Tail Tales: Intro to our Fancy Rat Family

There has been some buzz about rats on social media recently dispelling some of the stigma around rats. You may have seen pictures of rats holding tiny teddy bears, pushing tiny shopping carts, or encountered Osiris and Riff, the rat and dog duo. However, a lot of people still harbor a fear of rats’ scaly… Continue reading Tail Tales: Intro to our Fancy Rat Family

Peanut Butter Chocolate Delights

  It’s a cookie! It’s a bar! It’s candy! It’s… Peanut Butter Chocolate Delights. I’m not sure who invented these. The original recipe, which involved high fructose corn syrup, probably came from a cereal box. All I know is I grew up eating these on pretty much all special occasions. These are one of the… Continue reading Peanut Butter Chocolate Delights

My Take on the Shepherd’s Pot Pie from Forks Over Knives

The days fly by when you have a baby. Tristan had his 3-month birthday since my last post! He is very close to achieving his goal of rolling from back to tummy. Anyway, days are growing even colder and windier. Gone are dinners of salads and grilled vegetables with hummus… bring on the warm, comforting… Continue reading My Take on the Shepherd’s Pot Pie from Forks Over Knives

Maple Balsamic Glazed Vegetables

We are still working our way through our fantastic farmer’s market haul from Halloween. I may not be a fan of cold weather, but eating more in tune with the seasons has been helpful so far in transitioning to the new season. Pumpkins, squashes, turnips, beets. This balsamic glaze would be good on any mixture… Continue reading Maple Balsamic Glazed Vegetables

On the Go: Maple Balsamic Seasonal Veggies, Vegan Lasagna, and Granola Cookies

Tristan’s great-grandmother recently turned 76, so we went to visit and brought dinner along. For the main course, I made regular lasagna for her and Dave and a gluten-free vegan one for me. Cheese substitutes are definitely not Dave’s thing, and I doubted they would be her cup of tea either. It might seem like… Continue reading On the Go: Maple Balsamic Seasonal Veggies, Vegan Lasagna, and Granola Cookies