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Chocolate Fish

As I’ve mentioned before, I don’t spend much time in the local coffeehouses because I don’t drink coffee. Once I find out that a coffeehouse has started offering vegan baked goods, though, it suddenly appears on my radar. That’s what happened over the weekend when I saw on social media that Conscious Creamery’s vegan donuts are now being offered at Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters. I’ve …

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For The Love of Garlic

There’s a twinkle in his seventy-year-old eyes. He’s madly chopping garlic on a large wooden countertop in the Rec Centre kitchen. He purposely turns his back to me whenever I walk past him. As I peer over his shoulder my suspicions are confirmed. “Horst,” I say, “what dish are you in charge of cooking today?” He is one of the …

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Bangkok Garden Thai Cuisine

A couple of weeks ago, my friend Greta and I tried to go to lunch at Tuk Tuk in Natomas, but we were surprised to discover that the restaurant had closed. Fortunately, Greta knew of another Thai restaurant just a short drive away, Bangkok Garden. The first thing I noticed on Bangkok Garden’s menu was the notation at the bottom …

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How To Make Hummus

This is a video I made for our on-line Cooking Reboot program. Hummus is an easy snack to make and tasty. Enjoy! How To Make Hummus from Recipes To The Rescue on Vimeo.

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Barnes & Noble Kitchen

Two of my very favorite things to do are to look for new vegan food and to shop for books. So you can imagine my delight when I found out that a new Barnes & Noble bookstore had opened in Folsom late last year, and it had a restaurant right there in the store. My friend Michele and I drove …

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20 Fabulous Super Bowl Recipes

The Super Bowl is just  a few days away and if you are like me you are trying to finalize your menu for the night! Now I am not really an NFL football fan, we are all about some college ball, so it’s all about the food and commercials here!  Today I’ve put together a list of 20 great recipes …

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Pushkin’s Restaurant

I actually feel kind of silly blogging about Pushkin’s Restaurant since, judging from all the photos showing up in my Facebook newsfeed, it seems as though every vegan in town has already been there. But in case there are still a few people out there who haven’t heard, Pushkin’s Bakery opened a restaurant in midtown last month and it’s been …

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The Press Bistro

An email came through the other day announcing that the Press Bistro is now serving lunch. I didn’t think I cared, because my occasional review of the Press Bistro menu hasn’t given me any indication that it’s a particularly vegan-friendly restaurant. But I checked to see what they were offering on their new lunch menu. I found a pasta dish …

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A’s favorites of 2016

Hi, I’m A! I’m 9 years old. I used to be picky but when I tried a lot of different types of food I started to like new food. These are my top favorite recipes from my mom’s blog. I started with 27 favorite recipes but had to only pick 10. Here are my top 10: 10.  Roasted Tomato Basil …

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