Literary teas

I am a big fan of Literary Teas. They are a company in Australia that blends teas based on authors and usually ones that go well with their most well known works. I happen to have a reserve of Jane Austen and William Shakespeare in my favorites box. This blend sounded interesting and I thought…

Vegan Falafel

I am always a fan of falafel. Anytime I see it, I’m going to order it. I saw these in Sprouts and figured “why not?”. While they weren’t horrible, they were dry. If you’re going to dip them in tzatziki or hummus, they might be better. But, they seemed rubbery and just feel like they…

Tri-color Quinoa, Great Value

I’ve made no secret of my love for Quinoa. I would have to say that the Tri-color is my favorite, since it has quite a few textures mixed together. It is about thirty cents cheaper than it’s counterparts, too! If you are worried about it taking too long to make, know that you can microwave…

How Do You Deal With All That? (IBS)

  This is a question I get a lot. When people hear about my diet restrictions or my flares, this is usually the response I get. More often than not, I shrug my shoulders and say “I just do. I don’t have a choice.” and that’s the end of it. There aren’t a lot of…

Crustless Pizza (Mushrooms, Onions and Green Peppers)

I miss pizza! We had such a great relationship and the memories can be haunting. Especially once I start to smell that crust crisping in an oven! The worst is when one of my roomates leaves their leftovers in the fridge. That smell commandeers the fridge and I just want to sneak a piece! I…

2012 Tasca D’Almerita Regaleali Rosso, Sicily

I’m not a big drinker. In all honesty, it had been two years since I drank anything before a glass of this wine. I wasn’t sure how I would feel, so I limited myself to one glass. I wanted to make sure I wouldn’t get too drunk, and I definitely wanted to be sure that…

The Flourless Fiasco

I post recipes on Facebook, all the time! It helps people see what I can and can’t eat; how they can eat the same, if they want to. I finally decided to make a flourless cake from one of the posts. It was daring. I decided to try to use Martha Stewart’s recipe, but wasn’t…

Cranberry Chia and Flaxseed Nut Clusters,Country House

I bought these nut clusters during my trip to 99 cent Ranch. I love the combination of almonds and cranberries. This was one of those times I was right and really enjoyed it! The cranberries went well with the nut cluster and nothing was overwhelming about either. It wasn’t too sweet and it had a…

Coconut and Nuts, Country House

I saw these nut clusters at 99 cent Ranch and really wanted to try them. I bought these and clusters that had almonds, instead of coconuts. They tasted really good, but seemed a little stale. However,they might not have been. It seemed like maybe they could also have just been a bit chewier than I…

99 cent Ranch

My mom told me about 99 cent Ranch, but I never had time to check it out. I had been so happy with H Mart that I didn’t make it a priority. But, I was driving passed one and decided to check it out. It is smaller than H Mart, but has a similar layout…

Shirataki Noodles, Miracle Noodle

Having IBS is hard enough, the diet restrictions can really take a toll. There were a lot of people who had questions about Shirataki noodles, so I tried them out. And here’s what happened: The instructions say to rinse the noodles for ten to fifteen seconds and then place in boiling water for two minutes….

Pine Peak Keemun, Whispering Pines

Having been a tea blogger for a couple of years, I never lost my love for tea. I am always happy to talk about it, give recommendations and (of course!) drink it! I still have quite the stash to work through, but I have to admit that there are a few companies that shine as…