I agree with the turkeys!

After years of eating “veganized” side dishes, I have decided that this year I am making a vegan entree that has nothing to do with traditional Thanksgiving fare. It’s a pasta dish that has become a family favorite. (recipe below!) Will this dish be passed down as a new Thanksgiving tradition? If it means less…

Cooking then vs. now

THEN: I have always had a tight grocery budget so I planned my meals based around sales and purchased many foods in bulk to keep costs down. When it came to meat, I would buy large quantities on sale and then divide them up into dinner sized portions and freeze. I would count on this…

The last day we ate meat.

Back in August 2014, my mother invited us over for her famous meatloaf. As I took my last bite, I told her of our decision to no longer consume meat. She looked at me like I was from outer space. I expected this…I was raised on the Western diet of meat, dairy, fish and eggs….