Χαίρετε! Hello! I’m back after my mini-hiatus. I hope you all had a lovely week- I know I sure did! My parents made this year extra special by eating Thanksgiving dinner together for the first time since they divorced when I was a kid. It was so nice to have my entire family together with…… Continue reading Meatless Monday: Spanakopita Triangles!
Looking to eat meatless on a budget? Look no further! This week’s installment of Meatless Mondays is a recipe for a personal favorite of mine (especially on a gray, dreary day) “beef” stew! I think back to the cold, bitter winters of my childhood on Cape Cod, and I remember the house smelling so good…… Continue reading Meatless Mondays: “Beef” Stew
Want to try being more environmentally conscious? What about being better to animals? What about your waistline? Incorporating more vegan meals into your life will help do all of these things for you, and to help, I’ve made a list of vegan substitutions you can use when baking! To replace eggs: As a leavening agent, instead…… Continue reading Meatless Monday: Vegan Baking Alternatives
You guys know how I feel about smoothies, don’t you? I’m obsessed. OBBBBBBSESSSSSSSSSED. So when I find a new smoothie recipe I like, I tend to hold onto it for dear life. I make it over and over and over again until the people at the grocery store start eyeing me suspiciously… I mean, I…… Continue reading Meatless Mondays: Cherry Limeade Smoothie
Back in the early days of namastephanie.com, I made monthly goals. I really liked doing them, but now I think that I’d like to start again with seasonal goals. I get more excited about changing seasons than I do about changing months, so it just makes sense! 🙂 To me, autumn is all about comfort food,…… Continue reading Autumn Goals
Tis the season to bake with apples, fa la la la la… Hello and happy Sunday! I am currently curled up on my couch, watching the Patriots beat the Dolphins (come on, only a couple minutes left! DE-FENSE! DE-FENSE!) in between laundry loads and just finished making vegan apple crisp. It may still be warm…… Continue reading Super Easy Vegan Apple Crisp
For the past year I have been practicing a vegetarian lifestyle, and I’ve learned a lot. You know the saying change your perspective, change your life? It definitely applies to going vegetarian for a year. Once I learned more about the meat industry, it changed my perspective and then changed my life. My goal was to…… Continue reading 7 Things I’ve Learned in One Year of Going Meat Free