Vegan Lasagne Lesson

Lasagne. Oh, where to start? With the spelling, I guess. I've always spelled it with an "e" at the end, but I know a lot of people prefer an "a". As I understand it, lasagnE is Italian, and lasagnA is American. Also, lasagnE is the plural of lasagnA, so unless you're making the dish with only one big noodle, you're making lasagne. So much for grammatical correctness. I've always used the Italian spelling because I like to pretend I'm Italian....more

Restaurant Week: Jolo’s Kitchen

Happy Monday! I did something I don’t normally do— I posted over the weekend. I couldn’t help myself.  I made a Cucumber & Beet Noodle Salad with Avo-Hemp Dressing (raw) for lunch Saturday and had to post it. ...more

Vegan Dream Beans

Most of the time, my dreams are just mental chatter, with no usable content worth remembering, and certainly nothing prophetic. Sometimes I'll wake up humming a song I've never heard before, but I'm not a musician, so I don't try to hold onto those. Sometimes I'll wake up with a phrase or sentence that seems ever-so-sage in the moment, but when I write it down and look at it an hour later, it's just plain silly....more

My sister just asked me the other day for a vegan quinoa she could prepare with ingredients she ...more

a little dab'll do ya

By now most of you know that I am not a fan of chili-hot anything. But you must also know that I loathe wasting perfectly good food, and that I love a good deal......more

Raw Brazil Nut & Almond Pate

I cannot help but share a few more thoughts on the ethics of veganism before I get to this raw lunch....more

Vegas Baby

Vegas may be a place where you can lose a lot of money but it’s also the place that keeps on giving!  With healthier and vegan dining options that is!  Every time I go back, a new spot opens up making the City of Sin the new hot spot for sin-less eating!  Check out the new yummy options right here!...more

Vegan Marshmallow Sandwich

Yep, I was crazy enough to do it.  I made a marshmallow sandwich....more

Fun, sun and beans…

My husband and I escaped to Florida for a few days.  Dave (gladly) spent his weekend on the couch chilling (he’s still on crutches) hanging out with my dad while my mother, aunt and I hung out. It was sunny and in the 80’s. The perfect way to shake off some of the harsh New York winter we’ve experienced (so far)....more

this morning on my drive to work. No fair!

You just can't go wrong with black beans and ...more

Moist Brownies

Check out our recipe for brownies! They're low-fat, vegan and delicious!

Vegan for a Week, Part One

An excerpt from my blog:I am three days into a week of vegan eating. So far, so good.Some things I've learned: Animal products are everywhere...more

I read Bittman's Food Matters and have been trying the vegan until 6 thing. Haven't had a single ...more