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What Vegans Eat – Day 1444

First Meal: I got up early again today to go to another audition at Actors Equity. I couldn’t get an audition time until 12:30pm so I sat and waited. I brought some Maté with Soy Milk with me to stay hydrated and warm. I finally got back to the apartment I made a Salad as…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1443

First Meal: It’s Mother’s Day. Not Hallmark’s holiday but my designated day this week to visit Mom and do as many things as I can for her. First, to pick up some forms at a Suffolk County government office, then food shopping at Trader Joe’s. If there’s time, a visit to the cemetery where my…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1442

I almost forgot how much I had planned for today! Could I do it all? First assignment, get up early and go to my audio appointment at Mt. Sinai Hospital. I got hearing aids two years ago and I thought it would be a good idea to see how I was doing in the hearing…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1441

First Meal: Before eating, I typically start my day by hydrating. I am not a straight water person, I like flavorings. Today’s beverage was Maté and I blended it with my homemade Oat Hemp Milk.   Afterwards I made a cold Rolled Oats bowl with more Oat Hemp Milk, lots of Blueberries, Walnuts and Flax…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1440

First Meal: It’s my last day of the Euphebe trial. Originally I thought I would save the last two meals for another time. But then I got hungry and I was grateful for the Euphebe lunch and put it in an oven. It looked good, Root Vegetable Gratin with Butternut Squash and Tuscan Kale made…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1439

First Meal: It’s my fifth day on the Euphebe Plant-Based Program. It’s been an interesting journey for someone who likes to cook and prepare one’s own meals. As I mentioned when I started this plan, I am not the ideal person for it but it’s fascinating to try it out. On this plan, you are…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1438

First Meal: There’s an audition at the Actor’s Equity New York Audition Center that I planned on going to. This means I have to get up early, get over there and get an audition appointment. I’ve been lucky the last few weeks getting an audition time shortly after showing up so I don’t have to…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1437

First Meal: I am back to working on my book. It’s been years and I think I am in the home stretch. I was up late working and unfortunately could not sleep after 8am this morning to get my needed 8 hours of sleep. I got started on a few of the items on my…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1436

First Meal: I cooked a pound of Brussels Sprouts yesterday but I didn’t finish eating all of them. I thought the leftover portion would go well in an egg-free omelet this morning, in some socca, the garbanzo bean flour crepe. I wanted to add a little sweetness because the Brussels Sprouts were a little bitter.…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1435

First Meal: When I was ready to eat in the morning I wanted something refreshing, hydrating. But that’s not what was the easiest in reach. So I prepared a pot of Jasmine tea and made a soup of last night’s leftovers from Jajaja Vegan Mexican Restaurant restaurant. It had fermented Black Beans, Red and Yellow…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1434

First Meal: I am feeling very hungry. There’s leftover salad from yesterday with Greens, Raspberries, Onions, Celery and Balsamic Tahini Dressing. We purchased some organic Quinoa a few weeks ago. When I had cooked it, it tasted rancid so we dumped it. I opened the second package hoping it was better and it wasn’t. I…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1433

First Meal: A few days ago I bought a Pineapple. I can’t believe it lasted this long but now I was ready to devour it. I had some for my “breakfast” after noon.   Second Meal: I was looking forward to finishing the rest of the Tempeh and Purple Sweet Potato Soup I made yesterday.…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1432

First Meal: After coming home late and very cold last night, I slept about 6 hours. I had to get up early to drive out east to Mom’s house, pick her up and drive back in the opposite direction, past my home and beyond to see my 13-year-old niece perform in A Little Shop of…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1431

First Meal: When Gary left for California about two weeks ago, I made him Steel Cut Oats and Millet Waffles, doubling the recipes so that I would have extra to freeze and eat later. I guess I forgot about them and discovered them when putting some food away after going grocery shopping. I was ready…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1430

First Meal: Did I forget I loved big bowls of brothy soups with lots of good things in it? This dish came together so quick, I couldn’t believe how good it was. In a saucepan I added cubed, sprouted Tofu, frozen Corn and Spinach, sliced Red Onions, cubed Purple Sweet Potatoes and Cilantro that was…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1429

Since I don’t eat at normal hours, I am changing the format here. Instead of Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and I am going with First Meal, Second Meal Third Meal and so on. Let’s see how this goes. First Meal: My first meal came at 10:30am, a bowl of cubed Papaya.   Next I had…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1428

Breakfast: When I knew Beth was coming to stay at my home a few days ago I started soaking Almonds to make Almond Ricotta. Why? Because everything becomes amazingly delicious when topped with this simple food. In the end, we ate a couple of meals together in restaurants and I didn’t make the ricotta, I…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1427

Breakfast: Beth, my dear friend from Costa Rica is here in New York, en route to Cleveland for her mom’s 90th birthday! She stayed over last night. I had many options to offer for breakfast but neither of us was hungry after our heavy (read: oily, salty) meal at the Seasoned Vegan last night. I…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1426

Breakfast: After a long day of home projects yesterday I was grateful to sleep in a bit. When it was time for nourishment I finished the Black Bean Tomato Vegetable Stew I had made for dinner last night.   Lunch: I am in a bit of a fog today. I am noticing a pattern. I…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1425

Breakfast: This morning I had to get up early. Fortunately this is something I don’t have to do very often. But today I had an audition in Manhattan. I wasn’t hungry, so I poured some of yesterday’s Serious Smoothie into a smaller glass to bring along with me. After I sang, I sat in the…