Palak Paneer with Tofu & Spinach Gravy

June 24, 2016

Before I became vegan, I had absolutely no experience with Indian spices. But when I started a plant-based diet, I knew I had to try new spices to change up the flavor profiles of grains, legumes, and vegetables. My go-to spices were always basil, oregano, rosemary and thyme. And for some reason I thought I disliked…

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Vegan Chow Mein with Tofu & Vegetables

March 24, 2015

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated” Mahatma Gandhi Last week I met a very impressive young man. He was ten-years-old and he told me “he loves animals.” Because of this love and compassion, he made a decision in his very young life…

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Vietnamese Vegan Pho Noodle Soup

June 7, 2014

Noodle houses are all the rage here in Los Angeles because who doesn’t love noodles? My personal favorite is Vietnamese style noodle soup, but it is very difficult to find vegan pho. A traditional pho consists of noodles in a light sweet broth usually accompanied by basil, lime and chili. You can judge how good a…

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Asian Rice Noodle Salad with Tofu

April 20, 2013

Asian Rice Noodle Salad with Tofu Today is World Kidney Day and awareness events are being held around the globe. They call it the “silent disease” because you don’t usually feel anything until it’s too late. World Kidney Day encourages people to be screened to detect any problems early on. More than 10% of people, or…

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Smokey Mole Tacos with Tofu and Tomatillo Sauce

March 29, 2013

Smokey Mole Tacos with Tofu and Tomatillo Sauce On Tuesday, March 26, President Barack Obama, signed a spending bill, HR933, into law that included language that has food advocates and organic farmers up in arms. It is being called the “Monsanto Protection Act”. The “Monsanto Protection Act” bars federal courts from being able to stop the sale or…

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Tofu With A Red Onion Glaze Over Rice

July 24, 2011

Tofu With A Red Onion Glaze Over Rice So my feet are shrinking- ugh. Suddenly, all my shoes are too wide. WTH?? I decided to do some research and see if there is any connection to my new vegan diet and shrinking feet. Well guess what? There is. Your feet are the first thing to…

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High Protein Edamame Pasta, Spirituality & Food

May 19, 2011

High Protein Edamame Pasta, Spirituality & Food When I woke up this morning, I felt a little unusual – very calm, satisfied with lots of energy and I didn’t even need my morning cup of coffee. I decided to step on the scale to see if I have lost any weight and found out “nope”…

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Tamarind Tofu and Mushroom Stir-Fry

May 15, 2011

  I can’t believe it has only been one week since I went vegan! It has really been difficult because of my busy schedule, a root canal and finding food options out there in the “real world” but I’ll start with yesterday. My Godchild turned one this weekend and the birthday party was amazing. The…

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