Blender Hummus

Becca has been begging to make hummus. This was a basic recipe that we made in the blender. We threw everything in the blender and let it whir! So easy and yummy! 1 can chickpeas 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup well-stirred tahini 3 tablespoons (30 ml) extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving Salt…

Salted Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Before- scoop out seeds and gunk. strain off and clean off all the gunk from the seeds in warm water. Let dry (I let them sit out overnight to dry) . Cover in a couple of tablespoons of olive oil and salt. Cook at 300 for about 45 minutes, tossing every 15 minutes. After-So yummy!

The Dog Ate My Pistachios

No practice tonight! The girls and I got to pick anything we wanted for dinner…they just wanted to chill and eat Cheerios. I don’t blame them!  I choose to chill and cook one of my Purple Carrot meals. Right now I am doing this vegan meal delivery service every other week; I am really LOVING…

Atlanta Beer Shout Out

So many local beers are awesome. Here is my new favorite! Such a great smooth hoppy flavor. Sometimes the hops are too much, but not this beer! Can’t wait to try more of their line! https://atlantabrewing.com/

Ramen with Fall Veggies

I forgot how much better I feel when I eat vegetarian! I am super spunky and have loads of energy! Don’t worry; I haven’t abandoned meat. I will still eat bacon, chicken (fried nuggets are my favorite), and as much seafood as I can. I am still eating pork and beef as well, just limiting…

Vegan Asparagus and Chickpea Fettuccine with Tomato Butter

I am notorious for watching, reading, and changing recipes. I love the idea of taking someone’s idea, and making it my own. Sometimes I am good and follow it if I have all the ingredients. Sometimes I improvise and use what I have when I want to make something similar to what I see. Sometimes…

Seitan Stir Fry with Cauliflower Rice

I don’t know if a lot of you know this, but I used to be a vegetarian; a vegan even! 13 years of vegetarianism with 3 years of those being vegan, I learned to love all veggies, fruits, and different types of fake meats (but vegan cheese was not very good at all). It has…

French Toast Kinda Morning

My girls recently said their daddy made better French Toast because his was plain and mind was too fancy. So I made “plain” French toast this morning with white bread The batter was 8 eggs, about a cup of milk, a couple tablespoons of vanilla, and my secret weapon, freshly grated nutmeg. I cooked each…

Leftover Loving- Chicken Cordon Bleu Baked Pasta

So the other night, Becca and I made some Chicken Cordon Bleu . Sometimes I bread them or wrap them in bacon, but this time it was simple. Becca pounded out 3 chicken breasts, rolled up with ham and Swiss cheese coated with olive oil and seasoned with salt and pepper, and baked at 350…