CBD Foods: What’s with this latest trend?

(Photo source.) Let’s talk about cannabis. Rather, let’s talk about CBD and cannabis cuisine. What is CBD? Cannabidiol, or CBD, is an active cannabinoid found in cannabis! That’s a mouthful. In other words, it’s an oil extract of cannabis. However, CBD, unlike the plant’s notable recreational use, doesn’t have any recorded psychoactive effects. The “high” effects often associated with cannabis come from the extract of … Continue reading CBD Foods: What’s with this latest trend?

Nacho Borracho (Neon Taco) Review

What: Veggie tacos, chips and queso, guacamole, and a side of verde salsa Where: Nacho Borracho/Neon Taco – 209 Broadway E Seattle, WA 98102 (Capitol Hill) Rating (1-5): 🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿 Tucked in a narrow storefront off of Broadway in Seattle’s Capitol Hill is a place known as Nacho Borracho. Nacho Borracho is one of many bars in Capitol Hill, but its incorporation of Neon Taco’s menu … Continue reading Nacho Borracho (Neon Taco) Review

Grains, Beans and a Splash of Greens

Red quinoa, white quinoa, white rice, black beans and dark red kidney beans – served on a plate of greens. A good key to meal prepping vegetarian and vegan recipes is making sure that whatever you make ahead of time is versatile. One of the easiest – with fiber, carbs and protein for energy and movement – is grains and beans. It makes for a … Continue reading Grains, Beans and a Splash of Greens

Scientific Review: The Impossible Burger

What: The Impossible Burger Where: Fatburger, but also available in select other locations (keep reading) Rating (1-5): 🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿 I’ve mentioned on here before that I wasn’t always aligned with vegetarian tendencies in my cooking or eating. I have been a notable carnivore in my day, which means I can consume and cook up a mean protein. Even still, I had never been to Fatburger, despite it … Continue reading Scientific Review: The Impossible Burger

CrockPot Chicken and Rice

Hey everyone. I am back from vacation – you can see some pics about that here: https://herestothegoldendays.blogspot.com/2018/02/cruisin.html We had a great time, and luckily we were smart enough to use up our groceries and scrub down the apartment before we left. That meant that we came home to a clean place, but it also meant that we haven’t had any groceries. As a result, I’m having … Continue reading CrockPot Chicken and Rice

Stuffed Crescent Rolls – Meat and/or Veggie

Sometimes I actually use my brain, and I make a meal for dinner that works both for my vegetarian dietary needs and my husband’s meat needs. Sometimes. The other night I managed to do that perfectly, though. We’re talking stuffed crescent rolls. I made both a version that was mushrooms and cheese for myself, as well as turkey and cheese for my husband. I would … Continue reading Stuffed Crescent Rolls – Meat and/or Veggie