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Gardein Fish Filet Sandwich, Scalloped Potatoes & Vegan Subway!

I love Gardein fish filets. They are just like the real thing and make great sandwiches too. This is f-ing delicious! Recipe from "You Won't Believe It's Vegan!". Slow cooked scalloped potatoes in a creamy, garlic, onion, dill sauce. The other night I went to Subway for their VEGAN MALIBU GARDEN sandwich. Show More Summary

Quick Vegan Chilaquiles–A Mexican Restaurant Leftovers Redux

Joe and I go out for Mexican food at least once a week–alternating between two neighborhood restaurants– and, last night, we both ordered something different than we normally do.  He, an omnivore, ordered chilaquiles and I ordered what I didn’t realize was vegan fajitas, as it was called something like “Vegetarian E,” with a side […]

Banana Bread Pudding

My “little girl” turned 18 last week. I feel like I should have something profound to say on this momentous occasion, but everything that comes to mind is so trite: “Time flies.” “They grow up so fast.” “It seems like only yesterday that she started kindergarten.” There’s a reason those expressions are so overused: The […]

Lemon Blueberry Almond Essence Cake.

Super good lemon blueberry cake with almond essence. I had some quebec blueberries in the freezer and a lemon and a half. I thought, "Ok, I'll make Kittee's vanilla cake without the vanilla and use almond extract and add lemon and blueberries...Show More Summary

50+ Plant-Based (Vegan) Cinco de Mayo Recipes!

Cinco de Mayo is just a couple weeks away! And if you're looking to celebrate with healthy and delicioso Mexican dishes, I've got you covered with over 50 (FIFTY!) plant-based options! Throwing your own Cinco de Mayo fiesta? There'sShow More Summary

Vegan Praxis of Black Lives Matter: Challenging Neoliberal Whiteness While Building Solidarity Among Vegans of Color and Allies web conference starts tomorrow April 24-25 2015

Just wanted to send a friendly reminder that the Vegan Praxis of Black Lives Matter: Challenging Neoliberal Whiteness While Building Solidarity Among Vegans of Color and Allies web conference starts tomorrow: Show More Summary

"Beef" Bourguignon, Lemony Asparagus Pasta, Mongolian Chickpeas & More + New Layout!

It's another super short shopping list + super fast prep on this week's meal plan! There's 7 (SEVEN!) all NEW! healthy & mouthwatering recipes for you to enjoy this week: "Beef" Bourguignon, Mongolian Chickpeas, Creamy Coconut Cauliflower Soup, Red Lentil-Quinoa Cakes, Vegetable Fritters, Chocolate Chai Oatmeal, & Lemony Asparagus Pasta. Show More Summary

Smitten Kitchen’s Avocado-Cucumber Salad ?

A salad to make again and again, so many variations yet grounded by the terrific combination of crisp cucumber and soft avocado. Low Carb, Gluten Free, Vegetarian. For Weight Watchers, PointsPlus 4. A great choice for Meatless Monday! So...Show More Summary

Herbie of the Week: Alisha! (She Committed to a Plant-Based Diet After Pregnancy & Lost 60lbs!)

Meet our Herbie of the Week: Alisha! I first "met" Alisha back in September when she asked for advice when her weight-loss stalled while breastfeeding. Three months later this email popped up in my inbox: "Thanks to your helpful feedback...Show More Summary

Vietnamese Tofu Stack with with Golden Shitake Saute, Herb and Peanut Pesto, and Pickled Cucumber-Carrot Relish

Yield: 4 servings This stack was inspired by dinner Friday night at Vietnam Garden (with locations in VA Beach and Norfolk, VA).  My dinner was actually a vegan Pho with fried tofu strips, but I wanted to create a dish that capitalized on all of the same delicious tastes and textures without needing to fry […]

Love My New GSD Haushaltsgeräte 30 000 Mandolin

One of our many culinary wedding gifts was a mandolin made for home use, which I used early on, just about sliced my finger off, and promptly gave away. It’s been many years since then and, with all of the cooking I’ve done, I’ve never felt I needed or wanted another mandolin.  But something I saw–probably […]

Caramel Corn

I can't eat this tasty treat because of my Crohn's, but I have had rave reviews from friends and family alike. This recipe is pretty much like every other caramel corn recipe out there, except that it uses vegan margarine which is cheap and adds some salt to complement the sweetness. Show More Summary

[VIDEO] Black Rage and Ethical Consumption in an Era of Neoliberal Whiteness: UWisconsin-Madison April 13 2014 Talk

Originally posted on The Sistah Vegan Project:I gave a talk on April 13, 2015 at University of Wisconsin-Madison. It was called Ethical Consumption and Black Rage in an era of Neoliberal Whiteness (Ferguson Remix). Here is the video above. Sorry, the audio isn’t so good. But, if you have access to earphones I suggest…

Meditation Workshop - RECONNECT

I thought meditation was some weirdo-hippie-yoga-granola-crunchy-LA thang (and maybe it is) but it WORKS. And the latest neuroscience research PROVES that meditation techniques have beneficial effects on both your mind AND body. If you...Show More Summary

A Wynn Resort-Las Vegas Redux: Vegan Ginger-Ale Pancakes with Fresh Vegan Peach-Basil-Maple-Ale Chutney

Las Vegas not the first place you think of when someone mentions gourmet vegan food?  Me either. But that’s about to change thanks to the chefs at The Wynn Resort-Las Vegas teaming up with celebrity vegan chef and cookbook author, Tal Ronnen. Together, they created a vegan menu even a meat-craving–or carving–high roller would love. […]

Egg Free Chocolate Chip Cookies.

I wanted to try out the new vegan craze of using chickpea brine (the liquid in the can of chickpeas) as an egg replacer. I haven't made meringues yet which a lot of the other vegan bloggers have tried. I saw this recipe from the Vedgedout blog. Show More Summary

Zucchini Mushroom Tacos ?

Today's great recipe idea for Meatless Monday and other nutritious vegetarian suppers. The filling is slightly sweet, slightly hot, a big mess of zucchini, mushrooms, tomato and beans – a great base to easily adapt with what's on hand or just sounds good. Show More Summary

Vegan Pho, Red Velvet Cake Oatmeal, Italian Deli Panini & More!

If you're ready to save time, stress, money AND eat YUMMINESS, this week's meal plan is for you! Not only do we have a super easy Vegan Pho (NEW!), there's also an incredibly delicious Italian Deli Panini (NEW!). Also new this week:Show More Summary

Vegan Lemony Agean Artichoke and Chickpea Spread–The World’s Easiest, Springiest, and Tastiest!

Last week, I was in Mississippi, aka the ‘Sip, visiting my family when we suddenly realized that we had three guests joining us for happy hour and nothing to serve them.  My parents–children of the depression, the canned food-centric ’50s and ’60s, and survivors of Hurricane Katrina–always have a well-stocked pantry with overflow in two remote […]

Vegan Asparagus, Leek and Fennel Spring Stew

Yield:  2 main dish servings or 4 side dish servings This simple “stew” is much lighter–in color and heft–than a winter stew and really just refers to the fact that the lovely spring vegetables are married in a creamy, white wine-kissed sauce.  In both texture and flavor, it is addicting. 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 […]

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