2014 March 12

I’ve been on the road to healing for quite some time. Recently it has come to my attention that although I’ve opened myself up to welcome healing into my life when it comes to both matters of the mind and heart, I haven’t afforded the rest of my body the same luxury. Rather than allowing…

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BBQ Tofu & Asparagus

While tofu doesn’t make up the bulk of my diet like it once did back when I first entered the vegetarian world a decade ago, it does typically enter the dinner lineup once or twice a week. In many cases it’s in the form of a signature scramble or quinoa dish; however, sometimes I like…

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2014 March 09

My hummus addiction is certainly not breaking news. In fact, it has been around for years. However, since recently acquiring a Certified Reconditioned Standard Vitamix High Performance Blender, I’ve started experimenting with making my own. I’ve been working on fine-tuning my hummus experimentations, playing with all sorts of peculiar combinations with the notion that I would…

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Holy Spiced Citrus Hummus

My hummus addiction is certainly not breaking news. In fact, it has been around for years. However, since recently acquiring a Certified Reconditioned Standard Vitamix High Performance Blender, I’ve started experimenting with making my own. I’ve been working on fine-tuning my hummus experimentations, playing with all sorts of peculiar combinations with the notion that I would…

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The Perfect Oatmeal

In my early 20s, during my five year stint of working for Starbucks, they launched the perfect oatmeal, or so it was labeled. It was here I began to see value in this wonder porridge—value I failed to see as a child, unless this value involved having a spoonful of oatmeal with an entire bowl…

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Chattanooga Runcation

A week and a half ago, I was sitting at this lookout point in the mountains of Tennessee, overlooking Chattanooga. This particular view marked the turn around of an out and back hike along a portion of the Cumberland Trail up on Signal Mountain. Prior to that moment, I had heard the mountains calling me…

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2014 March 08

In my early 20s, during my five year stint of working for Starbucks, they launched the perfect oatmeal, or so it was labeled. It was here I began to see value in this wonder porridge—value I failed to see as a child, unless this value involved having a spoonful of oatmeal with an entire bowl…

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Saucy ’Shrooms

Everyone loves sinking their teeth into firm, saucy bite-sized delicacies. While there are certainly meat substitutes that come eerily close to resembling an authentic “hot wing,” I’ve come to fancy mock-ups of the whole vegetable variety—mushrooms to be exact. These especially saucy ’shrooms were born out of a post-run moment of desperation that went something…

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2014 March 01

Welcome to Vegan on the Run. A blend of all things active and of course—vegan. My name is Sarah Kathleen McCartan. I am a full-time writer, avid long-distance runner and vegan foodie. I am quite literally and figuratively, a Vegan on the Run. You can learn more about my vegan journey here. Vegan on the Run was born out…

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Mardi Gras Mashup

Whether you are nursing a parade hangover, looking for something to leisurely sip during your Sunday fun day, or perhaps even something that can serve as the perfect recovery drink after logging some weekend miles on foot or bike, these purple and green Mardi Gras inspired smoothies will keep you going strong. If you are…

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