I have a secret to disclose to everyone: I don’t like salad! I’ve been vegan for almost 12 years now and I have kept this secret until recently. There is an assumption that because someone is vegan that means they like salad. It is often used as the go-to food at a restaurant that has nothing else. “There’s nothing you can eat? Well, you can have a salad!” Blah! This week I have tried having a salad for lunch a couple of times. One day I had a salad with quinoa, grape tomatoes, and baby greens with a ginger-sesame dressing. … Keep reading

Fast Food Indeed

Today I got home from work like so many other people in western civilization –  very hungry. My stomach was growling the whole way between work and home. It was at this moment that it made so much sense to me why so many people eat at fast food restaurants. As a vegan, though, I am lucky enough to have very few options in the world of fast food and, therefore, am never tempted to put such gross “food” into my body. So instead of eating at a greasy fast food restaurant, I made my own fast food! It’s quite … Keep reading

Food Post: Nutloaf Fail!

Ever since I recently read about a nutloaf, I thought it was brilliant! I could taste the savory flavours that I already was imagining combined with the rich texture of walnuts, cashews, and almonds! Yum. So I began my search for a nutloaf recipe that I thought was manageable. I found one on the good ol’ internet, after my trusty How it All Vegan cookbooks had no such recipe. It was the ABC Nutloaf from The Vegan Chef. So I got all the ingredients and got ready to make it. It wasn’t difficult, but it was a bit time consuming. … Keep reading