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Dinner, Meal Prep, Recipes

Sweet Potato Hash

Hey babes, So, I’m going to share a secret: sometimes, it’s lunch time, and I have prepared nothing, and I’m hungry and lazy. I may have told you that before, but I was too lazy to check. Problem is, I don’t keep things like TV dinners on hand, and I’m too cheap to order something. […]

Beans, legumes & grains, Recipes, Sides

Instant Pot Yellow Rice

Hey babes, When I was growing up, I absolutely loved plain white rice. A little margarine and salt and I could’ve eaten a whole pan. And, even though white rice isn’t as fiber-rich as brown rice, I keep it in stock because it is so cheap and an easier sell to picky kids. However, my […]

Breakfast, Dinner, Lists, Recipes

14 WFPB Idea for the Picky Kid

Hey babes, So, I’m sure many of you, like myself, are parents. If you got lucky, your kids like everything. Veggies, fruit, potatoes, rice, all of it. But, according to one study, up to 39% of children will identify as “picky” at some point in their childhood. Thankfully, according to the same study, it was […]

Dinner, Pasta, Recipes, Sauces and Dressings

Vegan Cashew Alfredo

Hey babes, So, when I was in my late teens in the military, I met a wonderful couple that I became fast friends with. And the woman of the couple taught me how to make homemade Alfredo sauce during one of our regular weekend get-togethers. Up to that point, my experience with alfredo had always […]

Dinner, Pasta, Recipes

Vegan Lasagna (High protein, oil-free)

Hey babes, So, I’m not a food snob. I consider myself kind of a redneck vegan. I try to keep things simple, frugal, and almost always involve my heirloom cast iron skillets when I cook. HOWEVER, when I see something egregious, I can’t help myself. All new chefs and home cooks are granted a pass. […]

Baking, Beans, legumes & grains, Dinner, Recipes

WFPB Tamale Pie

Hey babes, Growing up, my mom made so many one-pot meals. Chili mac, Mexican casserole, chicken spaghetti, chicken and dumplings, enchiladas, tater tot casserole, cheeseburger pie, chicken pot pie, and many more. My mom is an AMAZING cook, and that wonderful lady knew how to stretch a dollar until it screamed. I take a lot […]