6 Ways to Thrive on a Vegan Diet

If you have seen our vegan recipes on the blog, you may have seen this coming. First, I’ll give a little introduction to myself to myself and my story. Hi, my name is Brigetta. I follow a vegan diet and lifestyle and have been doing so for almost 4 years. I was first exposed to veganism at random times in my life, and I never thought anything of it. Some people I knew followed a vegan diet, but I had no desire to look into it. A lot of my favorite foods were meats or super diary-heavy dishes. I grew…

Shopping at Trader Joe’s? 5 Inexpensive Meals for When You Need to Eat on the Cheap.

Hi guys! I’m sure many of you busy-bodies out there struggling just like I do to find the time to cook. It just doesn’t feel like there’s enough time in the day to do it all, including the grocery shopping. Unfortunately, though, while eating out is convenient, it’s not very good for you and it’s also very expensive. So, after continually ruining my budget for months in a row because of eating out too much, I finally decided something had to change. I started checking out Pinterest and trying to find quick, inexpensive meals to make using Trader Joe’s products…

Staying Fit While Eating Like Shit

It’s that most wonderful time of the year where the fridge can’t possibly hold any more leftovers and the bakers of the family is still making more pie. You enjoy your days traveling from one party and dinner to the next, just gobbling everything in sight.   Okay, okay. Exaggeration. At least for lil’ ole antisocial me. This doesn’t negate the fact that this time of year is fondly recalled as the time where we all get to eat our frickin’ hearts out. Mashed potatoes and turkey and pie, oh my!   With all this extra food comes some extra…

QN’s Favorite Christmas Recipes

As you can probably tell, everyone here at Quiet Nonsense loves food! We have so many favorites to share with you! And here’s your warning- you will be hungry by the end of this article.   Mica’s Recipes   These recipes were provided by Mica, CEO of Quiet Nonsense.   Potato- hash brown casserole   Ingredients:   ½ cup of butter 1 onion chopped 1 (16 oz) container of sour cream 1 pkg. (8 oz) shredded cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese blend. 1 tsp salt ½ tsp ground black pepper ½ tsp garlic powder 1 pkg. (30 oz) frozen shredded…

Teas the Season!

I’m calling all tea overs for this one! We have some great suggestions for this winter. Personally, I love to make things as natural as possible, if I am able. I know there are a lot of people that also enjoy doing that.   For this article, I will have two recipes using loose leaf teas that you can customize, and two bag teas you can purchase. I’ve hand-selected some of my favorite teas and tea remedies for those cozy days inside with a good book and fuzzy socks.   Now, I’m an herbal tea junkie so you will see…

Christmas Cookies You’ll Travel For!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, (Did you sing that too?), Yes it’s almost Christmas! Time to start baking cookies to give to family, friends and don’t forget about Santa! The Quiet Nonsense team has gathered all of our favourite cookie recipes for you lovely readers. If you try some of these recipes take a picture and post it on Instagram! Don’t forget to tag us in it so we can add it to our story! @thequietnonsense.   Savannah’s Recipe   Our first recipe has been sent to me by Savannah, a former team member of The Quiet…

5 Gluten Free Recipes That Are Sure to Please

Traditional Christmas foods are some of the most delectable, rich, unhealthy, fattening, and just all around terribly amazing foods known to mankind. While it is a time that indulging is encouraged and seen as custom of the holidays, there is most definitely a way you can indulge in foods that are better for you, yet have all the zing and pep you know and love.   Enter gluten-free and vegan dining! If you’re not aware, gluten-free means a product or food has no wheat gluten in it, and vegan means there is no animals or animal products in it.  …

Quiet Nonsense’s Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

To Americans and Canadians, Thanksgiving is turkey and all the trimmings, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, and a family gathering around the table to eat. I, myself, don’t celebrate Thanksgiving because I live in Ireland but today I am embracing Thanksgiving and giving you a plethora of recipes I’ve gathered from the Quiet Nonsense team.     Mica’s Recipes Our first recipes have been sent to me by Mica, the CEO of Quiet Nonsense.   Ranch Veggie Dip   Ingredients: 8 oz of Sour Cream 1⁄3 cup Mayonnaise 1 teaspoon of Onion Powder 1⁄2 teaspoon of Garlic Powder 2 teaspoons of…

Easy Guide to Post-Halloween Detox

Hey guys! (: Tomorrow is the big day! I’m really excited to dress up, hand out candy, and even indulge in a little sugar binge myself, but I’m not very excited about what the sugar’s going to do to my body and how I’m going to feel for days afterward. I know that I’m not alone in feeling this way, so I want to provide you with an easy guide to Post-Halloween Detox!   Detoxing from Candy Galore   Halloween seems to have this way of making me feel and look like absolute crap. All of that candy makes me…

Sneaky Snacks

Halloween party season is upon us and that means you’re going to need some party snacks! This kind of thing is what I dread most about becoming a mom one day because parties aren’t my thing and I’m not very crafty.   So, I decided to ‘sneaky’ snacks because they’re so cute that no one will realize you only spent 10 minutes making them and they’re really cheap to make!   Witch Brooms   What you’ll need:   Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups (the taller ones, not the big thin ones) Small Pretzel Sticks   Instructions:   Lay your Reese’s Peanut…