Tag: new years

8 Easy New Years Resolutions for Health: Diversifin’

8 Easy New Years Resolutions for Health: Diversifin’

Eating the same thing, especially a diet that is imbalanced with starches and sugar, leads to all sorts of health ailments. But big changes can also be difficult to sustain.  That is why I resolve to welcome more healthful yet simple additions to my usual […]

Happy Hydrongenated New Year!

Happy Hydrongenated New Year!

Did you know that Pillsbury Crescent Rolls are “accidentally” vegan? This I learned after realizing I didn’t have enough time to make vegan puff pastry dough from scratch to make Pigs in a Blanket with the Field Roast breakfast links we picked up. So I took […]

“Very clever dinner. Appetizing food fit neatly into interesting round pie. (It’s a Quiche.)”

“Very clever dinner. Appetizing food fit neatly into interesting round pie. (It’s a Quiche.)”

A quiche with a shredded potato crust? It’s just enough effort for the special occasion of New Years. I never made a quiche before! And with VeganEggs in my pantry taking up space, this was the best way to jumpstart the annual pantry turnover. Quiches need […]

Freezin’ for a Reason, Coney Island New Years Polar Bear Swim

Freezin’ for a Reason, Coney Island New Years Polar Bear Swim

On a beautiful New Years Day 2015, Fluff watched and wondered why we packed up towels, swim caps and a change of clothes. She wondered why I was walking about in my robe, thermal socks and water booties. Starting 2015 off with a splash, we […]

Cupcake Holidaze

Cupcake Holidaze

The holidays means increased baking duty. I deliver eleven–a poison test out of respect for recipients of course. This batch was for my class’s fundraiser. Then there was my classroom holiday celebration. They got unfrosted cupcakes to dress up how they pleased. My chocolate butter cream-filled […]

New Hope / Shore Points

New Hope / Shore Points

Sprig & Vine is a delightful cafe nestled cozy and snug on the New Jersey-Pennsylvania border in New Hope, Pennsylvania. On the Delaware river, New Hope offers an idyllic setting for an urban escape… and a proper all-vegan ‘last of 2012’ brunch with Ms. CandyP. We […]

HNY: 2011’s Last Meal

HNY: 2011’s Last Meal

To bid farewell to 2011 I coated it in beer batter and slipped it into hot oil. And in a homage to a year packed to the brim with forward progression, I used the seasonal beer I enjoyed with 2010’s last meal to make the batter. The […]

New Years Eve Dinner: MMX meet I

New Years Eve Dinner: MMX meet I

he couch is a nice place to welcome in the New Year, especially when one has drastically altered their sleep schedule since the start of winter break. Head-bobbing by 11:15 p.m. and already hung over, dinner in was a deterrent to an unproductive morning after: […]