Best of Basic · Gluten-Free · Italian · Lighten Up · Main Dishes · Quick & Easy · Side Dishes · Vegan Optional · Vegetarian

Best of Basic: Loaded Italian Pasta Salad

Is it possible that June is already coming to an end? Fine by me, because I’ll be spending the first days of July on vacation. A glorious 10 day vaca in a remote area of Lake Huron in Ontario, Canada, it’s pretty much my favorite place on earth. You see, my extended family owns a… Continue reading Best of Basic: Loaded Italian Pasta Salad

Main Dishes · Vegan Optional

Spicy Buffalo Brown Rice Bowls (Vegan Optional!)

If you saw last week’s post, you knew this one was coming. Last week I posted my recipe for a booming food trend, Vegan Buffalo “Wings” made with cauliflower florets. I’ve been meaning to make these for quite some time now, and I seriously can’t believe it took me so long because they are absolutely… Continue reading Spicy Buffalo Brown Rice Bowls (Vegan Optional!)

Homemade Takeout · Main Dishes · Vegan Optional

Vegetarian Steak ‘n Shake Style Chili Mac

Being from the Midwest, I grew up with a  genuine and unending love for a little place called “Steak n Shake”. Ok, so it’s not a “little place” at all. The restaurants themselves are pretty spacious and there’s like 100 of them within an hour of my childhood home, but Steak ‘n Shake still always… Continue reading Vegetarian Steak ‘n Shake Style Chili Mac