Posted in October 2012

vegan pumpkin spice caramel popcorn

vegan pumpkin spice caramel popcorn

It’s that time of year again…The time when it’s not only acceptable, but expected, that you add pumpkin or pumpkin pie spice to everything. Pumpkin cupcakes, pumpkin soup, pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin spice lattes (not vegan, fyi). While there isn’t pumpkin in this recipe, it smells like pumpkin pie and tastes wonderful. Plus I’m kind of … Continue reading

restaurant review: uchenna

I spent the afternoon out yesterday with my mother-in-law. We did a nice hike and then went to lunch. We decided to try Uchenna, an Ethiopian restaurant that neither of us had been to before. Uchenna is located in Old Colorado City, right near Colorado Springs, and there is plenty of free and metered parking … Continue reading

eating vegan while traveling

I just returned from a week-long vacation to Kauai. It was a beautiful place to visit, and we had some great adventures, as well as some wonderfully lazy days at the beach. Before we left, I did a little research and some planning to make sure eating vegan while there wouldn’t be hard. No matter … Continue reading

vegan apps for your phone

I don’t know about you, but my smartphone never seems to be too far away from me, which is really helpful when I have a vegan question or need to find a recipe. Here are a few phone apps that I have found helpful. I have an Android phone, but I know most of these … Continue reading

raising a vegetarian kid

Back in May, my husband decided to become a vegetarian, and we both agreed that it made sense to raise our son vegetarian as well. When we made this decision, I had been vegan for five months, so he had some understanding of what it meant to be vegan and vegetarian, but he’s also only … Continue reading

product review: beyond meat

product review: beyond meat

Have you heard of Beyond Meat yet? The fake meat product that is so similar to chicken, it’s scary. Mark Bittman tried the product in a blind taste test and couldn’t tell the difference. The taste and texture of Beyond Meat is very similar to chicken. It shreds and looks just like chicken. Give it … Continue reading