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Food for What Ails Ya: Lentil Rissoles

Just like Anna Karenina’s unhappy families, everyone deals with illness in her or his own way.

The HH, for instance, when struck with a cold or flu, takes to his (ie, our) bed for two days or so. He doesn’t talk; he doesn’t watch TV; he doesn’t eat; he barely uses […]

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Swamp Thing Smoothie*

* Or, Oddly Alluring Blend of Mudlike Green Vegetables to Clear Your Sinuses

[Don’t you expect a giant, hairy, muddy hand to suddenly lurch from under the surface of that liquid, and grab you?]

I’ve enjoyed green smoothies for several years now, and they’ve always been a staple when I need […]

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Sold on Old: My Mother’s Vegetable-Bread Kugel

Most of us are familiar with George Bernard Shaw’s dictum, “Youth is wasted on the young.” Well, of course I realized that saying was just a bunch of bunk. . . until I hit 40, that is. At that point, I realized, “Oh, woe, why did I waste my youth on […]

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Déjà Vu Blondies

Look! It’s Ricki at the Vegetarian Food Fair again!

Nope, I didn’t take a spin in the Time Tunnel. Nope, I don’t have a twin sister who demonstrated a recipe at another Veg Food Fair this weekend. Nope, I haven’t figured out how to implement Einstein’s theory of relativity and traveled […]

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Someone Must Have Been Pretty Bored. . .

Yes, I’ve been gone for quite some time. . . but sorry to say, my blog absence wasn’t voluntary. In fact, it had nothing to do with me at all.

Some of you may have noticed that my regular blog page disappeared for a few days. Sadly, someone hacked into my blog and “hijacked” it. […]

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Appetizers in Absentia (and a Giveaway Winner!)

[Thanks to everyone who entered the Simply Bar giveaway! I apologize for never learning how to capture and post the Random.org page with the winning number, but I promise you it was number 46–which translates to Eve of A Tale of Two Vegans! Congrats, Eve! Please email me with your mailing […]

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Last Day to Enter the Simply Bar Giveaway!

I know it’s the Labor Day weekend and we’re all trying our darndest to get in the last coveted rays of summer before the new school season starts on Tuesday. . .

But it’s your last chance to enter the Simply Bar giveaway and win a whole box of bars for those school-day snacks or […]

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Beet the Heat and Mint Salad

[With baked beets and avocado over mesclun greens]

For those of you who’ve decided, as I have, to really appreciate the home front this Labor Day weekend (read: can’t afford to go away), hope you’re enjoying some wonderful weather! If you’re in the Toronto area, drop by to see […]

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