I’ve been seeing roasted chickpeas all over grocery stores, and they’re quite pricey! I bought a bag on sale to try them, and liked them a lot. I love crunchy snacks. Then I started seeing recipes online to make your own chickpeas. Last night I baked some sweet potatoes, and I decided to throw in… Continue reading Roasted Chickpeas
In the Haymarket area of Boston, there is something called the Boston Public Market. It’s a year round indoor market with local vendors selling gourmet foods and treats. My favorite vendor there is Ms. Jennifer Lee Gourmet Bakery. She started out selling dairy free and gluten free sweet treats like muffin, cakes and donuts. Just… Continue reading Ms. Jennifer Lee Gourmet Bakery
Have you heard of kimchi? It is a Korean staple, and is consumed at every meal by Korean people. It is spicy fermented cabbage or radish, and I’m going to share a recipe with you. Not only is it delicious, but it’s also very healthy. These days there seems to be so much focus on… Continue reading Vegan Kimchi
A couple of weeks ago, I went to a luncheon at a new vegan Thai restaurant in Woburn, MA. It was hosted by the Boston Vegetarian Society. I went solo, and groups were seated in 6. I sat with a wonderful group of people, and we had great conversation. Somehow we got on to the… Continue reading Cooking with Plantains
If you’re not familiar with nice cream, it is simply making ice cream out of frozen bananas and a bit of non dairy milk. That is the base, and you can eat it just like that, or add different things to create different flavors. Last night, I discovered my new favorite flavor nice cream,… Continue reading Cinnamon Peanut Butter Nice Cream (Banana Ice Cream)
About a month ago, I had a medical checkup for the first time in several years. I purposely didn’t have my medical records sent over so that they would start from scratch and do some labwork on me. During the checkup, the doctor asked me about my lifestyle, and she asked me to walk her… Continue reading Eat your veggies!
I read about a new pea milk a couple months ago in Facebook, and the company Ripple Foods is based in the Bay Area, which always gets my attention because that’s where I’m from and I love supporting “local” businesses 🙂 I read that the biggest obstacle was extracting all the goodness from the peas… Continue reading Product review: Ripple milk