O2 Vegan Blog


Boy was I surprised when Steven told me he found a vegetarian restaurant in Tulum. We were even more surprised when we got there and found it was vegan. We were first greeted by a very cute but sassy doggy who barked her head off when we came in and then again every time we got up from the table. The owner Steve, was really nice but seemed a bit overwhelmed that there were 7 of us, even though there was no one else in the restaurant....

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Thai Coconut Soup


Posted By on Dec 29, 2011 in O2 Vegan Blog | 0 comments

Thai Coconut Soup with Tofu and Cilantro 3 shallots, chopped 2 tbl peanut oil 1/2 lb. tofu, cubed 1 cup white mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 can lowfat coconut milk 3 cups vegetable broth 2 tbl brown sugar 2 tbl tamari (soy sauce can be substittued, but tamari is much more flavorful) 1 tbl lemongrass (optional, but yummy) 1-2 tsp thai red chili paste (adjust for more or less spice) Zest and juice of one lime 2 tbl lemon juice Chopped...

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This is a go-to soup for me when it starts getting cold. I make it a lot on the boat. One of the things I love about it is that most of the ingredients should already be in your pantry. It is so simple but also seems exotic and hearty at the same time. Absolutely play with the ingredients here. When baking you have to be pretty precise with measurements but soups are easy to change up and flavor to taste. Fire-Roasted Tomato and Red...

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You never know where you will get inspiration. My mother in law, Marty, and I have always been close. We’ve had many an argument too given that we are both so similar but that is another story. This past Thanksgiving, my husband kids and I went up to Vinylhaven, Maine, a tiny island off the coast of rock land, to spend thanksgiving with Steven’s folks. Steven’s parents, Marty and Steve, bought a house up there after...

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I love to cook and have a million cookbooks. However, I still find it helpful and inspiring to get a recipe in my email box every now and then.  Vegetarian Times has a great  Dairy-Free and Vegan Recipe of the Week. This week it is Chocolate Pecan Pudding Pie.  Sounds yummy right? Vegetariantimes.com I also love VegNews magazine. They have a great website with yummy recipes like Stuffed Maple Tofu ....

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