Sunshine & Sustainable Living

Recent Posts

Summer Dill Potato Salad

Summer Dill Potato Salad

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterWhen summer hits, I crave fresh veggies, and big salads. This potato salad is one I whipped up after my first visit to the farmers market this year.I had purchased a bunch of fresh asparagus, a bag of mini red potatoes, and had a […]

Plantain Cookies

Plantain Cookies

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterOne ingredient that I have been really digging lately is plantains. While they are similar to bananas, I have really fallen in love with their starchy texture, and mild flavor. My most recent plantain experiment turned into these sweet and super soft cookies and […]

Carrot Cake Muffins

Carrot Cake Muffins

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterOne of the many things that remind me of summer is carrot cake. I love carrot cake’s bright colors, its earthy flavor, and its soft texture. These muffins were inspired by my beloved carrot cake—as a way to turn a summer classic dessert into […]

Mango Energy Bites

Mango Energy Bites

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterSummer to me means long hikes, soccer tournaments, long days photographing weddings, and thus—all the energy bites. These easy mango energy bites have saved me on many long days when a decent lunch just couldn’t happen. Mango, coconut, and cashews scream summer and these […]

Masala Lentil Salad

Masala Lentil Salad

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterOne ingredient that I can’t get enough of these days is lentils. Lentil soup, dentil dip, lentil casseroles, and—of course—lentil salad. Lentils are so versatile, inexpensive and easy to cook. This salad has become a go-to for me as a quick addition to any […]

Golden Milk Smoothie Bowl

Golden Milk Smoothie Bowl

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterOne of my favorite weekend activities is hitting up local cafes and trying new smoothies. Recently, I was out and saw a golden milk smoothie on a cafe’s menu—of course I had to try it. The vibrant golden-colored smoothie was so creamy, sweet, and […]

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterWho else loves muffins with berries on spring mornings? Nothing screams spring to me like a vibrant muffin next to a big green smoothie. I whipped these lemon blueberry muffins up this week and haven’t been able to get enough of them. I’ve posted […]

Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes

Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterWho else loves a good oatmeal cookie? I’m talking bout one straight from the oven that is soft in the center with gooey chocolate chips. Let me guess, your mouth is watering… Well what if I told you that I created a healthy, gluten […]

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterOne thing that I just can’t get enough of these days is banana bread. Honestly, it never gets old. The other night I whipped this recipe up and haven’t been able to stop snacking on it. I believe that everyone needs a quick and […]

Plantain & Egg Sandwich Wraps

Plantain & Egg Sandwich Wraps

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterI love a good sandwich wrap for lunch—one loaded with lots of yummy ingredients and super filling. Who’s with me? This wrap combo is one I have been loving lately. It seems super fancy but in reality, it contains simple ingredients and is easy […]