What type of Vegan are you? (Part 2)

After my post last week, I decided to hop online and post on my favorite Vegan Group on Facebook. I asked them, “What type of vegan do you consider yourself?” To be honest, I expected back a handful of replies that said, “I’m just a vegan” or “I do it for the animals” or even,Continue reading “What type of Vegan are you? (Part 2)”

Meatless Monday – Banana Bread

Growing up, banana bread was a staple in my house. Why? Because it’s a delicious way to use up all those old bananas you forgot to finish eating. And if there is one thing I love to do, it’s to eat leftovers and use up ingredients lying around my house–rather than throwing them out. WasteContinue reading “Meatless Monday – Banana Bread”

What type of Vegan are you? (part 1)

Years ago I reviewed vegan and vegetarian restaurants for a local paper in my old home town. One stop I made was at a small dive bar known for the PBR beer, loud music, and amazing vegan food. Of all the restaurants I visited, this one stood out because the staff wasn’t the friendliest. TheyContinue reading “What type of Vegan are you? (part 1)”

Meatless Monday – Black Bean Mushroom Balls

Meatballs–vegan or otherwise–are a versatile meal. Eat them with pasta, in a sandwich, on top of a salad, or all by themselves, Meatballs can be the center of a filling meal. Plus, you can make a batch of meatless meatballs, freeze them, and then take them out one at a time. By far, the easiestContinue reading “Meatless Monday – Black Bean Mushroom Balls”

Meatless Monday–Rainbow Spring Rolls

Every time I speak with someone about shifting to a vegan diet–salads are one of the first meals that come up. But if you’re like me, and there are only so many salads you can eat, let me introduce you to your new best friend–Rice Paper! These are lunchbox friendly, kid friendly, and over allContinue reading “Meatless Monday–Rainbow Spring Rolls”

Meatless Monday–Kids edition

Let’s face it, getting a kid to eat–meatless or otherwise–can be a chore. At my dinner table I hear a lot of, “I don’t like that,” mixed with, “can’t I just have bread?” And I know I’m not alone. My son is the picky eater of picky eaters. We’ve gone through a mile long listContinue reading “Meatless Monday–Kids edition”