Practical Vegetarian Lifestyle Tips
When you become a vegetarian or vegan it takes a bit of time to adjust to. Believe me, most cuisine is not geared towards us veggie eaters. Having patience is essential, as is knowledge of this new lifestyle. I spent a few years being a flexitarian, then became a pesca-vegetarian, and now I’m a Chinese-vegetarian…Read More
Vegan & Vegetarian Friendly Wines
One of the common issues I have when I am at a cocktail is that after becoming vegetarian I did not drink wine. I ran into a few occasions where people who supposedly where wine “experts” did not understand the full process of wine creation. I guess you can find so called experts everywhere. It…Read More
The Vegetarian’s Latino Family Quandary: Why Vegetables Are Offensive
Like many bicultural kids, I have a strong connection with food. In my community, it is used to show respect, celebrate milestones and, in many ways, illustrate success. This is because you can communicate, show emotion, and send subtle messages through food. The difference between serving roasted pork or shrimp during a dinner party is…Read More
Organic Valentine’s Day Treat!
As I was taking a break from the long day of tending to baby and the dog, I sat down to watch the Cooking Channel. The show that was airing was Food Crafters with Aida MollenKamp and the subject was Cacao. The last part of the show was about a couple and the girl’s mother…Read More
Kidney beans over Kidney Stones: Why I need to stay away from Meat!
About eight years ago my diet was not that great. I had major changes in my personal life that led me to not eating the best food. I was always on the go and eating fast food. I never drank water and always had a diet coke in my hand. It was December 2004 and…Read More