vegan

Top 10 Things Never to Say to a Vegan

Have you ever met a vegan and then put your foot in your mouth?  I’m here to help!  Here are 10 things to refrain from saying to a vegan. 10.  “If you were stranded on a desert island, and there was nothing to eat but animals, would you eat meat?” Despite the fact that this…

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Seattle’s Mighty-O Donuts Wins Food Network Challenge!

Did anyone tune in to the Food Network Donut Challenge on Sunday night?  Seattle’s own vegan donut shop, Mighty-O Donuts, competed and they won! I’ve never actually been down to the Mighty-O shop, but I have sampled their goodies as our local PCC Natural Markets and Whole Foods Market both sell them.  I have even…

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My Husband’s Energy Balls

When we were dating, my husband and I loved to cook together.  One of our favorite dating activities was to go to the grocery store together and buy ingredients, rent a movie, and then go to one of our apartments and cook and eat while we watched the movie.  After we were married, he cooked…

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Can you be vegan at Denny’s? Why, yes! Yes, you can!

I hope this blog has shown how simple it is to create delicious vegan meals at home.  But that’s the easy part.  Eating out often poses a much greater challenge for vegans.  Which is why I’ve often labeled myself as a “vegetarian while out, vegan at home.”  Recently, though, I’ve been feeling more and more…

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Moosewood: Black Bean Soup

The very first vegetarian cookbook I ever owned is Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home.  My sister gave it to me soon after my husband and I went vegetarian in 2003.  The first recipe that I made from it is on the very first page of the book, a simple, ridiculously easy black bean soup. I’ve…

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