• Quinoa Crumble Marinara Pasta
  • Plantar Fasciitis Essential Oils Rub
  • Quick & Delicious Gluten-Free Pizza!
  • REVIEW: Annedroids on Amazon Prime
  • 5 Back-to-School Essential Oils to Start the Year Right!

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...]

Plantar Fasciitis Essential Oils Rub

Plantar Fasciitis Essential Oils Rub | @VeggieConverter

  A year or so ago I joked that I was falling apart one piece at a time. Autoimmune conditions seem that way sometimes. So, when I developed plantar fasciitis in 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 … [Read More...]

Quick & Delicious Gluten-Free Pizza!

Gluten Free Pizza | @VeggieConverter

So, sadly, Goose and I can't eat gluten anymore. So we've been forced to make our own gluten-free version at home. Trouble is, Goose is also allergic to dairy. So we really can't do a cardboard crust. It has to be delicious particularly for Goose since it's not topped with ooey gooey cheesiliciousness. I'm so incredibly happy I stumbled across an absolutely fantastic gluten-free pizza crust recipe from Minimalist Baker.  It's an incredibly simple recipe that I altered just the slightest … [Read More...]

REVIEW: Annedroids on Amazon Prime


I was asked to review the new Amazon original kids' series Annedroids. It  is aimed at children ages 4-7 and available on Prime Instant Video. Annedroids is a science based-action adventure series that follows eleven-old genius and kid-scientist Anne, who has invented and built her own amazing androids, and her friends and kid assistants Nick and Shania. Together the kid trio make amazing scientific discoveries while undertaking the biggest experiment of all: growing … [Read More...]

5 Back-to-School Essential Oils to Start the Year Right!

Back-to-School Essential Oils | @VeggieConverter

It's that time already. My oldest daughter starts kindergarten on Monday and our youngest starts Pre-K next week! That means it's time to get ready for all the back-to-school fun and not-so-fun like the germy Petri dish atmosphere. Check out these five back-to-school essential oils to get the year started off right! 1. Thieves: If you get nothing else for back-to-school, get thieves essential oil. Among its most important uses for back-to-school are germ fighting and boosting … [Read More...]