The debate continues about which hot dog is better, Chicago’s or New York’s. But East Texas style hot dogs taste as good as either of them if not better. Furthermore, a hot dog meal is easy and perfect to prepare as a meal for kids. I’m a grandma (though I’m usually called Grummy by my grands), and I love simple easy-to-fix meals for my hubby and me – and of course, the grandkids when I’m keeping them.Read More →

 Coffee shop. Lavender coffee. Sweet. How is lavender good for you? Lavender is a popular item on menus these days. What’s the attraction all about? Could be about health and nutrition. Probably it’s because lavender provides many good uses. If you’re like me, sweet lavender coffee doesn’t stop the indulging at a favorite coffee shop. Recently, I ordered a hot lavender coffee with whipped cream – and an almond and raspberry scone.Read More →

Plant Your Own Kitchen Garden Ever planted your own garden? Be a better vegetarian by planting your own garden and experimenting with different herbs and vegetables. Watching veggies grow that you personally planted will encourage you to create delicious recipes used with fresh food straight from the garden. Start a small kitchen garden this spring.Read More →

Grow Your Own Herbs and Vegetables Agreeing to blog about vegetarian foods for thirty days, I began looking up different recipes and reasons why people choose this type of diet. To be honest with you, I like to eat meat and dairy products and didn’t want to become a vegetarian. But I like to be healthy, feel better, and grow my own herb and vegetable garden. Since I love vegetables and don’t mind doing without meat occasionally, a thirty-day challenge of eating mostly vegetarian meals appealed to me. “If you decide to make a purchase through my link, Amazon will pay me a commission forRead More →

A Vegan Grilled Cheese Bagel Have you tried a grilled cheese bagel? When there is no bread in the kitchen and only cinnamon raisin bagels and it’s National Grilled Cheese Day, you make a grilled cheese bagel. Vegetarians and vegans, this one is for you. I used Chao, a vegan cheese. Today I went to the supermarket and thought I had everything on my list until I was standing in the checkout. I realized I had forgotten to get bread. Later in the evening, I found out it is National Grilled Cheese Day. No way could I pass up the challenge of making a veganRead More →

Vegetarian and love grilled cheese sandwiches? What can you do if you’re craving a grilled cheese sandwich and you’re a vegetarian -even if you’re a strict vegetarian or vegan? Eat a grilled cheese sandwich. You can, you know. It’s not impossible to give into the craving and not feel guilty about it. I’m trying the flexitarian type of vegetarian eating lifestyle for a month. When I first considered blogging about a vegan diet along with a food blogger friend, I agreed to take on the challenge. But after serious thought, I changed my mind. I like to eat dairy and am not religiously opposed toRead More →