Dreena’s New Cookbook!

Just popping in for a quick post to let you know that Dreena Burton‘s latest cookbook is now available for pre-order, and will be hitting bookstores next month! Dreena’s cookbooks are my all-time favorite vegan cookbooks around.  Her recipes are tasty, wholesome, and often simple and speedy to prepare. Like me, she is also a…

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Is there such a thing as “Kid Food?”

Food marketers would like us to think that there is.   With all the kid frozen dinners, kid cereals, and kid snacks that are constantly being advertised, well-meaning parents might think that they need to make something special for their children to eat, apart from what the adults are eating.  But is there any need to…

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Vegan Weight Loss

What do you picture when you think of a vegan? Many people picture vegans as skinny, waif-like creatures.  That is certainly the stereotype I had heard before going vegan. And some people do lose weight when they go vegan.  Their bodies naturally respond to the lower-fat, higher-fiber diet and they lose unwanted pounds effortlessly.   Allow me to…

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Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

I was browsing the Sunday paper today and an interview with Dr. Mehmet Oz caught my eye.  When asked whether he ever indulges in unhealthy food, he responded that he practices what he preaches, and eats Greek yogurt with blueberries every morning. Now, no offense to Dr. Oz (and kudos to him for taking his…

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Quick and Easy Vegan Burrito Bar

  Wow, I meant to post this a long time ago!   I’m already feeling a little wistful of that beautiful outdoor lighting that I was able to get this summer while taking photos during and after dinner.  Living in the Seattle area, it is now dark at 4:30 pm! So, this was a couple…

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