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Chips and Pico de Gallo Snack

  My very un-vegan boyfriend was having chips and spinach dip and offered me some. He said he got it for us to share because it had yogurt in it, not realizing that yogurt is not vegan.  He is just the sweetest man on earth and very supportive of my vegan lifestyle, but like everyone else, sometimes […]

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Eating Out: The Farmer’s Market

17 July 2016

Took a stroll down to the Wednesday Night downtown Farmer’s Market in Petaluma.  It’s a tiny market, maybe a block and a half.  Since it falls at dinner time, thought I’d have a bite.  The person I was with is not a vegan and immediately made a beeline to the tri-tip vendor.  My first choice was […]

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Pico de gallo

Chips and Pico de Gallo Snack

15 July 2016

  My very un-vegan boyfriend was having chips and spinach dip and offered me some. He said he got it for us to share because it had yogurt in it, not realizing that yogurt is not vegan.  He is just the sweetest man on earth and very supportive of my vegan lifestyle, but like everyone else, sometimes […]

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Eating Out: The Airport

13 July 2016

Airports can be the absolutely worse place to find any sort of food. Awful. They are, however, improving.  In the Long Beach airport, the waiting area has lots of charging stations for electronic devices and a really nice food court.  I have gotten a great vegan burger there, plus they have other choices.  When I […]

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Vegan Pulled BBQ Mushroom Sandwich

Vegan Pulled BBQ Mushroom Sandwich

11 July 2016

Barbecues are an American summer tradition – and meat is the centerpiece of the meal. Don’t let that stop you from enjoying or participating in barbecues.  This Vegan Pulled BBQ Mushroom Sandwich will stop everyone in their tracks, and might make a few converts along the way. While you are at it, check out the vegan […]

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Vegan Smores

09 July 2016

What’s summer without smores? And what could be better than vegan smores? However, the classic ingredients for smores: milk chocolate, marshmallows, and honey grahams are definitely not vegan. So how do we do this? In this episode of VegNews TV, Kim shows some products that make smores do-able for vegans.  And quite frankly, these s’mores […]

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Breaded Vegan Asparagus

06 July 2016

Amazingly, as of this writing, Pillsbury Crescent Rolls are vegan. And if they ever decide to be not vegan, then go ahead and find another crescent roll manufacturer because these appetizers look great. The full recipe for Breaded Vegan Asparagus is on the website Rich Bitch Cooking. You will need crescent rolls, asparagus, Italian breadcrumbs, Bake at 350 […]

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Vegan Potato Salad

05 July 2016

I love potato salad and haven’t really had any since I became a vegan.  A few weeks ago I went to a restaurant named Gaia’s Garden in Santa Rosa. Gaia’s Garden is a vegan restaurant in Santa Rosa, California. I was there to listen to a friend of mine read poetry as they were having an […]

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Raw Vegan Pesto

27 May 2016

Cherie Soria, owner and director of the Living Light Culinary Institute in Fort Bragg, California, shows how to make delicious, raw, vegan pesto.  She uses nutritional yeast, garlic, miso, oil, nuts, salt, and of course, basil.  The best part about this recipe is that it can be frozen and pulled out later. Cherie suggests freezing them in […]

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Eating Out: Salad for Dinner

18 May 2016

My friend Paul is the one who introduced me to veganism.  I had heard of it, but the thought of eating vegan seemed 1) ridiculous and 2) impossible. But at about the time he took me under his wing, I was ready for a life change.  He was such a good cook that eating vegan […]

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Vegan on the Cheap

12 May 2016

Jeff Yaeger, world famous cheapskate, has surprisingly done a video on being a “vegetarian on the cheap” although his suggestions are all actually vegan in nature.  He said that Americans spend 25% of their food budget on meat and that vegans typically spend $3.50 less per day on food.  He does not mention what percent […]

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