Five dinner ideas from Pinterest

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Pinterest is glorious. Not only for seeing pictures of overstyled houses and kids birthday parties fit for millionaire children, but as the one-stop-shop for putting stuff I don't know where to put anywhere else. Back in the day, I used to cut and paste recipes into word documents (or I'd borrow books from the library and type them out) and keep … [Read more...]

Meatless Monday: Vegan split pea soup

vegan split pea soup in the crockpot

I don't have very good memories of split pea soup (or pea and ham soup) from when I was a kid, for I was quite the food phobe. Plus, the version I had tried contained barley and barley was weird, man. I do, however, have great memories of singing the pease porridge nursery rhyme, and this is sort of the same! I needn't have worried, because I … [Read more...]

Meatless Monday: Kicked-up crock pot mac and cheese

Mac and cheese

  Last semester, I started a tradition of prepping Wednesday night's dinner alongside Tuesday night's. I'd throw it all in the Crock Pot and turn it on in the morning before work. When I got home - voila! Dinner. The problem is, there isn't much choice from a vegetarian's perspective when it comes to crock-potting and slow-cooking, which … [Read more...]

Veggie Stock

stock water

Every chef worth their salt makes their own. Sometimes though, that friendly little tetra-carton means one less thing to wash and far more space in your freezer. I do both, but have to say when it comes to speediness, that little liquid-filled box is my go-to man. However, I do have a little bag in the freezer in which I collect onion odds … [Read more...]