Leftovers make for a lovely lunch!

I cooked spaghetti squash marinara last night and decided to eat it on flax and sunflower seed toast for lunch today. As you can see, I took a bite before deciding to take a picture! My lunch was yummy! 

Hello, bai!

Every now and then, my husband, Nick, falls for a good commercial. That’s why we have an unopened bottle of Gorilla Glue in the house. This time he came home with one bottle of coconut-flavored bai for himself. I couldn’t wait for him to open it, so I told him I was going to taste…

Breaking Breakfast with Banana Toast

I’ve never had this before, but it’s what I wanted for breakfast: lightly fried banana, dates, raisins and almond butter atop flaxseed and sesame seed bread with a sprinkling of cinnamon – YUMMY!  

I only crave this snack once a year!

I only crave a peanut butter and jelly sandwich about once a year and decided to do something TOTALLY different with it, including NOT using peanut butter.

When life gives you broken taco shells . . .

. . . make nachos! So I planned to make tacos, but when I pulled the shells out of the box, they were broken! No worries – I instantly decided to make nachos! Here’s how: If you’re not using a taco season packet, you can make your own! You just need chili powder, garlic powder,…

Change of plans!

Change of plans: I was going to do a vegan buffet tonight of butternut squash cakes, garbanzo bean burgers, corn on the cob, peas, green beans, zucchini, spinach and Vidalia onions, but I didn’t feel like doing all that cooking. Then I stumbled on a recipe for Minestrone Soup that I followed loosely. Essentially, you…

Guess what I do with the money we save by packing lunch?

Everyone knows that you save money by eating out less. I pack my husband’s lunch, so he eats out only about twice a month. I cook every day, so the kids and I eat out about once a month. So what do we do with the money we save? I buy stock. And you don’t…

Y’all this right here – oh my goodness!

I used a different camera so this doesn’t look so great, but y’all, when I tell you that this was YUMMY – oh, my goodness – oh, my goodness! It’s sautéed Vidalia onions, mushrooms and spinach topped with half a mashed avocado atop some GOOD Italian bread that I got from the farmers market. I…