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Cooking/ Recipes/ Veganism

Homemade Yeast Bread With Kale And Corn

It’s pretty easy to find good bread these days, but there’s still something special about homemade bread. It’s heartier, denser and more delicious than store bought.  You can also put in your favorite additions, and you know it hasn’t been sitting on the shelf in plastic wrap for who knows how long. I make bread the lazy way (via a bread machine). It may not be as fun as the…

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Cooking/ Recipes

Switching To A Vegan Diet? Here Are 10 Healthy And Tasty Recipes From Morning To Night

“A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. And to act so is immoral.”- Leo Tolstoy Talking about the vegan diet makes me remember my Aunt. She is the best cook and moreover, a passionate soul. We often visit each other and when we do we always cook…

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Cooking/ Recipes

Vegan White Chocolate Coconut Macadamia Cookies

Vegan White Chocolate Coconut Macadamia Cookies

Yum! These golden, flavorful cookies disappeared in seconds in my house! A plant-powered spinoff from the classic White Choc Macadamia cookie, my cookie recipe is modest in sugar, and packed with the power of chia, flax, coconut, and almond flour! Ingredients: 1 ½ tablespoons chia seeds ½ tablespoon flax seed, ground ¼ cup plant-based milk (i.e. soy, coconut, almond) 1 teaspoon vanilla 2/3 cup dairy-free margarine 2/3 cup light brown…

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Dining/ Restaurants/ Reviews

Restaurant Review: eLOVate Kitchen

eLOVate Kitchen is the newest vegan creation in Santa Monica, California, just one block south of the Santa Monica Pier serving lunch, brunch, and dinner, as well as some of the tastiest juice and juice concoctions on the West Side. The evening menu offers appetizers, entrees, desserts, cocktails, smoothies, cold-pressed juices and elixirs prepared from seasonally fresh ingredients by Chef Roberto Martin. The décor has a fresh farm-to-table vibe with…

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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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