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A Night at the Le Pain Quotidien Bakery

A Night at the Le Pain Quotidien Bakery

Before last week, I had never stepped foot into a Le Pain Quotidien restaurant, though I certainly recognized the name.   While I can’t place where I’d heard of it (likely, passing ...

"Power To The Veg" Spring Fling Swap

“Power To The Veg” Spring Fling Swap

Hi friends – It’s been a couple of weeks since my last post, but I haven’t forgotten about you!  I’ve been travelling quite a bit, with a short weekend road-trip ...

China Study All-Star: Review, Recipe & Giveaway

China Study All-Star Review, Recipe & Giveaway

When it rains, it pours. And I’m not just talking about the drippy Spring weather we’re experiencing in Chicago this week. Lately, for me, it also seems to be ***Raining Cookbooks!*** ...

The Jazzy Vegetarian & her Creamy Broccoli Soup

The Jazzy Vegetarian & her Creamy Broccoli Soup

  Have you entered my giveaway for a copy of the Jazzy Vegetarian Classics Cookbook yet? If not, after reading this interview with the Jazzy Vegetarian herself and seeing her Creamy Broccoli Soup recipe, you’ll ...

Jazzy Vegetarian Classics - Review & Giveaway!

Jazzy Vegetarian Classics – Review & Giveaway!

  I was so excited last month when BenBella Books reached out to me with an opportunity for another Cookbook Review and Giveaway.  I always love testing out new-to-me recipes, but ...

Columbia: The Rosario Islands

Columbia: The Rosario Islands

Mike is an excellent vacation planner.  After starting off our Colombian Honeymoon with adventures in Bogota, Santa Marta, and Minca, he made sure that the latter half of our trip was all ...

India: Déjà View

India: Déjà View

Before I tell you about my latest trip to India, I’m going to take a slight detour to tell you about one of my New Favorite Movies: About Time. I watched ...

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Review: Vegan ConsciousBox & Greatist Parcel

  Next up in my series of Subscription Box reviews is ConsciousBox! I was intrigued by ConsciousBox’s promise of healthy, natural, eco-friendly items including snacks, beauty, and cleaning products.   Best ...

Honeymoon, part 3: Minca

Colombia: Minca (and a Finca!)

 Ironically, our favorite part of our Honeymoon was the most Rustic part. And by “Rustic”, I mean we didn’t even have hot water.   The showers were very, very cold ...

Recent Recipes Worth Repeating

Recent Recipes Worth Repeating

  Considering that I make an average of 3 new-to-me recipes a week, it’s been WAY too long since I’ve done a recipe round-up. Here are some of the recipes ...

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Colombia: Santa Marta & Tayrona National Park

  After Bogota,  Mike and I took a short 1-hour flight up to the city of Santa Marta on Colombia’s Caribbean coast-line.  While we were curious to see Santa Marta, ...

NYC Veggie

NYC Veggie

  Hi friends! I promise there will be more recaps of our Honeymoon in Colombia coming soon, but first I’m taking a slight detour to New York City.  Last Mon-Wed ...

Honeymoon, part 1: Bogota!

Colombia: Bogota!

   Our 3 weeks and 5 destinations in Colombia had many highlights, and discovering Bogota certainly was one of them. Before arriving, Mike and I didn’t know much about the ...

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Mr. & Mrs. VeggieNextDoor

I’m baa-aack!   After a month away from the blog, I’m glad to be back and I have so much to share.   First up: the full scoop on our ...

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Blogcation: Colombia!

Hi Friends – Greetings from South Florida!  I’m currently home with my family for the holidays… and also for My Wedding!!! Yep, you read that right – I’m getting MARRIED ...