As a Mac n cheese addict, and a grilled cheese enthusiast, I was beyond ecstatic to find out that Panera Bread now makes grilled Mac n cheese. Of course I had to try it! The sandwich is about nine dollars and comes with a side of chips or fruit or French baguette. It's definitely pricey,… Continue reading I tried Panera Bread’s grilled mac n cheese
THRIVE MARKET HAUL
I recently signed up for Thrive Market, which I have been debating joining for a while now. The site offers an extensive amount of healthy foods -- organic, non-GMO, dairy-alternatives, keto, paleo, vegan, gluten-free, and other special diets. Their foods (and products) are ethically and sustainably sourced, their packaging is recyclable, and their warehouse is… Continue reading THRIVE MARKET HAUL
Simple Vegetarian Pasta Dinner
This is a very simple pasta-based meal that is super easy to make! Ingredients: 1 heaping cup dried pastaPreferred cheese sauce (I used Newman's Alfredo -- 1/4 cup)2 scrambled eggsSeasonings/herbs Scramble 2 eggs in the fryer while you boil your pasta. Mix in cheese sauce. Add favorite herbs and spices -- I used garlic, salt,… Continue reading Simple Vegetarian Pasta Dinner
Recipe: Lazy DIY Vegan Pizza
This is a super easy recipe that also happens to be healthy and vegan! Although you don't have to be vegan to enjoy it -- you can also make it non-vegan if you want! Ingredients: 2 slices of breadTomato sauceNutritional yeast(optional) extra spices & toppings Step 1: Slather your bread with tomato sauce! Step 2:… Continue reading Recipe: Lazy DIY Vegan Pizza
HEALTH FOOD STORE HAUL
The other week, I went to a health food store and picked up some interesting goods I'd like to share! Golden turmeric infusion -- a powder you mix with warm milk or hot water in order to make "golden milk," an ancient eastern recipe with numerous health benefits, everything from mood boost to reduction of… Continue reading HEALTH FOOD STORE HAUL
Try-it Tuesday ~ oat milk
Oat milk is a great alternative to dairy milk. Whether you have a dairy sensitivity, a dietary restriction, or you're just sick of plain old cow's milk, there's many other things you can try. There's soy milk -- but soy is a controversial ingredient that may affect estrogen levels. There's almond milk -- but it… Continue reading Try-it Tuesday ~ oat milk
I only ate PINK foods for 24 hours!
There is a challenge floating around (I'm not taking credit) to pick a color and only eat that colored food for the entire day. I chose pink! For breaky, I consumed a creamy strawberry instant breakfast. I typically start my morning with this anyway (sometimes vanilla flavor.) So this was pretty easy. For a morning… Continue reading I only ate PINK foods for 24 hours!
Try-it Tuesday ~ EAT BRAINS!
Why eat candy when you can eat brains? All you need is 2 packs of Jell-O, a brain mold, and your imagination... Brain is the best part of the body to eat. It has a nice, soft texture and an impeccable sweetness to it. Delicious! Now I'm craving eyeballs...
I Tried… VEGAN EGGS!
Recently a new food product came out called "Just" -- a vegan substitute for eggs. That means, essentially, eggless eggs. I may not be vegan but I found myself so fascinated by this and decided to give it a try... I bought it at my local grocery store for $8 -- very pricey! It contains… Continue reading I Tried… VEGAN EGGS!
Halloween Recipe: Irish Griddle Cakes
Happy Halloween to everyone! The Irish have a tradition of making griddle cakes on the mornings of Samhain and All Soul's Day. These special pancakes are super thick and fluffy. They are fairly easy to make and only require a few amount of ingredients. Ingredients: 2 cups flour 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt… Continue reading Halloween Recipe: Irish Griddle Cakes