O2 Vegan Blog

Ode to Nutritional Yeast

Posted By on Jun 29, 2014 in Blogs, O2 Vegan Blog | 4 comments

Okay, so to the uninitiated, nutritional yeast sounds and probably looks disgusting. If you haven’t seen it, it is yellowish, almost American cheese color, and is powdering and flaky. I will not make any analogies to the flakiness because, again, I can’t think of something that sounds appetizing or appealing.  However, as a card-carrying vegan, I must say that it is an absolute staple in my and many other kitchens. Why Eat...

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Posted By on Aug 2, 2013 in O2 Vegan Blog | 0 comments

Pesto There is an abundance of fresh basil around at this time of year. Pesto is traditionally made with Parmesan cheese. This version is incredibly flavorful and rich. The secret ingredient is nutritional yeast. Nutritional yeast is one of my favorite ingredients. You can buy it in bulk at most health food stores as well as Wild Oats/harvest kind of places. Here are some links to further info:...

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My sons have a good friend, Tommy, who is gluten-free and vegan. He spends a good deal of time at our house so I have made it my mission to be able to feed him and then by default everyone else. It is rare that there is less that 10 hungry mouths to feed at our house so I always cook for at least that many! Since Tommy has become a part of our family I figured, I should work on some recipes that would make everyone happy....

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Okay, so most of my recipes are adaptations of another recipe that I have used and tweaked. Just like my yoga classes, I have trouble making the same exact recipe twice and am always changing things slightly based on my mood. This one is adapted from a recipe in Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar ,by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero. I am secretly in love with both of these women. I was first turned on to vegan cooking...

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When is the Cafe Opening?

Posted By on Mar 27, 2013 in O2 Vegan Blog, O2 Yoga Blog |

Now that the days are a bit longer and the sun seems to be shining more brightly, I feel ready to take on the next phase of O2 Yoga Cambridge. I must admit that last year was both exhilarating and exhausting at the same time. I am not sure my family and I are fully recovered but we are always up for a new challenge. Everyone has been asking, “When is the cafe opening?” Our answer is, “um, soon, very soon.” The...

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