Meatless Monday: Cashew Cheese Sauce

So this is a rare post where I don’t actually like the recipe. I figure by posting it, maybe someone out there can tell me a way to tweak it or something else to put it on or whatever. I put it on pasta, and I liked it a lot at first, but after a…… Continue reading Meatless Monday: Cashew Cheese Sauce

Meatless Monday: Rainbow Fruit Salad

Last week the northeast experienced temperatures that mimicked summer… in the middle of February. While deeply concerning, it was also seriously enjoyable. I don’t know if you’re like me, but when that sort of thing happens, my mind and body get all confused. I don’t know whether to be happy to be outside or concerned…… Continue reading Meatless Monday: Rainbow Fruit Salad

Meatless Mondays: 21 Sources of Protein that Aren’t Meat

One of the most common questions I get when people find out I don’t eat meat is “do you get enough protein?” After an amused smile (because no one cares to ask about your nutrition until you tell them you’ve eliminated meat), I always can confidently answer YES! In fact, I think going vegetarian has…… Continue reading Meatless Mondays: 21 Sources of Protein that Aren’t Meat

Meatless Monday: Italian-Inspired Vegan Veggie Stew

‘Tis the season for hearty stews and Crock-pots. Last week I was vaguely aware there was a snowstorm coming, so I thought I would consult my vegan slow-cooker cookbook. Little did I know there was a full-on blizzard heading our way and this stew would taste better than expected. Not to mention coming inside from shoveling…… Continue reading Meatless Monday: Italian-Inspired Vegan Veggie Stew

Meatless Monday: Ridiculously Easy Roasted Carrots

Psst- this is one of my favorite comfort snacks. It’s perfect for chilly days and ridiculously easy, too. Enjoy! You’ll need… Carrots, peeled and cut to about 3″ (or baby carrots) Extra virgin olive oil Spices (such as salt, pepper, garlic, basil, rosemary, oregano… the possibilities are endless!) Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Toss…… Continue reading Meatless Monday: Ridiculously Easy Roasted Carrots

Meatless Monday: Spanakopita Triangles!

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!

Meatless Mondays: “Beef” Stew

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

Meatless Monday: Vegan Baking Alternatives

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

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

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