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Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

In Desserts, Latest, Let's Eat, Recipes, The Blog by the dirty hippie and the bohemian girl0 Comments

Check out all of our vegan lunch ideas HERE! You should feel great about all the foods going into your child’s lunch. Or your partner’s, or your own.  These Loaded Oatmeal Cookies sound like a treat, but have the nutrition profile to really go the distance. Sneak in tons of fiber with 3 cups of oatmeal and a can of …

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Sweet Fruit Dips

In Appetizers and Snacks, Latest, Let's Eat, Recipes, The Blog by the dirty hippie and the bohemian girl0 Comments

Check out all of our vegan lunch ideas HERE! Even picky eaters like sweet dips, right? Make ’em up fast in your blender or food processor, and these sweet dips are sure to get a “like.” They pack well for lunches or snacks, and can be served with fresh or dried fruit, pretzels or even sweet crackers, like graham wafers. Some …

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Roasted Chickpea Snacks

In Latest, Let's Eat, The Blog by the dirty hippie and the bohemian girl1 Comment

Check out all of our vegan lunch ideas HERE! These little cuties are easy to make, completely addictive, and take delicious, protein-packed snacking to a whole new level. You can bake up a batch in the oven while other household chores are going on, or just throw a tray in while dinner is baking on a different rack. Making customized …

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Sandwich Fillings

In Latest, Let's Eat, The Blog by the dirty hippie and the bohemian girl3 Comments

Check out all of our vegan lunch ideas HERE! Sandwiches are often the centerpiece of any lunchbox. We grew up with the traditional ones – a slice of lunch meat and cheese with mustard and mayo. Very little veg – maybe lettuce or a tomato slice. That was then. Now we know there are better options to fill a sandwich, …

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Fennel & Grape Salad

In Latest, Let's Eat, Recipes, Salads & Soups, The Blog by the dirty hippie and the bohemian girl0 Comments

Fennel is truly a taste of the old world. A member of the carrot family, it has a unique, slightly sweet and herby flavor that is reminiscent of licorice. Also known as anise, this delicious veggie is common in Italian and French cooking, and is indigenous to the Mediterranean but has become widely cultivated in many parts of the world. …

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To-Go Containers

In Latest, Let's Eat, Videos by Lori Hill1 Comment

[youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFm1pnMtzwk?rel=0&autoplay=1&start=3[/youtube]   Polystyrene to-go containers are bad for your health and the environment. So what do you do? I often don’t finish a meal when I’m eating out, so in anticipation of needing a to-go container, and because I don’t want to take a plastic or polystyrene container, I bring my own. One of my favorite options is …

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Travel Snacks

In Latest, Let's Eat, Videos by Lori Hill0 Comments

You can save lots of money while traveling — and eat healthier food — by bringing your own snacks in your own reusable bags. It’s easy. Here are some of my favorite products mentioned in the video: Kate Bakes¬†make energy bars that are vegan, gluten-free, and high in protein and fiber. They are made in small batches and contain no …

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Thai Heat Quick Pickles

In Latest, Let's Eat, The Blog by the dirty hippie and the bohemian girl0 Comments

Artisan pickles are all  the rage right now. It’s time for you to get in on the act. Make your own fabulous pickles at home to amaze friends, neighbors and co-workers! You can make them in about 15 minutes and “brine” them in the fridge. And just like that, you’re a food star! Or at least you’ve got some tasty …

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How to Recycle Corks

In How To's and Why Do's, Latest, Let's Eat, Videos, Videos by Lori Hill1 Comment

Cork Recycling Resources If you want to recycle real cork wine, champagne, and beer stoppers, reCork has drop off locations all throughout the United States and Canada, so check to see if there is one near you. And if there isn’t, sign up to become a recycling partner! It’s easy. If reCork is not an option for you, another great resource …