Healthy BBQ Essentials

Now that summer weather is upon us and BBQ season has officially begun, I wanted to share my favorite BBQ essentials.  We have people over our house almost every weekend, either planned or spontaneous drop ins, so I’ve learned that I need to be prepared at all times and ready to throw something together at any given moment.  I love to have healthy, non meat options for people because I know from my own experience that it can be frustrating to go to someones house and feel limited either because of dietary restrictions or just because you are trying to eat healthy.

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Vegan Coconut Bacon Flakes

When I tell people I’m a vegetarian, everyone always asks me “how do you do it?” My response is simply, I don’t like meat. If I liked it, I would eat it in moderation but the bottom line is that I really just don’t like meat. However, when I did eat meat, there was one kind that I truly loved…and that was bacon.

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Cheers to an Amazing Summer and Thank You Dinner for My Parents!

Cheers to an amazing summer 2015! After basically moving into my parents beach house for the summer in Bradley Beach, and certainly over-staying my welcome, I wanted to show my appreciation best I could…

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“My Bananas are Browning” Bread Pudding

 After being away this past weekend, I came home to two brown bananas. I actually love when my bananas brown because it forces me to get creative and make some type of dessert-esque concoction. In my opinion, almost anything with bananas is d-lish-ioso. If you enjoy eating doughy desserts and undercooked pancakes, then this recipe is for you…

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