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Edamame Quinoa Salad

This is a great quick recipe for a summer party. People go crazy over it which is funny because it is super easy to make. Check it out and adjust whatever. Quinoa, Corn, and Edamame salad I made a salad for the teacher training recently that was a really big hit. This salad is so

Our Vegan Dogs

shanti our sweet pit bull We have 2 young dogs, both rescues. When we got Shanti, he was emaciated, frightened and had a very sensitive tummy. I went in search of dog food and found a great allergy food that was also vegan; Natural Balance. Both dogs have been eating this food for over a

Vegan Cuts

Just found this very cool daily deal service that is entirely vegan. It is called Vegan Cuts. Use this link to check it out and sign-up if you are interested. Power to the Peaceful, Mimi http://vegancuts.cmail2.com/t/r/l/mvjlu/pdtldhdv/c/

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The Search for Felafel

In my last post, I mentioned my friend Assim and our common passion for felafel. I haven't had a good felafel in a long time. It got me thinking about all the food that I enjoyed in my travels to Turkey and Morocco. This morning, I was driving down Albany Street, thinking of Assim and

Vegan doggie Treats

My friend Katherine Pomponi, many of you know here as one of the most fabulous O2 Yoga Teachers ever, sent me a link for Wagatha's Doggie Biscuits and other products.  They are having a special on 3 new flavors and all three just happen to be vegan. Now, they probably don't use that word because

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Food is Love

My friend Assim I have a good friend, Assim, who is from Lebanon.  I met him on the street one day.  As we were passing each other I stopped and said, "Good morning. How are you?" My friends think I am crazy but I make a point of saying hi, or good morning, or something

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Chocolate Mint Cupcakes

Okay, so I have made this recipe a few times in the past couple weeks for various reasons. One, I made this as a cake for my son, Dylan's, birthday. It is his favorite cake and he likes it with raspberries and fresh mint leaves. I also made this for a fundraiser I did for

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Vegan Boy

I want to celebrate my son Dylan on his 10th birthday.  He has made 2 choices of late which are worth noting; one to cut his waist length hair and donate it (http://blog.o2yoga.com/2011/05/10/hair-today-gone-tomorrow/), and the other was to become vegan. He decided to go vegan while we were still on our RV trip. I will

Carrot Ginger Soup

I have always shied away from carrot soups because they seemed too thin or sweet or something. However, this recipe was inspired from a podcast I was listening to called Compassionate Cooks. Colleen Patrick Goudreau is an activist, cookbook writer, and all around cool person. Her podcast is called Vegetartian Food for Thought www.compassionatecooks.com/podcast.htm When

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This recipe was originally taken from my friend, Kris Quinones' newsletter (kqbodywork.com). More on the story of this recipe on my other blog, blog.o2yoga.com.(http://blog.o2yoga.com/2011/04/13/finding-inspiration/) It is yummy, healthy and relatively easy. There are two version below since my friend Kelly Halldorson made her own version. Take your pick or make both! Kris's Squasharoni Recipe Ingredients

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