Tag: vegan

This first year of Eli's life has come and gone in the blink of an eye. My little potato baby is now a full-fledged toddler, who is trying to walk, talk, and has a mind of his own. We planned a family birthday party to celebrate him turning one. I...
As mothers, we have a bad habit of putting our own needs last. It's true that our families need us to take care of them, but we also need to prioritize taking care of ourselves. Only then can we offer the best version of ourselves, which benefits ourselves AND...
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...

Avocado Hummus Pasta

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 posted on Thirty on Tap Looking polished and put together does NOT have to break the bank. There are so many budget-friendly makeup products available that are surprisingly high quality. However, choosing to only buy from vegan makeup brands can prove to be an additional challenge. Most brands that...
I could never be vegan. I like ____ too much. Chances are most vegans have said this at some point in their lives. Unless you are raised vegan, converting to a lifestyle free of animal products is a big change. Our society uses animal products in almost everything we eat,...
Walking past Fiction Kitchen in downtown Raleigh, the first thing you'll notice is the bright green paint and the large yellow sign. Peering in for a closer look, you will see the mismatched furniture, quirky decor, and laid back feeling of the restaurant. Although the atmosphere is casual, the...
My husband and I recently found out about The Beyond Burger, made by the brand Beyond Meat. This burger is made out of 100% plant protein (pea protein for their "beef" burgers) but mimics the texture and taste of meat and even "bleeds" like a real burger. I've had my...
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...
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