Fun Friday Craft: Homemade Leis

Share this…How many of you have been to a Hawaiian themed party during the Summer? I’ve got both hands raised! One of the fun items you get at one of those parties is a lei right?! So fun and fun in theme! In preparation for your Summer Luau we decided to make our own leis! […]

Vegan On A Budget: Portobello Burgers

Share this…Its summer! Which means gardening, BBQs/Cookouts, and easy dinners. I’ve got an easy breezy summer evening dinner for you. Its a Portobello Burger.  Needed: A few portobello heads.  Olive oil (use any oil you prefer or vegan butter) Seasoning (whatever your favorite is) Foil Hot Grill I am sure you guess how this is […]

Honoring our Heroes on Memorial Day

Share this…Memorial Day weekend is routinely one of BBQ’s, family get together’s, and days off work. But the real reason behind Memorial day is much more than a vacation day off. The sacrifices of the soldiers who have given their all to bravely defend our country demands more than just passing recognition. Following the end […]

It’s Meatless Monday!

Share this…There’s nothing like a delicious burger to welcome the Summer season. This week’s recipe is one you’ll enjoy and change up so you won’t get bored. Using Kellogg’s brand MorningStar Farms burger patties you’ll never get bored or be disappointed.  Alpine Burgers Recipe Slow cooking brings out the natural sweetness of the onions topping […]

Cross country PCS and pets

Share this…Living in the rumored “black hole” of Ft. Bragg, I figured after 7 years, reenlistment orders to pcs that got revoked, 2 deployments and another one approaching, we were not going anywhere. So at year five we decided we might as well set some roots, and bought a house. These deployments were a year […]

Making Salad Fun and Tasty

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It’s Meatless Monday

Share this… Let’s get the week started off right by making one day, a meatless day! It’s MeatlessMonday and Kellogg’s brand Morning Star Farm products have a delicious directory of meatless recipes. This week’s recipe is one that you’ll be enjoying any day of the week and using MorningStar Farms products you won’t even realize the […]

It’s Meatless Monday

Share this… Happy Monday everyone! Since we just celebrated Cinco de Mayo last week I wanted to share a delicious Cuban recipe using Kellogg’s brand MorningStar Farm products to make it meatless!  Cuban Black Bean and Sausage Soup Recipe The flavors of Cuba abound in this hearty soup of Morningstar Farms® Hot & spicy Veggie Sausage Patties, black beans, […]

Vegan On A Budget: Spicy Hummus

Share this…I find Hummus to be the best vegan chip & veggie dip. Its easy to make, and rich in taste. Even people who give it an “ewww” look end up loving it.  Wikipedia says  “Hummus is a Levantine food dip or spread made from cooked, mashed chickpeas blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. Today, it is popular throughout the Middle East (including Turkey), North Africa (including Morocco), and […]