Celebrating the Veg Lifestyle

Being vegetarian or vegan is not just eating a certain diet.  It is a lifestyle that involved a more conscientious way of living, one in which people pay attention to things to which  the average carnivore does not give as much consideration, or so it seems. Each year in Portland, the Northwest Vegetarian Society holdsContinue reading “Celebrating the Veg Lifestyle”

The Writing Life

The Mills Brothers  released their hit  “Too Many Irons in the Fire” in 1946.  70 years later, this song could be designated my theme song. Yet, how many irons are too many?  I suppose that much is subjective. I live a multi-faceted existence and always seem to have a lot of irons in the fire. Continue reading “The Writing Life”

Moroccan Carrot Salad

One of my favorite types of meatless “meats” is that manufactured by Gardien.    Last night, I tried this Moroccan Carrot Salad and it was absolutely divine.  Served it with Gardien chicken.    The recipe is from Tal Ronen from Crossroads Restaurant in LA. Crossroads offers diners Mediterranean-themed small dishes, salads, farm-to-glass cocktails, and dessertsContinue reading “Moroccan Carrot Salad”

An Outstanding Vegan Cauliflower Soup Recipe

This is one of the best vegan cauliflower soup recipes I have ever tried.  It is very light and low-cal.  If you want to add a potato or two, it will make the soup thicker and creamier, but it is fine without them. Vegan Creamy Cauliflower Soup Prep time 15 mins Cook time 40 minsContinue reading “An Outstanding Vegan Cauliflower Soup Recipe”