• falafel grain bowl
    Appetizers Entrees

    Falafel Grain Bowl

    Falafels are much easier to make than expected. They don’t take much effort, but you DO have to plan ahead. If you take away one thing from this recipe it’s this…

  • Shopping for your kitchen
    Guides

    Introducing the YCEN Shop

    Hey everyone, we want to take a quick break from all the recipe sharing to let you in on something a little bit different. You may have noticed that we added a “Shop”…

  • salted tahini nanaimo bars
    Desserts

    Salted Tahini Nanaimo Bars

    Happy birthday to my Dad! He turned 65 yesterday, which is a big deal, but shows zero signs of slowing down or becoming a *gasp* “senior citizen”. In fact, he’s starting a brand new…

  • the popeye smoothie spinach and avocado
    Breakfast

    The Popeye // Avocado and Spinach Smoothie

    I kind of don’t like green smoothies. I mean, they’re fine, but I’m not really excited to drink a kale/cucumber/ginger smoothie. Recently I decided to challenge myself to find the perfect…

  • valentine's day sugar cookies
    Desserts

    GALentine’s Day Sugar Cookies

    I’m the first to admit that I’m an impatient, and often sloppy, baker. I love baking, but I hate all the finicky stuff. Ugly baking tastes just as good as the…

  • how to quick pickle
    Appetizers

    How to Quick Pickle Cucumbers

    Ever eat a whole jar of pickles in one night? Yeah, me too. I’ve recently developed a nasty and expensive pickle habit that wont quit, so I needed to figure out…