48 hrs in Boise, ID

If Reno and Portland had a love child, it would be Boise! Boise, Idaho has a little bit of everything from bike lanes, great pubs, restaurants, food trucks, history, nice people and great recreation. It also has the largest Basque population in the United States and the drive is only 6.5hrs from Reno. Warning - … Continue reading 48 hrs in Boise, ID

Biolite Stove Review – 2 years post purchase

We have been using our BioLite stove with the grill attachment along with the cattle for about 1 to 2 years now and here are some of the things that I like and don't like since using it: Pros/Likes: It's very compact as the battery fits into the stove compartment and then they both slide … Continue reading Biolite Stove Review – 2 years post purchase

Soaked Almonds

I love soaked almonds. They are a quick cheap snack for the whole family. You can throw them in smoothies for added protein, make Almond Milk, or just munch on them. I like eating them soaked versus raw because they are more "plump" from being soaked, so I find that I enjoy the texture and … Continue reading Soaked Almonds

My Raw Food Breakfast

I was in debate about actually posting what I eat most mornings lol; however, there might be some people that would like it as well. Mix together: - half an apple, chopped - a spoonful of chopped pecans - a spoonful of golden raisins - a spoonful of unsweetened coconut flakes Also, I soak the … Continue reading My Raw Food Breakfast

Chia Yogurt Parfait

I love berries!! And being a lacto-vegetarian, I really like to incorporate chia seeds into my meals for the protein as well love you omega fats. This breakfast is so easy and is one of my go to breakfasts when I'm busy as I can prepare it the day before and it's ready in the … Continue reading Chia Yogurt Parfait

Flavored Waters

I LOVE flavored waters....... however I have yet to make it at home. šŸ˜¦ So I went on a hunt for recipes and I found this great blog with flavored water recipes. I thought I would start out simple, with just fruit, and go from there in my new experiment šŸ™‚ I picked up the … Continue reading Flavored Waters

90-Day Spending Fast Challenge: What’s for Dinner?

So part of theĀ 90-Day Spending FastĀ Challenge is purging stuff I don't need or using what I have. So keeping with what I have = old veggies; I decided to make Left-over Veggie Stew. This way, if I don't want to eat the veggie stew now, I can package it up and freeze it for a … Continue reading 90-Day Spending Fast Challenge: What’s for Dinner?

Mini Apple Pies for the Holidays

With recently hosting a Country Baby (girl) Shower, I wanted to make some homemade apple pies for everyone. I find it easier to make bite-size or mini individual size pies so people and grab-n-go at the buffet which helps keeps the flow of the party going. So here is my EASY Mini Apple Pie recipe: … Continue reading Mini Apple Pies for the Holidays

Almond Milk from Scratch

So, I just learned how to make Almond Milk from scratch from my uncle. It's actually quite easy and if you have any almonds left over, they are much easier to chew as they are soaked in water. What you will need: 1 cup of raw almonds 3 cups of water 2 medjool date (pitted) … Continue reading Almond Milk from Scratch