Deciding What to Make for Dinner: Vegetarian Weekly Dinner Menu

Hello and welcome to a new weekly dinner menu, with a twist! For this post, I thought it would be interesting to document my thought process in choosing what to prepare each day. Some days I have more fresh food than others. Some days I have more time than others. Some days I know what…

12 Easy Ways to Increase Sustainability

Many of these habits bring more joy to my life than the convenience that they may take away. That said, taking care of the environment is worth effort and dedication, because it’s our home and the home for future generations. Sustainability can seem overwhelming and impossible to do perfectly, but I hope you can see by this post that every little bit counts and that it can be a journey of education and gradual progress. 

How to Not Have a Microwave

I’m honestly thankful that our microwave started sounding like it was gearing up to explode, because it made me try something I had never even considered beforehand. The amount of processed food, especially frozen processed food, that we eat has not only decreased, but we enjoy the products that we do have more because of how and how often we prepare them.

Cooking for Seasonal Allergies

What a weird week it’s been for my family. Between my husband being personally victimized by seasonal allergies and my son deciding to both skip naps and rapidly develop into a full-blown toddler right before my eyes, I have been running around trying to hold my household together. I can’t rid allergies with a magic…

Best Egg Substitute in Muffins

Whether you are vegan and need an egg alternative or simply realized that you have no eggs but a hankering for muffins, this is the post for you. 

Which Vegan Butter is Best: Baked and Melted

After writing my last blog post on dairy-free alternatives, I got inspired to do more product tests and reviews. To start off this experimental series, I put four of the major plant-based butters through both a sweet and savory test: Earth Balance, Miyoko’s Creamery, Country Crock, and Flora. For the first round, I baked four…

Best Dairy-Free Alternatives

“Plant-based” has become a buzz phrase these days, and it seems that you can get a dairy-free version of about anything if you look in the right place. Just because something is plant-based doesn’t necessarily mean it’s healthier than its dairy counterpart; however, if you want or have to avoid dairy for any reason, it’s…

How to Organize Recipes Online- Free & Simple

Picture this. You make one of the best batches of snickerdoodles you’ve ever made. You save the recipe link so that you can make them again. When you come back to make more, the link is broken and you’re taken to a website full of coupons but void of cookies. Gone is the recipe, and…