Cooking Through PlantPure Nation Cookbook

If you follow me on social media (instagram or twitter) you have seen all my posts with food. Most recently I have been cooking my way though PlantPure Nation Cookbook. PlantPure Nation is a film on Netflix currently. You should check it out especially if you have viewed Forks Over Knives. This cookbook is the recipes…

What is on my Reading List

I read as much as I breathe. I have a kindle. I am a kindle unlimited member. Saves me a ton of money. I still buy some books though. Sometimes buy a book on kindle, on audible, and in paper form. You have to be a really good find to make it to the paper…

BBQ Cauliflower Burger Pinterest Success

I have been experimenting with cauliflower recipes. I find it very interesting the amount of plant based things you can make using cauliflower. Many have probably seen making pizza crust using cauliflower. It is really good. I just struggle with the effort needed to squeeze out all the water from the steam cauliflower. Helps build…

Lentil Taco “Meat”- Pinterest Success

Texture Texture Texture. I have learned a lot about texture when it comes to eating plant based. Things that I used to eat came be simulated in plant form. I made a burger out of slabs of cauliflower yesterday. What? I know. Crazy! This recipe was something I found on Pinterest. Myself and my friend…

Oat and Banana Cookies with Date Chocolate Sauce

I saw a recipe for Oat and Banana cookies in the spirit of valentine’s day. Thought these would be cute to make for my sweet who loves treat. He is not a huge fan of chocolate, but plant based chocolate things tend to be the right kind of chocolate flavor for him. He does love…

Lent: A Time to Give Something Up or Add Something New?

I was raised in the catholic church. Currently don’t practice. I do understand the value of religion so don’t get your pants in a bind when I say I don’t practice in the catholic church. The season of lent is a topic that is well known to me. I grew up with people giving up…

Snow Day Snow Cones

I grew up with snow cones, Rita’s Water Ice, slushies, and icees. I have always loved a flavored syrup with some ice. I would take that over ice cream any day. Sadly I have no idea how the syrup is made for these creations. I do know that you can make your own for your…

Fruit and Veggie Curry

We are currently in a blizzard in DC area (the DMV). This dish is something warm and yummy for the weather. It is also really simple to make. I saw the recipe on T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies website here Recipes takes about 30-40 minutes to be done. This includes all the chopping….

Quick Food(s)

I think we all get to the point in a day where we just are too tired, annoyed, busy…. Many of those times we let what we eat be touched by those feelings or realities. I do believe you can be too busy or caught up to eat. When I get into a craft project….

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Enchiladas

Black bean and sweet potato enchiladas from @thepurplecarrotct The filling tasted delish because I had to taste it before rolling them up. I also added cinnamon to sweet potato while they were roasting. Tastes yummy. My little soap box moment. I have no professional backing when it comes to eats. I just know the success…

Recipes from the 4th

As promised here are the links to the food pictures I posted this weekend for our 4th of July party. The link for the recipe will be after the picture of said item. Homemade lemonade. Note I used a mixture of raw and coconut sugar for this recipe. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_w80HyINAg&list=WL&index=10 Black Bean Salad http://www.forksoverknives.com/recipes/easy-black-bean-salad-recipe/ Pea-Guacamole. Note I did…

Pinterest Success: Cookie Dough Bites

I am always on the lookout for snacks or desserts that I can incorporate easily into my life and my husband may enjoy. I am happy that these were a success. I saw this recipe for healthier cookie dough bites as a part of a nice cream or a better for your ice cream. I…