Black Bean and Rice Salad

Posted by on Jul 10, 2010 in Blog

Black Bean and Rice Salad

You don’t have to be a vegan to enjoy this salad. Its full of delicious goodness! Black Bean and Rice Salad with Creamy Lime Dressing2 cups cooked rice1 can black beans, drained and rinsed2 cups chopped tomatoes1 cup red bell pepper1 cup whole corn kernels (frozen or fresh)2 scallions, sliced2 cups chopped lettuce  Creamy Lime Dressing (recipe follows)In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Toss in Creamy Lime Dressing…..ENJOY!Creamy Lime Dressing2 tablespoons chopped cilantro leaves1...

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Vacations….

Posted by on Jul 7, 2010 in Blog

Vacations….

Wow! I can’t believe I didn’t post anything in June! Where has the time gone? I can tell you I’ve been reading, researching  and eating heart healthy vegan meals. In the past 3 weeks I’ve been to Chicago, Philadelphia, Cincinnati and Kelley’s Island…wew! I think I’m done traveling for awhile! FABULOUS CHICAGO...

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Seitan, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich…..

Posted by on May 28, 2010 in Blog

Seitan, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich…..

Remember my lovely garden I started about a month ago? It was all kinds of different lettuce…I am now being rewarded with fresh lettuce every day. The thing about lettuce, the more you pick,  the more it grows! Its great! And its all organic! I always use to love bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwiches….then I thought, how could I replicate bacon? Yes, you can buy vegan bacon, but as I’ve been researching more and more about macrobiotics, I realized that vegan bacon isn’t the way to...

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Seiten – what is it?

Posted by on May 27, 2010 in Blog

Seiten – what is it?

When I decided to become a vegan and later look into macrobiotics I kept reading recipes for “SEITEN”, what is it? I saw it in the health food store and bought it…made a recipe using it and it was horrible…so naturally any recipes I found with seiten in it I stayed away from it. Then I started seeing recipes to make your own..Seitan,so I decided to try it. Seiten is actually wheat meat. Seitan is made from wheat gluten, made by kneading the bran and starch out of the flour. Eaten raw,...

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Yoga

Posted by on May 14, 2010 in Blog

I try to exercise at least 6 hours a week. Now…believe me, I’m not a fan of exercising….But….its so important for you and your heart! I’ve found a new love…YOGA! I’ve been reading all my new macrobiotic books and they all say do Yoga. Fortunately I’m a member at the YMCA and they have yoga, so I thought I’d give it a try. Love it! Yoga isn’t for wimps, let me tell you! You can work at your own pace, believe me, I’m no human pretzel, in fact...

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Macrobiotic

Posted by on May 5, 2010 in Blog

I’ve been reading and rediscovering my vegetarianism/veganism ways. Along the way I’ve discovered macrobiotics. I touched upon it awhile back. Macrobiotics isn’t only what you eat, its a way of life. I’ve discovered many wonderful books. I’m reading two different books on macrobiotics at the moment (don’t ever start 2 books at the same time…its difficult!) One of the books is from a wonderful author, “Cristina Pirello”, she has a series of books, the one...

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