So it’s been awhile since I’ve posted to “Food for Thought”. Am I still following a vegan diet? Indeed I am!
I’ve always said that when it comes to “missing” any kinds of foods that a vegan diet eliminates, I don’t miss cheese, sushi or even bacon.
I miss dessert. Sometimes a girl just needs a cookie. Continue reading
I thought I would share my “reboot and restructure” adventures to let you know how it went. Honestly, results were mixed — as I am sure you can tell, as this is the first time I have posted in a week! Yikes! But I am more on track this week than I was last week, and that is progress. I will take it. Continue reading
As some of you are aware, I have an amazing publicist: me! Every now and then, I put the old PR skills to work on my own behalf (as opposed to a client’s) and pitch a reporter or editor my (obviously) fascinating life stories. A few years ago, I appeared in Real Simple magazine discussing how I got back on the workout wagon (clearly, a success story if there ever was one). This weekend, I traveled to California for a photo shoot for an article in a national magazine about people who made the change to a vegetarian or vegan diet. Continue reading
As a vegan, I always get the question, “Don’t you miss cheese? Chicken? Sushi???” The truth is, there is only one food group that I have missed since making my dietary switch nearly two years ago – dessert. Sometimes, a girl just needs a cookie. And that can be a challenging proposition for a vegan. Continue reading
Living in any urban or urban-ish environment (sorry to those of you who clearly live in the rural boonies, AKA outside of restaurant delivery zones), takeout is a dietary stable and key to otherwise not dying of starvation. But as a vegan, you see your takeout options go from limitless, to who the f$%& can I call for some food?? Luckily, I have learned that it’s actually not as hard as you think it is to maintain the vegan diet on a takeout meal lifestyle. Here are some tips I’ve picked up.
One of the hardest things about transitioning to a vegan (or even vegetarian) diet is, how to get started?? Reading labels can be overwhelming, especially when so many chemical-type ingredients are a part of today’s foods. I mean, what the hell is pyridoxine hydrochloride?? Continue reading