figs are also f
We always love finding new ways to incorporate plant-based protein into our meals. What we find works best when it comes to doing this, is when it’s something that can be batch-cooked so that you can grab and add to your meals throughout the week. In this case, it’s falafel! This falafel is gluten free and packed with protein and flavor. They’re quick and easy to make and are a great with several different meals. For example, you could whip up a Mediterranean-inspired bowl fo