Vegan Pizza

Vegan pizza, homemade. #wholefoods #plantbased

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….it can be done. Its not pretty to photograph, but is regular pizza? Probably not. I’m pretty happy with the results. I had leftover roasted vegetables from dinner yesterday, so the toppings were easy. I also tried a recipe for a vegan “parmesan” that added a nice bit of texture. Continue reading


Breakfast Tacos


We pulled out all of the dead and terrible-looking plants from the garden last weekend. All that’s left are two zucchini plants (who have yet to produce anything), 2 kale plants, and 1 swiss chard that just keeps on going. I did plant a few seeds (kale, lettuce and radishes) that are coming up fast and strong with all this warm weather. Continue reading

Lentil-tempeh sloppy mess

I love lentils. For the first few months after Hayden was born, I couldn’t eat them because they made him really fussy. But eventually he was OK with them, and now likes to eat them, so thank goodness because lentils are such a great plant-based staple! My favorite way to eat lentils is in burger form (thank you Scott Jurek), but a good lentil soup works too. Continue reading

Vegetarian Cobb Salad

I know, I know. Its been too long. Our lives are completely different than the last time I posted 2 1/2 years ago! The garden is in terrible shape, especially in this late summer heat. Our family now includes a very active, very hungry and incredibly sweet and happy 2-year-old son named Hayden. We mostly eat plants and as whole foods as possible. I very rarely bake and we hardly eat sugar anymore. All of these thingsĀ are huge and life-changing, but I just don’t have the time to spend on detailed posts. Spending time with Hayden and Matt, running, my work with Wilderness Youth Project, friends, and all the other activities that come with living in Santa Barbara get first dibs on my attention!

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