Product Review: Kelp Jerky (akua)

I tried kelp jerky for the first time — this is a vegan jerky that is made with kelp and shiitake mushrooms. The flavor I tried was “Rosemary & Maple BBQ”. I’m always pushing myself to try new foods and snacks, as someone who grew up a picky eater. My mom always said that tastebudsContinue reading “Product Review: Kelp Jerky (akua)”

Recipe: Sweet & sour tofu bites

Sweet & sour tofu bites are quick, easy, and simple to make. All you need is a frying pan, oil, tofu, salt, pepper, and any other desired seasoning. This versatile dish can be eaten on its own as a snack or meal, or added as a side dish to rice, vegetables, and so on. ThisContinue reading “Recipe: Sweet & sour tofu bites”

Simple Vegetarian Pasta Dinner

This is a very simple pasta-based meal that is super easy to make! Ingredients: 1 heaping cup dried pasta Preferred cheese sauce (I used Newman’s Alfredo — 1/4 cup) 2 scrambled eggs Seasonings/herbs Scramble 2 eggs in the fryer while you boil your pasta. Mix in cheese sauce. Add favorite herbs and spices — IContinue reading “Simple Vegetarian Pasta Dinner”

Try-it Tuesday ~ Chipotle Lime Crispy Fingers (Meatless)

Today I tried Gardein’s chipotle lime crispy chick’n fingers. They are meatless! They can be eaten as a snack (2 pieces) or meal (6 pieces) — I went for 6 pieces! Looking at the nutritional info, they’re a bit high in fat and sodium, but if you limit fat and sodium for other meals thenContinue reading “Try-it Tuesday ~ Chipotle Lime Crispy Fingers (Meatless)”

30-day challenge ~ WRITING RAINBOW (GREEN) day 16: how do you care for the environment?

I am the litter police. I may let my home get a little messy here and there but I never, ever dispose garbage in the streets. It really irks me to see trash in nature. If I’m with someone or if I see someone littering and they refuse to properly dispose it, I will goContinue reading “30-day challenge ~ WRITING RAINBOW (GREEN) day 16: how do you care for the environment?”

Throwback Thursday ~ Melanie Safka

One of the best musicians from the late 60s/70s was the underrated Melanie Safka. She performed at the legendary Woodstock 1969 and was the first female artist to have three singles reach the Top 40. Melanie Safka covered some classic artists of her time such as Bob Dylan and The Rolling Stones, putting in herContinue reading “Throwback Thursday ~ Melanie Safka”

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 containsContinue reading “I Tried… VEGAN EGGS!”