How to Menu Plan for Zero Food Waste

When it comes to putting food on the table each week, menu planning and zero food waste are an unbeatable combination. This dynamic duo will result in you being able to save money, throw out less, and feed your family amazing meals every day. The problem with serving up healthy meals for a bargain price … Read more

A Step-by-Step Guide to Easy Homemade Vanilla

Three years ago, I headed over to SAMS to replenish my dwindling supply of vanilla. I could not believe the astronomical jump in the price of vanilla. That’s when I decided to ditch those tiny bottles of liquid gold and begin making my own. Vanilla-making is incredibly easy. Not only that, it’s far less expensive and … Read more

Teriyaki Chinese Rice Salad

Traditionally used on meats, teriyaki provides an unusual, but tasty, surprise in this Chinese rice salad. I found teriyaki sauce on clearance at Kroger recently for 59¢ a bottle. Since we’re vegan, I decided to devise a way to use it on something other than meat. Teriyaki Chinese Cold Rice Salad is Cool Flavorful Vegan … Read more

Lemon Ginger Oil-Free Dressing

Homemade salad dressings are so easy to make. A great dressing is all about the perfect balance of sweet and sour. My 17 year old son is the king of dressings in our home and created this family favorite recipe a couple of years ago. This dressing is:  Vegan Oil free Dairy free Gluten free … Read more

Sweet Apple Pie Oil-Free Dressing or Dip

Presenting the perfect summer salad! Begin by pairing sweet fruit with mixed greens. Then, sprinkle with a few walnut or pecan pieces. Finally, liberally anoint it with Sweet Apple Pie Dressing. This amazing new recipe is courtesy of our 17 year old son, Daniel. When not working his part-time job or studying school subjects, you’ll … Read more