It's time to break out the red, white and blue decorations, dust off the grill and party your swimsuit off! It's a time to celebrate summer but let's not forget that it's a time to party patriotic....more
One of our sessions in the Main Street Vegan Academy, “The Joy of Speaking”, focused on public speaking and working with the media. Victoria Moran’s presentation was excellent. I have done public speaking for years and I still learned a great deal. Here are two great tips:...more
Patient readers, thank you for joining my Main Street Vegan Academy journey!Yesterday the training concluded but not before an outstanding presentation from Victoria Moran on things to consider as we plan our vegan lifestyle coaching practice. She walked us through a wide range of issues – from topics to cover with our clients to possible “homework” for them to complete to the variety of ways in which we can structure client sessions – and left us all feeling excited and ready!...more
I've become an enthusiastic member of the baby kale fan club, ever since I discovered my market had packs of mixed baby kale, all ready to be used in recipes. I bought those nearly every week all spring, until my own garden finally started producing some kale. If you're not quite as enthusiastic about kale, you may think I've gone too far with this recipe for Baby Kale and Mozzarella Quesadillas, but let me convince you with this: Sriracha-Ranch Dipping Sauce. When I tested this recipe with my nephew Jake, we gobbled up the quesadillas and I'm betting you will too.
[Editor's Note: I recently had gougere for the first time at a going away party for a very close friend, and I probably would have eaten the entire tray if I hadn't summoned every bit of my self-control. These cheesy, puffy snacks are rich and wonderful, and I love that this recipe offers a version for those who can tolerate gluten, and for those who can't! --Genie]...more