The Highs and Lows of our LA Trip

French onion soup from Sun Cafe in Studio City, California

Our day in the Gardein kitchen was obviously the standout day of our Los Angeles visit. It was magical, and one that I wish I could re-live. The rest of the trip had some highs and unfortunately, some lows. Let’s start with the highs...   When we arrived at the hotel, the woman working the front desk noticed that I was there from Gardein. ...

My Day in the Gardein Tasting Kitchen with Chef Roberto Martin

My day in the Gardein Tasting Kitchen with Chef Roberto Martin

Back in December, I took part in a photo/recipe contest from Gardein called Escape to LA. The prize was airfare for two to Los Angeles with two nights’ stay in a hotel and a cooking class with celebrity chef, Roberto Martin.  I was so ecstatic when my entry was chosen as the grand prize winner! (You can see the winning recipe on the Gardein ...

Vegetarian Treats & Live Music at Dandelion Communitea Cafe in Orlando

Black Bean Burrito at Dandelion Communitea Cafe - a vegetarian restaurant in Orlando, Florida

Hello from the frozen tundra! Yesterday I went to the grocery store like everyone else in the state and was met with ...

Things To Do In Orlando (That Don’t Involve Theme Parks)

Lake Eola - Orlando, Florida

The best way to have fun on a trip is by finding the things that you would enjoy doing if you lived in that city.  Then ...

Ethos Vegan Kitchen in Winter Park, Florida

Tofurky Reuben at Ethos Vegan Kitchen in Winter Park, Florida

When heading to the Orlando area, there were a few restaurants that we were certain to revisit from our last trip in ...

Things to See & Do in Winter Park, Florida

Cafe 118 Degrees - Winter Park, Florida

Earlier this month David’s job took him to Florida, and I met up with him there after his work was done. While talking ...

Forbidden Planet Pizzeria & Arcade in Iowa City

Forbidden Planet Pizzeria

Surprisingly, it’s been six months since I’ve written about vegan options in Iowa. How did that happen? Well, I’m ready ...

Vegan in NYC: Downtown

Peacefood Cafe

One of the most memorable things I did while in New York was to see a show called Fuerza Bruta Wayra. One of David’s ...