“The future is green, for sure, and I’m glad to be a part of it.” In September 2021 my husband and I had an extraordinary adventure to Croatia. We started our journey sailing for a week with twenty other people on a small yacht called the Mama Marija II chartered by Vegan Travel. ForContinue reading “Meet Marina Minko, Vegan Yacht Chef Extraordinaire”
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Five Things Vegans Wish Restaurant Owners Knew
Despite the increased demand for vegan options across the world many restaurant owners are reluctant to add them to their menu. Even corporate giants such as Royal Caribbean and Disney have introduced vegan options to their customers and the response has been incredibly positive…and profitable. But, you don’t need to be a multi-million dollar enterpriseContinue reading “Five Things Vegans Wish Restaurant Owners Knew”
Dreena’s Kind Kitchen
Dreena’s version of zucchini fritters is vegan, and oil-free making them the perfect tasty and nutritious appetizer or side dish for any meal.
11 Vegan Foods and Drinks You Need To Try In Costa Rica
I’ll be honest. Costa Rica isn’t known for its cuisine. It’s a very simple culture with foods and drinks made with simple ingredients. However, there are several things that I always make sure visitors try when they come to Costa Rica. Típico A típico is the typical Costa Rican breakfast which usually includes gallo pintoContinue reading “11 Vegan Foods and Drinks You Need To Try In Costa Rica”
Feeding the Hungry Ghost
I read Feeding the Hungry Ghost a few years ago and have thought about it so many times since then. Part cookbook/part memoir Ellen Kanner kept my attention right through to the end. In Feeding the Hungry Ghost: Life, Faith and What to Eat for Dinner, Ellen Kanner shares her history, her wisdom and her experiences alongsideContinue reading “Feeding the Hungry Ghost”
Thriving As a Vegan Traveler
In 2019 my husband and I set sail on two separate vegan river cruises – one in France, and one a week later in Portugal. The food on the French cruise was incredible. It was here I was introduced to chestnut cream for my morning croissant, and my never-ending craving for cake covered in marzipanContinue reading “Thriving As a Vegan Traveler”
What’s For Breakfast?
It should be the simplest meal of the day but sometimes it’s hard to think of ideas for vegan breakfasts. Taking eggs, bacon, sausage, and many other traditional breakfast items off our plates can force us to think outside the box as we search for healthier, more compassionate alternatives. Don’t let that discourage you! WithContinue reading “What’s For Breakfast?”
My mother made minestra all the time when I was growing up and it was one of my favorite meals. In fact, it was the meal I most often requested she make as my birthday dinner. Maybe I was always a vegan at heart. Over the years, as much as I tried, I couldn’t getContinue reading “Minestra”