• 11 Scents of the Season: Essential Oils for the Holidays
  • Delicious Thanksgiving Feast Recipes
  • 15 Easy, Meatless Meals for Your Weeknight Table
  • Quinoa Crumble Marinara Pasta
  • Essential Oils Achy Foot Rub

11 Scents of the Season: Essential Oils for the Holidays

Essential Oils for the Holidays | @VeggieConverter

I'm a big fan of essential oils for health reasons, but sometimes I add a few scents to the diffuser just to have everything smell lovely. Especially after the kids have made it smell funky. Here are my 11 favorite scents and combinations of essential oils for the holidays!  1. Orange and Thieves: I frequently add sliced oranges, cinnamon sticks and cloves to simmering water on the stovetop to defunk kitchen smells. This combination--2 drops orange and 2 drops Thieves essential … [Read More...]

Delicious Thanksgiving Feast Recipes

Pumpkin Walnut Bread

Check out 12 Delicious Thanksgiving Feast Recipes by Kristi Arnold at Foodie.com Thanksgiving is less than a week away, so it's time to break out those pie recipes. You know, for testing purposes. Here are my all-time favorite Thanksgiving feast recipes that will be gracing my family table this year. Entrees The centerpiece of our table is unique. We usually go with one vegetarian meal---lasagna. Strange I know, but my sister and I were both vegetarians growing up and Mom makes an … [Read More...]

15 Easy, Meatless Meals for Your Weeknight Table

meatless meals

I love my Foodie collections. They're so much fun to make and this month's opportunity for meatless meals was just an amazing one for me to participate in. Since I have so many meatless favorites, it was hard for me to stick anywhere near just 15, but I gave it my best effort. All of these dishes can be made relatively quickly on a weeknight or prepped the day before and finished in less than 15 minutes. I've included a selection soups, pastas, salads, wraps and even quick frittatas. I … [Read More...]

Quinoa Crumble Marinara Pasta

Quinoa Pasta

I've been a longtime fan of MorningStar Farms products. One of my favorites? The veggie buffalo wings. Drool. I could practically live on those. So when I was asked to craft a 15-minute recipe with one of their new products, a Roasted Garlic and Quinoa Burger, I was excited to try it out. It's pretty versatile since I can cook it up as a burger, crumble it as taco filling or even slice it up for a tortilla wrap. But for tonight's shindig, I cooked up a little slice of deliciousness by … [Read More...]

Essential Oils Achy Foot Rub

Essential Oils Achy Foot Rub | @VeggieConverter

A year or so ago I joked that I was falling apart one piece at a time. So, when I developed achy arches on my feet, I was bummed but not terribly surprised. I started using PanAway essential oil on my arches whenever the pain gets bad. I also became more vigilant about wearing my Danskos (they have great arch support and I already had them due to a broken big toe a few years back). And, I ordered a pair of arch-support slippers to wear around the house.  To support … [Read More...]