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What Vegans Eat – Day 1642

First Meal: I went shopping for fruit across the street from our apartment building and found some avocados that were reasonably priced. We made a favorite meal, beans, Guacamole, Sweet Potatoes and Romaine Lettuce Salad. It’s got everything you need.   For dessert we had organic Red Grapes.   Second Meal: Later in the evening…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1641

First Meal: Today’s first meal is a simple one, leftover Oatmeal and slice Oranges. These oranges are like candy, so sweet and juicy.   Second Meal: We have not gotten back into a groove yet since we came home from California. We’ve picked up a few groceries but the refrigerator and pantry are not stocked…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1640

First Meal: Mm, Gary made with Teeccino with Soy Foam.   Then we had a big bowl of Oatmeal with lots of Cinnamon, Apples and Walnuts.   Second Meal: I made a sauté of vegetables: Zucchini from Gary’s cousin Nancy’s garden that we brought back from San Jose, Onions and Kale.   Third Meal: I…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1639

First Meal: I went to visit mom today. I never eat before I get to her house. When I arrived she was baking Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes in the oven and was boiling more Potatoes on the stove. It was a potato fest. I turned everything off and took her to her doctor’s appointment. She…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1638

First Meal: We arrived home on a red eye, unpacked and went to sleep. I had my radio show to record from 4-5pm with Amy Jean Davis and Laura Reese. When I was finished Gary and I walked to Bareburger. I ordered the Cali Fresh Salad with quinoa, hummus and greens.   Gary ordered the…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1637: Travel Edition Los Gatos, CA

First Meal: Yesterday’s dinner becomes today’s breakfast – Tofu Scramble.   Second Meal: We’re having our last meal at Khanh’s before we fly home tonight. I typically order the Tofu with Shiitake Mushrooms and Vegetables only today I asked for it steamed. It arrive the same as always, sautéed with oil and salt. I rolled…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1636

First Meal: All our California projects have now been completed. Today is a day of rest. A day of NOTHING. We walked to Roy’s Station for tea. Gary’s cousin Nancy joined us. After a couple of refills, my friend Ann stopped over. Gary and Nancy walked to the farmer’s market while Ann and I stayed…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1635

First Meal: It’s catering day. I started by baking bread. Simple Whole Wheat Bread. I made flatbread, rolls and sliced loaves, all from the same dough. Then I ate some of “the employee meal” I had made last night, quinoa cooked in water where Potatoes, Kale and Broccoli Rabe had been cooked before with Black…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1634

After taking a long walk, I got started making the pies. First, the Tarte aux Pommes. I cut the apples and squeezed a little lemon juice on them. Half of them were sliced thinly, the other half were cooked and then blended into a smooth compote. The compote lines the crust and the thin slices…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1633

First Meal: Next big project is catering a dinner for 12 on Saturday. Gary and I, aka the Swingin’ Gourmets, offered a vegan dinner party with food prepared by us for an auction prize at the Playful People Productions Fundraiser in December. We had scheduled to do it earlier in the year but had to…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1632

First Meal: We bought some fresh fruit that I was craving yesterday while in Santa Cruz. We had some gorgeous, juicy Red Grapes (instead of Raisins) and crunchy Apples on our Rolled Oats this morning with Soy Milk.   Then we brought out the Celery, more Apples, Peanut Butter and Rice Cakes to finish the…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1631

First Meal: It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time for another episode of It’s All About Food. We ate our Rolled Oats with Apples, Soy Milk and Walnuts today and I read the new Bish Bash Bosh cookbook to prepare for the show.   Second Meal: Gary joined me in the second part of the…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1630

First Meal: We will only be here a few more days and there is not a lot of food remaining. We had a simple bowl of Rolled Oats with Raisins and Soy Milk, topped with a little Jam. I had made a big pot of Black Beans and took a bowl to eat after my…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1629

First Meal: Tomorrow is a big day. We’ll be giving a reading of Gary’s play, Bad Hemingway by the Bay at Cafe Stritch. We spent the morning going over the cues for the show and had a big brunch of Tofu Scramble, Baked Home Fries and Corn Tortillas.   Second Meal: I spent much of…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1628

First Meal: Gary’s cousin Nancy gave us Zucchini from her garden when we first arrived. I have been wanting to make Zucchini Corn Cakes ever since and finally got the chance.   They are yummy, especially with Tahini Dressing on top. We had a few. They are very filling.   Second Meal: Third time’s a…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1627

Morning Tea Roy’s Station is a happy place. It always feels good to be here. It’s a beautiful morning and our last day of teaching. We left the house early and had tea at Roy’s. My new tea of choice is the Peach Apricot. It’s supposed to be a black tea blend but I don’t…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1626

First Meal: We don’t always eat in the morning. I might grab an Apple or drink some water with Lemon. After Gary’s acting class in the morning and before my afternoon voice class, we met at “The Steps of the Palace” at Hoover for Rice Cakes, Peanut Butter and Apricot Jam. I am grateful for…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1625

First Meal: We have three days left of workshop classes before our Showcase Performance on Saturday. We have five days left until the reading of Gary’s play, Bad Hemingway by the Bay. The fatigue is setting in. Somehow last year I did a better job of preparing food for our workdays. I am slipping! At…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1624

First Meal: Up at 8am again and off to the theater. We stopped at Roy’s Station for tea. We didn’t stay long and brought our teas with us. I had packed our soaked Oats, with Blueberries, Figs and Apples that we ate outside on “The Steps of the Palace.”   Second Meal: With our day…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1623

First Meal: The second week of our California theater class has begun. We left the house and went to Roy’s Station for our hot drinks. The energy at Roy’s Station is special and we like starting the day here.   We had breakfast outside under the big tree at the theater. As promised I cooked…