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Topics range from cooking tips to vegan news to rants on issues I’ve encountered this week.

Top 10 Ways to say “No Thank You” to the Meat at the Holiday Carving Station

I remember the first time I came home for the holidays, after I had become vegetarian back in 1987.  My family knew of my decision, yet when we sat down for the holiday feast, my dad still asked if I'd like any turkey, as if somehow, white meat had become a vegetable. After 25 years, [...]

By | November 25th, 2014|Food for Thought|0 Comments

Please Help Me Spread this Inspiring Message for the Voiceless!

"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated" ~Gandhi One of my favorite tee shirts has a caricature of a spouting whale on it. And underneath are the words: "Save the Humans". Most days on my morning blog, Reflections On Sunrise, I write in [...]

By | April 27th, 2014|Food for Thought|0 Comments

Joy to the Fishes in the Deep Blue Sea. A Smarter Lean Cuisine Entree using Garden Grown Protein instead of Salmon.

Last night, I decided to make over a tasty looking seafood entree being advertised by Lean Cuisine, and poke a little fun at them while I was at it.   My boyfriend, Spencer, has been away on a ski trip, so I've been fending for myself over the past week or so.   I started on a [...]

By | March 7th, 2014|30 Minute Vegan Meal, Carrots, Food for Thought, Gardein, Pasta|0 Comments

The Future of Meat is Vegan … There ain’t nothing “faux” about this Veggie Beef & Broccoli Dinner!

You all know I love to watch "Chopped" on the Food Network.   And the other night, the contestants were given pizza dough as their main ingredient during every round, along with the various topping challenges. Wouldn't you know it ... One of the toppings in the appetizer round was Vegan Pepperoni. OMG !!! To see [...]

By | February 5th, 2014|30 Minute Vegan Meal, Beans, Food for Thought, Quick Fix Mondays|0 Comments

No, I’m not going to GoVeggie!!! with my Roasted Portobello & Sprouted Lentil “Bolognese” Sauce

    "There is new life in the soil for every man. There is healing in the trees for tired minds.  And for our overburdened spirits, there is strength in the hills.  If only we will lift up our eyes. Remember that nature is your great restorer." ~ Calvin Coolidge Good day friends.  I hope this finds [...]

By | November 20th, 2013|30 Minute Vegan Meal, Food for Thought, Gluten Free|0 Comments

Profits over Compassion: A Cattle “Disaster” I call murder.

    “We are not on this earth to just stand still & look pretty. The museums already have enough statues.” ~ Mandy Hale The multiple layers of clouds seemed to fill my mood with a sense of melancholy this morning. Sometimes when I look out over the vast open waters, spirit seems very near. [...]

By | November 15th, 2013|Food for Thought|0 Comments