by Lane | 9:50 am

7 Cheap and Easy Rice Bowls

Once in my lifetime, I had the unfortunate (but fortunate) privilege of knowing what it felt like to be low in funds. In an effort to feed my children, I had to be very

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by Lane | 9:59 pm

Traditional Hummus w/o oil

  This recipe is for my oil-free friends.  I hope you enjoy.         INGREDIENTS 2 cups cooked chickpeas or 15 oz of canned chickpeas liquid reserved and set aside 1 tsp kosher

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by Lane | 9:48 pm

Traditional Hummus (with oil)

INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 – 15oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 3 tablespoons tahini, plus more to taste 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, plus more to taste 1 teaspoon  sea salt, plus more to taste

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by Lane | 5:38 am

Vegan ‘Crab Cakes’

Back in 2013-2014, I went to a vegan/raw restaurant with a friend for Mother’s Day.  Since I’d celebrated Mother’s Day with my mother the day before (I typically don’t go to restaurants the day

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by Lane | 2:53 am

One Pan Balsamic Chicken

I decided to surprise my family with this chicken recipe.  I loved it.  I wrote an article about eating until you are satisfied and not until you’re full.  This chicken was so good that

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by Lane | 3:52 am

VEGAN CHICKPEA PARMESAN

This recipe is adapted from Alissa Saenz who blogs Connoisseurus Veg. Usually, it’s a hit or miss when I try vegan-based recipes; however, this recipe was a complete winner.  It still amazes me how versatile

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by Lane | 2:58 am

Mango Banana Sorbet

We’re on a No Sugar/No Sweets Challenge for the month and I was in need of something sweet yet healthy. I had been having such a taste for frozen yogurt and I came across

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by Lane | 11:34 pm

Home-made Fresh Ginger Ale

  When I first tried this recipe, I got it wrong. I was so excited to try this that I read it too fast. I didn’t simmer it as long as it was supposed

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by Lane | 10:46 pm

Baked Chicken Fajitas

Makes 8 fajitas Ingredients 4 large chicken breast 1 green bell pepper, sliced 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1 orange or yellow pepper, sliced 1 medium onion, sliced ¼ cup olive oil 2 cups

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by Lane | 9:52 pm

Black Bean Dip

Ingredients ½ cup (120 ml) water 2 14-ounce cans of (2 420g cans of) black beans, drained ½ lime, peeled, halved 2 garlic cloves, peeled 2 teaspoons taco seasoning 1 teaspoon salt Directions Place

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