Weekly Update: July 12-18

This week has been slower, but somehow it has felt busier. I have had a pretty slow week for dinners. I did my usual set up at the farmer’s market, and I have had some dessert orders to supplement my week. I think I’ve had more days off this week than usual, but I have…

Tip of the Week: Experimenting with Cooking Oils

A lot of times, I get asked what I use in place of butter or lard in some cases. Over the years, I have found that some things work better than others. I have tested recipes with different oils from vegetable oils, to coconut, to olive, and even vegan butter substitutes. I finally feel like…

Product Review: Maxine’s Heavenly Chocolate Chocolate Chip

I have been craving cookies all week. Even though it has been insanely hot and I like to snack on cold treats, I decided that cookies sounded better. I was going to review another cookie product, but I ate it all before I got around to taking pictures. I decided to go with these. I…

Weekly Update: July 5-11

The past week has been a good balance of busy days, and days off. I have had some busier dinner days, and between those and the farmer’s market, I have been taking advantage of my days off. Last week I left off with my Thursday dinners as usual. I repeated the sweet potato glass noodle…

Tip of the Week: Stocking a Vegan Kitchen (Pt. 4)

This is my fourth and final part to my series of tips. This series of tips is intended for anyone who is new to veganism, or looking to incorporate more vegan foods into their diets. The idea is to provide a very comprehensive list of ingredients and share when, where, and why I use them….

Weekly Update: June 28 – July 4

I must be honest, the last week has kind of been a blur. A lot has been going on, and I am somehow keeping up. I ended last week with my Thursday dinners. I had family in town over the weekend, and I didn’t take any orders. Monday was one of the busiest dinners I…

Tip of the Week: Stocking a Vegan Kitchen (Pt. 3)

Over the past few weeks, I have been sharing what the essentials are in my kitchen! The first part was focused on grains and legumes, the second part was focused on baking ingredients, and this week I am focusing on spices. Spices are one of the things that I knew nothing about until around three…

Product Review: Primal Kitchen Vegan Ranch

It has been a while since I have reviewed a condiment, so I figured it was about time. I especially think this one is fitting with the warmer weather. I find myself eating a lot more salads, and more often than not, I will just get a bottled dressing instead of making my own. I…

Weekly Update: June 21-27

It has been a busy couple of days. Last week, I left off with my Thursday dinners. I was able to get out of town over the weekend. I had my Meatless Monday dinners, followed by the farmer’s market. I just finished working on a dessert order for someone, which turned out really well. Other…