Ohmahgah. I realized it’s been nearly a month since my last post, and honestly have no idea where the time went. AND NOW IT’S NEW YEAR’S DAY?! SERIOUSLY?!?! Okay, time to get a hold of myself. Today is the first day I’ve even touched this blog in almost a month. I wrapped up teaching my community college classes for the fall semester in early December, rushed to California to see my dear brother get married (I gained an awesome sis-in-law!),… Read more »

When I first became “super plant-based,” it wasn’t hard for me to not eat meats like chicken or beef, and I haven’t craved the taste or texture of those meats in over a year and a half. I do, however, order shrimp or other seafood every once in a while, especially if the restaurant’s vegetarian or vegan option is a total rip-off and sounds disgusting (which happens). This is why I can’t call myself 100% vegan, but I am fully… Read more »

Let’s just get this out of the way – I will not comment on the shape of these mushrooms. However, I do have to say that these mushrooms are incredibly versatile – I’ve put them in soups, stir-fries, noodles, and the list goes on and on. So when my mother-in-law suggested I make KING MUSHROOM SCALLOPS, I was so excited, because I had not thought of that before! This recipe is for you, Ma! King oyster mushroom scallops Print Recipe… Read more »

When we were still eating meat, one of the favorite things I would make for my daughter would be a simple chicken soup, loaded with grains and vegetables. It would give me lots of satisfaction to know that every bit would have some veggies, protein, and high-fiber grains. She loves brothy soups, so this was always an easy meal for me to make. And if you’re wondering if my 4-year-old has always eaten so well, the answer is NO. She… Read more »