My Favorite Kitchen Items (a gift guide of sorts) Blogger Cooking Class @ Whole Foods Market Review: Meez Meals Chicago VeganMania 2014 LYFE Kitchen A Night at the Le Pain Quotidien Bakery India: Déjà View
Off the Reservation... and Other Vegan Fiction

Off the Reservation… and Other Vegan Fiction

As of 2012, Gallup reported that 5% of the US Population identifies as Vegetarian, and 2% as Vegan. But when is the last time you read a novel where even ...

Life + Kitchen – December

Life + Kitchen – December

I hope you all enjoyed the Holidays and have many wonderful things to look forward to in 2015! As for me, I am lucky to say that I certainly did/do. ...

Holiday Eats & Treats

Holiday Eats & Treats

Hi friends! As is typical of this time of year, I’ve been busy celebrating and feasting with friends & family.  Between our 3rd Annual Vegan Thanksliving and a recent Holiday ...

My Favorite Kitchen Items (a gift guide of sorts)

My Favorite Kitchen Items (a gift guide of sorts)

  Hi Friends! For a while now, I’ve been thinking it would be fun to share My Favorite Kitchen Items.  I’ve been seeing all sorts of Gift Guides pop up ...

Review: JuiceRx

Review: JuiceRx

Hi Veggies! After a decadent Thanksgiving and THREE GLORIOUS DAYS OF LEFTOVERS, it’s been unusually hard for me to get excited about food this week. So, instead – I bring ...

Life + Kitchen - November

Life + Kitchen – November

Besides all the excitement leading up to Thanksgiving (and my Third Annual Thanksliving feast!), November has been a relatively quiet month for me. I’ve been fighting off a cold, working ...

"Power To The Veg" Fall Treats Swap

“Power To The Veg” Fall Treats Swap

  Hi Friends -  Last month I participated in my 4th “Power to the Veg” Food Swap.  The theme was “HalloVeegan” but I’m posting a bit late since I’m still working ...

Recipe: Simply Perfect Strawberry-Banana Smoothie

Recipe: Simply Perfect Strawberry-Banana Smoothie

  When I attended the Blogger Cooking Class @ Whole Foods Market, I learned several great recipes including a delicious Marinara Sauce and an oil-free, no-sugar-added Berry Cobbler that I hope ...

Giveaway: Sant Superfruit Beverage

Giveaway: Sant Superfruit Beverage

  You may remember that at VeganMania I met Kim, the founder of Sant, a pure & simple antioxidant-rich fruit tea.   Kim was so warm and friendly and gave me ...

Blogger Cooking Class @ Whole Foods Market

Blogger Cooking Class @ Whole Foods Market

Hi Veggies! Recently I had the pleasure of attending a complimentary Blogger Cooking Class at Whole Foods Market Northbrook. I love that the idea for this class originated when Katie met ...

Life + Kitchen - October

Life + Kitchen – October

I’m so sad October is coming to an end. It was such a beautiful month with Fall Foliage, a few unseasonably warm days, and the last lingering bits of daylight. ...

Review: Meez Meals

Review: Meez Meals

  I am proud to say that I’ve now kept up my meal-planning routine for a couple of years, and it’s still working well for me.  Though between summer travel, visitors, and our ...

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Chicago Ideas Week: Lessons

Usually I’m pretty much a home-body, perfectly content putting my pj’s on at 6pm and puttering around the house for the rest of the evening. This Tuesday, Mike and I ...

Chicago VeganMania 2014

Chicago VeganMania 2014

 Yesterday was one of my favorite days of the year:   Chicago VeganMania!   The festival is now in it’s 6th year and has gotten bigger and better each of ...

Life + Kitchen - September

Life + Kitchen – September

  Hey Veggies – Mike and I have now been in our new home for about a month and are finally nearing being almost done with unpacking (or in other ...