3 Easy Recipes for New Vegans

Here it is! I have three introductory recipes if you are new to vegan cooking, or if you are in a rut and want some new easy dishes to try out. The good thing about two of these is that they are gluten free as well, and the last one is easily made gluten free by just using a different kind of pasta. No matter what stage of your vegan journey you are in, having new recipes to add to your arsenal is always a plus. You can really wow some of your non-vegan friends with delicious and satisfying dishes.…

My Favorite Chinese Stir-Fry Recipe

Ahh, Asian food, my love, my weakness. Chinese food has always been a favorite. Growing up, we had the absolute best restaurant less than two miles from our house. I even went to school with the awesome kids of the family. I don’t want to step on any toes, but Panda Express isn’t real asian food. Sorry, not sorry. Nothing beats family owned Chinese, Japanese, and/or Thai restaurants. For a while, I couldn’t find a good Chinese restaurant near me, so I started experimenting to create the perfect recipe! I’ve done the hard work for you, ladies and gentlemen. This…

I Tried Gluten Free For a Week

If you are new here, and you haven’t seen my ‘6 Ways to Thrive on a Vegan Diet’ article, then you might not know that this is actually a vegan and gluten free experiment. I am vegan and have been for almost 4 years. I’ve really loved being vegan and learning how to cook and bake in different ways. Vegan and gluten free eating can seem daunting and even restrictive. However, it can really encourage a way of thinking about food that opens your mind to unconventional methods and adventurous foods. It also is a healthy way to try out…

5 Cooking Shows That Completely Changed the Way I Thought About Food

It’s no secret that I love cooking shows! All throughout late elementary school and the entirety of my junior high career I was infatuated with shows like Cake Boss, Cupcake Wars and Cake Wars. I even opened an in-home bakery business in high school because of this early inspiration! Little did I know, though, all of those shows were only the tip of the iceberg in growing my love of food. Just for fun, here’s a little sneak peek at some of the cupcakes I used to make: As I got older I began to branch out from my sole…

My Review of Urban Taco in Dallas, Texas

Ah… Urban Taco...where to start… I guess the best place to begin would be to tell you how I even stumbled upon Urban Taco, a Dallas modern mexican food joint, in the first place. To my recollection, I first ate at Urban Taco on April 28, 2018. Just kidding, there’s no way I could have remembered that!  Luckily, I had taken a picture and put it on Instagram that day, so I was able to go back in my feed and check the date. Anyway, my boyfriend and I were walking around Mockingbird station going to all the shops and…

My Favorite Things About February (Food, Makeup, and More)

Hey guys!! I hope your February has been filled with more love and laughter and less chaos than January. The first month of the year is always tough because the New Year can often bring new things. But I feel like February is when things start to even out and, man oh man, am I glad that things are starting to even out! My January was an absolute wreck in big areas of my life, so this month I’ve tried to focus on the little things because those are usually the only things you have any control over. There were…

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…