Recipes

Food has an incredible ability to evoke feelings of nostalgia and bring back memories from long ago. The food that we eat as children often has a permanent impact on what we turn to for comfort, what feels familiar, and what we crave most often. Since I moved to...
Everyone's raving about the Instant Pot - the one pot that can do everything! It can saute, steam, pressure cook, slow cook, make yogurt, make rice, do your laundry, pay your bills, wash your car... No, but seriously, this appliance can do a lot! You may have assumed that the Instant...
I haven't posted any original recipes on my blog yet because I don't really consider myself to be a food blogger. I see other blogs with beautifully curated recipes that look well thought out and paired with professional quality photography. When I cook, I hardly ever follow a recipe exactly...
When you live in a smaller town, nearby vegan takeout options can be pretty limited. One of our favorite places to order from is a family-owned Thai restaurant a mile away from our house. We go so often that they recognize our voices when we place our order. I...
Originally published on Thirty on Tap Being a vegan can be hard, especially when living in a small town in the South. Lack of convenience is one of the biggest drawbacks. I can’t just go to a drive-thru and grab a vegan-friendly (albeit unhealthy) lunch and the selection of vegan/vegetarian...

Kombucha for Beginners

Have you heard about this new health drink that's invading grocery store shelves and even has its own section at Whole Foods? The drink first became popular in this country in the early 1990s, fueled by the AIDS epidemic and the many perceived health benefits of kombucha. In recent...
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