• FOOD,  MAIN DISH,  VEGAN,  VEGETARIAN

    Sweet Potato Taco Filling

    There’s nothing quite like Taco Tuesday that tempts me to eat meat. Why? Because most restaurants’ vegetarian option is for tacos is bland ol’ rice and beans that is an option by default of availability. Because plant-based diets are becoming more common, I’m slowly seeing more options like jackfruit, tofu, and tempeh around town. Sadly, when cooking for yourself, tofu and tempeh run the risk of turning out just as bland as rice and beans. And jackfruit? Delicious, but harder to come buy and a real workout to prepare if you don’t buy it already shredded. This is where the sweet potatoes come in. They’re easy to find, easy to…

  • FOOD,  LISTS,  MISCELLANEOUS,  VEGAN,  VEGETARIAN

    My Top 5 Vegetarian/Vegan Staples

    I haven’t bought meat at the grocery store for over a year. And for that time, if there were good vegetarian or vegan options at restaurants I always opted for those. For 2019 I have decided to cut out meat altogether except for the very occasional sushi roll or sandwich (by occasional I mean once a month or less). Baby steps my friends. Whether you are hoping to slowly phase out animal products like me, or you are just aiming to have a more balanced diet – here are 5 foods that have really helped me stick with it. Prairie Bread. All varieties free of eggs and dairy, one variety…