One of our faves

Believe it or not, we still eat pizza, tacos, burgers, fries, chips and salsa and all that good stuff.  You would think when you switch to a vegetarian lifestyle that you cut out all that stuff, but really you don’t have to. I just got creative with how I made those things. The picture above…

Carb Shmarb!

I feel like you can eat healthy, while still eating carbs…

Getting a picky 5 year old on board…

See that girl there? She is a hard headed, know it all 5 year old diva. It doesn’t help that she is a daddy’s girl and he tells her that she is the boss when he isn’t there… So in dealing with that, and getting her to change her eating habits has been a little…

Make as much as you can at home…

Even before this lifestyle change of a plant based diet, I have been making my own condiments as much as possible. Salsas, jams, bbq sauces, salad dressings and whatever else I can make myself. I do still buy some organic/natural salad dressings, but I try to make whatever I can. I still havent mastered ketchup….

What made me change my life style?

You could say I owe my newfound “lifestyle” to Netflix. After my husband found a documentary about eating meat on Netflix, it made me do some serious thinking and research. I felt like this documentary was onto something. I wanted to know more. So many people in my family and that I know have so many…

Looks pretty good right?!

This is just one of the skillet sensations I have come up with. I have learned during this transition that you can pretty much replace meat with beans and/or mushrooms. Good thing for me my husband loves mushrooms, and they are so good for you! It gives a meaty texture and flavor without the meat!…

Plant-based diet?

I told a friend of mine that I started a plant-based lifestyle. (I am working on calling it a lifestyle instead of a diet, diets have been short term for me). Her response made me laugh, it was “I heard vegetarians on average live 8 years long, but that’s 8 years without bacon!” Plant-based, vegetarian,…