One for the Books

A friend of mine recently requested a "good first book" for someone thinking about becoming vegetarian/vegan. Well, that got me more than a little bit excited. I couldn't wait to get home and start browsing through my collection. (And for those of you who have no desire to cross over to the dark (vegan) side, no…

A Little Respect (And a Recipe Worth Trying)

Granted there are a lot of bigger issues in the world right now, but I need to tell you something. I'm feeling a little sad for the potato. For some reason, it doesn't get a lot of respect. Probably the deep fryer's fault, but we really shouldn't point fingers, should we? Potatoes, in and of themselves,…

Give Veggies a Chance

Are you a veggie lover? No? Want to be? I mean, it is what all the cool people are eating. It doesn't even matter what food cult you belong to. It's not just a vegan or vegetarian thing. Last month I was reminded of why some people aren't fans of vegetables. I had the pleasure of chaperoning…

So…What Do You Eat When You Travel?

I have been asked that question numerous times over the past few years, and at least 3 times this past week. And while it's not always easy, it is always possible to eat vegan on the road. Plus, we've discovered some awesome restaurants along the way.  Hmmm…. What a great idea for a post! Or at…

Feeling Under the Weather (or Ice Cream for Breakfast)

For the past 2 1/2 years, I've been riding a wellness high. I've felt so healthy that I think have gotten a bit overconfident. Obviously somebody thought I needed a "subtle" reminder that I am just as susceptible to maladies as other mere mortals. Last week, when I started feeling "not quite right", I did what any intelligent person…