Archive for May, 2011

5/31 Veg Paella

For Christmas I gave Sandy the most beautiful paella pan. It is huge. So huge in fact we could both sit in it and use it for sledding if we really wanted to.  My not entirely subtle hope was that she would venture into making this Spanish sensation into a vegan dish one day soon. [...]

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5/30 Happy Meatless Memorial Monday

Outdoor parties and picnics are the perfect time to share  non dairy, meatless edibles. Think potato salad or deli meat sitting in the sun. Here are three links to some of  my fave Summertime eats. They are a tasty and easy way to share compassionate  cuisine with those you love (or party with). All three [...]

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5/27 May I Be Frank

This weekend we are going to a screening of May I Be Frank, a movie I have been eagerly waiting to see. Here is a scintillating description of the movie from their site and a link to the 2 minute trailer teaser. View: May I Be Frank Trailer May I Be Frank – A film About [...]

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5/26 Savory Indian Chick Pea Pancakes

Shortly after the beginning of our vegan journey last year, Sandy and I attended a Vegan Retreat at the Leaven Center in west Michigan.  It was an amazing weekend with new found best friends and some of the most sensational food I had ever experienced, each meal cooked together joyously and enjoyed like vegan royalty. [...]

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5/25 Take Me Out To The Ball Game

My favorite summertime sporting event to attend is a home town baseball game. The sun is always shining, the beer is always cold and you get to sing out loud, really loud during the seventh inning stretch. Ever since the first 70 degree day I have been looking forward to going to a game. Even [...]

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5/24 In A Pinch Homemade Baked Beans

The other night we were planning to BBQ corn, veggie dogs and eggplant. It was a warm and sunny day and I had been waiting for our Grill-Fest all day.   When we pulled out the veggie dogs and were getting them ready for the grill, we realized that we didn’t have any buns. Darn. [...]

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5/23 Happy Meatless Monday-Fried Green Tomato, Cajun Tempeh Sandwiches

A few years ago while visiting Sandy’s parents in the South we went to a tiny restaurant called The Fickle Pickle. Their shining star is the fried green tomato sandwich.  At the time, tomatoes topped my list of food foes. But here I was, given the opportunity to taste a historically amazing sandwich with a [...]

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5/21 Silver Screen Picks

With the summer movie season preparing to launch into full swing, I look forward to seeing new releases and some old favorites sprinkled in the mix. Today I saw this list of recommended picks on VegNews and wanted to share. It is the top 10 Vegan movies to see, compiled through a poll of their [...]

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5/20 Ginger Lemon Cream Pie w/ Blackberry Compote

A few days ago a friend of ours gave us a package of the most sensational Blackberries. They were so good in fact that I wanted to do something special with them. I knew immediately that they wanted to be with lemon. I found an incredibly tasty and easy recipe for a lemon, tofu pie [...]

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5/19 I Like Vegetables

Some things are more impactful when put to music then simply shared in written words. This one and a half minute video totally cracked us up, I hope it does you too.  Thank you Rip from The Engine 2 Diet for the link. This  is the perfect way to start a delicious day.

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