Rainbow Tofu Salad

Tofu is a common ingredient you will find in many Chinese recipes.  I personally like to dress these white, mild flavored tender cubes with all kinds of spices.  Sichuan style mapo tofu is one of my favorites.  If you haven’t tried any tofu, this rainbow tofu salad, dressed with homemade spicy tahini sauce, will make you remember tofu in a good way....more

Date & Tahini Protein Smoothie

It’s 7am and both the husband and the child are still sleeping. We’re on ‘vacation’ time now so the kid has been going to sleep at around 9pm, which means she’s been sleeping until 8ish and we are all loving every second of it. I thought I might steal a few quiet moments to myself this morning—fresh cup of brewed coffee, sitting chair all to myself—-to finish this post in peace. I’m kinda excited about it (well if that’s not the nerdiest thing to be excited about, I’m not sure what is). ...more

Product Review - Schmidt's Natural Deodorant

Ozone Layer Deodorant is amazing and one stick lasts six months.... no chemicals or aluminum or ...more

Loaded Veggie Spread

I am absolutely in love with this dip/spread/amazing addition to any sandwich or vegetable. It is by pure experimental accident (recipe testing) that I decided to add vegetables to my homemade hummus and thus this amazing spread was born....more

How to Go Vegan in 9 Easy Steps

SURPRISE! The blue-haired hippie is a vegan! Who'd have guessed it, right? There are a number of reasons why people go vegan, which is a post for another day, but in this one I'm going to assume you already have your reasons and are ready to take the plunge. Making a change like this can be really intimidating, especially when you realize that vegan is a lifestyle and not just a diet. But you're not alone! I'm here to walk you through all the basic steps. ...more
Wasn't there a show; several  New Yorkers went Vegan for a month?more

Chocolate Mousse

I am going to be upfront and honest with you about this recipe. I wasn't sure this mousse would work out, let alone taste so sinful. In all honesty, it seemed incredibly weird to blend together firm tofu and chocolate. But, this Chocolate Mousse has quickly become one of my favorite desserts. It's simple, chocolatey, decadent, rich, and of course healthy for you! ...more

Can eggplant ward off cognitive decline? 10 Things your probably didn't know about the purple perennial

One of the most beautifully colored foods in all of nature is the purple eggplant, a species of nightshade. You probably know it best from eggplant parmesan, ratatouille or moussake. But here are 10 things you probably don't know about it:1. The flowers and leaves can be poisonous if eaten in large quantities.2. There are white eggplants!3. Wait at least four years after successfive crops before planting in the same spot due to pets and diseases that "stick around."4. About 20 pounds of eggplant has the same amount of nicotine as a cigarette....more

Vegan spelt chocolate chip pumpkin muffins! A tasty breakfast! :)

Vegan spelt pumpkin chocolate chip muffins!This afternoon, I made these delicious easy to make vegan whole grain spelt pumpkin chocolate chips muffins !!! Yeah! That is right! That is a mouthful, hey? I made them not so sweet so you can eat them as a lovely portable breakfast, a healthy snack or a nice dessert! Check them out! ;)...more

Eating Vegan Daily. Experiment #3 Report

Experiment #3 was a fun one, I will admit....more

Vegan Gluten-free almond pear chocolate chip oatmeal

This morning, I made this warm delectable Seasonal oatmeal. I also used gluten-free oats to make my warm brekkie gluten-free! I created this:Recipe: For 3 personsIngredients:150 gr gluten-free medium-sized oats  ( 1 cup + 1/2 cup )...more