Category Archives: Vegan Information

Yellow Split Pea Soup

There’s something so smoothly soothing about split pea soup. I couldn’t have a soup series without adding split pea.  I had never tried making it with yellow peas, and honestly, to me they taste just like split green peas.  They … Continue reading

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Tofu Waffle Fail

I saw beautiful photos on Facebook of crispy, perfect tofu waffles.  I was dying to try making these and thought it sounds like a really fun way to prepare tofu.  I even saw a video of a woman and a little … Continue reading

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Almost Mom’s Potato Soup

One of my favorite recipes from childhood was my mom’s potato soup. She’d make it in a stove-top pressure cooker and it was just so warming and comforting – the perfect tummy filler on a cold day.  Of course it wasn’t vegan … Continue reading

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Find Your “Happy” this New Year

The Free Dictionary defines “resolution” as “the state or quality of being resolute; firm determination.”  So here we go.  It’s 2015. We are firm, baby! We start thinking about all the stuff we wanted to do in 2014 that we didn’t do, or tried to do, or need … Continue reading

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14 Vegan Gluten-Free Favorites from 2014

Had to share these vegan wonders with you! Most were “discovered” this year on my vegan journey.  And some are just too good not to mention, even thought they’re not “new” to me. P.S. At this writing, my blog is … Continue reading

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Coping With Being the Holiday Green Sheep

Kermit said it best. It’s not easy being green. I guess I’ve been “different” than my family and  friends for such a long time; I’m used to not fitting in when it comes to food. I’ve had allergies since before … Continue reading

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15 Gluten-Free, Vegan Holiday Recipes

I’ve been writing my blog since 2011, and have many recipes scattered throughout the posts perfect for a holiday feast.  I thought it would be handy to compile their links into one post to make it easier for you to … Continue reading

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The Dark Underbelly of Veganism?

| This morning I watched the story on ABC about blogger Jordan Younger and her battle with orthorexia. It could have been a great story about self-acceptance and overcoming a physiological disorder. Instead, it’s a blatant bashing of veganism.  Though … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat Vegan Style

The scariest thing about Halloween to me is looking at the ingredients in all that crappy candy.  First, most of it isn’t vegan – and I’m not talking about just the milk chocolate.  Red candy is often colored with the … Continue reading

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Kale and Strawberries and Goiters – Oh My!

A goiter?  I have a goiter?  Isn’t that something only malnourished people in third world countries get?  Apparently not, since I had one this summer.  Luckily, my doctor caught it in the early stages, so I didn’t have a big, … Continue reading

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You might be a carnivore if…

You might be a carnivore if… -Road kill sounds tasty – fresh (or not so fresh) off the pavement. -You just love ripping your dagger-like canines through fur and flesh to reach the soggy, bloody, vein-popping, gristle and muscle inside. … Continue reading

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Corn from Mars?

Well, not quite from Mars, but named after our fellow planet, Martian Jewel Organic Corn  is really beautiful! Far from GMO Frankencorn, this  organic, heirloom variety grew into  lovely purple stocks, with purple hulls, tender yellow corn and deep purple cobs. … Continue reading

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Vegan Vacation Part Six – Tortugas and Mamey

This was supposed to be our snorkel with the turtles day.  We had planned to rent a car and drive just north of Tulum to snorkel with the big sea turtles.  The safe in our room broke and because we had … Continue reading

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Xel-Ha – Vegan Vacation Part Five

Just north of Tulum you’ll find Xel-Ha, a fun, all-inclusive day of snorkeling and playing in the water.  They have a huge buffet and it does have a few vegan options. They offered salad, fruit, corn chips, guacamole and some salsas.  If … Continue reading

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Vegan Vacation Part Four – Kaxapa – Best Vegan Food in Playa

Kaxapa We finally found the wonderful vegan-friendly restaurant we were searching for on my birthday! Daylight, and having the name and address handy, sure help a lot. It was off the beaten path, but well worth the trip.  Thank you, Happy … Continue reading

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Canadian Chicken Seasoning and Lentil Stew Without Chicken – Vegan Vacation Part Two

At home, I have an arsenal of spices.  Oops.  Knew I forgot to buy something!  The salsa added flavor, but after suffering through a couple bland meals, I sent Hubby down to the bar to get a little salt for … Continue reading

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Our Little Cucina by the Playa – Vegan Vacation Part One

When you’re landlocked and haven’t taken a vacation for 18 months, the fresh, salty sea breeze is a truly breath of gratitude that fills your soul.  Yes, Hubby and I were  fortunate travelers to beautiful Playa Del Carmen, Mexico for … Continue reading

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Leonardo da Vinci was Pretty Smart

“The time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murders of men” Leonardo da Vinci If only the time would come sooner, Leo!  Many of the greatest minds … Continue reading

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NuDe On The Go

Yes, you read the title right.  No, I’m not running around naked.  I found another quick and delicious option for on-the-go nutrition!  And, no, I am not getting freebies or any kind of kick back for sharing this information. Getting ready to … Continue reading

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