Category Archives: Guidance

Woodstock Fruit Festival!!!!

In a word: amazing. Let me try to paint a picture: So you’re at a summer camp. It’s on the Trout Lake in upstate NY, near Lake George and the Adirondack Mountains. It looks like this: You’re surrounded by the … Continue reading

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Baltimore Vegfest!

This weekend I attended the Baltimore Vegfest! It’s much more intimate than the one in DC but it was an awesome experience. MOMs Organic Market was giving away free bananas!!! I went a little…shall we say…bananas😊🍌 I got this shirt … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Tofu plus Woodstock Fruit Festival!

I normally try to keep this blog focused on homemade food but this was so pretty & yummy I had to share. Even talented food bloggers like myself occasionally buy pre-made food after a long week of working hard as … Continue reading

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Meal plans & general guidance

Someone recently asked me for advice about losing weight. Keep in mind I’m not a nutritionist or health care professional, but I have lost weight in a healthy way and kept it off. This is what I came up with: … Continue reading

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Improvised semi-homemade soup

It is sometimes hard to find time to cook healthy hearty delicious vegan meals from scratch. I make it a huge priority and spend time every weekend prepping my food for the week. We all get busy sometimes so here … Continue reading

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Slow cooker awesomeness

So one of my amazing colleagues got me this cookbook for Xmas: Isn’t it great when people you work with know you so well??? I guess she figured me out after eating lunch with me daily for 4 1/2 years … Continue reading

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Pantry essentials

Recently two good friends and colleagues have expressed interest in adopting a vegan diet and have enlisted my help! One of them requested a list of pantry essentials. This is what I typically keep stocked in my kitchen: Beans: Chickpeas, … Continue reading

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Mindful eating

I’ve been working hard on eating mindfully rather than just shoveling food in my face at record speed 🙂 I found this article helpful. I re-read it before going to my favorite brunch buffet on Sunday and my friends were … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving preview

So many of my recent recipes would be great for your Thanksgiving table! Any of the roasted vegetables or anything with squash or sweet potatoes is always good! But just in case you are wondering here is what I’m making … Continue reading

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Elizabeth’s Gone Raw

Friday night I went to Elizabeth’s Gone Raw for dinner to celebrate my belated birthday. In a nutshell…fun, yummy, but overpriced and a bit stuffy. Be prepared to spend 3-4 hours & $75-$125 bucks a pop. They offer a six … Continue reading

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