Taylor Kadlec

Taylor Kadlec is a lover of all things food including baking, cooking, and of course, eating. She is a self-taught baker and cook, and she shares her kitchen adventures on her blog Greens & Chocolate, where healthy cooking meets sinful indulgence.

Easy Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

Let your slow cooker do most of the work for you when it comes to this slow cooker French onion soup. At the end, top it off with bread and cheese for a good broil and you are ready to eat.

Zucchini Banana Bread

In muffin or loaf form, this zucchini banana bread is our go-to recipe when our garden in overflowing with zucchini and there are brown bananas on the counter. It’s the perfect sweet, soft treat.


Falafel Bowls

This falafel bowl is loaded with quinoa, tomatoes, cucumbers, homemade tzatziki, and hummus to be a beautiful and filling vegetarian delight.


Banana Oat Pancakes

Made with whole wheat flour, maple syrup, bananas, and oats, these pancakes are healthful and easy to make in a big batch, cook and freeze until a busy morning when they are sure to bring a smile to everyone’s faces.


Peanut Butter and Flax Granola

Filled with healthful oats, whole wheat flour, peanut and honey, this granola forms into perfect crunchy chunks that tastes like a peanut butter cookie. Serve at breakfast with Greek yogurt for a sweet start to the day.

Caramel Apple Blondies

Take a caramel apple, bake it into a blondie, and add chocolate. Kick off fall with a touch of cinnamon and these sweet treats.


Baked Salmon Niçoise Salad with Quinoa

With just a few ingredients, a flavorful, fresh salmon salad can come together. Prepare everything but the salmon ahead of time for a quick weeknight meal.


Mini Strawberry Shortcake Trifles

Roasting strawberries creates a magical fruit flavor. The intensified strawberry layered with a lemon angel food cake make for a rich trifle that’s perfect for individual servings.

Blueberry Lemon Coffee Cake

A tender lemon flavored coffee cake, speckled with blueberries and drizzled with a lemon glaze. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dessert.

Roasted Honey & Rosemary Carrots Recipe

Roasted Honey & Rosemary Carrots

This roasted carrot side dish is perfect for an easy weeknight meal but also elegant enough for a dinner party. The honey caramelizes during the roasting process and gives the carrots a bit of sweetness to balance out the kosher salt.