Welcome to my first official edition of Meatless Mondays. I know I have some meatless recipes that were posted on Monday’s in the past, but starting from this day forward I am going to be showcasing my meatless recipes in effort to help you go meatless on Monday’s too. I took the pledge and now I am ready to walk-the-walk. I am pretty excited about this. I am a firm believer in being the best you can be and eliminating meat from our diet once a week (especially red) is a wonderful start to any healthy lifestyle. It’s also much more budget-friendly and I am all about that! [Read more…]
This soup is so many wonderfuls. Well, it’s not really a soup. It’s a bit ‘meatier’ so I am going to call it stew. It’s vegan, sugar-free, clean and just all around good for you. The best part is that it is super quick to make. This chickpea stew with white beans is another recipe that happened quite by accident. I tend to have a lot of those since I don’t really follow recipes, mostly just use them for inspiration. But, even with that, my recipes are somewhat similar to the recipe so the names end up close. [Read more…]
I love mushrooms. I love my moms stuffed mushrooms with all their full fat cream cheese and cheddar cheese glory. I love portobello mushrooms because you can cram so much more in there! I also like them grilled to replace a hamburger. They are actually quite yummy saute and put on a whole grain bun with some seasoning. But, I’m getting ahead of myself. We have a little while before it gets to be grill season here in Michigan. Bummer. [Read more…]
There comes a time in my eating world where I have to step out of my comfort zone and think outside the box. Since leaving my Oklahoma life behind and moving to Michigan, I’ve become so much more of meat eater and I personally don’t like it. The first year after my divorce I lived with my mom. My grandparents had both just passed with a year of each other. My mother had left everything in OK to move to MI to take care of them as they battled their cancer. When they passed and I divorced, mom saw no point in coming back to OK since I felt it would be best for me to come to MI instead. [Read more…]
Have you ever had one of those days when you are out of everything important but you just can’t get to the store? Ever have someone decide at the last minute they want biscuits with their dinner?
Yeah, me too. This isn’t common for me because I make sure I have the things I need on hand. But, it was the weekend. The middle of the day. We decide we wanted rolls with our meal. Quick check in the freezer told me that I did not have any on hand. Ok. I’m ok. We’ll just whip some up. [Read more…]