Flavored Waters

So while walking outside today, I got a craving for flavored water! Which got me thinking that it's really easy to make: Watermelon coconut water Melon water Have heard that you can just cut up melons, and put them in a pitcher of water overnight Lavender lemonade Get your Lavender from Reno's local Lavender farm … Continue reading Flavored Waters

Creamy Pesto Zucchini Pasta

In trying something new as I was starving when got home from school, I grabbed my Raw Food Made Easy for  1 or 2 People cookbook and started searching for a recipe I could make with the ingredients I had.I tailored the recipe as I don't have a vegetable slicer nor fresh basil leaves for … Continue reading Creamy Pesto Zucchini Pasta

Spending Fast FINISHED: Conclusions and Lessons Learned

So in retrospect of my Spending Fast, here are some conclusions that I have come to Wants: Reality: Eating out/happy hours 1x/week - more of bummer as I was pretty frugal when I did go out = normally spending $10 Hard - I make this sound like I'm a socialite but I'm not. As long … Continue reading Spending Fast FINISHED: Conclusions and Lessons Learned

Leftover chili bake

Ok, so I had a ton of rice left over from make a stir fry, veggie korma and another meal. I didn't flavor the rice so I could use it multiple meals and i didn't want to throw it out. So after grabbing things from my pantry......I turned the remaining rice into a chili bake.Ingredients … Continue reading Leftover chili bake

Stuffed bell peppers (vegan) minus the sour cream :-)

Filled with:RiceBeansTomatoesSalsaCilantroCorn(and honestly, anything else you desire)Bake in the oven @ 350 degrees for about 20-30 and Enjoy :-)Once done, top off the peppers with crushed tortilla chips or any other garnish before serving.Also, this is a great recipe for camping as everything already made. Just wrap the pepper in tin foil placing the pepper in … Continue reading Stuffed bell peppers (vegan) minus the sour cream 🙂

Vegan rice pudding

This was so easy to make!! I had about 2-3cups of left over rice and dodnt know what to do with and was getting pretty bored with some rice dishes. So I decided to change it up and make dessert.So here is what I did (btw, nothing was measured and I just went for it):2-3 … Continue reading Vegan rice pudding

Creamy protein smoothies

 I've been making protein smoothies from various different kinds of protein (whey, rice, egg, and some others that I don't know but are vegan).  I've mainly been using either soy milk, almond milk and/or water as a the liquid and then add some crushed ice. HERE IS THE VERDICT:I like soy or almond milk better than … Continue reading Creamy protein smoothies

Beans & Bruschette = quick vegetarian snack

Bruschetta with Cannellini beansSo while trying to come up with more recipes and while using what I have have instead of buying more, I came up with this dish that is fast, easy to clean up and heartier than what you think.To make a quick bruschetta:Toast your breadTake a garlic clove and rub it against … Continue reading Beans & Bruschette = quick vegetarian snack