Lunch & Dinner

Pantry Chipotle Tomato Soup

Pantry Chipotle Tomato Soup

You know that can of tomatoes you have in the back of you pantry? Yea, those. And how about the small jar of chipotles in adobo? I know you have those also. If you’re into Taco Tuesday or making your own chipotle mayo, you have […]

Squash and Sweet Potato Soup

Squash and Sweet Potato Soup

Happy Wednesday all! It snowed this morning and I ended up taking a snow day from work. It was great to have a day to get stuff done around the house after being away for the weekend. I can’t stand a messy house. Not that […]

Gluten Free Thanksgiving Veggie Bowl

Gluten Free Thanksgiving Veggie Bowl

Alrighty folks! Last possible Thanksgiving dinner idea and it happens to be gluten free! This was made with a bunch of left over veggies and it worked out beautifully. I also had some gluten free flour hiding in my pantry and used that for gravy. […]

Seitan Roulade

Seitan Roulade

A Roulade is meat wrapped around a stuffing of some sort. Who said it had to be real meat?! Seitan to the rescue! I love this stuff. It can be whatever you want it to be. This one is filled with sun dried tomato stuffing […]

Drop Biscuit Skillet Pot Pie

Drop Biscuit Skillet Pot Pie

Here’s Friday night’s Thanksgiving meal idea with just a few main ingredients. This dinner is a much lighter take on pot pie. It’s not too heavy, so you’ll have plenty of room for dessert. Although, we all can’t deny that we’d eat dessert even if […]

Stuffing Inspired Lentil Walnut Loaf

Stuffing Inspired Lentil Walnut Loaf

Wednesday night I made lentil walnut loaf and it was amazing, especially with the persimmon cranberry sauce I made on Monday. Stuffing is my favorite side dish and that inspired this 3rd Thanksgiving dinner idea. It definitely has a real stuffing flavor to it! The […]

Vegan Thanksgiving Bowl

Vegan Thanksgiving Bowl

Monday night I made my first easy Thanksgiving meal in order to practice budgeting and just to switch it up a bit. Planning a holiday meal can be stressful, so I’m coming up with quick and easy recipes that are not only great for everyday, […]

Quick Thanksgiving French Onion Soup

Quick Thanksgiving French Onion Soup

 A few things are going on right now. One, Thanksgiving is NEXT week. Two, I’ve been on a budget of $100 dollars a week. I’m in the middle of week 3. The first week I went over a lot! Week 2, I went over by […]

Dairy Free Yogurt

Dairy Free Yogurt

One thing I miss as a vegan is yogurt. Well, I thought I missed it until the glorious dairy free yogurt Gods created a whole world of yogurt made of, wait for it… DAIRY FREE MILK! You know, all those cashews and almonds that the […]

Pumpkin Chipotle Hummus

Pumpkin Chipotle Hummus

I really can’t wait for pumpkin season sometimes! This just seemed like the best idea to me. Pumpkin chipotle hummus with little seedy crackers for my girls night was just what we needed. Pumpkin is probably one of my favorite flavors, besides lavender. It’s unique […]