Friday, January 1, 2016

best of 2015!

My friends- Happy New Year!

2015 was a good year.
Lots of change and redirection of energy which left this little blog of mine a bit neglected the latter half of the year.

2016 will bring continued house renovations to our new home- this has become quite the project and where most of my energy has been directed the past 6 month's // I'd love to know if any of you would be interested in us sharing our process + progress on the blog.

Between putting our old home on the market, selling it in one day and closing on a new home within the same month that needed some TLC and our personal touch you could say my focus has been anywhere but the blog. 

This new year will also introduce a partnership with NOW Foods which I am really excited for as they are a brand I stand behind 110% and will be a source of new inspiration for upcoming blog posts.

 I am also super excited to be working on another Photography Project with the Experiment in 2016 for an upcoming vegan cookbook.

2016 also marks the 6th Anniversary of SMBP and I couldn't be more appreciative of the friendships and opportunities that have been made through SMBP.

Here's to a happy, healthy, successful and productive 2016!

I leave you with with SMBP's Best of 2015 // there some good ones in here!

The Best of 2015!

Sweet Potato Minestrone
You all love your soups // this by far was the most popular recipe in 2015

Sweet Potato + Black Bean Quesadilla's
You also love your sweet potatoes // this is a personal favorite of mine

Mini Grinders // Maple Chipotle Veggie Meatballs
Mini, sweet, spicy and super easy

The Green Monster // a Sandwich
In 2015 you also loved the sammies

Eggs Bene // Smokey Portabella Bacon
ummm portabella bacon, need I say more?

Sweet + Spicy Roasted Chickpeas
ahhh the year of the chickpea and it's magical brine

Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal
an instant cold weather favorite

DIY Series // Instant Oatmeal
...and you like your oatmeal in an instant- so do I!

Chocolate Chip Coconut Waffles
so easy and so go // why don't I make waffles more often?

Smokey Tomato Grille Sammie // Chao Cheese
Chao Cheese was one of the best things that happened to me this year



  1. Oooo everything looks so yummy!!! Happy New Year! I definitely need to find some new healthier recipes for the new year! I'll check yours out! Best wishes in the new year!

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  2. I could just have that picture printed and framed. It will look good on my dining room. Happy new year, nice blog! I wish you more success this coming year and more foods to post!

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