Tag Archives: health

White Bean Pesto Spread

I can’t tell you how many times I hear people say, “I’d go vegan but I just can’t give up cheese.”   Sure it’s tough to give up cheese.  I feel your pain. I used to eat a lot of … Continue reading

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A Typical Gluten-Free, Vegan Day

Do you ever get frustrated looking at all the beautifully photographed recipes and wonder where those food bloggers find the time?  Guess what? I do too!  I love to cook. I love to write about what I’m making and share … Continue reading

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Grain Free Tarts

I love it when a mistake in the kitchen ends up turning into a recipe worthy of the blog! Playing with my hummus recipe before the vegan potluck, I added too much tahini and the hummus turned into dough.  So … Continue reading

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Marvelous Mushrooms

Mushrooms are super healthy and so delicious.  After hearing Dr. Michael Greger discuss the cancer-fighting properties of all mushrooms, especially white button mushrooms, I decided to make an extra effort to eat more of them. Of course, they are best … Continue reading

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Cabbage Noodles for St. Patty’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day Weekend (almost)!  It’s also happy “cabbage is on sale big time” weekend and that makes me a happy camper.  I’ve been gluten-free for almost 10 years, long before you could pop in to your local grocery … Continue reading

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Heavenly Chocolate Vegan Smoothie Would Make Bill Cosby Smile

“Tastes like pudding!” I quote hubby.  We both love these healthy, delicious smoothies for breakfast almost every morning.  I don’t add any sweeteners, but find this smoothie doesn’t need any.  The banana and carrots do the trick. It truly tastes … Continue reading

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The Last Heart Attack?

Most vegans know the benefits of a plant-based diet to their bodies. But I’d venture to guess, the majority of Americans have no idea how much diet can affect their heart – both good and bad. Did you know most heart attacks happen … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free, Vegan Spinach Lasagna – It’s REALLY Good!

Lasagna has always been one of my favorite comfort foods and this recipe for a gluten-free vegan spinach version is certainly blogworthy. I tried a version earlier where I added some browned tempeh sausage and usesd a different brand of … Continue reading

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Vegan Vegas Part Deux

  Hubby joined me for a mini vacation after my conference.  Again, the hotel we stayed at had one restaurant with a veggie burger that was not gluten free.  We saw an ad for vegan sushi at another MGM restaurant, … Continue reading

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Vegan Vegas Baby!

Recently, I had a work conference in Las Vegas.  This would be my first “road trip” as a gluten free vegan.  I was looking forward to some good hotel grub – I requested meals for my diet and usually hotels … Continue reading

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