slow cooker, vegan recipes

Vegan Beans and Rice

This super simple and tasty recipe is budget friendly and really a staple meal at my place. Just a handful of ingredients and a few hours to let it cook in a crock pot, and you'll have enough for a few meals throughout the week! Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: 1 can pinto beans 1 cup… Continue reading Vegan Beans and Rice

vegan recipes, vegetables

Vegan Carrot Dogs

This vegan version of a hot dog is so delicious, and much cheaper than those fake meat or tofu dogs you can get at the store! Yield: 3-6 servings Ingredients: 6 carrots Paprika Onion powder Salt Pepper Toppings for dogs like mustard, onion, relish, ketchup, anything you like! Note: I used chopped white onion and… Continue reading Vegan Carrot Dogs

raw vegan recipes, vegetables

Raw Carrot Sushi

Sushi is one of my favorite foods in the whole world. This is such a flavor punch full of raw veggies and it's a great way to use leftover juice pulp! This raw vegan recipe is one of my favorites. If you do use juice pulp it is best to make this the same day.… Continue reading Raw Carrot Sushi

desserts, fruit, raw vegan recipes

Raw Vegan Strawberry Ice Cream

Strawberry nice cream anyone? Just made this super delicious and healthy version of ice cream! This is so creamy and delicious without the guilt! Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 frozen banana 1 cup frozen strawberries 1/4 nut milk+ Dash of cinnamon Preparation: Blend all in a food processor, add a little more milk if needed… Continue reading Raw Vegan Strawberry Ice Cream

baking, breakfast recipes

Scratch Biscuits

Being on this budget meal plan has taught me even more how grateful I am for everything....using what you have....taking care of what you own, and saving for a brighter future. So as I dream of a homestead of my own, I can start in my apartment making these delicious biscuits from scratch and loving… Continue reading Scratch Biscuits

beans and pulses, vegan recipes

Easy Pinto Bean and Rice Burritos with Cilantro

This meal is a new go to.... it's fresh, so easy, and great for taking to work for a quick lunch. These burritos are packed with flavor! The fresh cilantro is so yummy in this, and don't forget your hot sauce! Yield: 4 burritos Ingredients: 2 cups cook rice 4 tortillas 2 cups cooked or… Continue reading Easy Pinto Bean and Rice Burritos with Cilantro

breakfast recipes

Simple Oatmeal with Cinnamon

Every morning is a good morning for oatmeal. Rolled oats are a great budget food option to keep in your pantry. You can make so much with them from cookies, to milk, sweet or savory oatmeal, and more! This recipe is the bare bones basic oatmeal recipe so feel free to add additional toppings like… Continue reading Simple Oatmeal with Cinnamon

drinks, fruit, raw vegan recipes

Chocolate Banana Smoothie with Cinnamon

Good morning lovelies! My latest favorite smoothie is chocolate, and dessert for breakfast is always a good idea!  Smooth, creamy, rich, and healthy too.  I also like to add spinach and some chia seeds to this smoothie. Grab your blender and let's get started. Yield: 1 smoothie Ingredients:  3 bananas 3 dates 1 cup nut… Continue reading Chocolate Banana Smoothie with Cinnamon


Oat Milk

I love making my own non-dairy milks. Making your own milk at home is so much cheaper than buying at the store. You can make this recipe for literally pennies versus the $3+ to buy a quart at the supermarket. Grab your oats and let's get started! I use to soak my oats before blending,… Continue reading Oat Milk

drinks, fruit, raw vegan recipes

Green Goddess Smoothie

Smoothies have become my breakfast go to. This one is packed with nutrients and it's such a great way to get more greens into your diet. Grab your blender and lets get started! Yield: 1-2 servings Ingredients: 1 orange 3 pitted dates 1/2 cup Spinach 1/2 cup kale 1 tsp. Cinnamon 2 Bananas 1 cup … Continue reading Green Goddess Smoothie