Quick & Delicious Taco Soup Recipe (vegan/vegetarian & slow cooker options)

I love this quick and easy taco soup. It's flexible so you can easily make it for omnivores, vegans, or vegetarians!


Who doesn’t love Taco Soup? Or taco anything for that matter! Every Friday night is taco night at our house, but I seriously could eat Mexican food every day so I like to squeeze it in on other days too. If someone in my house complains about the frequency (I’m sure this doesn’t […]

Vegan Cheese Ball Recipe

This delicious Vegan Cheese Ball (or Log) Recipe will make you sing for joy. www.justrealstuff.com

If you are avoiding dairy I’ll bet you thought your cheese ball days were over. Never fear. I have an awesome recipe for you that is sure to please. This super simple, cultured, vegan cheese spread/ball/log is so versatile you will see new possibilities opening up for you on the culinary horizons.


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How to Make Bone Broth

Bone broth - make delicious stock for your next batch of soup.

Bone broth seems to be a hot topic lately – and for good reason. This is a simple, economical way to add both flavor and nutrition to your diet. There really is nothing new under the sun because people have been making nutritious broth for thousands of years; however, with our modern focus on convenience […]

Black Bean Rainbow Veggie Soup

Black Bean Rainbow Veggie Soup Recipe

This hearty, healthy, veggie-packed bean soup cooks on its own in the crock pot for most of the day, then an hour before eating you add the last batch of ingredients.

Don’t let the long list of ingredients intimidate you. Most of these are pantry or freezer items. Feel free to adjust the vegetables to […]

How to Meal Plan – one person’s way to plan healthy meals without a lot of fuss

Frustrated with what to cook for dinner? One thing that makes eating healthy a breeze is planning out your meals in advance. This can be as simple or as time consuming as you make it. Most weeks I plan out dinners for the week, and the weeks that I don’t plan I sure do regret […]