Crunchy Thai Peanut Quinoa Salad

So I was looking for ways to incorporate quinoa into my meals without it being just a Buddha bowl. I’ve gotten sick of quinoa so I was looking for ways to spice it up. Has anyone else gotten sick of what seems like a vegan staple? Well I found the recipe on Pinterest. You can…

5 Weeks Vegan – What You Didn’t Know But Now You Do

Alright you guys. 5 weeks. It’s been 5 weeks of going vegan. I’ll admit the first couple were vegetarian sometimes as I was just starting to get used to a complete diet change. Man, it’s been interesting. There are a few things I want to talk about that no one tells you before you go…

Mango Banana Avocado Smoothie

So, I wanted to try something new for breakfast. I usually do oatmeal or cereal. But I was feeling a smoothie. I want to note that I would usually add spinach and use a different milk other than coconut milk but I was using what I had on hand. I had a mango on hand…

Crispy Tofu Fried Rice

Today I was craving Chinese food so I made crispy tofu fried rice. It hit the spot. Crispy Tofu Fried Rice 1/2 cup soy sauce Chili sauce to taste 1/4 cup peanut butter 1 tbsp ginger 3 large carrots diced small 1/2 cup peas 1/2 cup sliced baby bella mushrooms 1/2 green bell pepper diced…

Surviving Another Christmas Party

So on the 29th of December we had a late Christmas party for Becca’s fathers side of the family at her grandparents house. Knowing that there wasn’t another Vegan or Vegetarian in the family, I wanted to prepare for what I can and cannot eat. Since we could bring dishes, I decided to try and…

Red Robin does vegan?

You heard right. Today we went into Green Bay to finish our Christmas shopping. And being newly vegan, I was researching restaurants because I knew we were going to have to stop and eat. I was willing to do vegetarian but really wanted to stick to vegan if I could. I saw Red Robin not…

Why Oh Why…

…do I do this to myself? I have a love hate relationship with dairy. Tastes amazing but morally I don’t want to contribute to the demand of the dairy industry… and also it usually makes me feel like the bathroom scene in White Chicks. Well, we’re trying to eat what’s left in the fridge to…

The Food So Far…

So although morally I’m all in going vegan, I realized it was going to take a bit to, for a lack of a better word, reprogram my mind to get used to my new diet. It’s been 29 years of cheese, milk, sour cream, ice cream, chicken, beef, pork, etc. and they’ve all become such…