Chocolate to Live For

It has been a busy few weeks so this will be a brief update, but I wanted to share this lovable link for chocolate lovers who don’t partake of animal products! VegNews does it again with a wonderful compilation of products found across the U.S. The treats are flavored with everything from quinoa to bananas […]

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Some Earthy Happenings

I wanted to share a few exciting goings-on in the lovely spring month of April in seaside San Diego: From San Diego CityBeat: On Thursday, April 5, Sea Rocket Bistro’s serving up a $30, three-course prix-fixe vegetarian menu to help raise money for San Diego City College’s Urban Agriculture Program. The meal will feature produce […]

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Veggie Cooking Show Mash Up

Terry Hope Romero Delicious TV’s new television project is featuring popular vegan chefs through a six-episode cooking series to be distributed on public television. Since the episodes (half hour each) will be available to all stations via satellite, this project could explode as they will approach cable stations and eventually overseas markets. Each week’s mash […]

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Vegan Cheese Product Adds Spice to Life

Though compared to some places, San Diego’s winter is mild, we still gravitate toward foods that heat us up and add spice to life on those dreary grey Seattle-like days. The perfect product for adding that warmth and comfort appeared in the mail recently and I haven’t stopped dabbling with it since. Nacho Mom’s Ultimate […]

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Vegan Dessert Expert and Personal Chef to Boot

At the recent Compassion Bash, I was charmed by delicious pumpkin spiced cupcakes with cinnamon “buttercream” and candied maple pecans. The vegan dessert was a creation of Mickey’s Bakery, which started in Berkeley, CA in 2002, although Mickey Walker had been baking vegan items since attending The Natural Gourmet Institute and working as a chef […]

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

36 Years Since Becoming a Vegetarian

It is unbelievable how life flies by, seemingly more so the older we get. As I turn 40 today I reflect on the journey since becoming a vegetarian 36 years ago — a choice I made as a four-year-old. My decision was supported by my mother who was already conscious of animal cruelty but was […]

Monday, July 5th, 2010

Vegan Dishes Offer Global Feast

What do vegans eat? That is a common question we vegheads receive. What some folks don’t know is that for many people, the diet consists of a plethora of vegan dishes from all over the world. Check out websites like International Vegetarian Union, which lists over 3,000 recipes from around the world. Some authors specialize […]

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Vegan Dessert Made with Love

You never forget your first taste of Allison’s Gourmet, organic vegan dessert from the heavens. I still recall with longing the birthday package filled with chocolaty brownies and cookies sent by my mom eight years ago, when fantastic vegan desserts were not as common.  The gift meant more knowing the treats were dreamed up by […]

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Many Musicians Becoming Vegan

With vegan and raw food diets becoming widely known for health benefits, many celebrities, including musicians, are filling their plates and homes with vegan products. Some of these famous vegetarians are taking a stand against environmental destruction and cruelty to factory farm animals by becoming vegan. Alanis Morissette wiped her “Hands Clean” by saying goodbye […]

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Compassionate Woman Beyond Her Years

Kath Rogers became a vegetarian at age 9, when as an only child very bonded to her dog, she felt like animals were meant to be friends.  At 13, she looked up “animal rights” on the Internet, realized eggs and dairy involved cruelty to animals, and became a vegan. “Once you know (about cruelty), then it’s a […]

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009