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Vegan holiday gifts (that aren’t just more stuff)

If you’re in the US, it’s pretty hard to miss that Christmas is around the corner–oh, and businesses everywhere would really like it if you would shop ’til you drop. I enjoy celebrating Christmas, and I’m all for supporting businesses that share … Continue reading

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Drink in lavender season!

The Northwest loves its lavender, and right now is around the peak of the season. The annual Sequim lavender festival is this weekend if you want to really immerse yourself in all things lavender, but you can also find cut … Continue reading

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Whole foods eating on a budget and in a hurry

I’m a newcomer to the whole foods/unprocessed way of eating, and I’m certainly no purist. I became vegan in college because of the animals and the environment, with any health benefits being a distant third. Over time, though I’ve gradually … Continue reading

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Free Web design!

Clearly, blogging has not been a priority for me lately. Part of the reason is that I’m in the midst of making a big change in my life: this spring I left my job at The Seattle Times, and I’m … Continue reading

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Guten Appetit: Traveling Germany, vegan-style

No, you didn’t imagine it. I have almost totally neglected this blog for many, many months. There were lots of reasons, but one major reason was a fun one: preparing for and then completing a month-long tour by bike and … Continue reading

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Soak up the atmosphere at Tacoma’s delicious 1022 South

Several months ago, in researching spots to check out for this blog, I stumbled upon the website of 1022 South, a craft cocktail lounge in the Hilltop area of Tacoma. I don’t often get down that way, so it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Joys of visiting vegan friends (and a blog you should follow)

When I was up in New Westminster a couple weekends ago, I arranged to meet my friend Kayleen at Karmavore, as we finished up our tour. Not only did I get to see her smiling face (and dragged her across … Continue reading

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Biking glorious Lopez Island–and eating vegan there

On Monday Jud and I headed to Lopez Island, one of the beautiful San Juans, to take advantage of the wonderful weather and try out the bike I’ve borrowed for a couple weeks (for the Hungry Taurus’ vegan bike tour … Continue reading

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Tempeh bacon

Frequent recent breakfasts at The Highline and Wayward Cafe have reminded me how much I love tempeh bacon. Since I can’t eat at those places as often as I’d like, I decided it was time to perfect my own recipe. … Continue reading

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Lemon-lavender Blueberry Muffins

Blueberries and lavender are both in season now–go get some at your local farmers’ market and make these for breakfasts or afternoon teatime. Lemon-lavender Blueberry Muffins 1/4 cup coconut oil* 1 cup granulated sugar zest of one lemon, finely grated … Continue reading

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