Month: September 2017

Breakfast, Dessert, Entree, Gluten-Free, Oil Free, Quick Prep Meals, Recipes, Uncategorized

No-Recipe Fruit Jars FTW

Everyone snacks, right? My 14-year-old, Kayson, likes to have a little something mid-morning and mid-afternoon. She loves Larabars and I love that she loves those since the ingredients come straight from nature. For example, these Apple Pie Larabars have 6 simple ingredients — dates, almonds, unsweetened apples, walnuts, raisins, and cinnamon. That’s […]


How Do Vegans Prep for a Hurricane?

Rumor has it, there is a powerful storm barreling towards the US in the Atlantic Ocean.  We went through this last October, when Hurricane Matthew was projected to make landfall in my town.  It was terrifying.  I (Kellie) was under a mandatory evacuation order since I live on the coast. […]

Dinner, Recipes, Soups & Salads

Quinoa Chili

My omni friends and family LOVE this chili recipe.  My sister-in-law asks me to make it for our family get-togethers.  My husband has even been known to carry a half-dozen servings of it back to the Middle East when he travels to work.  It isn’t crazy spicy, so those with […]

Recipes, Side Dish

Crispy Smashed Potatoes

These crispy smashed potatoes pair well with so many dishes, but my favorite thing to pair them with is the Quinoa Chili.  They bake up so crispy (thanks to the olive oil).  My littles have dubbed these “smashy fries”, and they gobble them up. Crispy Smashed Potatoes Save Recipe Print […]

Dining Out

Veganize (almost) any menu

“We dine out often so I can’t commit to being plant-based”.  Some may think that this is a pretty valid excuse.  Before I was shown just how easy it is to modify a menu at your favorite restaurant to accommodate a plant-based diet (THANK YOU KEENUN!), I would have agreed […]