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MicheletheTrainer

Cooking/ Recipes

Vegan Key Lime Pie

Vegan Key Lime Pie

In this Key Lime Pie recipe, the lime juice will prevent the delicious Haas avocado from browning, but chances are the pie will be gone before you have that problem!                   You will need: -Food Processor -Pie Plate -Vitamix or another high speed blender   Ingredients for crust: -10 organic Medjool dates (remove pits) -1 cup raw organic walnuts -¾ cup raw…

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Restaurants

Real Food Daily – Vegan At The Airport

RFD-LAX

You’re in a hurry. You’re hungry. You’re veg*. You know you will need food to bring on the plane. You’ve just arrived, starving. You wish there was just a veg* restaurant close by, but you know better. Well, now there is healthy veg* food at the AIRPORT! I’ve never been so teeth-grinningly happy to enter airport security. I knew once I was past security, after putting my shoes back on, I would have arrived at…

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Dining/ Restaurants

Restaurant Highlight – Gratitude Organic Eatery, Munich

Restaurant Highlight - Gratitude Organic Eatery, Munich

Munich, Germany in winter is magical; like visiting the inside of a snow globe. I know, I know…don’t fret about the Oktoberfest chicken dance, there is vegan food for you in Munich. Munich hosts one of the several Veganz all vegan grocery store franchises, as well as several vegan restaurants. I’m a vegan food snob, and the Gratitude Organic Eatery Restaurant is a special gem inside that beautiful German snow…

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Dining/ Restaurants

Crispy, Delicious, Flavorful Falafel Educator Amin Musa From Ihsan’s Falafel

Crispy Delicious Flavorful Falafel Educator Amin Musa From Ihsan’s Falafel

“Wow this is a really good falafel!” Crispy herb rich flavorful falafel slathered in tahini sauce with arugula wrapped in a collard green leaf. This is how I discovered Ihsan’s Falafel and Amin Musa at Worldfest (now Vegfest), Los Angeles’s largest vegan Earth Day (he was a vendor and I was a speaker). Ihsan’s Falafel is significantly amazing, and a very green, healthy falafel too. Ihsan’s Falafel is a mobile vegan…

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Cooking/ Dining/ Veganism

Things To Look Out For When Ordering A Vegan Meal

Things To Look Out For When Ordering A Vegan Meal

The first time someone serves you chicken, fish, or turkey after becoming vegan, you are shocked. Often, restaurants, family and omnivores don’t necessarily know or understand what this new diet means. You might receive a chicken salad sandwich containing chicken, eggs and mayonnaise because someone might mistakenly think that they are serving a vegan choice. So let’s review some of the things to look out for when ordering a vegan meal, and help avoid…

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Dining/ Veganism

Thanksgiving Around Los Angeles

Native Foods Thanksgiving Wellington

Thanks to you and all HappyCow visitors during Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving, a family feasting holiday celebrated in the United States, centered historically (and unfortunately) around a large roasted turkey, is happening soon. Vegans and vegetarians work hard to introduce their loved ones to compassionate veg* options, and are often challenged to survive a carnivore-centric holiday socially with family and friends. You can use HappyCow to find a restaurant with like minded people,…

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General/ Nutrition/ Stories/ Veganism

One Meal A Day For The Planet And More With MUSE School

MUSE School

MUSE School CA is a private school in Calabasas founded by Suzy Amis Cameron, wife of Oscar Winning Filmmaker James Cameron, and her sister Rebecca Amis. If you are looking for a better education for your children, look no further. MUSE combines academics, problem solving, and critical thought with a focus on positive environmental impact. Students become practitioners of sustainable living to benefit our global future. The Three Cornerstones of MUSE—food,…

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Health/ Humor

Checkout This Vegan

cross contamination grocery store vegan

While checking out at the grocery store, many vegans are starting to get grossed out about placing their groceries on the checkout counter belt. Notice how dirty the belt (that we place our groceries on) is at both the normal checkout and self-checkout? Some vegans might not care, but this was a topic of discussion in a Facebook group that got over 300 likes and a zillion comments, with some helpful…

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Cooking/ Dining/ Health/ Nutrition/ Veganism

What Is Vegan Food?

what is vegan food

To some folks, vegan food is a mystery. But it really isn’t! vegan food is everything that you have always eaten. Vegan food has always been your food, minus the animals. Fruit, vegetables, grains, rice, pasta, potatoes, nuts, beans, a lot of dark chocolate and many breads are all vegan food. Let’s dispel some myths about vegan food: 1. What Is “Vegan Food”? Technically, vegan food is no meat/flesh, no…

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