Cheap & Easy Vegetarian Tacos

vegetarian tacos

This recipe was given to me by one of my very best friends, Brittiny Morris. She’s a wizard at making the most delicious food on the cheap!

This taco filling is hyper versatile and one of the easiest things you can make.  As long as you have the rice, lentils, and water the flavors can be changed based on what is in your spice cabinet! For example, I did not have minced onion to put in it today, so I just added onion powder to taste. And usually this is made with powdered bouillon to taste, but I only had cubes, so I just dissolved one in the three cups of water.


3/4 Cup {raw} Lentils

1/2 Cup {raw} Rice

1/4 Cup Minced Onion

3 Cups Water

Bouillon added to water, to taste

1/2 tsp Basil

1/4 tsp Oregano

1/4 tsp Thyme

1/4 tsp Garlic Powder

Mix all ingredients together in a 9×13 pan. Cover with foil. Bake at 300 degrees for 2 to 2 1/2 hours, or until rice and lentils are cooked (in my oven it only took about 1 hour and 45 minutes!) Serve in tortillas, as taco filling.


Date {Game} Night: LIFE

Date Game Night

Something my husband and I do quite often is have a game night. We always have a blast! It’s such an easy way to spend stress free time with each other. It is also one of the cheapest at home dates you can have! My hubby {Popper of the Corn} gets things set up while I put the kiddo to bed, and then the whole evening is ours. Steven and I have found that, for us, playing games is an easy way for us to connect. Sometimes when we actually go out on dates our conversations end up focusing on some of the stresses going on in our lives. And while those conversations need to happen at certain times, they can ruin a good evening. It’s hard to leave work at work and let tomorrow worry about tomorrow; but if we can’t do that, then we can never relax together. Am I the only one with this problem? If I am, good for you!

Anyway, sometimes we go all out and buy tons of snacks or a new game or order in food. Other times it’s just a classic game we have, and a bowl of popcorn. Either way, it’s an awesome evening that we both enjoy.

LIFE is one of our favorite board games! We have played it several times for our date night. Here is a printable if you want to set up a game night for your love. 🙂

Game Night Invite LIFE



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