The Chocolate Called

The chocolate called to me.  As did the cookies, the challah, the salmon, and the beef stew.  The cheese didn’t call, it hollered. My taste buds love this stuff.  My waistline does not.  I would like to say my scale lies, but alas I think it is telling the truth. The High Holiday season endedContinue reading “The Chocolate Called”

Becoming Vegan-ish and Re-Organizing my Kitchen

I’ve never clocked how much time spend in the kitchen each day, but lately with my new vegan-ish lifestyle I am spending more time there than before.  More time is needed for food prep, cleanup and checking my produce.  Checking?  What do I mean by ‘checking’?Since I keep a strict kosher kitchen ‘checking’ means toContinue reading “Becoming Vegan-ish and Re-Organizing my Kitchen”

Becoming Vegan-ish

My goal has always been to achieve optimum health by using food as medicine.  I think I have done a decent job of eating healthy, but always feel there is room for improvement.  My journey stared in 1997 when I went to an iridologist who told me I had candida and so began my introductionContinue reading “Becoming Vegan-ish”

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Part of organizing is meal planning, aka knowing what you are going to eat before each meal instead of the quintessential “What’s for supper?” and be “like, uh…dunno”. Since I’m giving a concerted effort to no gluten-no dairy- low sugar, I had to try this.  I have a family with a sweet tooths (or wouldContinue reading “Vegan Chocolate Mousse”