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PPK Potluck: Around the World Edition

PPK Potluck: Around the World Edition

  Earlier this month, I hosted another PPK Vegan Potluck!  This time the theme was “Around the World“.  At the last potluck, each of us had drawn a country or […]

Best of Portland: Natural Selection

Best of Portland: Natural Selection

One of the best things we did in Portland was an unforgettable meal at Natural Selection.  If I lived in Portland, I’m pretty sure I’d be requesting to go there […]

Portland: A Food Vacation

Portland: A Food Vacation

Over the past year or so, I found myself regularly drooling over food photos from Portland, Oregon in VegNews Magazine and my Instagram feed.  Known for it’s sustainable food scene, Portland looked […]

WIAW: What I Ate... on Easter!

WIAW: What I Ate… on Easter!

I did a LOT of cooking this weekend!  In addition to my regular weekly meal prep, I also volunteered to cook Easter dinner for Mike and his parents (with a […]

Recipe: Easy Chipotle Black-Bean Tacos

Recipe: Easy Chipotle Black-Bean Tacos

One of our favorite easy dinners are these Chipotle Black-Bean Tacos that come together in less than 30 minutes.  I should give Mike a prize for coming up with this […]

Road Trip: Back in Ann Arbor (part 2)

Road Trip: Back in Ann Arbor (part 2)

My last post was about the first day of my recent road-trip to Ann Arbor.  I had too much fun (and delicious food) to fit the weekend all into one […]

Road Trip: Back in Ann Arbor (part 1)

Road Trip: Back in Ann Arbor (part 1)

Two weekends ago,  Mike and I visited our friends Krin and Etan in Ann Arbor.  Nearly 2 years ago, when we were last there, we had gone on a road […]

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Recent Recipes worth Repeating

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you know that I typically cook up at least 2-3 new recipes a week, mostly on Sunday evenings when my instagram feed […]

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Vegan Cuts: Vegan Snacks at my Door!

My Vegan Food-Swap Pal in January sent me such an amazing package, I was blown away and so eager to participate again.  I was eagerly awaiting my February Food Swap pairing, but I […]

Recipe: Cornmeal, Carrot, Coconut & Cardamom Breakfast Halwa

Recipe: Cornmeal, Carrot, Coconut & Cardamom Breakfast Halwa

The Vegetarian Indian Cooking Class I attended last month ended with this delicious dish of 2 types of the traditional Indian Halwa, a pudding-like dessert – a Cream-of-Wheat Halwa, topped […]

Cooking Class: Indian Cooking with Ranjana

Cooking Class: Indian Cooking with Ranjana

The weekend before last, Mike and I attended a cooking class with our friends Laura and Darrin.  We’d been wanting to take Ranjana’s vegetarian “Basic North Indian” cooking class and back […]

A Tale of Two (PPK) Potlucks

A Tale of Two (PPK) Potlucks

If you’re a Vegan, Vegetarian, or simply Veg-Curious, I very very super highly recommend you join the online PPK forums. For those of you not familiar with it, The PPK […]

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January’s Blogger Book Club (Belatedly!)

First, I’d like to thank everyone who entered my giveaway for Flip & Tumble’s reusable produce bags!  With 184 entries, this was the most popular giveaway I’ve ever held. I […]

Cooking Class: Power Up with Plants

Cooking Class: Power Up with Plants

Amanda Skrip is a Chicago-area natural foods educator, chef, health coach, and wellness expert.  I think she also may be just a little bit magical too.  She often teaches classes at […]

January's Vegan Food Swap: A Taste of Asia & Alaska

January’s Vegan Food Swap: A Taste of Asia & Alaska

It’s a new year, so I’m mixing things up a bit.  A long-time participant in The Lean Green Bean’s Foodie Pen-Pals, I decided to start the year off by trying […]