Tag: Vegan

Cookbook Review: ATK Vegan For Everybody

Cookbook Review: ATK Vegan For Everybody

I was on the fence when I ordered this one from Amazon because I knew that the recipes wouldn’t be gluten-free. But then I saw this recipe for Thai Coconut Soup with Tofu and yes, I mostly ordered this cookbook for a single recipe. (This 

Controversial Vegan Opinions and a Product Review (Fit Joy Pretzels)

Controversial Vegan Opinions and a Product Review (Fit Joy Pretzels)

I’ve run into some wild assumptions about vegans from vegans on twitter lately, and I’d like to get into those more. The gatekeeping by the vegan police is a lot like that game “king of the mountain” where only one person gets to be the 

Cookbook Review: The Homemade Vegan Pantry

Cookbook Review: The Homemade Vegan Pantry

Back before I had food allergies and before I went vegan, way back during the Great Recession when I had a baby and a toddler in diapers, I tried making all kinds of pantry staples on my own. I was trying to save money, but 

Cookbook Review: The First Mess

Cookbook Review: The First Mess

I ordered this cookbook, along with two others last week. I made myself wait until yesterday to look at them, so I could take my time and enjoy reading each recipe. I am starting with The First Mess and the first thing I noticed was 

Meal Planning and Gardening Update

Meal Planning and Gardening Update

In my last post I wrote about my Fall garden plans. I got seeds started and some little sprouts already! I planted the seeds in salad containers on Tuesday and by Friday I had little sprouts. I’ve been leaving the lids on but once the 

Summer and Fall Food Gardening

Summer and Fall Food Gardening

Summer Gardening Learning Experience Summer gardening is wrapping up and I’m starting to look forward to fall planting! I learned quite a bit about what grows in our yard and what challenges I’m up against when trying to grow food. I started some food planting 

Oatmeal Raisin Protein Bites

Oatmeal Raisin Protein Bites

I had some vanilla protein powder that I was looking for a way to use because it had been sitting neglected on the shelf for a while. So, of course I went to Pinterest and started looking for protein powder recipes. It’s hot as Hades 

Quick and Easy Meals

Quick and Easy Meals

If you’re like everyone else, you’re also looking to reduce the stress of having to cook all the time. Last night as I was making dinner (AGAIN! Why must we have to feed ourselves multiple times a day?!!) I was so annoyed. What to make 

25 Item Thrive Market Order

25 Item Thrive Market Order

When I ordered my first Thrive Market box, it took nearly a week to get here. So when I placed my second order on Monday night, I figured on it being next week sometime. But while I was vacuuming under the couch, it came! That 

6 Big Ways Going Vegan Improved My Health

6 Big Ways Going Vegan Improved My Health

Weight Loss Before I went fully vegan I was 214 pounds. I had stopped eating dairy but was still eating eggs and meat in 2017. I’m not super tall so 214 pounds was a lot for me to carry around. In July 2017 I started