Mushroom Paprikash with Mashed Potatoes and Crispy Greens

Paprika is one of my favorite spices; if I ever run out, I get really upset. Paprika adds heat and warmth without being spicy and I put it in most of my dishes. Paprika is used a lot in Hungarian cuisine and in fact, paprikash is a dish where the sauce is made from paprika. […]

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Product Review: Veestro Meal Delivery Service

Of all the things I know about food, the one thing I don’t know how to do is control my portions. I mean, I KNOW how, I just can’t seem to do it. When I first went vegan, it didn’t seem to matter how much I ate, the weight fell off. But as you know, […]

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Super Green Rice with Veggies, Soy Curls and Dr. Mercola’s Organic Greens

A while ago, I received some really cool products from Dr. Mercola to review. You’ve probably heard of Dr. Mercola; he is the health guru and best-selling author of many books on nutrition and health. His web site is packed with articles on health, nutrition and ways we can improve our lives and health. He also […]

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The Most Authentic Vegan Pasta Carbonara

Before I was vegan, I never tried pasta carbonara. I find that odd since it has four ingredients I loved: pasta, egg, bacon and cheese. But somehow this dish fell under my radar. I know about it mostly from watching cooking shows on TV. It’s Rachael Ray’s husband’s favorite dish, the first dish she ever […]

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7 Years Vegan – Selective Compassion

Today is my 7-year vegan anniversary. Every year I try to reflect on how being vegan has changed the way I think, feel, live and look at the world. Because it does change – there are times I’m more angry, times I’m more sensitive, times I feel empowered and times I feel helpless. It’s certainly […]

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BBQ Pulled Carrots Sandwiches

Mmm…BBQ! When Tom and I were planning our elopement in North Carolina, we were more excited about eating authentic Southern barbecue than we were about getting married. Seriously. We watched endless barbecue cooking challenges and travel food shows on television. We read up about how to find the best, most authentic barbecue (they suggested restaurants […]

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