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Eating Out – Airport Food

The flight ended up being four hours late. The plane itself was three hours late and then once we boarded, there were issues on the tarmac and we hung out there on the plane for another period of time. The original plan was to get to Huntington Beach after the airport and head straight to […]

pita and hummus

Eating Out – Airport Food

25 January 2017

The flight ended up being four hours late. The plane itself was three hours late and then once we boarded, there were issues on the tarmac and we hung out there on the plane for another period of time. The original plan was to get to Huntington Beach after the airport and head straight to […]

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Slow Cooker Rice

17 January 2017

In an attempt to cut down on the amount of appliances that I have, I decided to get rid of my rice cooker – even though I was eating a fair amount of rice. It took up too much room and it sputtered while it was cooking, leaving a sticky white watery residue all around […]

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Apple and Walnut Salad

Apple, Cheez, Walnut, Romaine Winter Salad

16 January 2017

A few years ago I went to visit a friend of mine up north.  He was a Navajo Indian who has since passed away.  Even in his 80’s. he still maintained a large food garden.  I left that day with a big box full of freshly picked tomatoes at the peak of their ripeness that […]

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Banana Bread on a Rainy Day

08 January 2017

Here in Northern California we are either living through or anticipating a huge rainstorm. This is a rather interesting event to contemplate because, frankly, we have been in a drought for years.  Any thoughts that we are still in this drought have been dispelled by the high amount of rainfall we have received this season. […]

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A Very Vegan Christmas

16 December 2016

Can Vegans have fun during the holidays? Can their non-vegan friends have fun with them? The answer to both of those questions is “yes”. Every year a group of friends and I have put together a Christmas cookie exchange. We used to see each other fairly regularly over the course of the year, but now we sometimes […]

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Starbucks Vegan Peppermint Mocha Latte

01 November 2016

I love, love, love my vegan lattes at Starbucks.  However, it can add up – plus, I live in the country and it’s not always possible to just get up and go get a latte at Starbucks like it is in an urban area.  So was very happy to find this DIY Starbucks vegan peppermint mocha […]

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Crispy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

16 October 2016

In case you didn’t notice, October is Pumpkin Month. We started a little early with putting up a vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe, but what the heck. Since you are already buying or growing pumpkins, here is a recipe that I liked for making pumpkin seeds. I watched several of these videos and here are […]

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Vegan Mac and Cheese

15 October 2016

It’s comfort food season! Here’s a great recipe for vegan macaroni and cheese – the ultimate comfort cups.

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Vegan Groceries on a Budget at Grocery Outlet

30 September 2016

Due to a freeway fire and closure of the northbound lane for awhile, the town I live in was choked with traffic in all directions. Commuters jumped off the freeway at the first exit, drove through town and left at the last exit. It was pretty impossible to get anywhere, so , as I had […]

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Eating Out: Viva Las Vegas

30 September 2016

In late May, I took a trip with my mother to Las Vegas.  The purpose of this trip was to, well, have fun. We took two bus trips, one to Bryce Canyon and one to Death Valley. On the day between these two epic trips, we hung around Las Vegas. My mother had seen an […]

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