Archive | June, 2009
Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Chickpea Salad Sandwich

One thing I really miss since giving up meat is a good tuna sandwich.  There were a lot of reasons that we finally gave up fish (and said goodbye to non-veggie sushi, which is really what was holding us back), but one thing that was freaking us out was the amount of mercury we were [...]

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“Cheesecake” Brownie

“Cheesecake” Brownie

UPDATE:  I’ll be donating a batch of these to the Bake Me Up LA Vegan Bake Sale this Sunday (6/28) at Locali.  There will be loads of other yummy treats to choose from, so if you’re in the LA area, I hope you’ll come on out and support a good cause. This is just a [...]

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Follow Your Heart

Follow Your Heart

I don’t know if I’ve ever had real pastrami, but years ago, I used to get a Reuben sandwich in my home town that used turkey pastrami.  I think that was my first introduction to Reubens, and since then I’ve only had veggie versions.  One that we kind of overdosed on is this avocado reuben.  [...]

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My Favorite Peach Tart

My Favorite Peach Tart

I’ve been so bad about updating the blog because I got sick last week and used any energy I had for work that had to get done – including a couple of events, which didn’t help the getting-better process.  My mom was very concerned that the blog wasn’t getting updated, so I’m doing this post [...]

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Hugo’s Tacos & Hugo’s Restaurant

Hugo’s Tacos & Hugo’s Restaurant

Ah, Hugo’s Tacos -  so good, so fast, and so affordable.  We love this place, and like both of Hugo’s Restaurants, there are lots of vegan options.  It’s also a great place to go if not everyone in your group is vegetarian, because there’s something for everyone.  Another bonus is that Hugo’s uses really high [...]

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Vegas & Vegan Donuts!

Vegas & Vegan Donuts!

We went to Vegas for my cousin’s wedding this past weekend (congrats Michael and Sheraleen!) and of course made a stop at Ronald’s Donuts!  I’d never been there before, but Ryan had brought some back for me on a past trip.  Normally I’m more a fan of cake donuts, but these things are pretty amazing.  [...]

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