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Best Foodie Movies

Top 10 Feel-Good Foodie Movies

Since most of us have been confined at home, cleaning our closets, cupboards, garages… why not treat yourself to a feel-good foodie movie with beautiful food, romance, and travel to other parts of the world while traveling is not happening!  Below is a list of my all-time favorite food movies that I have watched several […]

Praying sacred woman

The Power of Prayer – My New Anthem!

A dear friend sent me this short video a while back and it has been playing in my mind ever since. I have to say that it has been a source of great comfort and hope. Considering all that is going on these days, I thought I would share it. Even though this isn’t directly […]

Farm Spirit Restaurant review Portland

Review of Farm Spirit Restaurant

Months before the pandemic, we chose to treat ourselves to a special 12-course meal at Farm Spirit for my birthday. I went ahead and made a reservation. I knew that it was going to be a very different kind of experience. Instead of the usual entrée, main dish and desert, you are served a multi-course meal, […]

Go Vegan As New Year Resolution

Make Being Vegan Your New Year’s Resolution!

So we have all made our share our New Year’s resolutions that we thought at the time we could keep but turned out to fizzle over time. Exercise more, stop smoking, volunteer, eat better, watch less tv read more etc. While all are all worthy of our efforts, they mostly benefit us and a handful of […]

Tofurkey for Thanksgiving

Vegan Holidays, Because Eating Turkey is Foul Alright!

Have you ever wondered, what is it with the human specie and the need to kill something every time we celebrate an event? I probably should say with men, since I somehow can’t imagine women coming up with this strange practice that has become so ingrained in our culture. It would be like saying “Today, […]

Vegan Thanksgiving

Top 10 Reasons to Have a Vegan Thanksgiving

To kick off the holiday season, I thought it would be fun to mix recipes with musings around these traditions. So for this week’s post, I give you my Top 10 reasons for having a vegan Thanksgiving. and now the red enveloppe… Drumroll please… 10. A dead bird on the table is so old paradigm […]

Kindness

The Many Faces of Kindness

I had a recent conversation with a friend at a dinner about hunger in the world. When I mentioned that the Western world was very much responsible for children, let’s say in Africa, dying daily of starvation, my friend opened her eyes really big and replied “what does this have to do with me and […]

Las Vegas Vegan options

Vegan Dining at the Wynn Casino in Las Vegas

Sin city must be looking for some redemption because it is now offering vegan choices in Wynn and Encore hotels and restaurants. With endless huge buffets where vegans can usually only find meager selections and not always very flavorful ones, the news of vegan options will be music to your ears! Who do we have to […]

Meat boycott

Meat boycott in Sudan!

It is funny how things work. The sharp rise in meat prices (40%) in Sudan is forcing people to make bold decisions such as boycotting lamb, beef and chicken which are prominently featured in the Sudanese diet. Too much in fact. Add to this a 21.1% inflation… So people are upset, thinking that maybe so […]

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