Inspiration from a Lifelong Vegetarian
– Writing and Photos

Sugar: Sweet Friend or Foe?

Sugar: Sweet Friend or Foe?

Brownies, cookies, ice cream, donuts, cereal, sodas, and so many additional treats are challenging and frequent temptations for many people, whether we are shopping for groceries, going to a movie theater, or enjoying time with friends. However, as many of us have...
Revolutionary Granola

Revolutionary Granola

We devoured three bags of GrandyOats Coconola so fast I barely had time to reflect on the products’ attributes. Made of coconuts, this original product is appealing to the hordes of people steering clear of grains and gluten. On top of that, Coconola is organic,...
In These Kooky Times

In These Kooky Times

Modern times are chaotic, whether keeping up on the nonstop madness in the news or facing the rat race we call life in big cities in the U.S. We can all use a little humor to lighten us up! Here’s looking back at The Far Side from 1990! Those were simpler...
Veggie Treats in Ensenada

Veggie Treats in Ensenada

I had a delicious lunch at Falafel Comida Israeli (pictured). Don’t miss Chutney Curry House in the same little mall, offering veggie options! We also tried La Sonrisa for fresh-baked breads and burritos. Other highlights were stopping for fresh cocos (coconuts)...
Back to the Desert

Back to the Desert

As much as I love the beach, it’s always nice to get a change of pace and see desert colors and landscapes. So we headed to Arizona for a few nights and even found some veggie-friendly sites that brought a smile when in Scottsdale and Phoenix. It was predictably...
Unconditional Love

Unconditional Love

It’s a good time to share a few positive messages in this era of mass shootings, racial tension, people burning homeless folks in San Diego, and the recent loss of my sweet father. Somehow even with all that going on, my strength and joy of life are intact. My...