vegan barbecue tempeh sloppy joes

vegan barbecue tempeh sloppy joes

This blog now has two tempeh sloppy joe recipes. You’d think I loved sloppy joes and ate a ton of them in my pre-vegan days, but you would be wrong. I honestly can’t even remember the last time I had a non-vegan sloppy joe.  I can tell you the last time I had a vegan … Continue reading

recipe review: raw cashew cheese

recipe review: raw cashew cheese

I came across a for Raw Holiday Cashew Cheese Spread while looking for a vegan cheese to serve as an appetizer on Christmas Eve. It sounded easy enough, and I had most of the ingredients already, which is always a plus in my book. This recipe was very easy to put together, and is easily adaptable. … Continue reading

my first year as a vegan

Happy Veganniversary to me! One year ago today I made the decision to go vegan for 30 days, just to see how I felt. 365 days later, and I’m still going strong. My husband and son have joined me in my quest to save the animals, protect the environment and improve our health. Over the … Continue reading

vegan breakfast challenge: over easy

It’s pretty safe to say that Matt’s favorite meal of the day is breakfast. He would eat breakfast food three times a day if given the chance. We celebrated his birthday this weekend, and I knew I wanted to take him out to breakfast this morning as part of our weekend celebration. As a vegan, … Continue reading

my first vegan thanksgiving

This blog has been pretty quiet lately. Lots of cooking, baking and vegan eating has been going on, but not a lot of blogging has been happening. I do have a good excuse. I’m taking part in a leadership class and as part of that class I have a big project that I’m working on. … Continue reading

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