Meatless Mondays: Cherry Limeade Smoothie

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

Autumn Goals

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! ūüôā To me, autumn is all about comfort food,…… Continue reading Autumn Goals

Super Easy Vegan Apple Crisp

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

7 Things I’ve Learned in One Year of Going Meat Free

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

More Natural Stomachache Cures

Yesterday¬†I posted about¬†our adventures in making homemade ice cream together¬†for the first time with the three recipes, and unsurprisingly, all that ice cream came with some belly aches. Oh well. Anyway, I wanted to take the opportunity to share some more natural stomach ache cures! I posted about¬†peppermint¬†as a natural cure recently, but I wanted…… Continue reading More Natural Stomachache Cures

Snickers, Strawberries and Cookie Dough, Oh My!: Adventures in Ice Cream Making (recipes, too!)

Who doesn’t like ice cream?¬†Ice cream is one of those foods that unite everyone, like pizza- you can’t not like some sort of variation of it. For our wedding, E and I were lucky enough to receive a Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and dessert recipe book, all the ice cream toppings, bowls, spoons, you…… Continue reading Snickers, Strawberries and Cookie Dough, Oh My!: Adventures in Ice Cream Making (recipes, too!)

We’re Married!/Our Minimoon in Vermont

Last weekend I was lucky enough to marry my best friend! Our day was absolutely incredible, surrounded by so much love. Even though our trolley broke down and I was a little late getting to the venue, everything else went off without a hitch. The wedding only started just six minutes late, and it wasn’t…… Continue reading We’re Married!/Our Minimoon in Vermont

Happy Valentine’s Day! (& a Date Night Hack)

Happy Valentine’s Day to all of my wonderful readers! I love each and every one of you, and I hope you know that you are both valued and appreciated. If you are part of a couple, I hope you and your Valentine have a day that is perfectly suited to you- even if you choose…… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day! (& a Date Night Hack)

Cranberry-Orange Sweet Bread

I’m not going to lie to you- my favorite part about the holiday season is the food. And my favorite holiday food is cranberry bread. This weekend, my friend wanted to try out his new turkey fryer, which led to a spontaneous Friendsgiving trial round. We all gathered at our friends’ house and had a…… Continue reading Cranberry-Orange Sweet Bread

Crazy Healthy Strawberry Chia Drink

I don’t even know where to begin to describe chia seeds. They’re super weird, pretty gross looking, and super delicious and healthy. I didn’t know much about chia seeds until this past week or so. I began to see them start to pop up on Pinterest, Facebook articles, and a survey posted by a college…… Continue reading Crazy Healthy Strawberry Chia Drink