Namaste, Despite Things Going Wrong
I have absolutely adored the SparkPeople iPhone app. It works faster than than the big website for PCs. I have my phone on me all the time and can upload anything I eat any... Read more
Too Young For Osteoporosis?
I am a vegan and have been fully vegan for 3 years now. I've been active and busy and taking my B-1... Read more
Making Sunny's Eggplant Bacon
Looks good, doesn't it? OK, before going any further, I posted this recipe on SparkRecipe, so here's the link:
recipe-detail.asp?recipe=1... Read more
Vegan for Life, Impressions: Part 2 and Pizza Party
I'm still reading the book, and I am learning so much! It has felt overwhelming that there are so many nutrients I need to have enough of to stay healthy, energized, clear-thi... Read more
Vegan for Life
Good morning all! I received my copy of the new book "Vegan for Life" by registered dietitians Ginny Messina and Jack Norris on Wednesday and began reading it that night. I... Read more
Vegan and Recovering Food Addict
I hadn't ever expected to post a blog like this, but an email from a friend prompted me to tell her my story, and it seems it might help others if I tell it here.
She ... Read more
Vegan Scones Yesterday, Watermelon-Mango Green Smoothie Today!
I've been getting a vegan scone occasionally at Whole Foods, usually when I've had cereal and fruit with non-dairy milk for breakfast. For some reason that breakfast leaves... Read more
Here's What a 1-1/2-pound Salad Looks Like
OK, a five-second blog! This is lunch from Whole Foods salad bar this morning: mesclun greens, Texas Caviar (black-eyed peas, peppers, lemon juice), eggplant, Lucoise salad ... Read more
Vegan on Vacation
Oh boy, it's been a wild few days! We went to visit my aunt for her 86th birthday down in Tennessee, and after arranging for a cat-sitter for our kitty (or DH wouldn't have... Read more
Gorgeous Greens and Beautiful Beans
I am loving my summer garden. Last year was my first in about 30 years. A neighbor gave me extra swiss chard seedlings that year and I planted them. When the big leafy good... Read more
Hitting the Big Six-Oh: Is Gray the New Black?
(adapted from my blog "Healthy Eating Healthy Planet" here:
I just celebrated a milestone birthday, that dreaded big Six-Oh, and the day... Read more
Punching Up the Protein
It's been a great food day, starting with a healthy fruity green smoothie, no added protein as per nutritional advice. Then a lunch from WF salad bar with lots of veggies, ... Read more
Vegan Baking Bliss
Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies (foreground and top rack)
Oatmeal Raisin & Oatmeal Raisin-Chocolate Chip (lower rack)
A RAINY DAY is a perfect time for baking, so I pul... Read more
It's Smoothie Time
Hot enough for you? The national weather map shows this huge red blob of heat wave forecast for the midsection and up and down the east coast of the United States. Staying ... Read more
A Yummy Wholegrain Vegan Pizza!
Tonight I fixed this new (to me) American Flatbread Vegan Harvest Pizza with Daiya Mozzarella shreds, and I am pronouncing it a big winner! Here's how the finished product ... Read more