vegetarian

A Very Vegan Thanksgiving

Oh my, I blinked my eyes and here we are in November!  How did it get here so quickly? I have not been the most regular of bloggers, but I didn’t want to leave anybody hanging for those Thanksgiving plans.  Perhaps you are a new vegan and you are not sure how to make some…

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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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Blackberries Galore!

One of the perks of living here in the Seattle area are the wild blackberries that abound this time of year.  I’m so used to being able to go to any number of parks, backyards – even the side of the road! – to pick free blackberries, that I can never bring myself to actually…

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