Game Day Treats: Vegan Pigs in a Blanket & more

Hello everyone!

Whether or not you like football, you probably like getting together with friends to snack and halfheartedly watch the halftime show. Or maybe you just watch it for the ads. Either way, if you’re hosting a party for the big day, you’re probably already thinking about what to serve your guests. Is it an all vegan crowd? Do you need to please vegans and omnivores alike? Looking for an easy meal or appetizer to satisfy everyone on Superbowl Sunday? Don’t want to make something homemade? Don’t worry—I’ve got you covered. Today I’m bringing you Game Day Treats: Vegan Pigs in a Blanket & more! 

If you read my Vegan Cinnamon Rolls post, you know that I’ve been coming up with some unique uses for the Pillsbury® Recipe Creations Seamless Dough Sheet. I found the perfect game day, two-ingredient recipe—Vegan Pigs in a Blanket. Anyone could make this recipe. It’s simply foolproof, but it doesn’t taste like it! It’s the perfect party food, clocking in at just 15 minutes of cook time, and easily customizable from the size of the serving to the taste. If you want something delicious that will satisfy your craving plus make you reminisce about childhood, check out my complete recipe below!

Okay, maybe you’re looking also for some “just buy it and you’re done” items? I’ve got you covered on those, too. How about getting a few packs of Louisville Vegan Jerky to display in a serving dish? This jerky packs a punch with flavors ranging from Smoked Black Pepper to Smokey Carolina BBQ or my favorited Smoke Chipotle.

Your friends like cheese doodles or cheetos? Well, why not get some Hippeas for them to enjoy? These cheesy puffs are derived from chick peas, but they sure don’t taste like it!

Want to throw in some healthy snacks? You can’t go wrong with a crudité platter with cauliflower, baby carrots, broccoli, cucumbers, red pepper slices, hummus, and some Just Ranch, too!

Or check out other party-ready recipes from one of my all-time favorite vegan cookbooks, “Thug Kitchen: Eat Like You Give a F*ck.”

Check out my Vegan Pigs in a Blanket recipe below! Let me know what you’re making for game day in the comments.

Happy eating!

Jocelyn

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December Holiday Savings Round Up

Hello everyone,

Can you believe it’s the middle of December? I can’t! The time is just flying by. I’ll be heading home to West Virginia this weekend to spend some time with my family for the holidays. Even though I’m not hosting, I’ll still be helping out with the grocery list, as well as, making vegan stuffed shells. I scoured the local deals and online rebates to come up with a fool proof December Holiday Savings Round Up. Check it out below!

Also, a quick reminder for all you folks who are doing some last minute holiday shopping. Ebates is offering $10 cash back for new sign ups! Plus, many sites have increased their usual cash back on the site!

Ebates Coupons and Cash Back

Cheers and happy shopping!

Jocelyn

PS – As always, in case you missed them, check out my top ways to save and other recent savings posts.

* Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. As always, all opinions are my own!

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October Savings: Fresh produce, Food Should Taste Good, Beyond Meat & More!

Happy October!

I just love the fall. Football. Fall foliage. Pumpkin spice. Bonfire weather. Relaxed atmosphere. I could go on. I also love that, for me and my friends, fall represents potluck season! I’m planning a “Halloween” themed potluck in a few weeks, and since I’m heading back to Poland this weekend, I really needed to get my household shopping in order today. I’m making a graveyard cake which calls for about a thousand ingredients. Okay, I might be exaggerating a bit… Anyway, I put together my October Savings round up with great deals on fresh produce, Food Should Taste Good, Beyond Meat & more!

I also wanted to remind you about the new-ish rewards program I joined−Fetch Rewards (available on both iOS and Android). I’ve already earned $8.00 in rewards for doing nothing more than snapping less than 10 receipts! Not bad for ~4 minutes of work. Join now! If you enter my referral code (BU7GX) and scan a receipt, we’ll each get 1,500 points. That equals $1.50 in rewards just for using my code! The only catch is you must enter the referral code before you scan your first receipt. You can do that when you first sign up for Fetch Rewards or by clicking the “Me” button and entering the code prior to scanning the receipt. Once you scan and send your receipt and it’s accepted, the 1,500 points will automatically be applied to your account.

Cheers and happy savings!

Jocelyn

PS – As always, in case you missed them, check out my top ways to save and other recent savings posts.

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August Savings: Follow Your Heart, Hillary’s, Earth Balance & More!

Hello everyone,

How is your August going? Can you believe we’re in the last weeks of summer? I can’t! It seems like just yesterday it was May, and I was traveling across Utah. Now I’m hoping to get in a few more hiking trips and hammock naps before the weather turns.

Today I scoured the internet for the very best deals on vegan-friendly brands. There are quite a few good rebate app + manufacturer coupon matches. Be sure to checkout my full savings round up below! Cheers & happy shopping!

Jocelyn

PS – As always, in case you missed them, check out my top ways to save and other recent savings posts.

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Recipe & Review: Vegan Banana Ricotta Toast

Some of you may have seen an accidental post with the draft version of this content. Obviously, my post was published accidentally, very prematurely. Please check out my actual, full post below. Your tastebuds will thank you.  =)

Hello everyone,

Kite Hill RicottaAvocado toast has become… Let’s just say “a thing.” Admittedly, I love a good avocado toast as much as the next millennial, but recently I had a craving for a sweet, slightly savory breakfast toast. I had just picked up some Kite Hill Ricotta so I thought—why not make a Vegan Banana Ricotta Toast?! I’m so glad I did. It was simple, ascetically pleasing, and delicious!

I love all things banana + peanut butter flavored, but I was never one for savory/ sweet breakfast combos. This recipe has swayed me. Kite Hill’s ricotta is slightly sweet and silky and can be used to replace traditional ricotta in any recipe. I’ve previously used this ‘ricotta’ for stuffed shells, and it works fantastic! Check out my tried and true recipe sure to please the dairy-free non-believers! (Plus, you can save $1.00 on the Kite Hill product of your choice!) Next on my list is to use this as a substitute for mascarpone!

What follows is my ‘all you need to know’ recipe for a delicious Vegan banana Ricotta Toast! I hope you enjoy it.

Cheers & happy eating!

Jocelyn

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