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December 3, 2015

When my first daughter was about 6 weeks old, she started projectile vomiting quite frequently after nursing.  I met with a few pediatricians as well as a few lactation consultants and questioned whether it was the fact that I had recently started eating dairy again (a...

December 3, 2015

I have found that I can just never make tofu taste like it does when I eat it at restaurants…. until now. I’ve tried this new method a number of times now and it has come out tasty every time.

First, I take a block (or 2,3 or 4 blocks!) of organic firm tofu and I press...

November 29, 2015

Vegan Banana Boat


Ingredients:

- banana
- vegan chocolate bar (Trader Joe’s makes a great one in a green package)
- Vegan marshmallows (Whole Foods)


Directions:
- Cut open the banana (leave the peal on) and stuff in chocolate and marshmallows and then try to close it up...

November 24, 2015

My fabulous mother made me a vegan chocolate cake for my birthday and it was so good. I don’t know where she got this recipe or who the originating author is, but thank you. It was moist, chocolaty and delicious.

This is what it looked like right out of the oven. When i...

November 24, 2015

My first attempt at this pudding was an adaptation of a recipe I found at Forgiving Martha.  I doubled the recipe for my use and I used all organic and raw ingredients including raw cacao powder.

Chocolate Avocado Pudding
vegan, gluten-free
2 ripe avocados
1/2 cup...

November 20, 2015

In terms of protein intake, the RDA recommendation says that 1 out of every 10 calories you consume should come from protein and exactly how much that is depends on your weight. You should be consuming approx. .5 grams per pound that you weigh so half your weight.

Also...

November 20, 2015

Click here to read this GREAT article from Planet Green on why milk is not good for us or the environment. Below is a general list from the article of why milk is not good, but I would recommend reading the article in it’s entirety.

Environmental Reasons to Avoid Milk:
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November 20, 2015

Transitioning to a vegan diet from the Standard American Diet (also known as S.A.D.!) can be a pretty daunting task at first so here are some basic vegan breakfast ideas to get your mind thinking about all the options you have!

In addition, every single one of these rec...

November 20, 2015

This salad is a take-off of a recipe I found in a Raley’s magazine. What I like about this recipe is that you can make it all without the dressing and then just keep it in the fridge and when you want some you can just add then so it keeps longer.

Ingredients:
1 cup Tra...

November 20, 2015

I don’t think it’s physically possible not to like this soup if you like tomatoes. Even all of the kids we have given it to completely approve of it and there is nothing “bad” in it.

This soup was made for me by my Mom’s close friend, Jane, as a welcome home dinner afte...

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