Food: the nuclear option

Overhead photo of a grocery store produce shelf. Photo by Serge Le Strat on Unsplash

Allow me to describe a scene from the book Ready Player One. Wade, the protagonist, eventually spends every waking hour completely sequestered in a virtual online world, getting no exercise and eating nothing but processed junk. He got sick of how unhealthy he was around the time he had to order the extra-oversized haptic suit,… Continue reading Food: the nuclear option

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Vegan cheese and butter recommendations

If you'd like to get a little (or all) dairy out of your life, I HIGHLY recommend these particular things. While they're not necessarily "health food", they are yummy, yummy occasional treats: Miyoko's - EVERYTHING. This company makes outstanding vegan butter and cheese Daiya - The provolone style slices, specifically. (I'm not super fond of… Continue reading Vegan cheese and butter recommendations

Salmonella outbreak: let’s skip the turkey this year

I'm gonna ask you NOT TO COOK TURKEY THIS YEAR. We still cook meat for the extended, non-vegan family on Thanksgiving, but this year we're going with chicken for them. This PBS article tells you why, but I'll give you short highlights from the article: - No single outbreak source - 164 hospitalization in the… Continue reading Salmonella outbreak: let’s skip the turkey this year

Milk is super bad for you (go figure)

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While this article sounds tinfoil-hatty, I have heard and read the same from multiple other sources which I deem to be credible. AND this article does a decent job of linking to other studies and articles. Key point: "Because milk is very mucus-forming in the human body, it is believed to contribute to allergies, ear… Continue reading Milk is super bad for you (go figure)

Super simple, no sugar added recipes (that are vegan)

And plant based, yadda yadda yadda. Anyway, a small collection:   Baked Broccoli Chop a head of broccoli Dice 3 cloves garlic Mix it all with 2T olive oil. Lightly salt. Bake at 375F for 20 minutes. YAH. Cashew Ricotta Blend together: 1/2 cup raw cashews, having soaked for 20min & drained 1/4 cup lemon… Continue reading Super simple, no sugar added recipes (that are vegan)