I’ve been going through some personal things lately and have naturally had ups and downs or as they say, peaks and valleys. While I currently sit in a valley I looked over at my overripe bananas on the counter….again! For the past few months I keep buying bananas, not eating them, freezing them, then throwing… Continue reading When life gives you brown bananas.
My bestie had one wish for her 40th….she wanted all her friends to go away together for a weekend, so that we did. We found a house in the Poconos that slept 20 people and 20 people headed up for a weekend celebrating Heather. As you could imagine there was a lot of planning that… Continue reading Two vegans and 18 carnivores walk into a house….
Dinner parties with friends are always fun but since going vegan I feel that I have to take some precautionary steps to prepare for a fun and worry free night. I try very hard not to impose my beliefs or choices onto other people, so when I am a guest I have to just prepare. There is… Continue reading A Dinner Party Delight
When we decided to host Easter Sunday breakfast at 8pm on Saturday the pressure was on to plan a cruelty free but delicious breakfast. I pulled out all my recipe books, got on my Pinterest boards, and started to scour the internet. Although I am vegan I am the only one in my entire family.… Continue reading An almost vegan Easter
I LOVE getting people to try yummy healthy, vegan food and watching them enjoy it with surprise. It’s been a good week already and it’s only Wednesday. Sunday I made Chloe’s Mama’s meatballs and my husband and I were in love! He’s an avid meat eater so this was a big win in our house!… Continue reading Sharing the love
Being a newer vegan I am always attempting to try new recipes. I own about 15 amazing cookbooks but barely crack them open though. In trying to get my husband to eat less meat I asked him to choose a dinner for me to make. We both LOVE byChloe in NYC and specifically her “meat”ball… Continue reading Recipe success!
Have you joined the movement? Meatless Monday is good for the environment, your health, and the animals. Read more about it at MeatlessMonday.com Not sure what to make? I had a bunch of veggies in my fridge so I diced them all up and seasoned with olive oil, salt, pepper and lemon. Tonight I’ll roast… Continue reading Meatless Monday
I love when my friends send me easy yummy recipes. I doubled this added some frozen blueberries and divided into 2 mason jars. *1/3 cup rolled oats *1/2 cup almond milk *1/4 chopped nuts *1/2 mashed banana *cinnamon Put in the fridge over night and either heat the next morning for 1-2 minutes or… Continue reading Easy Overnight Oats
I spotted a new American “cheese” by Follow your Heart on the shelves and of course had to give it a try. So today I made a grilled cheese with that and earth balance butter and it was DELICIOUS! I will definitely be going back for more on this one! This cheese will be added to… Continue reading Dairy free grilled cheese
It’s Worldwide! Meatless Monday was founded in 2003 by Sid Lerner in association with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. In May, 2009, Ghent, Belgium, became the first non-U.S. city to go meatless. Shortly thereafter, Paul McCartney introduced the U.K. to Meat-Free Mondays. Meatless Monday is now active in 36 countries and growing because every… Continue reading Meatless Monday