Plant Based Eating

30 Ways to Transform your Oatmeal

I'll be the first to admit that I'm not the biggest fan of oatmeal. Memories of sad, flavorless breakfasts emerge in my mind. The only time I really eat oatmeal is when backpacking due to it's storability and filling qualities. While the only good thing I can think of using oats for is Oatmeal Cookies,… Continue reading 30 Ways to Transform your Oatmeal

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Wild Mushroom Lentil Soup with Rosemary Truffle Garlic Bread

I'm pretty excited about fall. In the Pacific NorthWest in particular, fall is foraging season for mushrooms. The climate and temperature are perfect this time of year for cultivating mushrooms. Wanting to get into foraging myself, I actually went for the first time this past weekend. Mushroom hunters like to keep their foraging spots pretty… Continue reading Wild Mushroom Lentil Soup with Rosemary Truffle Garlic Bread

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5 Modern Ways to Refurbish that Dresser from Grandma

As Millennials, we seem to be at more disadvantages than future generations. College debts are higher, job availability is lower, and the means of getting our own place doesn't seem to be an option until we're breaching thirty. And when we do get our own place, we put all our money towards rent or a… Continue reading 5 Modern Ways to Refurbish that Dresser from Grandma

Plant Based Eating

50 Tofu Recipes You Haven’t Thought Of!

Every vegan food blogger probably has at least one post on Tofu recipes. Say what you want, but tofu is a staple in the vegan community. A mild tasting fermented block, it is a versatile protein source for recipes. Tofu seems to have a lot of myths around it, and whether or not it should… Continue reading 50 Tofu Recipes You Haven’t Thought Of!

Plant Based Eating

10 Tips for Going (and Staying) Vegan

This past Friday I celebrated my 3-year Vegan Anniversary! My friends and I had a little potluck with yummy vegan food to share (buffalo cauliflower tacos, five different flavors of salad, bruschetta with cashew cheese, vegan hot dogs, s'mores, brownies, and chocolate), dancing, singing, face painting, and a bonfire. It may sound a little corny… Continue reading 10 Tips for Going (and Staying) Vegan

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Ten Satisfying Summer Salads

Summer is here! Well, almost....but with the sun shinning, days getting longer, and temperature getting warmer, I've already got into the summer mentality. And what I crave most during the summers are salads.   On a hot summer day, there is nothing quite as refreshing and satisfying as a salad. Its crisp, hydrating, and healthy.… Continue reading Ten Satisfying Summer Salads

Sustainable Designs

Simple Tips + Tricks for Adding Storage to your Tiny Bathroom

Despite my efforts to transition into a more minimalistic lifestyle, I find myself with an excessive amount of bathroom items. Essentials oils, soaps, bath salts, lotions, toiletries...the urban homesteader in me can't stop. Nothing says a relaxing bath like your own special blended bath salts! Even if you don't find yourself in the odd tug-of-war… Continue reading Simple Tips + Tricks for Adding Storage to your Tiny Bathroom

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11 Sneaky Ways to Add More Seating to your Space

Being an introvert, I'd rather spend my evenings in than going out. That being said, I also like to entertain! Group gatherings at one's place are typically more relaxing, socially engaging, and overall enjoyable in my personal introverted opinion. While I like entertaining, I also live in a one bedroom apartment. It's perfect for me,… Continue reading 11 Sneaky Ways to Add More Seating to your Space

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Vegan Bites for your New Year’s Eve Gala

Can I be the first to say, thank goodness 2017 is ending?! 2017 has been a trying year, full of growing pains and changes, and I'm not the only one who thinks this. Both internally and externally, this year has been an eventful one! Okay so aside from my little tangent, with New Year's Eve… Continue reading Vegan Bites for your New Year’s Eve Gala