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 1169, Special Travel Edition

Breakfast: I thought I would have to go to the local city office to pay my property tax since I couldn’t pay them on my Costa Rica bank website anymore. But Gary saved the day and suggested searching the web to see if I could pay them online. I found the site and got paid…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1168, Special Travel Edition

Breakfast: Gary and I are wiped out! Yesterday was an exhausting day and today we wanted to take it easy. We were heading back to Beth’s house in San Isidro, leaving the farm. We finished up the Oats and Bananas with Soy Milk and shared a Papaya.   We watched a couple of Toucans in…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1167, Special Travel Edition

It’s my birthday and it’s Earth Day. I’m 60! The big plan for the day was to visit my 40-acre property. I bought it in 2005 and have not begun to do anything with it. It’s just jungle. I hired one of Beth’s farm workers, Edgar to chopped and clear some of the overgrown trails…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1166, Special Travel Edition

Breakfast: We slept in a house in San Isidro last night. It’s warm here and all the windows are open. They have no screens. Life of all kinds come in and out here including mosquitoes, moths and lizards. We slept with a sheet covering our heads to keep out the mosquitoes. When we got up…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1165, Special Travel Edition

Breakfast: Today we leave Playa Hermosa and drive south, down the west side of Costa Rica to San Isidro. We had our bowl of Rolled Oats, Bananas, Raisins, Soy Milk before getting on the road at 7:30am. Thank goodness Gary brought a good supply of raisins from Trader Joe’s. Our breakfasts would not have been…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1164, Special Travel Edition

Breakfast: I am enjoying eating “locally grown” tropical fruit every morning. This morning we had cooked Oatmeal with fresh Pineapple on the side. I brought a lot of teabags for this trip. As I have mentioned before, I prefer loose leaf tea for lots of reasons but I have collected a lot of teabags and…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1163, Special Travel Edition

Breakfast: Oatmeal and Pineapple breakfast, repeat from yesterday.   We went back to the Super Luperon grocery for a few items and we discovered they had several shelves of plant milks! Lunch: I made a big salad in the Slow Cooker bowl with Lettuce, Garbanzo Beans, Tahini, Onions and Tomatoes. Good salad.   I made…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1162, Special Travel Edition

Breakfast: Oatmeal with Raisins and Bananas is always special with fresh, locally grown Pineapple here in Costa Rica.   Lunch: I made a Green Cabbage Slaw with Papaya, Onions and a creamy Silken Tofu dressing. We have a mini chopper and blender in our condo. I started with the mini chopped and tried to chop…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1161, Special Travel Edition

Breakfast: The condo we are staying at in Costa Rica has a kitchen with most basic things necessary for simple meal preparation. But there are a few items that would make it better, like at least one large bowl. There are none. We’ve been taking turns cooking in the large pot and then using it…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1160, Special Travel Edition

Breakfast: This morning’s breakfast consisted of cooked Oatmeal with Walnuts, Bananas and Raisins, and Mango for dessert. This Mango is sweeter than candy. We sat outside at the picnic table in front of our condo with a few of the boats and the beach.   We also dined with the Iguanas. They were the size…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1159, Special Travel Edition

After our first night in Costa Rica we got up to search for food. We have a kitchen in the unit we are staying in so we can prepare some of our meals. I have been looking forward to the tropical fruit, one of my favorite things here. Before our arrival I had checked online…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1158, Special Travel Edition

Breakfast: Our flight is late in the morning. We are up and ready to go. Gary scavenged in the refrigerator to find what he could make for a light breakfast – Tortillas with Peanut Butter, Apricot Jam and Raisins.   At the airport we settled in with a couple of Venti Starbucks teas and Walnuts.…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1157

Lunch: It’s the day before we leave for Costa Rica and there is still much to do. We took a walk out in the ‘hood to pick up a few last items. Gary and I both needed hiking boots and walking beach shoes. We ended up both buying the same ones! We stopped for our…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1156

Breakfast: Counting down the days before my birthday celebration trip to Costa Rica. I had hoped to finish all my projects before the trip so I stayed over Mom’s last night to work. I was not as successful as I had hoped. Mom wanted to chat and show me photos and enjoy my company. I…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1155

Breakfast: We are heading out to Costa Rica in a few days. This was my last chance to visit with Mom before leaving. Gary set out our morning breakfast to get me started for the long day: Grapefruit and Rolled Oats smothered with Blueberries and Coconut Milk.   Lunch: I brought some of our Millet…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1154

Breakfast: This was the best breakfast! Sweet Potato Toast with Peanut Butter and Bananas served with sliced Oranges and Ginger Turmeric Latte.   Dinner: A collection of leftovers made a tasty feast. This buffet table had Mashed Potatoes, Baked Tofu, Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Basil Sauce, Mushroom Chorizo and Whole Grain Blend with Avocado.  …

What Vegans Eat – Day 1153

Breakfast: We got to bed late last night after being on our feet all day preparing food. I got up early to finished typing up the recipes for the dishes we prepared to share at the Food Revolution Summit. You can register for the summit here. Today was the 11th Annual Veggie Pride Parade. REAL…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1152

This was a big day of making food and very little eating! Gary and I created, prepared and photographed 9 recipes for the upcoming Food Revolution Summit. You’ll be a getting a sneak preview of what me made over the next few days as we eat the leftovers! Register for the summit and get all…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1151

Breakfast: I love waking up really hungry. Oatmeal tastes doubly good, topped with Blueberries, Walnuts and Chia Seeds.   Dinner: Our giant Red Leaf and Arugula Salads, with Avocado and Tahini Dressing were washed down with Green Juices made with Kale, Collards, Celery, Carrots, Cabbage, Lemon and Ginger.   The Salads were followed by the…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1150

Breakfast: Today was my day to visit Mom. We had a full day planned. I skipped breakfast and was super hungry when I arrived. The house was feeling cold and Mom showed me the thermostat which was at 64o rather than 73o where it was supposed to be. The heater was broken. Thanks to her…