Meatout Your Spring

Tomorrow (Thursday, March 20) marks the first day of spring. It also marks the internationally recognized Meatout Day. Participants from around the world have pledged to eat vegan on this day, in honor of animals, the planet, and individual health. The goal is to share the benefits and joy of a plant-based diet, and promote…

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2014 March 19

Tomorrow (Thursday, March 20) marks the first day of spring. It also marks the internationally recognized Meatout Day. Participants from around the world have pledged to eat vegan on this day, in honor of animals, the planet, and individual health. The goal is to share the benefits and joy of a plant-based diet, and promote…

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Rules of the Road: Vol. 1

The morning after setting a PR at the Rock n’ Roll New Orleans Half Marathon (March 2013), I discovered this encouraging word while en route to get coffee.  Seeing as how I learn something new every single day, it’s safe to say, not only are there countless items I deem as “rules of the road,”…

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2014 March 15

The morning after setting a PR at the Rock n’ Roll New Orleans Half Marathon (March 2013), I discovered this encouraging word while en route to get coffee.  Seeing as how I learn something new every single day, it’s safe to say, not only are there countless items I deem as “rules of the road,”…

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2014 March 14

If there is one appetizer that shines brightly above the rest (in my world at least), it’s spinach and artichoke dip. While I have seen many depictions of said appetizer, including those introducing unwelcome meaty touches into the mix (yes, I’ve even witnessed those hiding shrimp or bacon within), this heavily, dairy-filled appetizer can be…

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Spinach & Artichoke Dip

If there is one appetizer that shines brightly above the rest (in my world at least), it’s spinach and artichoke dip. While I have seen many depictions of said appetizer, including those introducing unwelcome meaty touches into the mix (yes, I’ve even witnessed those hiding shrimp or bacon within), this heavily, dairy-filled appetizer can be…

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The Road to Healing

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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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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