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Spring Is Here!!!

By RFD on March 22nd, 2016 in Blog, Lifestyle, Organic, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

To celebrate here are three recipes that incorporate the many spring vegetables sprouting up everywhere.   Niçoise Salad This is the perfect salad to welcome in the season of spring. I like to toss the components together in a bowl, combining the flavors and textures, rather than arranging some elements separately on a top. Whichever […]

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Take a peek – Cookbook & Chef’s Kitchens

By Ann on May 14th, 2015 in Blog, Lifestyle, Organic, Recipes, Vegan

It has been a few months since my second cookbook, Vegan Family Meals came out in paperback. I’ve been long over due to share this. The book has a new title and cover photo. Finally, I present Real Food For Everyone, Vegan-Friendly Meals for Meat Lovers, Vegetarians, and Vegans.  We still have copies of Vegan Family Meals on our […]

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Roasted Vegetables Recipe: Japanese Sweet Potatoes

By Ann on December 6th, 2011 in Blog, Lifestyle, Organic, Recipes, Sustainability, Vegan, Vegetarian

Reading Lisa See’s books, Snow Flower and The Secret Fan, Shanghai Girls and Dreams of Joy lured me to Japanese Sweet Potatoes.
I have been roasting, eating and enjoying these soft sweet potatoes ever since.

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8 Plant-Based, Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

By Ann on November 22nd, 2011 in Blog, Gluten-free, Lifestyle, Organic, Recipes, Sustainability, Vegan, Vegetarian

I am in the restaurant business and Thanksgiving is one of the busiest days of the year. In my first year in business, I was looking forward to a day off. My plans for a much-needed day off had nothing to do with cooking or eating or the demands of feeding others.

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Last Minute Winter Squash Recipes For Holiday Cooking

By Ann on November 19th, 2011 in Blog, Gluten-free, Kids, Lifestyle, Organic, Recipes, Sustainability, Vegan, Vegetarian

When I do my own personal food shopping at my local natural foods store or farmer’s market, it’s inevitable that while I am in the produce section or piling sweet dumpling squashes into my shopping bags, I am often stopped my fellow shoppers with looks of bewilderment.

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Travelogue – Right Here in my Own Hood w/ Vermont Harvest Recipe

By Ann on November 15th, 2011 in Blog, Gluten-free, Organic, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

So much for weekends being a time when I get a little R&R. The past two weekends have been chocked full of events. After spending the morning at a conference for food bloggers at a local beach hotel, I’ve gone to my office to write. I couldn’t ask for a more beautiful Southern California Sunday. […]

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Ten reasons why I love roasting vegetables w/ recipe

By Ann on November 5th, 2011 in Blog, Gluten-free, Lifestyle, Organic, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

I just recently I made a How-To-Cook video with Vegetarian Times.

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Butternut Squash Soup with Rosemary White Beans

By Ann on October 22nd, 2011 in Blog, Lifestyle, Organic, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

In the last week, some nasty flu with heavy sinus congestion hit LA as if it was a disaster movie of the worst kind. You know the ones where A-list actors find themselves in Los Angeles fighting natural disasters like earthquakes or fires in what turns out to be a B-movie production. Bad and more […]

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Every Picture Tells A Story

By Ann on October 1st, 2011 in Blog, Lifestyle, Organic, Recipes, Sustainability, Vegan, Vegetarian

My great aunt, Marie Antoinette aka Arnie, (don’t ask me how she went from being named after a queen to being tagged with a manly nickname.) I reminisced about sitting in a “parlor” hanging on to every word my namesake Ann Elizabeth said. These grand dames were influenced by the work of Dorothy Drake, the interior designer who changed the style of their homes and many others from post Civil War décor. Nor more Scarlett O’Hara green velvet drapes keeping out the sunshine.

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Eating, an act of Diplomacy

By Ann on September 27th, 2011 in Blog, Lifestyle, Organic, Recipes, Sustainability, Vegan, Vegetarian

The friendly coexistence of vegans and omnivores makes me think of famous odd couples like…..

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