You’ve Got Mail: Vegan Cuts Snack Box {Feb. 2014}

This month’s Vegan Cuts Snack Box  ($19.95+ free US shipping) had not one but TWO bags of chips and for that reason alone, I’m in snack heaven.

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3660 on the Rise :: Vegging Out

  • The Restaurant: 3660 on the Rise 3660 Waialae Ave. Honolulu, Hawaii 96816 (808) 737-1177
  • The Dish: Pan-seared Panko Crusted Aloha Tofu $11.50 (appetizer)

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Shangri La Estate Tour

I’ve had a few requests to share more of Hawai’i’s picturesque scenery and places of interest.  I hope these posts will be helpful when you’re planning your visit to the islands. 

Shangri La. Mythical utopia, land of eternal happiness and fountain of youth. So aptly named was the private estate of Doris Duke, now open to the public, showcasing her extensive collection of Islamic art. The five acre, ocean-front compound is located on Oahu, behind a nondescript gate in Diamond Head and is accessible by shuttle bus only (no private cars).

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The Vegg Baking Mix :: Review

If you’ve watched my YouTube videos, you know I love The Vegg enough to devote an entire playlist to recipes utilizing this miracle vegan egg yolk.  So guess who got all geeked out when they announced the latest product, The Vegg Baking Mix? Yup, this gal. The original Vegg was designed to replicate the flavor, viscosity and sulfurous aroma of an egg yolk  but not for the science of baking.

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Fermented Tea Leaf Salad Recipe

The most magical salad I ever ate was the Fermented Tea Leaf Salad at Burma Superstar in San Francisco. Tart and tangy green tea leaves are doused with fresh lemon juice, then tossed with savory bits of roasted peanuts, various seeds and legumes, chopped tomatoes, chills and fried garlic. If I had to eat a salad everyday for the rest of my life, it would be this unique combination of crunchy-sour-savory yum.

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Vlog: What I Ate on Day 1 of the FullyRaw Challenge

New year, new me! I’m doing the 21 Day Fully Raw Challenge to reboot my system after the holidays.

In this vlog, I’ll show you how I made a Pitaya Pina Colada bowl for breakfast and my Groovy Greens Salad for dinner.

Have you guys made any healthy changes for 2014?

Holiday Nut Nog Recipe :: The Simply Raw Kitchen Cookbook

This velvety vegan Holiday Nut Nog is solely responsible for getting me in the mood to wrap presents and finish up my Christmas cards. I was sent a copy of Natasha Kyssa’s The Simply Raw Kitchen cookbook and the book literally opened itself to this page.

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Food Art :: Rudolph the Rice Cake Reindeer

My friends with kidlets are always asking for easy food art tutorials, so here’s one to get you in the holiday spirit. I made Rudolph the Rice cake Reindeer out of simple ingredients I had in my kitchen. Cut the rice cakes and bananas for the little people and they can put the rest of this festive vegan snack together…easy peasy.

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Vegan Cuts Snack Box + Beauty Box :: October Review

I gifted myself both the Vegan Cuts Snack Box and the Beauty Box last month. When I’m not traveling, the boxes are a fun way to discover new products that aren’t always available in stores near me. I’ve tried other subscription services and find Vegan Cuts to be the best for an interesting selection of 100% vegan products, free shipping to all U.S. states and hassle free customer service.

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October Favorites :: Vegan Product Hits & Misses

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