Jun 23

June 23, 2016


Noodle Revolution Westerly Rhode Island

Greg and I don’t go out to eat very often. The commitment of paying college tuition for our kids sort of got us out of the habit and we really do love to cook. This weekend, however, we stopped for a great lunch at a place called Noodle Revolution Westerly, Rhode Island. I love that name. I love the sign. I’m not... Read more

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May 25

May 25, 2016


Vegan Cookout Food – What to Bring Roundup!

No matter what stage of vegan life you are in, it will happen: you’re going to a cookout. What are you going to do when you are the vegan at the cookout? What do you eat? That’s when you think: “what vegan cookout food can I bring so I can eat, and make a contribution to the meal?” A lot of... Read more

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May 8

May 8, 2016

Curry Vegan Chicken Salad - Full of Beans

Curried Vegan Chicken Salad

Curried Vegan Chicken Salad – It’s What’s For Lunch Our Vegan Chicken Salad, we like to call it Better Than Curried Chicken Salad, made with cannellini beans, will take your sandwich, or your salad, to a new level, giving you a delicious and cruelty-free way to elevate your lunch. This salad combines the rich tang of curry with sweet raisins,... Read more

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Apr 24

April 24, 2016

easy to get enough protein and be healthier

Do YOU Get Enough Protein?

How much protein do we really need? “Do you get enough protein”? This is a question every vegan, and many vegetarians, hear so often that it has become the ultimate joke – it’s even a tee shirt. I have heard this question so many times. I used to say, “plants”, and list some of the plant protein sources like legumes, and then... Read more

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Apr 15

April 15, 2016

Antioxidant blueberry smoothie ready for you!

Antioxidant Blueberry Smoothie

Smoothies are all the rage, of course. You can find them (at a premium price) at all sorts of places, now. But they are really easy to make on your own, and they can be customized to be exactly how you want them. Georgia loves a particular smoothie that she has for breakfast almost every single morning. This is an... Read more

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Apr 4

April 4, 2016

Vegan Cornbread-1

Vegan Cornbread is The Best Cornbread Ever!

This vegan cornbread, so rich in texture and taste, is a great compliment to almost any meal. Long before I became a vegan, I was a bit of a cornbread snob. I would only eat it if it was moist, flavorful and with some good texture. Let’s admit it, too often cornbread can be dry and bland, merely a good... Read more

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Mar 18

March 18, 2016

Yummy plate of fat free vegan baked beans with cornbread and mac n' cheese!

Fat Free Vegan Baked Beans

These vegan baked beans take me back to Saturday night suppers when I was a little kid. We often had hot dogs and beans and brown bread for supper. The kitchen would have the rich smell of the beans baking with molasses all afternoon. Making Fat Free Vegan Baked Beans I modified this recipe years ago when I not only... Read more

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Feb 3

February 3, 2016

Vegan Indian Dal - wider shot

Vegan Indian Dal with Spinach

Dal is a staple in Indian households. This recipe for vegan indian dal is certain to be a hit with you and your family! Since becoming a vegan household, we have discovered and become enamored with Indian food. We began with experimenting with different tastes in restaurants because Indian food is often vegan or easily prepared as a vegan dish. We... Read more

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Jan 10

January 10, 2016

Chickpea and Sweet Potato Stew

Chickpea Sweet Potato Stew

This vegan chickpea sweet potato stew is a quick, low fat and nutrient dense meal that is a great go to meal during the colder months. Here in New England, the colder months coincide with the big holidays. From Halloween through New Years Day, we run the gauntlet of treats and holiday fare and often can feel weighted down from... Read more

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Nov 17

November 17, 2015


You Can’t Stay Out of These Vegan Molasses Cookies

These vegan molasses cookies are a recreation of a Fall flavors classic from my childhood. But just because I associate it with Fall doesn’t mean you can’t have them anytime you want! 🙂 The thing I don’t like about Fall in New England is the fact that Winter comes next. The thing I do love, however, are the flavors of... Read more

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