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Whether you are exhausted from all the back-to-school activities or just want a quick meal, this is an easy vegan dinner. This takes about five to ten minutes of prep and about 15 minutes of cook time. Best of all, it’s a healthy meal that can feed a family.
If you live in Texas, you can buy this Flatzza at H-E-B in the pizza/sauce section. It will serve as the pizza crust. There are two crusts per bag. You can also order it online or find something similar. Next, break out the marinara sauce. I like the Whole Foods fat-free marinara sauce or the Engine 2 brand. Top with your favorite vegetables. I used red onion, arugula, mushrooms, pepperoncinis and baked it at 400 degrees for 15 minutes. Then I topped it with more fresh arugula, red pepper flakes and garlic powder. Serve with or without a salad. There you have your, “I’m too damn tired to cook,” dinner.
Happy Friday! You won’t believe how delicious this is.
1 cup warm water
2 & ¼ tsp. yeast
½ c. organic vegan sugar
½ cup of organic unsweetened applesauce
1 tsp. salt
3 tsp. Ener-G egg replacer and 4 TBS. of water to mix (the equivalent of two eggs)
2 c. organic bread flour
2c. organic white whole wheat flour
Salt and sugar mixture – ½ tsp. of each for topping
Continue reading “Vegan, oil-free challah”
It is important to understand how the organic label is being diluted. It is also imperative to understand the implications of the DARK Act that was just signed into law by President Obama.
The most harmful thing is this bill preempts any state labeling laws and reverses the Vermont GMO labeling law that was in effect for a matter of days before being reversed.
Living MaxWell is a great blog by Max Goldberg. He explains what this bill means to consumers. Please read and share.
I wanted to share this site with you.
They link to various sites to share the best vegan recipes. I’ve made several of them and they all turned out well. See below for this particular dessert. I have NOT made this one, but it looks so good. I realized that I never share desserts on My Non-toxic Life. http://www.makingthymeforhealth.com/healthy-chocolate-peanut-butter-candy-bars/
This is advice for those of you who are new to veganism or plant-based eating. I take it an extra step and omit oil, avocado and nuts because I am on the Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Diet by Dr. Esselstyn. www.dresselstyn.com I do not stray from it so it takes some planning but the results have been worth it. I have dropped my cholesterol 100 points in a year and I have lost 20 pounds.
Going to Someone’s House Scenario 1
If you have civilized friends or family you can have this conversation when you are invited to someone’s home.
You: I have some serious dietary restrictions so I’ll just bring my own food, but I’d love your company. Let me know when you decide on your menu and I will bring something like that so it’s not so obvious.
Friend variation 1: Don’t be ridiculous. Tell me what you can eat and I’ll make something.
Friend variation 2 (lazy friend): Fine. And bring a bottle of wine while you’re at it. Continue reading “Real World Tips for Going Vegan”
California wines contain poison. According to Moms Across America, 100% of the wine they tested were positive for Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Round-up weed killer; even the organic wine.
For this reason I recently switched to mostly French and Italian wines. The French wines take some getting used to but are completely worth changing your palate. I’ll take less drinkable over toxins any day.
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