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Early Prep for a Meatless Monday

This recipe is amazing!!! It’s from my friend Wendy who’s son turned vegan when he was 15. Because she was such a dedicated (and amazing) mom, she really worked on putting meals on the table every night that her whole family would enjoy. She’s been sharing them with me and, honestly, they ARE amazing. I […] Read more…

Monday – Green Update

Every Monday I’m trying to post the latest “green” information I’ve found along with a tasty vegan recipe – remember it’s Monday so go Meatless!! Monday Recipe Here’s a tasty recipe from vegweb.com. If you don’t know about Vegweb.com, you should really check this site out. It’s one of my go-to sites for vegan and […] Read more…

More Green, Vegan and Eco ideas for Everyone!

WOW, I’ve been reading about so many new and exciting Green, Vegan and Eco-friendly items lately that it’s just simply about time I do another share page. Before I forget, it’s Monday, so go Meatless!! If you need an idea for dinner tonight, here’s a quick recipe: Mexican Casserole Vegan Ingredients: 1 lb rotini pasta […] Read more…

On the Radio with Bella Petite and Nia

I’m so EXCITED! This Tuesday morning at 10 AM, I’m going to be on the radio with Nia and Ann Lauren for the Bella Petite hour which is broadcast on America’s Web Radio. Click Here to listen live or to download and listen after the episode airs. For more information on Anne Lauren (editor in […] Read more…

Homemade Hair Care

Just saw this online and wanted to share. I share the link at the bottom of the post if you’d like to read more…enjoy! Basic Shampoo This is a great basic shampoo for all hair types. If you hair is oily, omit the optional vegetable oil, but if your hair is dry or damaged, you […] Read more…

It’s Monday so go Meatless – Recipe

Here’s a simple, fresh and tasty recipe for you to try on this Meatless Monday. Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce Ingredients: 1/3 cup (organic) extra-virgin olive oil 20 ripe (organic) plum tomatoes (peel them, halve them and remove the seeds) salt and fresh ground pepper to taste pinch of red pepper flakes 1 tbsp unsalted […] Read more…

Magazines and Eco-Friendly Beauty

I have a magazine addiction…..seriously. I know that sounds terribly eco-unfriendly. Truly, though, I share my magazines and pass them on to my daughters and friends. I would say I never recycle a magazine that hasn’t been read by at least 2 other people. You may ask, where do they all come from? Well, by […] Read more…

Let them Eat CAKE!

In the supposed words of Marie Antoinette “Let them eat cake” (actually, she never uttered the words even though they’re attributed to her), I say enjoy your meatless Monday by consuming vegan desserts – all day if possible. And since there’s no actual claims as to who made this statement, I declare: “Let them eat […] Read more…

Animal Product Substitutes for Vegans

I just sent in my latest post to my friend Nia’s Elements of Life site. Since it’s not quite time to be focusing on my garden yet, though I’m anxiously awaiting the moment I can be outside working the soil, I wrote about being vegan. Here’s some of the information I shared including substitutes I’ve […] Read more…

Vegan Stir Fry

I hate going out to eat (yes, I know I’m a freak), so this is one of those quickie dinners I throw together – using whatever is in the fridge. I’ll point out the staples I always have in the house. It’s a warm, tasty treat. The ingredients I had on hand this time: (you […] Read more…

Fun Items of the Week

Here’s a few of the fun discoveries I’ve made this week. They seem to be all food related – what’s that say about my hormonal level during the past few days? Foodzie.com – a farmers market on the web. This is an online marketplace where you can discover and buy food directly from small passionate […] Read more…

Meatless Mondays

I always see so much information out there on being green, gardening, health, etc. either through magazines or websites that I’d like to share. I’ll also start a sharing page on this site – to try to keep it all organized and together. Today, I saw this online and wanted to share: Meatless Mondays: Small […] Read more…

Breakfast Tasties

Breakfast is a big deal around this house. Mostly due to Pops. I can be seriously bad and skip meals – which is not very good at all for me and causes me to scarf calories later. At home, I like to create tasty breakfast wraps or bagels for us to eat. If Pops gets […] Read more…

Vegan Cupcakes

A lot of the time, when I cook vegan, I simply substitute a vegan alternative for an animal product in a recipe. There are so many substitutes out there. I’ll include a list of my favorites in another post. Of course, there are also “vegan” recipes out there – yes, really – and my mom […] Read more…

To Vegan or Not to Vegan

I’m certainly not the healthiest person you’ve ever known. But, after being a vegetarian for most of my life (I’ll admit to taking a few years off to cook meaty meals for my daughters and my husband, Pops), I’ve chosen to go Vegan. Now, I try not to be hardcore to the point of alienating […] Read more…

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