Recipes

Why My Lifetime of Diets Can All Kiss My Ass

Why My Lifetime of Diets Can All Kiss My Ass

More Plants. Less Shite. It’s not a “diet.” I’m not “going on”and “going off” like my life is a rollercoaster. This is my fat story. Enjoy, and laugh. Everybody Loves a Fat Baby I’m pretty sure I went on my first diet at age 8. […]

Blueberry Cardamom Crumb Muffins

Blueberry Cardamom Crumb Muffins

    It isn’t often that website photos or recipes will drive me to make a recipe right now. But when this one showed up in my mailbox from Molly Patrick’s weekly fuckery email I got my butt up out of the chair, went into […]

Switch to a Whole Foods Plant Based Diet: 52 Baby Steps

Switch to a Whole Foods Plant Based Diet: 52 Baby Steps

I’m amazed by people that can decide and execute change for themselves like a jackrabbit. Here’s my problem. I’m not fast. I can decide to make my tormented 14-year old remain in Honors English, despite his insisting it’s tooooooo haaaaaaard. And I can make that […]

Sweet Green Apple Spinach Smoothie

Sweet Green Apple Spinach Smoothie

Smoothies Changed My Mornings Mornings are predictable. They go like this: Wake up Let the dogs out Make coffee Drink a big glass of water Let the dogs in Feed the dogs Drink two cups of coffee while watching morning news Shower and get dressed […]

Two Mango Smoothie

Two Mango Smoothie

I have a mango problem. If they are less than a dollar I have to buy at least one. If they are 6 for $5 I end up with 12. I’m not sure if it’s their beautiful smoothness, stunning color or how they taste, but […]

Five Great Food Blogs for New Plant-Based Eaters

Five Great Food Blogs for New Plant-Based Eaters

  My dad never went to ice cream shops. Oh, don’t get me wrong. He LOVED ice cream. But he hated having to select from so many flavors! I’m the same way. God forbid we go to a diner with a 10-page menu, because I […]

Spiced Sweet Potato Flatbread and Lawn Games

Spiced Sweet Potato Flatbread and Lawn Games

I love flatbread. Not as much as I love cheese. But close. You can roll it up with romaine and caesar salad dressing (link) and eat them like burritos. Or you can rip and dip into chutney,. Or spread them with hummus and stuff with […]

Maple Mango Chutney with Goji Berries and Dates

Maple Mango Chutney with Goji Berries and Dates

What do you do when you have six mangos that are boozy ripe? Typically I’d cut them up the typical way, squeeze the peels and seeds to get the juicy pulp, and throw them in the Vitamix for a sweet-amd-something smoothie. I STILL CAN’T FIND […]

Why I’m Not Going to Recommend a Whole Foods Plant-Based Diet for You

Why I’m Not Going to Recommend a Whole Foods Plant-Based Diet for You

It’s true. I am not in the business of making recommendations. I can’t tell you what to eat and when to eat it. I can’t promise you’ll lose 40 pounds or you’ll be a marathoner in the next six months. So, yep, I’m not going […]