Author Archive

Interview & Review: Will Travel for Vegan Food

Interview & Review: Will Travel for (Vegan) Food

Hi Veggies! I’m excited to tell you about the new memoir Will Travel for (Vegan) Food: A Young Woman’s Solo Van-Dwelling Mission to Break Free, Find Food, and Make Love, which ...

Review: The Purple Carrot - PlantBased Meals

Review: The Purple Carrot – PlantBased Meals

  Hi Veggies –   As I mentioned in January, I’m no longer blogging regularly – BUT! I do  hope to pop by on occasion when I have something really ...

Changing Pace...

Changing Pace…

Hi Friends – I’ve been doing a lot of thinking with the start of the New Year and so I have been pretty quiet on the blog this month.  I’ve ...

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 ...