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Yummy Vegan Lasagna

On March 22, 2016

I’ve been super busy with work and have been scrambling to make dinner last minute. So, I took this past Sunday to put together some casseroles, froze them, and dinners have been so easy now! It didn’t even take all day. All in all I put together 4 casseroles and 5 lunches in 4 hours. This lasagna took about 30…

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Aquaponics and Veganism

On March 19, 2016

Lately, my boyfriend and I have been planning our garden. How many beds we’re going to build, a potential geodesic dome for the winter, and the subject of aquaponics came up. Apparently, when you introduce fish into your garden you can use 95% less water by creating an eco system for the plants and the fish. We’ve been vegan now…

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Hearty Vegan Split Pea Soup Recipe

On February 27, 2016

This vegan split pea soup has it all! It’s creamy, hearty, and filling. I’ve been making so many soups and curries this winter because they’re so great to start in the morning and just continue to add stuff throughout the day. I’ve noticed that I do this a lot more now since working from home. I can wake up, start…

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Italian Homemade Bread (breadmaker recipe)

On January 29, 2016

Β My boyfriend’s mom gifted me a bread maker and I’m so obsessed with it! I’ve made bread before in the regular oven, but I’ve always had mixed results. Not to mention how messyΒ bread makingΒ can be. But this bread maker changes all of that!! You just throw in the ingredients, pick what bread you want to make, and voila! Amazing homemade…

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Turmeric & Cinnamon Good Night Milk

On January 28, 2016

I made some delicious turmeric & cinnamon milk the other night. I know what you’re probably thinking “turmeric milk, yuck!” But, this isn’t your typical golden milk. This is decked out to the max and basically tastes like a Starbucks latte that you can drink at night, before bed. Sometimes I like to google health benefits of whatever food I’m…

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The Best Vegan Mac & Cheese

On January 20, 2016

My friend decided to try out a vegan lifestyle and was telling me how much she missed cheese. And I totally get. I’ve been there. So, I was like ok I hate to brag, but I think I have the best vegan mac & cheese recipe.Β    I’ve been to a lot of vegan restaurants and haven’t found a vegan…

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Festive Mex Lentil & Rice Soup {BONUS: Leftover Burritos}

On January 13, 2016

I made this soup one night on a whim when I didn’t have anything planned for us to eat and boyfriend kept saying how much he liked it (he doesn’t always say that lol). It was very filling and tasty. I used lentils instead of black beans because lentils are so much faster to cook in a pot and I…

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How to Find Cheap Rural Land with Fiber Optic Internet

On January 6, 2016

One of the things that used to deter us from moving to a remote location was the spotty internet coverage, until we found out that there are pockets of rural areas around America with fiber optic internet. Basically, my internet now is about 15x faster than it was in Chicago for the same price (if we paid more it could…

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Princess Buttercup’s Favorite Doggy Treats

On January 3, 2016

I made these cookies for Buttercup the other day and she LOVED them. She starts licking the air every time we take one out – it’s so cute! They smell so good too! The photo above is of Buttercup in her Halloween costume… I don’t dress her like that all the time promise haha. But she’s always treated like a…

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Easy Peasy Vegan Banana Muffins

On January 2, 2016

My mom used to make the best muffins growing up. I love that they’re not too sweet but just sweet enough to satisfy my sugar craving. They’re perfect for on the go breakfasts with a cup of coffee and you can sneak healthier ingredients in there like chia seeds, flax seeds, and more fruit. I used agave nectar and maple…