Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe (No Churn)

I stumbled upon this creation quite accidentally, but I have to say this was a most pleasant surprise. I'm not usually a huge chocolate ice cream person (I'm more of a vanilla girl), but something about this just really did it for me. It's made with ingredients most vegans would have around their house anyway … Continue reading Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe (No Churn)

A Quick Run Down on Microgreens

The last couple of weeks one of my lovely stepsisters has been kind enough to share some of the produce from her garden with me. Yesterday I received some freshly cut microgreens and a fairly large container with microgreens that were still planted. She gave me a quick run down on how to harvest them, … Continue reading A Quick Run Down on Microgreens

Don’t be Scared to Try: Pulling up Carpet Edition

Yesterday I did something completely outside of my comfort zone. We've been meaning to pull out the carpet in our dining room because it's just terribly stained. Truly beyond saving. We had previously pulled up one of the corners and could see there was wood underneath that looked similar to what was in our hallway. … Continue reading Don’t be Scared to Try: Pulling up Carpet Edition

Why the “I Can’t Afford it” Mentality is Unhealthy

This may seem like the exact wrong message from someone trying to live more simply, but hear me out. It's human nature to always want more. When you buy something, whether it's a new car or a new knickknack, it's always a really nice feeling for, what… like a week? Maybe two? After that, it's … Continue reading Why the “I Can’t Afford it” Mentality is Unhealthy

What does Good Vegan Nutrition Actually Look Like?

I've seen a lot of misinformation out there about which plant foods are good sources of key nutrients. There was an image going around that stated that broccoli had even more protein per calorie than beef does. This is incredibly misleading. Think about how caloric beef is compared to broccoli. Now imagine how much broccoli … Continue reading What does Good Vegan Nutrition Actually Look Like?