Archives for June 2019

Vegan Cilantro Lime Ranch Dressing

Since The Kid has a dairy allergy and has from birth, she’s never had many of the things most of us take for granted. Ice cream, cheese, milk… ranch dressing. Now that she’s older, she sometimes asks me what such and such tastes like. It’s hard! Have you ever tried to explain the taste of […]

Grilled Veggie Burritos with Cilantro Lime Rice

Everyone seems to think that you have to avoid Mexican food when you’re trying to eat healthy. Pah, that’s just not the case at all. Like any kind of food, there’s always a way to change things up and make it fit your needs. You can lower the fat by cooking with less fat. LOL, […]

Falafel in a Waffle

Who says your waffle iron is only for waffles? I make french toast, cinnamon rolls, and paninis in mine all the time. Recently I’ve expanded my waffle creations to making omelets in it. Seriously, a Belgian waffle iron is probably one of my desert island items and the fact that it’s under $20 is a […]

Chili with Beans – Mole Style

Have you ever tried mole sauce on Mexican dishes? What is mole sauce, you ask? Like many things, there are several variations depending on the country and culture. It’s usually a red or brown sauce that’s used in meat dishes, and it’s got lots of spice from ingredients like cumin, chilis, cinnamon, and usually chocolate. You […]

Dairy Free White Mushroom Lasagna

Since The Kid has a dairy allergy, we often need to get creative with our meals that traditionally would have cheese in a “normal” house. Thankfully there are plenty of options that we can use and most things have quick substitutes. Even ones that pass the test of a dairy eater like me. The other […]