The Good Bean All Natural Roasted Chickpea Snacks

The Good Bean All Natural Chickpea snacks

I was so excited when my box of snacks arrived from The Good Bean.  They sent all 4 flavors of their Chickpea Snacks (Sea Salt, Cracked Pepper, Smoky Chili and Lime, Sweet Cinnamon) and 3 flavors (Apricot and Coconut, Fruit and Seeds Trail Mix, Chocolate Berry) of their Fruit & No Nut Bars for me ...

Vegan Chow Mein Easter Nests

Chow Mein Easter Nests

Here comes Peter Cottontail and an Easter induced sugar high.  Even as an adult I get excited to get an Easter basket and enjoy all the treats.  Chow Mein Easter Nests have always been one of my favorites.  I buy chow mein noodles once a year specifically to make these delicious Easter nests.  There are many different ...

Hemp Authority Hemp Bags

Hemp Authority Hemp produce and bakery bags

Hemp Authority recently sent me a few of their reusable hemp grocery and produce bags.  We love to use reusable bags at the grocery store.  Not only is it good for the environment, it is good for the pocket.  Most grocery stores give a 5 cent rebate for bringing in your own bags.  Hemp Authority ...

My Plant Based Weekly Meals with Recipe

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  One of the first questions asked when people learn that I am plant based is, "What do you eat?"  It is almost a hard question to answer because there are so many things I eat.  I decided to keep track of what I ate for a week.  Here are the results, all plant based, not ...

Vegetarian Puppy Chow Recipe for Saint Patrick’s Day

Puppy Chow recipe

It's early March and the East Coast is getting slammed with another snowstorm.  So, What do I do?   I head to the kitchen to make this Vegetarian Puppy Chow recipe for Saint Patrick's Day. A few months ago I had never heard about Puppy Chow.  It was one night, when I was browsing Pinterest, that I came ...

Dairy Free Veggie Pizza

dairy free veggie pizza

Pizza is one of America's favorite foods.  When I stopped eating dairy, I was often asked if I missed pizza.  The answer was always no, because we never stopped eating it.  We still order pizza at restaurants, at our local grocery store and we love to make it at home.  At first we made it ...

Husky Liners Review and Giveaway

Husky Liner Cargo Mat

Our new Husky Liners cargo liner and floor mats arrived the day before a huge blizzard hit Connecticut.  I was so excited to see the boxes on the front porch when I arrived home from work.  We love Husky Liners because they are custom-fit for each make and model.  They also have raised containment walls ...

Lentil Taco Recipe, Plant Based and Delicious

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When I was pregnant with my son, I ate a lot of Mexican food.  It was not uncommon for us to go to the same Mexican restaurant twice a week.  After my son was born, the waitress snatched up our "gringo" baby and showed him off to the kitchen staff.  Our love for Mexican food ...

I Am No Longer an Omnivore; Why I Don’t Eat Meat

vegan plant strong kale beans food

I grew up eating meat like most Americans. I happily gobbled down my meatloaf and pork chops, never really thinking about the source of my food or the impact it could have on my body. I was a kid with a lot of allergies and milk was one. Now, I would be considered lactose intolerant. ...

Happy Campers, We Got an RV

RV camping Travel family vacation

My family and I love to take trips and we always try to keep it affordable.  So, after spending some time at local campgrounds with some friends we decided to buy a camper.    I had no idea the amount of activities and amenities they offer at the campgrounds.   Previously my camping experiences consisted ...