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Vida Vegan Con blogger conference highlights

“Bringing people together isn’t a luxury, but rather an essential component to our spiritual well-being.” – Russell Simmons This quote pretty much sums up the past weekend for me. I need to connect with others who are like-minded and share (at least some of) the same values and ethics as me. It fuels, refreshes, inspires, regenerates me. That’s why conferences and vegan festivals are so important to me. Even though I’ve been at this vegan thing for almost 11 years and a vegan business owner for 8 of those, I always learn something new and enjoy my time connecting with old and new friends.… Read more
Posted on 05/28/2013 | 7 Comments

Guest Post: Roasted Walnut & Eggplant Boats

May Cooking By Color – Purple/Blue  Howdy friends! I know it’s been a while since I posted my own recipe, but things have been pretty busy. Besides working as a substitute teacher to make some extra cash, I’ve been training really hard in the gym. Basically my meals have become really simple and repetitive while I’m training and my creative recipe development has been lacking. But I promise to have you some delicious Cooking By Color recipes soon! Until then enjoy this guest post using eggplant (which I have a love/hate relationship with 😉 Roasted Walnut & Eggplant Boats by Macaroon When I was in the 8th grade, purple was my “signature” color.… Read more
Posted on 05/09/2013 | 5 Comments

Texas VegFest, Plant-Built, and other fun news

Howdy folks! Just wanted to give you a quick update on what I’ve been up to and share some exciting news with you! Two weekends ago I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the 2nd Annual Texas VegFest. It was so cool to speak in my own town! There were so many amazing vendors, speakers, delicious food, and everyone had a blast. This was my second festival of the year and I look forward to many more in the future.… Read more
Posted on 04/16/2013 | 4 Comments

Guest Post: Cooking With Hibiscus Flowers

April Cooking By Color – Red When Sadie volunteered to do a guest post I was pretty excited. I first met her and her partner in Thailand when they were filming their Intrepid Herbivores pilot. Being a world traveler I knew she would have something unique and exotic for us to try and she does! I never thought to use hibiscus flowers in a savory dish. Well done! Hope you enjoy this fun and beautiful red taco. Hibiscus and Onion Tacos by Sadie Red is vivid.… Read more
Posted on 04/05/2013 | 4 Comments

What Does The Blissful Chef Eat?

Big thank you to those who left comments on last week’s blog! If you haven’t already let me know the kinds of posts you want to see from me and this blog, please head over there and leave your thoughts. I really appreciate it!! A few people are excited to see my workouts and the kinds of food I eat for fitness. This is something I will totally share with you! This type of post won’t have recipes though because when I cook for myself it is really simple food.… Read more
Posted on 04/01/2013 | 9 Comments

Is this going to become a fitness blog?

UPDATE: I started a new fitness blog over at WellnessReboot.com. So if you are interested in fitness head on over there and subscribe with your email! Thanks! Q: Is this going to become a fitness blog now that your life is all about training? Of course not! Wait, you didn’t hear that I’m training for another triathlon and have been training hours a day for the last month? It’s true. I’ve become obsessed with fitness (again!) and signed myself up for the Stonebridge Ranch Triathlon I did in September 2011.… Read more
Posted on 03/29/2013 | 20 Comments