The hot, humid North Carolina summer weather wears me out from a simple walk around my tiny garden or after a few hours working on the deck. The heat makes me feel less motivated and spend to much time thinking about taking naps.
This is the time of the year that slow cookers are made for. Make … [Go to Full Post...]
The good part about this time of the year is walking out in the garden to grab some herbs for dinner or to even plan a meal around what veggie is ready to pick. But with the good there is always the dark side of summer - the heat.
The rising temperatures make me want to eat salad, vegan yogurt … [Go to Full Post...]
I must warn you - there are gratuitous cute doggie pics in this post. Personally, I think it should perk up your day because these are pictures of my two dogs enjoying a few things out of the Dog Lovers Box from VeganCuts. They kindly sent me one free to try. Well, for Max and Brenna to try … [Go to Full Post...]
Chilled soup and salads are what my stomach wants as the temperature rises. Some days are so hot it seems that they only way to cool down is from the inside out.
It's taken me years to get Cheryl to accept soup and bread or a large dinner salad as a whole meal. I have a whole bag of salad tricks … [Go to Full Post...]
Vegan Finger Foods by Celine Steen and Tamasin Noyes is my latest favorite. It's cocktail party season in my world and I'm always looking for easy and fun recipes that can translate into a mini three course meal. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of this post to enter and win a copy of your … [Go to Full Post...]
The next time you get a craving for a Thai red curry make this unbelievably easy recipe in less time then it would take to drive to your favorite Thai restaurant.
All you need is a can of coconut milk, Thai red curry paste, some fresh or frozen veggies and some tofu. Really, you don’t even need … [Go to Full Post...]
This year I'm going to a few new-to-me blog conferences to let some new ideas soak in and to make a few friends.
There's a great speaker line up including my friend and mentor, Monica Bhide. It is not a vegan conference, but I'd love to have a few other vegan bloggers join me. Are you signed up … [Go to Full Post...]
When my friend Angela at Canned-Time.com invited me to post a recipe in her year-long Breakfast in Bed-Fest I couldn't say yes fast enough. I love breakfast!
I wanted to make something biscuity because they are one of my favorite foods. Sweet biscuits, savory biscuits, drop biscuits are all big … [Go to Full Post...]
The wonderful people at Hamilton Beach sent a stand mixer and hand mixer for me to try. They did give them to me for free, but all the opinions in this post are my own. They are letting me do a giveaway too, so make sure to scroll to the bottom of this post to enter to win your own Hamilton Beach … [Go to Full Post...]
It's almost summer and that means daily smoothies for breakfast at my house. This year Cheryl is having them too and it's a painless way to get more greens in her everyday!
Cheryl tends to get hungry fast after a smoothie breakfast so I like to add some protein powder, avocado or oatmeal to … [Go to Full Post...]