Archive for the ‘Recipes’ Category

Juice Jelly – Can It Forward Day – July 22nd, 2016

Earlier this year, I looked up the dates for the 2016 Can It Forward event and thought I had plenty of time to plan for this.  Can It Forward is a yearly event where people all over the world can and watch videos on canning to learn.  I love all the videos but also enjoy […]

Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

Today is the day we make more taco seasoning mix.  We prefer not to purchase the premade packages at the store, instead we make our own. Please follow and like us:

Lentil Shepard’s Pie

When we first switched to plant based meals, we started off by adjusting some of our favorite meals to fit the new lifestyle. Comfort foods, such as Shepard’s Pie, made it easier on us.  Often I don’t use a recipe or I look at 3-4 recipes online to get a feel for the ingredients and […]

The Best Ranch Dressing Ever!

  When we switched from the SAD (Standard American Diet) to a plant based lifestyle it required quite a few changes.  We seemed to make the transition rather easily.  I hear all the time how people can’t go without meat or they would “die” without cheese.  My hard item to let go of was ranch […]

Canning Beans

Canning Beans Our new lifestyle (diet) requires us to use other sources besides meat for protein. Easy enough to do but it does require thought and planning ahead. In order to be frugal, we opt for dry beans instead of canned, but they do require overnight soaking and cooking most of the day. This problem […]