Spicy Three Bean Soup Kits

Spicy Three Bean Soup Kits | StrictlyDelicious.com

Confession time: I have become obsessed with soup kits since December. Ever since making those Coconut Curry Lentil & Wild Rice soup kits for homemade gifts around the holidays I have been completely in love. I gave some away as Christmas gifts, a few as hostess gifts, and stocked my pantry with a couple of… 

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Mason Jar Coconut Curry Lentil & Wild Rice Soup Kit

Mason Jar Coconut Curry Lentil & Wild Rice Soup Kit | StrictlyDelicious.com

A few years ago around this time, probably around the time when I was starting this food blog, I asked my dad what he wanted for Christmas, as usual. He had been following along with my blog posts and was a very encouraging supporter, and he asked me to make him some special homemade gifts… 

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A Very Irreverent Autumn Caponata

Autumn Caponata | StrictlyDelicious.com

I promise I mean no disrespect. But this is not your grandmother’s caponata. We have the traditional tomatoes, eggplant, capers, and olives. But, just for the season, we’re also adding autumn squash, fennel, fresh thyme, and… Do I detect a hint of cinnamon?? We’re having all of the fun with this cozy stew, because fall… 

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Easy Earl Grey Chocolate Mousse

Easy Earl Grey Chocolate Mousse | StrictlyDelicious.com

Do you have a superhero friend in your life? A friend who, just by living her (or his) every day life, they inspire you and love you and make you want to be a better person? A friend whose tenacity, strength, and inner beauty lift you up just a little (or a lot!) every time you’re around… 

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Spicy Chocolate-Covered Oranges with Smoked Salt

Spicy Chocolate-Covered Oranges with Smoked Salt | StrictlyDelicious.com

Ahhh this sweet snack is ALL THAT!!! (Oh boy; did I just show my age…??) These spicy chocolate-covered oranges sprinkled with smoked salt are the perfect blend of salty, sweet, crunchy, savory, spicy, and juicy! And don’t you worry if you aren’t a huge fan of spicy food. We’re stirring just a little bit of… 

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Shiitake Mushroom Salt

Shiitake Mushroom Salt | StrictlyDelicious.com

This is the first post in an unofficial series I’ll be doing over the next few weeks with recipes for aaallll kinds of spectacular homemade gifts. I’m doing this one first because: It is sooo delicious I couldn’t wait any longer to share it with you This shiitake salt needs to go on ALL of… 

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Vegan Roasted Cauliflower & Greens Soup

A filling, velvety green soup that features roasted cauliflower and slow-cooked greens. And it's vegan to boot! via StrictlyDelicious.com

Mmm… There’s nothing like a thick, creamy, stick-to-your-bones soup on a cold day. Chunky broth based soups are really great and all, but give me a velvety smooth, luxurious soup and you’ve made me a very happy girl. And if that soup just so happens to be vegan, gluten-free, and paleo… Well shoot, I’ll take… 

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Carob Fudgesicles (paleo, AIP)

Carob Fudgesicles | A paleo and AIP frozen treat! via StrictlyDelicious.com

You know what? Sometimes life gets hard. I know you know that, but no one really talks about it. So I am. I don’t mean in an “I don’t know if I can do this anymore,” kind of way, but sometimes you get to the “I’m running away to a cave in the mountains for the next… 

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Homemade Hibiscus Syrup

Homemade Hibiscus Syrup via StrictlyDelicious.com

I laughed yesterday when I saw this syrup being sold as an expensive product at a specialty cooking store. Because today, we’re going to learn how to make Hibiscus Syrup at home, so there’s no need to spend a lot of money for a small amount of syrup at a fancy store! Are you familiar… 

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How to Become a Better Cook: Roasting 101

How to Roast a Chicken | StrictlyDelicious

Happy weekend! I am so excited to continue this series: How to Become a Better Cook. Welcome to the fifth (already?!) post in our series. I’ve gotten such a great response from this program so far, and I love hearing how it’s helping you all get better in the kitchen! Don’t forget to let me know if… 

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