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The Lusty Vegan: But Really, Do Vegans Taste Better?

Sexy kinda! This shot was taken while goofing off on the Lusty Vegan book set.

The healthier the eater, the better tasting their spunk. There, I said it. Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: Why You Should Always Follow the Recipe

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People think I’m good at cooking because I can follow a recipe. However, following a recipe doesn’t mean I’m good at cooking; it means I’m good at reading. Unfortunately, I’m not always good at following the rules, which is why, every once in a while, I mess up a recipe big time. The most recent instance happened only last week, while I was attempting to make sunflower seed butter chocolate chip cookies. Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: How Sunflower Seed Butter Changed My Life

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I take great pride in being the anti-hipster. I learn about something not only after everyone else knows about it but after everyone knows about it, thinks it’s cool, and then has forgotten about it. Case in point: sunflower seed butter. Continue reading

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Ask the Vegan: How Can I Stay satisfied?

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I stay satisfied the way most omnivores stay satisfied—by balancing carbs, fat, and protein in meals. While protein is the most effective way to suppress hunger for an extended period, you need a proper meal interaction of protein, carbs, and fats to stay fully satisfied. Just because vegans don’t eat meat or other animal fats doesn’t mean we can’t create well-rounded meals. On the contrary, vegans are probably more conscientious about eating balanced meals because we have to be. Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: Vegan on Vacation

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Full Disclosure: I’m writing this post with a margarita in my hand. Why? Because I’m in Mexico and I can do what I want. Three of my gal pals and I are spending Spring Break south of the border, and life could not be better, or more delicious. Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: 5 Delicious Recipes for the Lentils Newbie or Pro

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Standing over the bulk bins of my local Whole Foods, I decided to do something I wanted to do for a long time. I grabbed a scoop, reached in, and gathered up a ton of green lentils. Continue reading

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