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 1765

First Meal: It’s Mother’s Day again, time to visit mom. I don’t usually go on Wednesdays but I had scheduled an inspection with a service we have for mom’s house and today was the day. Gary offered to come along and I was so grateful to have his company. It snowed this morning and the…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1764

First Meal: Yesterday’s Brown Rice Pasta with Peas was so good, I looked forward to having the leftovers. I warmed them up, adding in Red Onion and Mushroom Powder to the buttery sauce. It was even better than last night.   Second Meal: I cooked a pot of Millet for Millet Maki. Some rolls I…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1763

First Meal: We always fly home on the red eye flight and get in early. After unpacking and settling in, Gary made Oatmeal with Apples. He remembered the last time I made it with cinnamon and he really liked it asking how much I added. I said two teaspoons, but obviously I was wrong. I…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1762: Travel Edition, San Jose

First Meal: Another great hotel breakfast in our hotel room, prepared by Gary and Caryn, the Swingin’ Gourmets! I made cups of Cashew Yogurt with fresh Blueberries, Bananas and Apples, all organic. Why can’t the hotel serve something like this?   Tea: No trip to San Jose would be right without a trip to Roy’s…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1761: Travel Edition, San Jose, CA

First Meal: Yesterday I had Whole Foods deliver some food to our hotel. This morning we had a wonderful hotel breakfast, because we provided all the food! Gary set it up beautifully on a small table in our room. We had Grapes, Avocado, Baked Tofu, Mary’s Crackers and Lundberg’s Thin Stackers Red Rice and Quinoa…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1760: Travel Edition, San Jose, CA

First Meal: We are back in San Jose, CA staying downtown at the Hilton. We are going to Gary’s brother’s company holiday party tonight at the Hotel De Anza. Gary’s parents had their wedding party there, a long time ago! We thought we would spend the weekend downtown, without a car, walking and getting a…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1759

First Meal: A twist on our morning Rolled Oats, Mango! We have frozen Organic Mango in the freezer. I added it to our Rolled Oats along with Flax Seeds, Coconut and Blueberries. I had made some last night, as soaked Oats for my brother who was staying over and had to leave early in the…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1758

Green Juice: Today is one of those push, push, push days and cram everything in. I started with a Green Juice, made with Kale, Collards, Celery, Carrots, Lemon and Ginger.   First Meal: Tomorrow we are leaving for a long weekend in San Jose, California. That means today, I need to visit my mom. I…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1757

First Meal: It’s our Better-Than-A-Hotel Breakfast. Gary sliced and toasted the remainder of the fresh bread I made a few days ago and put out a bowl of sweet, ripe Pears and crispy Apples.   Second Meal: I had my radio show today and I am meeting one of my guests in the studio. Gary…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1756

First Meal: Buried under the Ground Flax Seeds, Walnuts and Coconut are Rolled Oats. Top it off with Soy Milk and it’s breakfast. Breakfast at 1pm. We typically start eating late in the day.   Second Meal: The second meal of the day is a big one with Purple and Yellow Sweet Potatoes, Baked Tofu…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1755

First Meal: Our friend Bilal is in town and he wanted to meet. Plus he had a craving for Knishes. I suggested we meet at Kinsh Nosh, a few blocks from where we live. It’s slushy outside, not the best to go out but we bundled up. We got the goods, Potato, Kasha, Mushroom and…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1754

First Meal: We’re up early to meet my dear friend Josée’s son and his children. They are French and the children are studying here in the United States, one at Brown and the other at Tufts. I suggested Le Pain Quotidien by Central Park. I had the Smoothie Bowl with Coconut Yogurt. It’s a Yummy…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1753

First Meal: Twas the day after Thanksgiving and what a delight to sit down to a ready-made feast. Gary set out the good china, part of a grand collection of treasures left to Gary from his mom. Sweet Potatoes with Mango, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Baked Tofu, Kale Salad with Pomegranates and Kalamata Olives, Polenta Stuffing…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1752

First Meal: It’s Thanksgiving! Gary and I packed up the car with all the food we had prepared and drove to my mom’s. We made it in record time, no traffic at 11am. We arrived at 11:30am and Mom unfortunately was in a daze and not ready for us. She had set the table yesterday…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1751

It’s the day before Thanksgiving and Gary and I are cooking all day. The plan is to make our traditional meal and bring it to Mom’s tomorrow for the three of us to enjoy. I began with making my gluten-free pie crusts for Coconut, Pumpkin and Apple Pies.   We’ll be nibbling all day on…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1750

First Meal: Yes, Gary requested pancakes again and he got them. Today I made Blueberry Corn Pancakes and they were super yummy served with Maple Syrup (a Thanksgiving holiday time treat) and Grapefruit.   Second Meal: Our Pears are ripe and sweet. A lovely appetizer.   Next course was Rice Cakes topped with Guacamole and…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1749

Tea: I love when Gary serves me Teeccino with his frothed Soy Milk and Cocoa Dust.   First Meal: It’s a regular favorite meal in our house, Black Beans, Guacamole, Sweet Potatoes and Corn Tortillas. The only difference is the addition of homemade Cashew Yogurt, served as a sour cream and fresh Red Bell Peppers…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1748

First Meal: We had a date with our friend Lawrence at Green Zenphony. He often sings at a nearby church during the Christmas season and we try to get together when he does. We began with Veggie Duck Cold Cuts, Bean Curd Skin stuffed with Mushrooms. Lawrence and I love this dish. Gary does not.…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1747

First Meal: Today is Funday! It’s a Saturday and we are planning to enjoy ourselves. I began with the Smoothie I had prepared last night, with Kale, Celery, Blueberries, Banana, Cashew Yogurt, Cacao Nibs and Pears.   Second Meal: The plan for today was to look at floor tiles to replace our beat up wood…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1746

First Meal: It’s a busy Mother’s Day today. I plan on meeting a potential house cleaner for mom’s home. I grabbed a few of the leftover baked Sweet Potato slices and was on my way.   Second Meal: I did a bit of cleaning and putting new sheets on mom’s bed while we waited for…