how to cook black beans

How to Cook Black Beans on the Stove (Vegetarian)

I cook black beans almost every week, for my weekly meal prep. They are one of my favorite superfoods –  full of protein and antioxidants, and it’s super convenient to eat them in a variety of ways, from salads to soups to bowls. Although I am a meat eater, sometimes I make vegetarian meals, and […]

How to Make Coffee (Without a Coffee Maker)

In today’s post, I’m going to share how to make coffee without a coffee maker. Backstory: I donated my Keurig machine after it randomly began spitting out at me in the middle of brewing. Luckily I didn’t get burned! I also felt like I needed less “stuff” in my life, and the Keurig took up counter […]

banana chocolate chip ice cream recipe

Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Recipe

If you’re ever looking for a way to use up those ripe bananas sitting on your kitchen counter, I’ve got the perfect recipe for you. Use them to make homemade non-dairy ice cream! This is my first time making homemade ice cream, and there’s no turning back for me now. Besides being dairy-free, the best […]

black rice

Jerk Chicken, Black Rice & Black Beans

This is a semi-authentic jerk chicken recipe. I say “semi” because I am not Jamaican, but the marinade is authentic. Also, the marinade is store bought. It’s delicious though, and easy to work with. I’m sure once you try making this you’ll forgive me for not giving you instructions for making this from scratch.  I […]