National grilled cheese day – celebrate with my fave alternative grilled cheese sandwiches (recipe roundup) + new grilled cheese recipe

Happy National Grilled Cheese Day! For today’s post, I’ve got a recipe roundup for you featuring some of my fave alternative grilled cheese recipes I’ve made over the years. Some days, I’m all about that classic grilled cheese, because, I mean you just can’t go wrong: But other days my taste buds want something a little more…adventurous. Especially now that I’ve discovered brie cheese and … Continue reading National grilled cheese day – celebrate with my fave alternative grilled cheese sandwiches (recipe roundup) + new grilled cheese recipe

Homemade hot pockets

I received a request from a friend to attempt hot pockets. Well, ask and you shall receive. I chose to make a few different variations: – broccoli and cheddar – monterey jack with broccoli – medium cheddar + monterey jack – medium cheddar + pepperjack with chicken – pepperjack with chicken In the end, I think the pepperjack with chicken was my favorite variation because … Continue reading Homemade hot pockets

10 minute mini pizza bites

I have been sitting on this recipe for about 2 weeks now (recipe uploads were a little delayed due to my product reviews and giveaways a couple weeks ago). I could not wait any longer to share this recipe so I give you: Mini pizza bites! These are the perfect little snack for when you’re craving pizza but don’t want to break the nutritional bank. … Continue reading 10 minute mini pizza bites

Meatless Monday: Vegan Lentil & Bean Salad

This dish combines fresh, raw ingredients like mixed bell peppers, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, spinach, broccoli, and red onion along with some protein (black, garbanzo beans, lentils), and grains (barley) to give you a nice, well rounded (and tasty) meal. So now that I’ve pretty much given you all of the ingredients, ill just leave you with this picture: Basically I prepared everything separately then arranged … Continue reading Meatless Monday: Vegan Lentil & Bean Salad

Quinoa and veggie stuffed bell peppers

After eating spinach salads for the last few weeks, I finally got sick of em and decided to investigate other ways to get more veggies into my diet. Plus, my spinach went bad so I was left with a bunch of red and white onions, green and red bell peppers and other veggies but no lettuce or spinach to mix them with. So not wanting … Continue reading Quinoa and veggie stuffed bell peppers

Sweet potato/pumpkin slow cooker vegetarian chili

This recipe is definitely a keeper! Not only was it delicious but all you have to do is throw the ingredients into your crock pot and cook anywhere from 4-8 hours. I let mine sit for about 5 hours on a higher setting and it yielded a nice end result. The large amount of veggies and beans makes this chili the perfect fall comfort food. … Continue reading Sweet potato/pumpkin slow cooker vegetarian chili