Monthly Archives: April 2012

What’s in your Fridge and taking kids to the bar

I went to the grocery store (Kroger) a few days ago. I hate putting things away. I hate putting away laundry, dishes, papers, and groceries! But after I put the groceries away, I couldn’t help stare in my fridge. It … Continue reading

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Earth Day was not a Ripe Tomato, Spiral Diner was

>I fell off the planet for the weekend. I took my family on the 2 and a half hour schelp to Dallas, Texas to go to Earth Day and visit my bestest friend in the world. I was so excited … Continue reading

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Out of the mouths of babes: Review of “That’s why we don’t eat Animals”

>I ordered “That’s why we don’t eat animals” from Amazon.com and pre-ordered “Vegan is love” by Ruby Roth. I have mentioned this before, but my husband and I have arguments about how graphic to get with the kids about why … Continue reading

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Making it work: Using ingredients you can get

I keep saying not everyone has a Whole Foods. So many times we see recipes with fancy ingredients or things we just don’t have on hand, and we give up or don’t want to make it. ¬†Even more frequently we … Continue reading

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Forks over Knives

>My camera is out of batteries and my charger is missing! I ordered a new one, but it won’t arrive until Wednesday, so my haul post is going to have to wait. I also have some delicious recipe posts in … Continue reading

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Side Effect: Oh the emotions we feel . . .

>One of the side effects of changing your diet is emotions. It isn’t just a side effect of going Vegan, it is a side effect of trying to eat a more healthy, whole foods (unprocessed) diet. I want to share … Continue reading

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Phases of Vegan

>Being a Vegan is hard. There are so many layers to veganism. You have your food. You have your clothing, furniture, toys, material possessions. And, you have the items you use to clean yourself and your house. Tackling it all at once … Continue reading

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My obsession with Oreos pays off: New Frosting Recipe

>I know, I know . . . I’m obsessed with Oreos. Who wouldn’t be? They are delicious, processed, vegan, little treats of delight. What more could you ask for? They are the one treat that we usually keep in the … Continue reading

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Obsessed with what my kids eat: Maybe more parents should

> Yesterday I went on a field trip with my six year old (holy cow she is six!), and I found myself obsessing over what she was eating. I was counting up grams of protein and amounts of calcium in … Continue reading

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To fake meat or not to fake meat . . . that is the question!

> First, sorry to my subscribers about the double post yesterday that wasn’t a double post about applesauce. I hit enter when I should have hit delete… grr technology sometimes. Anyway, I apologize for the blank post. I hope it … Continue reading

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Yucky day to Yeah Day!

>Today just started out yucky. Awfully yucky. Terrible really. I found out the traffic ticket I recieved is going to cost me an arm and a leg. (I pled not guilty to a portion of it so I have to … Continue reading

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Nervous Breakdowns, butter, and oreos

>So I had a “vegan” nervous breakdown. I have been doing a lot of vegan research; and as I transition to veganism, I am experiencing the usual ups and downs of what that means. It is also difficult living in … Continue reading

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Happy Easter: Loving My Mother Today

> I am not religious, but my parents are; and thus, we celebrate Easter with a huge family dinner every year. Our normal dinner menu includes items such as glazed ham, mashed potatoes (loaded with butter and sour cream), pies, … Continue reading

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The Cupcake Adventure: Happy Birthday Medea

> Today is Medea’s birthday. She is six. I can hardly believe that six years ago today my little baby was born. I decided that I would dedicate my blog to her today. As I was thinking about a topic … Continue reading

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Converts and lentils: The Joys of Purple Rice.

>I hate evangelism. I despise those who try to push their beliefs on others whether it be religious, political, social, anything. I hate it. I do love the masterful art of debate and persuasion but coercion–I just despise it. I … Continue reading

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Potatoes, cauliflower, and kids, Oh My!

> I decided to make Aloo Gobi because my husband loves Indian food, and this is one of my favorites. However, I live in a lovely little area where I have not been able to find garam masala, and I … Continue reading

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We have to be Goliath . . .

> Everyone wants to be David. It is cool to be David. Oh I’m David, and I killed Goliath. That’s cool, right? I say, we have to be Goliath. For my lovely friends (Kristine, I mean you) who don’t keep … Continue reading

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