Author Archives: Carleen

15 Easy Vegan Dinners

Looking for easy vegan dinners? This roundup has fifteen taste tested approved dinners for you to try. My personal favorites are the stuffed avocados, cauliflower tacos, and the faux bacon BLTs. Raw Avocado Pesto Zucchini Noodles Balsamic Berry Vegan Grilled Cheese Tofu bacon BLTs Chickpea ‘Tuna’ Stuffed Avocados Gingery Thai Kale Salad with Cashew Dressing Creamy Mushroom Risotto (Vegan + ... Read More »

Italian Lasagna Recipe

homemade lasgana

Recipe: Lasagna Image by Smaku (Flickr Creative Commons) Lasagna is such a  great pasta dish.  This recipe, adapated from the Flickr link above  is a combo of one of the standard lasagna box recipes and f improvisation for the sauce by using jarred sauce instead of making it from scratch.  This uses oven-ready, no cook lasagna noodles, which use the moisture ... Read More »

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipes

Here are two easy chocolate chip cookie recipes for you! One by video and one chocolate chip cookie recipe! Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies: Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe. These cookies are buttery and rich!  Important: At the beginning of the video it says 1 teaspoon of baking powder when it should be 1 teaspoon of baking soda. From Bake Like ... Read More »

Shrimp Scampi Healthy Recipe Recipe

Shrimp Scampi Image by AmySelleck For the recipe, check out :: “Meat ‘n Veggies  !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');lang: en_US Read More »

Mix Up The Perfect Frozen Piña Colada

The Piña Colada is a relatively simple drink to make.  Typically it is a frozen drink made with coconut creme. You can substitute coconut milk, but the creme is thicker and makes for a better drink. this Frozen Piña Colada recipe will show you how to mix up a perfect version of this coconut and pineapple cocktail. This recipe uses frozen ... Read More »

Contest! Win and $80 Amazon Gift Card!

This fun group of lifestyle bloggers is giving away a $80 amazon gift card. To enter, use the rafflecopter widget (wait for it to load). Void where prohibited. Good luck!  Beauty by Miss L | Hey Sabrina Faith | Justina’s Gems   Home in High Heels | Stephanie Louise ATB | Jessica J.Marie | Geniabeme | Snack Rules  | Recipe ... Read More »

Fallback Friday: Amy’s Cheese Enchilada Review

So, for the Foodie Friday group, we are looking at what our fallback items are. That is, what we do when we are too busy to cook. As it would happen, I have had one of those weeks and my fallback is always a healthy frozen meal. I’m pretty picky about frozen stuff. It has to be good for me ... Read More »

Super Simple Crab Dip

Today is Foodie Friday, so after this super simple crap dip recipe, check out the links at the bottom of the post to some other great recipes from fellow bloggers! I really love this crab dip recipe. It is super easy to make. In fact, it has only four ingredients! Yet it tastes incredible. All you need is sour cream, ... Read More »

6 Russian Dishes to Celebrate the Sochi Olympics

As I sit here watching the winter Olympics in Sochi Russia, I am reminded that Recipe Mash has a good selection of Russian recipes! And Russian food is often quite unique. Trying something new is always good!  So, to celebrate the Olympics, why not try a Russian dish or two? Several of these you may have never heard of. Others ... Read More »

Awesome Ikea Kitchen Remodel Ideas

I adore Ikea for interesting and attractive kitchen furniture and items, and and I particularly love Ikea kitchens. If you are looking for an affordable DIY kitchen remodel and need ideas, Ikea is a great place to look. You can get both kitchen remodel ideas there and you can get the actual cabinets, counters and furniture as well. The stores ... Read More »