Today on 719woman.com I make a flavorful $10 vegan meal for a family of four! (VIDEO)
By JL Fields on March 01, 2013
Three months ago I moved to Colorado. But many, many months prior to moving I started doing research. I wanted to get connected to my local community. I found lots of ways to meet vegans and find vegan stores and restaurants. I also did research to find resources for all kinds of things like social activities, professional and political activities, and more.
One resource I discovered was 719woman.com.
Through this site I was able to learn about local restaurants, deals for thrifty shopping with a nod to fashion, and local resources. I started following 719woman.com on Facebook as soon as we arrived in Colorado. One day I saw one of Tammy York’s cooking videos. It was for a beef stew for a family of four for under id="mce_marker"0. I took a chance and sent her a message and asked her if she would like to do a video together, in which we made a vegan meal for a family of four. She immediately said yes.
Tammy’s blog, and Tammy, encompass so much of what I believe in. Tammy wants to empower women to live healthy, happy lives; she wants them to have fun with fashion and fun in life without breaking the bank. She is about lifting women up. 719woman.com offers a great contest, a Goodwill Makeover, where winning women get a wardrobe boost from Tammy and Ashley (719woman.com’s fashion contributor). Good stuff.
Thursday morning I met Tammy at her home. She is such a lovely, energetic, generous person! She welcomed me into her kitchen, where she was wrapping up with Ashley, her guest on another cooking video, and Trig, who was taping the segment. Tammy wrote a very kind post yesterday about her experience meeting me … and her “vegan” expectations and assumptions that were debunked: Vegan Cooking…Meet JL Fields, My New Friend & Co-Author Of “Vegan For Her”…Inspirational & Interesting.
We really did hit it off and I have to say her magnanimous post was heartwarming … and hilarious! I loved reading about what she expected and what she got when she met me!
Today on 719woman.com Tammy featured our cooking video: Mediterranean Beans With Greens & Grains….id="mce_marker"0 or Less Meal (And Vegan), which you can also view right here: [click to continue…]
JL Fields is co-author of the forthcoming Vegan for Her: The Women’s Guide to Being Healthy and Fit on a Plant-Based Diet and writes the blog JL goes Vegan.
More Like This
Recent Posts by JL Fields
Most Popular on BlogHer
By Melissa Ford
Nate Berkus brings his celebrated style to LG’s premium line of kitchen appliances. See how our bloggers incorporated this style with with just a few simple tweaks. Enter "My Kitchen Needs Nate" contest for a chance to win an ultimate dream kitchen. Read more