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Chilled Cucumber-Cilantro Soup



Sweltering hot days in Oregon, what you need desperately is a chilled and refreshing soup. We made Mark Bittman's Asian-Style Cucumber Soup (view here) with some substitutions and it wasn't vegan. We used tamari and Edward & Sons Not-Chick'n Bouillon to make a gluten-free version. This vegan and gluten-free Chilled Cucumber-Cilantro Soup is filled with . . .

Vegan Eats in Mexico City: A Quick Trip



Back in February of this year we had a quick little three-night trip to Mexico City, colloquially known as DF (Distrito Federal). This was our second time to visit DF, the last time we were there was for a month back in early 2012. The weather this time of year is consistently dry with . . .

Sweet Potato Dumplings in Ginger & Jasmine Syrup (Tang Yuan)



A big congratulations to the gorgeous Ella of Pure Ella and on her pregnancy! She is 37 weeks pregnant now (dying to know whether it’s a boy or a girl) and we are throwing her a special Virtual Baby Shower today (Wednesday, May 7th). Pure Ella is a beautiful photographic food blog that covers vegan . . .

Mexico City: Cate de mi Corazón



¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo! (Happy Cinco de Mayo) To celebrate the event, I am sharing one of my favorite vegan eats in Mexico City. Along with revisiting a few of our old favorites in Mexico City (February 2014), we also tried some new restaurants and the highlight was easily Cate de mi Corazón. Opened in . . .

The Oh She Glows Cookbook Review + Giveaway (Closed)



I was excited when the publishers of Angela Liddon’s “The Oh She Glows Cookbook: Over 100 Vegan Recipes to Glow from the Inside Out,” Avery Publishing Group, recently contacted me to offer a copy of her cookbook to review. Naturally I said yes, and having just returned from a trip, I was in quite . . .

The Oh She Glows Cookbook: Eat Your Greens Detox Soup



I am now a fan of Oh She Glows’ Eat Your Greens Detox Soup (Page 139, “The Oh She Glows Cookbook: Over 100 Vegan Recipes to Glow from the Inside Out”) and made it twice last week. I halved the recipe the first time and it was perfect for one. I doubled the recipe the . . .