Tip of the Week: Fruit in Wyoming

This year, I have felt especially inspired to use local ingredients and make use of the bounty of fresh produce that the Earth has provided. One thing that I never gave much thought to, was all of the local fruit that is available! When most people think of locally grown produce, they think corn, zucchini,…

Tip of the Week: Using Herbs Part Three–It Was Mint to Be

Mint is my favorite herb, without any question! My grandmother grew mint, and the just the scent alone, is comforting to me. It is one of the few herbs that I will eat the leaf whole. It is just that good to me! A lot of people get stuck when it comes to using mint…

Weekly Update: August 2-8

It has been a very eventful week! So much has happened, it has kind of been hard to keep track of. Last week, I left off with my Thursday dinners. The following day I had a dessert order. Saturday was my one year anniversary meet up and potluck. I had an average day for orders…

Weekly Update: July 19-25

I can’t believe it has already been another week! This week has been really great. I have had a chance to recharge which has helped me get through the past few days. I left off with my Thursday dinners last week. Over the weekend I had a dessert order. I had a pretty steady Monday,…

Tip of the Week: Don’t Forget About Lentils!

I have been guilty of forgetting that lentils exist. I will be so focused on eating beans and rice, for protein that I will forget about lentils. I think that they are one of the most versatile protein sources out there. There are a lot of benefits to using lentils over beans.  They have a…

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…

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…