September 2017

Ecuadorean Quinoa and Vegetable Soup

By |2017-09-17T20:03:51+00:00September 16th, 2017|

Ingredients: 1/2 cup raw quinoa 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups chopped onions 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup diced potato 1 cup chopped red bell peppers or 1 cup green bell pepper 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon pepper 3 cups water or 3 cups vegetable stock [...]

Is Sugar Vegan?

By |2017-09-17T20:03:40+00:00September 16th, 2017|

Is sugar vegan? Some vegans think yes, and some say no. Some vegans do not even know that it may be an issue. After all, you would think that as sugar comes from a plant, it would be vegan wouldn’t you? And it is – in its natural form. It’s the refining process of some [...]

The Vegan GIrls Guide to Life by Melisser Elliot

By |2017-09-17T20:04:01+00:00September 16th, 2017|

From women who have established themselves firmly in the international vegan community through innovative goods and services to amazing recipes, this is really great book for men and women alike. This really interesting read from award winning author, Melisser Elliot< gives tips on cruelty-free crafts, to beauty secrets, to sharing hilarious stories these vegan ladies [...]

Transitioning To A Vegan Diet

By |2017-09-17T20:04:11+00:00September 15th, 2017|

My personal journey to becoming vegan…. It was not an overwhelming overnight experience. It was a 33 year process. I am hoping that my experience will find and inspire you. Not make you feel like you have to change dramatically overnight. However, there will be a few of you that can make a change that [...]

Peppermint Patty Bars (No Bake)

By |2017-09-17T20:04:21+00:00September 15th, 2017|

Yield: 12 small bars Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats, processed into a flour (or 2 cups oat flour) 1/2 cup almonds 1/2 cup walnuts 4-5 tbsp cocoa powder, to taste 1/2 tsp fine grain sea salt, or to taste 2 tbsp packed brown sugar 2 tbsp almond milk 5 tbsp pure maple syrup 1/4 cup [...]

The Meat Free Monday Cookbook

By |2017-09-17T20:04:33+00:00September 15th, 2017|

An interesting idea of this book is that it offers a weekly breakdown of truly “meatless Mondays” that are even seasonaly based.I do have to add that this may be one of my newest favorite book additions, even though it is not actually vegan, per se, it is purely vegetarian with surprise recipes from noted [...]

Remedies for Autumn Dryness

By |2017-09-17T20:04:48+00:00September 14th, 2017|

Fall is the season when certain disorders are more prevalent than at other times of the year. Asthma, allergies and skin disorders can affect almost any one susceptible to them. Prevention is key. The lung and large intestine are the internal organs related to Fall. These organs are associated with the emotion of “taking in” [...]

Coconut Milk Pralines

By |2017-09-17T20:05:01+00:00September 14th, 2017|

2 cups sugar 1 cup coconut milk 1/8 teaspoon table salt 2 tablespoons vegan margarine 2 1/2 cups pecan halves sea salt candy thermometer (helpful but not necessary) Combine sugar, coconut milk, and table salt in large sauce pan, combining thoroughly. Line a flat surface with waxed paper. cook mixture over low to medium heat [...]

August 2017

How is a Tattoo Not Vegan???

By |2017-09-17T20:05:20+00:00August 20th, 2017|

Odds are if you have to ask, then likely not. It’s not exactly a big selling point since many vegans are still unaware that there is such a thing as a vegan tattoo. Truth be told, some artists don’t even know what’s in the ink’s contents themselves, since suppliers are not required by law to [...]