Meatless Monday- Pesto and Pea Pasta Salad Recipe

Summer is paradoxically the worst season for me to cook. You’d think that the abundance of fresh vegetables and herbs would prove to be inspiring, but seriously, y’all. It’s too flipping hot. I exist on cereal, smoothies, and home-rolled avocado sushi with the occasional salad or PB&J sandwich thrown in. Nothing real exciting there- I … Continue reading “Meatless Monday- Pesto and Pea Pasta Salad Recipe”

Breakfast for Dinner – Pumpkin French Toast Casserole with Raspberry Syrup

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Sometimes the best dinner isn’t dinner at all. It’s breakfast. We have a long tradition at my house of breaking out the waffle iron, or the blender for smoothies, or throwing together a tofu scramble instead of something a little more traditionally dinner-like. Breakfast foods are the best foods, and as breakfast food enthusiasts none … Continue reading “Breakfast for Dinner – Pumpkin French Toast Casserole with Raspberry Syrup”

Vegan Fishless Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Broccoli Slaw Recipe

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I spent a gloriously beautiful morning biking around Birmingham with my husband, riding our bikes from our home in Avondale over to and through the amazing Railroad Park and catching the tail end of the Cycliad bike race. It was absolutely sunny and warm and perfect, and as we rode home through the Lakeview District … Continue reading “Vegan Fishless Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Broccoli Slaw Recipe”

Homemade Vegetarian Sushi – Vegan, Easy, and Fun

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I know so many people who think sushi is hard, or that it can only be done by trained professionals, or that it takes lots of fancy, hard-to-find, expensive ingredients. Well, that’s *so* not true! Sushi is actually such a very simple, budget-friendly, and incredibly versatile meal that it’s well-worth taking the time to experiment … Continue reading “Homemade Vegetarian Sushi – Vegan, Easy, and Fun”

Barley and Lentil Casserole- Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Budget Friendly!

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It’s the Monday before payday. I spent the weekend hopping around to different outdoor markets, riding my bike, attending family cookouts, and gardening. I haven’t been grocery shopping and I don’t want to go before we get paid. So what I have in my pantry is gonna have to get the job done, period. I’m … Continue reading “Barley and Lentil Casserole- Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Budget Friendly!”

Portobello and Broccoli Black Bean Burger- Vegan and Gluten Free options!

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Sometimes I’m in a burger mood but I don’t really want to have a meat-style burger. Sometimes I want VEGETABLES. Black beans make a really good base for a wide variety of homemade vegetarian burgers so that’s the first thing my mind jumped to. In terms of vegetables, I wanted to use what I had … Continue reading “Portobello and Broccoli Black Bean Burger- Vegan and Gluten Free options!”