Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

(Cream-less) Creamy Tomato Basil Soup from www.onelovelylife.com

Updated from the archives. Oh, friends, this soup has been a favorite for years. We’ve tweaked the recipe a bit here and there, and eventually realized it was now a dairy free (vegan) soup recipe. The previous photos were (I’ll just say it) pretty awful. 2009 was not a great year for food photography for… 

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Build a Better Lunch Bowl

Build a Better Lunch Bowl! Tips to create simple, satisfying, HEALTHY lunches. // One Lovely Life

Back when we went gluten and dairy free, we had to re-frame some of the way we ate. We really focused on shifting our meals around high quality proteins, fats, and plenty of fruits and vegetables. Dinner was an almost seamless transition. It’s pretty straightforward to do protein, veggies, and fruit or to throw in… 

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Vegan Alfredo Sauce

Vegan Alfredo // One Lovely Life

“Shall I make us a little Christmas fettuccine?”  I love that line and scene from The Holiday. Kate Winslet’s whole character, really. I spent a summer watching that movie over and over, cheering her on and saying “NO! Forget Jasper! He’s the WORST! You can do better than that!” and trying to drum up some gumption. She’s… 

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12 Favorite Slow Cooker Recipes

slow cooker collage

When I got married, we were given four slow cookers. At that point, we lived in a 400 square foot apartment that barely had room for essentials. (I literally had less than two feet of functioning counter space when I started blogging). So, we didn’t have anywhere to keep 4 slow cookers. We chose the… 

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Island Rice Bowls with Coconut Ginger Rice (GF, DF)

Island Rice Bowls with Coconut Ginger Rice // One Lovely Life

We are big into Silk around our house. We switched to almond milk a few years ago and have been Silk fans ever since, so when I had the chance to partner with them on a dinner party idea using their Coconutmilk, I jumped at the chance. It’s delicious! Our favorite is the Silk Unsweetneed… 

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Simple Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce (GF, Vegan, Paleo) // One Lovely Life

A simple, delicious method for making homemade (gluten free!) teriyaki sauce. Happy Monday, dear reader. How was your weekend? 3/4 of the family was sick with sore throats and colds. Thankfully, Michael was spared–he has finals starting this week, and it would be awful to be sick on top of it all. I think the… 

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