My husband enjoyed the “accidentally vegan” Betty Crocker butter pecan cake mix cupcakes that I made with canned pumpkin and chocolate chips (no other ingredients) a couple weeks ago, so I decided to make something like that again. This time, I made a vegan cake mix variation for Valentine’s with applesauce, water, and just egg... Continue Reading →
Aldi skinny everything bagels
I forgot another Aldi find we got the other day, and that's the L'Oven Fresh skinny bagels. I picked up the everything style. On the weekend, I like to make a savory breakfast to take a break from the weekday smoothies. So on Sunday morning, I fried super extra firm tofu slices seasoned with black... Continue Reading →
High protein tortillas from Aldi!
I got these high protein wraps/tortillas from Aldi on Sunday. They are also low-carb (7 net carbs), but I am more interested in the protein content, and there are 12 grams of protein. For dinner tonight, I think I'll make burritos with brown rice, vegetarian refried beans, and these. It helps me make a high... Continue Reading →
Teriyaki with minimal work!
We did a lot of shopping this weekend! The weather was rainy and cold so getting out to a park or something wasn't doable. But we GOTTA get the kid out of the house. He has to go bye-bye on the weekend. We tend to go to places that aren't crowded, like Big Lots, Grocery... Continue Reading →
Back on the Exercise Wagon, Working, with Vegan Food!
My vegan leftovers mismash meals on a busy weekend with work, exercise, and dancing. I have tons of other work to get done, but it will all have to wait for another day.
Benefits of Eating More Protein from Fitbit
In the vegan and vegetarian communities, we often hear the idea that consuming too much protein is harmful. However, is such an idea backed up by scientific research or by the general consensus among medical professionals? From what I’ve seen, the answer is no. This blog post from 2016 popped up in my Fitbit today,... Continue Reading →
This article talks about treating obesity as a disease and not as a fault of character ... I'm so glad to see we are making progress here.https://www.theatlantic.com/newsletters/archive/2023/01/the-weight-loss-drug-revolution-is-a-miracle-and-a-menace/672861/This make so much sense to me. I love that someone, quoted in the article, mentioned that many people are successful in every area of their lives, except for... Continue Reading →
Treating Obesity as a Disease and Not as a Fault of Character … Making Progress Here!
Annie’s vegan hot dog and rainy day swing dancing
I love it when Annie’s at Golden Gate Park offers a vegan hot dog. My husband got a regular hotdog and I got the vegan one, after a beautiful day of Swing Dancing (Lindy Hop, collegiate Shag, and Balboa), which concluded right before the next rain storm. Then we had a rainy and wet walk... Continue Reading →
Trader Joe’s Crispy Vegetable Pouches
My husband picked up these Trader Joe’s crispy vegetable pouches recently. We tried them for the first time, and I thought they were tasty. , I think these would be nice for an appetizer if you were having friends over or if you just wanted something to snack on. I’m not sure how legible this... Continue Reading →
Costco Grilled Vegetables Organic Ravioli – Stealth Vegan, Y’all!
Interesting! A non-vegan-looking, authentic-Italian-style pasta at Costco … grilled vegetables organic ravioli … MADE IN ITALY, no less. Flying well below the radar, check it out. It is … STEALTH VEGAN, y’all! That is, unless I missed something in the ingredients noted on the packaging. I don’t see any kind of advertisement that this is... Continue Reading →
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