Fair warning — this carrot ginger coconut soup is addictive. This velvety vegan soup recipe is filled with fresh carrots, turmeric, ginger and creamy coconut milk and topped with spiced, roasted chickpeas and chopped herbs. One sip of soup, and you’ll be hooked. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself going back for thirds.

Carrot Ginger Coconut Soup -- A simple, satisfying vegan carrot ginger coconut soup recipe made with fragrant spices, creamy coconut milk and topped with roasted chickpeas. @girlversusdough #girlversusdough #veganrecipe #vegetarianrecipe #easysouprecipe

Soup season is fully upon us, and I am ashamed to admit this is the first homemade soup I’ve made since it started. Gah, I know. Who even am I? I’m someone who has suffered through one too many canned soups and finally said ENOUGH. Enter from stage right, this carrot ginger coconut soup. Cue the applause.

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Cozy up to this Winter Deep Dish Sausage Pizza with Brussels Sprouts and Pesto. A thick homemade no-knead pizza crust is topped with layers of sauteed Brussels sprouts, melty mozzarella cheese, creamy pesto and hot Italian sausage crumbles. It’s official: this pizza is my Valentine.

Winter Deep Dish Sausage Pizza with Brussels Sprouts and Pesto Recipe -- Homemade no-knead pizza dough topped with sauteed Brussels sprouts, bright pesto, melty mozzarella cheese and hot Italian sausage. This easy pizza recipe will keep you full and cozy all winter long. @girlversusdough #girlversusdough #weeknightdinner #datenightrecipe #winterrecipe

I’m coming to terms with the fact that I need to have a break-up, and that break-up is with frozen pizza.

Yes, I know, it’s so easy to just pop a pizza pie into the oven and have hot and ready pizza in 20 minutes, but it’s just never that good, ya know? The crust tastes like cardboard, the sauce is too sweet, the toppings include approximately 3.25 pieces of pepperoni, etc. You get my point. While there may be a time and place for subpar frozen pizza, to me, it’s just a waste of a perfectly good pizza night.

So now that I’ve broken up with frozen pizza, I want to introduce you to my new Valentine: this homemade deep dish sausage pizza topped with Brussels sprouts, pesto, Italian sausage and of course, cheese. This is no rebound, friends — this is the real deal of pizza. It’s true love at first bite.

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Want to know the secret to the best homemade soft flour tortillas? Read on for the one simple ingredient that makes them extra fluffy, soft and delicious for any taco night.

Homemade Soft Flour Tortillas -- delicious and exceedingly soft flour tortillas made from scratch with one special ingredient that makes them so good. @girlversusdough #girlversusdough #Mexicanfood #homemadebread #tacos

It’s true: All of my life, I’ve been eating tacos (and enchiladas, burritos, etc.) with store-bought tortillas. Unless I go to some fancy restaurant where the tortillas are homemade, in general, my taco eating experiences have always been just that less tasty.

Until now.

Because, friends, behold: Homemade soft flour tortillas, a.k.a. the best thing to ever happen to taco night. And the best part? They’re yeast-free and so easy to make. You just need a hankering for tacos and six simple ingredients to make these tortillas a part of your life.

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This Chocolate Hazelnut Latte recipe is the perfect pick-me-up coffee drink for mornings, afternoons, or whenever you need a little extra oomph with a lot of creamy, chocolate-hazelnutty flavor. It comes together in less than five minutes and tastes just like (dare I say, even better than) anything you’d get from a coffee shop!

Chocolate Hazelnut Latte -- a deliciously indulgent Nutella latte recipe that will perk up any day. @girlversusdough #girlversusdough #drinkrecipe #chocolate #coffeerecipe

One of our goals when we moved into our new place earlier this month was to give the space some major hygge. If you’re not familiar, “hygge” is a Danish term that implies a cozy lifestyle filled with friends, family, candles, chunky throw blankets, reading on rainy days and drinking hot drinks on snow days.

And while yes, I have accumulated my fair share of throw blankets (perhaps to my husband’s chagrin, who can say), we also love to embrace these chilly winter months by enjoying a warm, indulgent beverage every now and again — like this chocolate hazelnut latte. It’s major hygge in a cup.

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This Crockpot Swedish Meatballs recipe is more than just a recipe — it’s a dinnertime savior. When life gets crazy (which happens more often than not, amiright), let the slow cooker do the heavy lifting for you when dinnertime rolls around. Add lingonberry jam and mashed potatoes and just like that, you have a satisfying, family-friendly dinner ready to go.

Crockpot Swedish Meatballs -- make this easy slow cooker meatballs recipe for a quick, family-friendly dinner. Everything is made in the crockpot -- even the gravy! @girlversusdough #girlversusdough #slowcooker #crockpotmeal #easydinnerrecipe #easyappetizer

In case you’ve missed it on Instagram, we officially moved! We’ve settled back into apartment life in the Twin Cities after spending last month in Wisconsin with my parents and the six months before that traveling the country in an RV, as one does. We’ve spent the last few days unpacking all of our things — which, since moving out of a less-than-200-square-foot space and into a 1,000-square-foot space, isn’t too much — and making our place feel like home.

So much has changed in the last year for us, and yet, so much hasn’t — including our love for the slow cooker. From house life to RV life to apartment life, I’ve schlepped my slow cooker to and fro and used it to make meals everywhere. And these crockpot Swedish meatballs always reign supreme in my household — wherever that has been or will be.

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Beef Wellington -- Need a jaw-dropping, show stopping dish for the holidays? This Beef Wellington is the perfect recipe to do just that. @girlversusdough #girlversusdough #BeefItsWhatsForDinner #BeefUpTheHolidays #NicelyDone

This recipe is a collaboration with Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner, on behalf of the Beef Checkoff. I received compensation, but all opinions are my own.

If ever there was a recipe that is meant to impress, it’s Beef Wellington. Beef tenderloin is wrapped in a savory mixture of mushrooms and flaky puff pastry, and the whole thing bakes in the oven to maximum magnificence – and maximum deliciousness (ask my husband, who ate almost half of it in one sitting).

If you want to wow your crowd this holiday season, I highly recommend going for this Beef Wellington recipe. Everyone will be happy and full, and you can claim another victory in the kitchen. Wins all around.

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