Archive for December, 2011

12/31 Green With Envy

For the final installment of our  Going Green series I wanted to create a green sandwich spread. Something we could all keep in our fridge for a quick snack, breakfast spread, or  brown bag lunch. Hummus is my go to and I also love vegan cream cheese with cucumbers and dill. I wanted to break [...]

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12/30 It’s Going To Be A Green Day

Smoothies are such an easy way to infuse your day with green. This is a recipe I made up for the most luscious, smooth and creamy green smoothie. It is abundant with healthy fat, greens and potassium. The flavor is so luxurious that it reminded me of Haagen-Dazs Honey Vanilla ice cream, one of my [...]

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12/29 Going Green Part Deux-Greening Your Stir Fry

As veg interested,  food loving people…I would imagine you all have your favorite, go-to stir fry recipes. I have a mental grocery list of things that I need to have when contemplating a stir fry meal. There are also those times when our refrigerator is full of things that are only linked by the simple [...]

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12/28 Going Green Part 1

I woke up today craving green food. The holidays have been a blur of dark chocolate, red wine and vegan delicacies. My insides have been screaming for kale but all my hands heard was vegan cupcake. The next four posts are going to be about healthy and delectable, green food. Enjoy. Photo By: S. Duquet [...]

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12/27 Love to Laugh

This video is so silly and true that it made me laugh every single time I watched it. It has two swear words in it (not including the title) so if you are sensitive to that or are my niece Isabella…please do not go any further. Shit Vegans Say Have a funny and delicious day.

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12/26 For Auld Lang Syne

Happy Meatless Monday. I hope you had a delicious Christmas enjoying all the things you love. On Christmas Eve I worked all day at Trader Joe’s. We have been so busy that our store beat our all time sales record.  It was a bedlam of discount wine and imported brie shoppers. I spent the entire [...]

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12/24 Happy Christmas Eve

The Night Before a Compassionate Christmas by S. Duquet and S. Boulton ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the farm Not a creature was stirring, because they were safe from harm The stockings were hung by the barn door with care, In hopes that vegan St. Nick soon would be there; The animals [...]

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12/23 Chicken & Dumplings

I made chicken and dumplings for the very first time years after I had already become vegetarian. I have no idea what it is about deciding  to never eat chicken again that encouraged me to make chicken and dumplings but there it is.  I found the recipe in a  Betty Crocker Bisquick cookbook circa 1999. [...]

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12/22 Spicy Dark Chocolate Bundles

Happy  Winter Solstice. To honor light, darkness and Yule logs burning brightly all over the world…..I give you Spicy Dark Chocolate Bundles. They are dark chocolate smothered, hearty pretzels dusted with either cayenne pepper or black pepper and cinnamon. They are dark, spicy, sweet and rich. They have captured the warmth of a crackling winter [...]

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12/21 Celebrating The Solstice

Wednesday marks the Winter Solstice. It is the shortest day and the longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere.  After Wednesday, the days begin to grow longer as the nights become shorter. I find this of great comfort and consider it a worthy reason to celebrate. To honor the Winter Solstice on Wednesday, [...]

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