So the other night, I happened to be at a restaurant with a fairly new acquaintance. I chose the only vegetarian appetizer on the menu- artichoke hearts. It’s only recently, within the last year, that I tried artichoke for the first time outside of a dip. I was at a friend’s dinner party; they were soaking in an oil and herb brine and melted on … Continue reading Well, That Was Embarrassing.
Here are some of the beautiful Instagram images that I’ve been loving. You’re guaranteed to fall in love. Continue reading Instagram Images I’ve Been Loving This Month
Looking for a simple and inexpensive vegan meal that is over the top delicious? I’ve got you covered. Continue reading Vegan Root Vegetable Soup with Dumplings
So there are two types of people: Those who see danger and cringe and those who see danger and smile. And while I am normally on the smiling side, I became a scaredy cat in Thailand. When it came to the food that is. Thank goodness we were told before arriving that Thai spicy means you’ll be weeping as the food goes in and weeping as the food … Continue reading Be Thai Spicy or Be Lame
Are you ready for another installment of the Zero Dollars Food Challenge? Well here we are, Sunday afternoon. The sun is high in the autumn sky but shadows are being cast everywhere, particularly underneath the large mango tree in the backyard. I look out at it from the window in my living room and, determined to spend more time in nature, it’s decided. I’ll go … Continue reading Zero Dollars Food Challenge 2
Six days ago, I decided to go vegan for 5 days. I wanted to know what that lifestyle is about, whether it’s a monumental task, whether I’ll look healthier or sickly, whether I’ll feel satiated or starved. What does it take to put the animals, our planet and our bodies first? I decided to go cold turkey. I wanted to be aware of what I … Continue reading 5 Days of Vegan Part One
It’s not that I’m incapable or disinterested in cooking anything else. It’s not that my taste buds are dead or boring party poopers. So what’s my freaking problem?! Why the same meal every night? Continue reading Two new recipes a month.
What can you do at home to save money and help save the planet? Here’s one thing. I challenge you! Continue reading Zero Dollars Food Challenge
I’m starting to believe that every hobby in the world is interesting. If I can just understand it, and the reasons behind it, I will find it interesting. I say this with such confidence because I’ve been proved wrong too often to ignore. Here is a short list of some of the activities that I used to label pointless, boring, unnecessarily time-consuming, and so on. … Continue reading Everything Is Interesting