Monthly Archives: August 2012

Veggie Sushi Madness

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The idea of making sushi scared me. I have wanted to make my own for years. In our travels we have had a veggie roll we like here and a different one there, but never the possibility of having all … Continue reading

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Worthy of Sharing: Let Your Smartphone Guide You to Vegan Places

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Yesterday, I mentioned on Facebook that one of my favorite features on my smartphone was on the map. I love typing the word “vegan” into the end location. The map will then tell you the location of the closest vegan … Continue reading

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Raw Cocoa Truffles with a Coconut Center & Cinnamon and Sucanat Coconut Truffles

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I recently challenged myself  to create a sweet treat that my employees, with all their dietary issues, could eat. The requirements were that the treats had to be gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free (except almonds), banana free, minimal sugar and vegan of … Continue reading

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Cucumber and Heirloom Tomato Salad with Blackberry Vinaigrette

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Yes, another blackberry recipe, though I think this is one of the last for the season. I also had the opportunity to use one of my other seasonal favorites, heirloom tomatoes. This salad is so simple it almost seems silly … Continue reading

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Riblets with Blackberry Maple Ancho Sauce

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I never liked real ribs. The idea disgusted me and I couldn’t get into the taste, though I love BBQ sauce and like to have things to put it on. Hubby on the other hand grew up with ribs being … Continue reading

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Blackberry Blender Ice Cream

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Months ago I saw a post from Chocolate-Covered Katie on 10 Healthy Summer Recipes which included a link to all Katie’s recipes for Vita-Mix Ice Creams and I have been thinking about them ever since. The blackberries in my front … Continue reading

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Poison Planet

Poison Planet is a Chicago based vegan, straight edge, hardcore punk rock band.  I’m down with two outta three, I can’t say that I understand the straight edge thing but I am glad they’re around………‘cause somebody has to drive….. (rim … Continue reading

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