Posts Tagged ‘plant based diet’

12/23 Vegan Quiche

Happy Meatless Monday. When I was a little girl, we always had quiche on Christmas morning. It was my Mom’s thing. She made it every year and it was divine. It was the most decadent way to celebrate  a holiday that always began so early in the morning. Since becoming vegan, Sandy has perfected vegan [...]

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12/16 Apple Beet Ginger Juice

Happy Meatless Monday. On our most recent trip to Florida I got re-addicted to fresh juice. There was the most bizarre cafe/store/gas station by our hotel that was cranking out some serious fresh juices.  My new fave flavor combination is apple, beet, ginger. It is sweet and earthy with a slightly aggressive ginger bite. Now [...]

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5 Tips To Enjoy A Vegan Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is two weeks away. Plans are being made and menus are taking shape. If you are already rocking it vegetarian or vegan you probably know how some secrets to navigate a holiday meal. But if you are new to cruelty-free holidays or just trying it out, you may need a few tips to get [...]

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11/11 Mediterranean Style Spaghetti Squash

Happy Meatless Monday. Winter squash season is here. There are boundless varieties to be found in our markets. Each one is a little bit different, all equally as delicious and easy to prepare. Time to buy them, store them and enjoy them for the next several months. This recipe creates a rich and satisfying dinner [...]

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Eat Vegan Before 6

Happy Meatless Monday As you know, Meatless Monday is the jump start to every week, to encourage all of us to ordain this day every week to choose to be animal-free in our meal choices.  The idea is to resolve to eat meatless, beginning with the first day and perhaps carrying through each subsequent day [...]

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10/16 Vegan Running

Sandy and I are training for our third half marathon. The run is on November 24th in St Petersburg, Florida. It is a women’s only event that hosts over twenty thousand women every year. Four years ago while flipping through the pages of a women’s running magazine I saw the advertisement for the race. It [...]

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10/9 Sauteed Patty Pan Squash

Over the weekend we went to Eastern Market, Detroit’s lush and bountiful public market. It has been feeding the Metro Detroit area since 1891. It is one of the longest running public markets in the exact same place that it began, at the city’s center. Everytime we go it is an adventure in edible excitement. One [...]

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10/7 Halloween Without the Mean

Happy Meatless Monday. Over the weekend we put up our Halloween lights. Our house looks ready for the merriment of goblins and ghouls. It put me in the mood for spiced cider, Halloween Oreos (vegan junk food) and trick-or-treaters. Before you buy your candy to pass out I wanted to share with you how easy [...]

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10/4 Bill Clinton on Becoming Vegan

There is much focus right now in our country about healthcare, the cost of healthcare, how we are going to afford healthcare and how does the current Administration’s plan make sense?  I know that I do not understand enough about the nuances of how insurers, employers, providers and healthcare professionals function to even begin to [...]

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9/24 White Bean Chick’n Chili Verde Recipe

Over the weekend I became a competitor in my first ever chili cook-off. The experience was a bit more intimidating that I had anticipated. The all-vegan competition was held at Sasha Farm, Michigan’s largest  farm animal sanctuary. I kind of expected all of us to show up, cruelty-free crock pots in hand and hang out [...]

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