Homemade Fried Rice

Quick Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable fried rice is a great dish to make when you have some left over rice and vegetables in the fridge. It can be made in less than 15mn!  This great Chinese classic was probably created to make sure that nothing in the kitchen was wasted. Folks in the South of China turned their leftovers […]

Homemade slippery Elm cough syrup

Homemade Slippery Elm Cough Syrup

This is flu season and if you ever feel the beginning of a cold or of a sore throat, reach for this easy to make healing syrup. I always have readily available for the family,  just in case! I don’t know about you but the stuff I find in drugstores not only tastes nasty and usually […]

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 […]

Bolivia Kicks out McDonald

Bolivia Kicks Out McDonald!

Have you ever wondered what would happen if people were to stand for their values, their culture and their health?  Good things for sure. For one, they would make sure that their values, their culture and the public health is preserved for themselves and future generations. Not a small achievement, by any means! Take Bolivia […]

Rejuvelac probiotic drink

Homemade Rejuvelac – Liquid Probiotic in a bottle

  Probiotics First, let me start by saying that rejuvelac is an amazing drink that EVERYONE should make at home. If you are in your golden years, say goodbye to Metamucil and stool softeners and hello to rejuvelac! If you enjoy occasional fastfood, you will want to ease your digestion with this homemade elixir! So […]

Vegan cheese Ball

Dairy-Free Cheese Ball

Cheese spread in the shape of a ball is a truly an American party classic but let’s be honest, it is also pretty fattening and artery clogging! It is a great appetizer everyone enjoys around the holidays, at potlucks and pic-nics.  What if you could make a dairy-free cheese ball? Warning!  This ‘cheez’ ball will […]

Portion of Cranberry Jam (with fresh fruits)

Fresh Orange Cranberry Relish

Fresh orange Cranberry relish is one of my favorite side because it combines the perfect balance of tartness from the cranberries and sweeteness from the oranges. You also get all the health benefits because there is no cooking. Cranberries are loaded with vitamin C and antioxidants. At home, we don’t just wait for Thanksgiving or Christmas to make it, we stock […]

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 […]

Baked purple yam

Purple Yam

I feel a little silly to dedicate an entire post to this vegetable but I want to share something with you that I discovered recently. I was shopping at an Asian grocery store for one of my classes and noticed in the vegetable section next to the potatoes some purple yams. Baked purple yam I […]

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