Monthly Archives: August 2011

Worthy Of Sharing: Wax on Produce

Yes, I knew it is a common practice to wax produce for appearance and longevity, but I had assumed I was safe because I buy organic.  Today I learned what is used to actually wax produce and was amazed. Maybe … Continue reading

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Garbanzo Bean “Tuna” Salad

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This recipe is far from innovative. Just as you may find hundreds of recipes for tuna salad I’m sure you will be able to find a plethora of recipes for mock tuna salad. I have been working on it for … Continue reading

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Rotelle Pasta with Spicy Heirloom Tomato Sauce & Tofu “Feta”

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I had a bunch of heirloom tomatoes to use, wanted to try making tofu “feta” and was craving pasta so this is what I came up with. Rotelle or Penne pasta was chosen because I wanted the feta to stick … Continue reading

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Vegans Say What? Which Vegan Cookbook Is A Must Own?

Over the years I have worked with many college students who are away from home for the first time and are experimenting with lifestyles that are different from what they grew up with which often includes dietary changes like going … Continue reading

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Blackberry Sugar Cookie Crust Tartlet

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If you are from the Northwest, have visited this time of year or have friends that live here you may be aware that we are currently in blackberry season. They grow in abundance and you are able to find them … Continue reading

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Vegans Say What?: Do These Things Really Have Animal Products?

With my smart phone in hand I was a passenger on a four-hour road trip so it was the perfect time to catch up on current events in the vegan world. Earlier in the week I had read the story … Continue reading

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Seasonal Berries with Decadent Cashew Cream Sauce

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Years ago, my father in law worked for The Enchantment Resort in Sedona, Arizona, easily one of my favorite places to visit in the United States. I am usually not a fan of Arizona, the desert or the heat but … Continue reading

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Vegans Say What? Do you kill mosquitoes?

Many vegans catch and release spiders, go out of their way not to step on ants, rescue bees and other bugs from swimming pools as well as performing many other acts of insect kindness, but what do you do with … Continue reading

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Red Velvet cake

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Thanks to the people at work that took the picture for me. This recipe is dedicated to my friend Vilma who is getting married next weekend and has chosen a vegan Red Velvet Cake for her special day. Until speaking … Continue reading

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Vegans Say What? What does “vegan” mean to you?

Years ago I had a conversation with someone who ate a completely plant-based diet, didn’t buy anything made out of animals and would not purchase anything animal tested but refused to call himself Vegan and would correct anyone that referred … Continue reading

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