Inspiration from a Lifelong Vegetarian
– Writing and Photos

Tempted by Fair Trade Chocolate

Tempted by Fair Trade Chocolate

Literally the day my holistic health doctor told me to cut out chocolate and sugar for two weeks to kill the lingering cough so many people have this year, I came home to find packages from two local and fair trade chocolate companies. The torture. Yet it was a joy...
Some Sweet Valentine’s Day Ideas

Some Sweet Valentine’s Day Ideas

Valentine’s Day is coming, and people rack their brains about how to show appreciation to their “better halves” (or “media naranjas” in Spanish) and other loved ones. Flowers are an appreciated choice, but for us foodies, especially those...
Ten Things that Drive Vegans Crazy

Ten Things that Drive Vegans Crazy

By Michelle Inaba Mocarski, reprinted from Vegan Mainstream How to come up with a list of just 10 things that drive vegans crazy? When you live a lifestyle that is not mainstream, there are always going to be some roadblocks and annoyances along the way. Depending on...
Book Touts Whole, Unprocessed Vegan Cuisine

Book Touts Whole, Unprocessed Vegan Cuisine

In her new book The Perfect Formula Diet, Janice Stanger, Ph. D. says vegan cuisine is the way to go, as long as care is taken to eat unprocessed whole foods. She shares her past personal struggles with weight issues, depression, and health problems. In 1995 when her...
Chocolate – a Surprisingly Healthy Treat

Chocolate – a Surprisingly Healthy Treat

When chowing down on chocolate – whether on its own or mixed with things like peanut butter or coconut (or both in one type of the amazing Coconut Bliss ice cream) – people act as if they are committing a sin.  Indulge in your chocolate flavored with everything from...