Archive for October, 2012

10/31 Mummies & Gourmet Pumpkin Seeds

Happy Halloween friends. I simply love Halloween and the themed foods that go along with it.  I buy every pumpkiny thing I can get my hands on. I have had to make a deal with myself that I will only buy my beloved  pumpkin, soy, decaf lattes on Fridays. I wish every day was Friday. […]

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10/30 Vegan Candies for Halloween

If you plan on handing out candy this year for Halloween, consider treating your tricksters to some vegan candies.  There are some old fashioned favorites, like DOTS, Dum Dums, Fireballs, Twizzlers, assorted Brach’s, Laffy Taffy, Lemonheads and more.  Some newer candy favorites are here too like the Chocolove brand of chocolates. It is not only […]

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Happy Meatless Monday Vegan BLTs

Happy Meatless Monday. One of my favorite meatless meals is soup and a sandwich. I love it for lunch and I especially love if for dinner. It feels as special or scandalous as having breakfast at dinner time. A steaming bowl of soup and a sammy feels comforting and familiar to me. An excellent companion […]

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10/24 Six More Years

If you were given the option of having an additional six years to live, would you accept it?  The secret is simple, live longer by eating a plant based diet. An ongoing study of approximately 96,000 Seventh Day Adventists has just released some initial  findings and they are extraordinary.   The study indicated that vegetarian […]

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10/22 Meatless Monday Goes Vintage-Tempeh Stroganoff

Happy Meatless Monday. Here is the last recipe in the series, Meatless Goes Vintage. It is a meat free, 70’s era, Brady Bunch-esque classic makeover, vegan Beef Stroganoff. Our version is a cholesterol free, rich and creamy, whole wheat noodles kind of dish that will knock  your socks off.  Not even your favorite meat lover […]

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10/19 Celebrating the Tigers

Exciting News!! Last night our own Detroit Tigers baseball team won the American League Championship and are now headed to the World Series. The Tigers are the first team in history to Sweep the Yankees for an AL Championship. The last time we won a World Series was 1984. I remember it as if it […]

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10/17 Meatless Goes Vintage-Waldorf Salad

For the second exciting installment of modernizing vintage foods, I give to you, the vegan Waldorf Salad.  For a brief history, I went to The Kitchen “Waldorf salad [WAWL-dorf]  (was) created at New York’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in 1896 not by a chef but by the maître d’hôtel, (dining room manager) Oscar Tschirky, the Waldorf salad […]

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10/15 Meatless Goes Vintage-Turkey Divan

Happy Meatless Monday. This week I want to rock meatless in a  vintage way so I am starting us off with a dish that any child of the seventies will have heard of, Turkey Divan. When I was little, my mom used to make Turkey Divan. It was a concoction of turkey and  copious amounts […]

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10/8 Sloppy Janes

Happy Meatless Monday. It is officially cold in Michigan, so I’m ready for comfort food. There was frost worthy of scraping on my windshield this morning. This week we are going Glamping (glamour camping in an RV) for the first time ever.  A crazy, adventuresome and generous friend of ours rented a 30 foot RV […]

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10/5 Movie Night

Have you ever seen a documentary that rocked your world so hard you wanted to share it with everyone you knew?  Maybe it was the  first time you saw Forks Over Knives, King Corn or Supersize Me.  There are now more documentaries then ever about  our food. They span from how we grow i,t to […]

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