What Vegans Eat

The daily blog that answers the question, WHAT DO YOU EAT? What do VEGANS eat? Find out what vegans eat by following REAL founders, Caryn Hartglass and Gary De Mattei blog about their daily meals. Many post include recipes. #WhatVegansEat
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What Vegans Eat – Day 1279

Lunch: We’ve been home for 5 days and the adjustment is slow. I was meeting a friend from my college days for lunch. We hadn’t seen each other in about 40 years! I suggested meeting at Candle Cafe West. I started with the Spicy Cilantro Green Juice with Cilantro, Jalapeno, Kale, Carrot and Lemon.It’s a…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1278

Lunch: We’ve been home four days and have not quite gotten back to normal. Often the time after an intense rehearsal and performance period can be exhausting and depressing. We were both feeling heavy today and I just felt like I couldn’t catch up, nor did I have the energy to do so. Still I…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1277

Breakfast: The secret in this hot and humid weather is to stay hydrated. We’ve been drinkin a lot of water since we got home, and eating less. I like to put something in my water, like lemon. Somehow it makes the water seem wetter and more hydrating. I brought a couple of lemons back with…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1276

Lunch: Today was my day for visiting with mom. I haven’t seen her in over six weeks and the tasks have piled up for me there. After changing light bulbs and ordering some needed appliance parts we went to lunch at the Cheesecake Factory. I was in the mood for a big salad and their…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1275

Lunch: It was lovely to sleep in our bed after being away for so long, even if it was hot and humid. The fatigued is settling in now that the adrenaline is gone. We are both tired but have much on our plates. Still not ready to cook, we went over to Green Zenphony for…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1274

Breakfast: We arrived home on a red eye flight. The tradition is to have pancakes whenever we get back from a trip and I was not going to disappoint. After we unpacked and vacuumed up a little, Gary dozed off and I made pancakes. I made them fast and didn’t whip the Aquafaba like I…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1272, Travel Edition – Bay Area, CA

Breakfast: It’s the last midnight… those are the words in one of the songs from Into the Woods. After performing our last two shows today, it will be our last midnight here. We leave tomorrow evening for NY. Another chapter will close. A good chapter! As teaching artists, Gary and I have spent almost two…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1270, Travel Edition – Bay Area, CA

Breakfast: I am enjoying starting my day with Lentil Soup. I have discovered this before and then forgotten. Red Lentil soup when cooked a lot gets soft like porridge. It has the feel of eating cooked cereal.   Lunch: Now that we are running the show I can sleep in. Unfortunately Gary still has stuff…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1269, Travel Edition – Bay Area, CA

Breakfast: It’s opening night! And opening day. We start with the Teen Cast’s opening performance of Into the Woods at 2pm. The Adults have their opening at 7pm. I remind myself to have beans every day and take a cup of Red Lentil soup to start.   Dinner: We did it! The Teen Cast’s performance…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1267, Travel Edition – Bay Area, CA

Lunch: We had a busy morning with the teens prepping for our run through on the stage this afternoon. I did my whole grain carb loading first, with Steel Cut Oats, Pumpkin Seeds, Apples and Raisins that I had prepped this weekend.   Dinner: I was feeling bad that I had asked our pianist, Mavis,…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1266, Travel Edition – Bay Area, CA

Hell Week has officially begun. We begin dress rehearsal tomorrow and open on Thursday. We still need certain costume pieces and props. The clock is ticking… I brought my thermos of Maté and sipped on it during the Sitzprobe with the Teen Cast and our 5-piece orchestra. They are doing wonderful work. I got really…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1264, Travel Edition – Bay Area, CA

Breakfast: Good days start at Roy’s Station! Today’s rehearsal starts at 1pm so we had some time to sleep in a bit longer and have tea at Roy’s.   Lunch: We didn’t have breakfast and Gary and I thought we wouldn’t need to eat before rehearsal. But around noon we both felt hungry and didn’t…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1263, Travel Edition – Bay Area, CA

Breakfast: We have a little more than a week in California directing Into the Woods before we head home. Now is the time to get creative with the remaining ingredients we have so that we don’t waste any food that we bought. We are out of apples and other fresh fruit. I made ROlled Oats…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1262, Travel Edition – Bay Area, CA

Lunch: I brought along our Rolled Oats breakfasts with Raisins, Apples and Soy Milk. This meal had to hold us all day. Tangelos were included.   Dinner: During our break between the teen and adult rehearsals we repeated yesterday’s dinner of Buckwheat, Garbanzo Beans, Greens Tomatoes and Avocados with lots of Lemon Juice. I added…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1261, Travel Edition – Bay Area, CA

Lunch: Everyday the show gets more defined, with the cast getting comfortable with their lines, staging and music, as we add set and prop pieces to the rehearsal. I prepped two containers of Rolled Oats, Apples, Raisins, Bananas, Cinnamon and Soy Milk for Gary and me. I put Cacao Nibs in mine too. We had…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1260, Travel Edition – Bay Area, CA

Lunch: Yesterday I learned that Robbyne Kaamil had died of pancreatic cancer. I didn’t know her very well but had the chance to interview her twice on my “It’s All About Food” show. I decided to rebroadcast those two interviews today on my show, in memory of her inspiring, generous spirit. I hope you take…