Monthly Archives: May 2012

Vegan Recipe Contest Winners

Congrats to Holland Dieringer- 1st Prize- Vegan Gluten Free Lasagna Sandra Lannan- 2nd Prize- Gingerbread Lemon Mousse And tied for 3rd Prize: Kris Quinones- Chocolate Tarte and Meghan Anderson- Root Vegetable Tangine   I have a few things to say about each recipe and creator. Holland Dieringer is an amazing cook and was always coming

Yin Yang Power Balls

Intrigued? This is a recipe created by Hatice Baser. She took another recipe from Holland and tweaked it into this one which is just awesome! Ingredients: 1 cup tahini, stirred well 1 cup maple syrup or agave 3 T ground flaxseed + 3T water 1 cup toasted old-fashioned oats 1 cup ground walnuts 1 cup

Patience is a Virtue I Do Not Have

Now before I go too far, I need to say that I love the city of Cambridge and can't wait to join the community. That said, we have had quite an education going through this process. It has definitely been a lesson in patience; not a virtue of mine. We have run into many roadblocks,

Vegan, the New Ethics of Eating by Eric Marcus

While at a homeschool conference recently, I came across a book swap. I love books and dug through the piles even though I was flying home and had no room to carry anything else. The word Vegan caught my eye, of course. It was, Vegan-The New Ethics of Eating by Eric Marcus. I was happy

Buddhist Cultural Center

Just rediscovered one of my favorite places to get lunch, the Buddhist Cultural Center, in Cambridge, right across the street from the new studio. Karen and I had lunch there the other day and it as so good. You get miso and the plate of the day which includes rice and four options. We had


I have spent the past two days traveling on a refurbished school bus with my sons, Dylan and Deven, our friends the Halldorsons ( unschoolbus), making a total of 3 adults, 4 kids, and 3 dogs. We are heading to a conference in North Carolina called ARGH. Yes, like the pirates. It stands for autodidactic