Raw Spice Bar ~ A Spicy Gift for The Cook in Your Life & Giveaway (12/30)

By Lakota

December 17th, 2018
Thank you to Raw Spice Bar for providing me with product in exchange for review. All opinions are my own. When my family switched to a whole food plant based vegan diet we were able to realize that meat was not providing a lot of the flavor in our dishes. We found that it was actually the spices within the dish that really made the dish stand out or fall short.Using the raw spices from Raw Spice Bar has made such a difference in the meals we have made. Every meal from breakfast to dessert Read more [...]

Apple Salad ~ A Whole Food Plant Based Recipe

By Lakota

October 2nd, 2018
As you guys know my family recently adapted a whole food plant based diet. I have had a bit of a struggle with finding recipes the kids want to devour, that is until I created this recipe. Now initially this recipe started as apple nachos, think sliced apples, popcorn, chocolate chips, dried fruit, and peanut butter drizzle…I'm drooling just thinking about it. I quickly found that this recipe was tasty, but messy given you eat it with your fingers like nachos. So in my head I thought maybe if I Read more [...]

Quick & Easy 4 Ingredient Chicken Casserole

By Asha

August 29th, 2018
I am now back to work full time (until I go on maternity leave in 9 weeks). As many of you know, my husband is a farmer, so he generally gets home fairly late between 7-7:30. I like to have supper ready to go when he gets home. I get off work, pick up our daughter at daycare, come home, clean out our bags from that day and ready them for the next day, pick out clothes for the next day, etc. In that same time I need to be thinking about supper and/or getting supper ready. I love meals that are quick Read more [...]

Smoky Cheddar Cheese Skillet Fondue Recipe

At the beginning of summer break, we have our daughters each write a summer bucket list. Their lists include anything and everything they hope to do that summer while on vacation from school. This year's summer bucket lists included family bike rides, swimming, play dates, slumber parties with their cousins, camping, a day at the beach, going to the county fair, watching a movie at the theater and trying new foods.When asked what new foods they wanted to try, my oldest said she wanted to try Read more [...]

20 Ways To Eat SPAM Meat

Hungry?  What's for dinner is a question you'll hear often around my home.  Everyone always wants to know.  I love making home cooked meals for my family but sometimes I just don't have enough time!  Or I can make some parts from scratch but need a little help on the sides.  So I like to turn to packaged rices, pastas, and bagged salads for a little time saving help when needed.  One food item I find that many people use is SPAM.  While my favorite way to serve up SPAM is cut into small pieces Read more [...]