April is National Poetry Month

I just realized this is National Poetry Month.

Favorite poets, anyone? My favorite is Mary Oliver. She captures the essence of nature and life so beautifully, so simply.  I could stick one of her poems here (like anything from Why I Wake Early for example), but decided instead to share one of my    [Continue reading]

In an attempt to be 'fair and balanced'...

…I thought I’d post this picture of the seitan I made and wrote about a couple of weeks ago.

I wanted to show that delicious, healthy food can look just as unappetizing as the artery-clogger I posted on Friday. This is my seitan, right before getting sliced and tossed into a yummy stir-fry. Sorta    [Continue reading]

The Tao of Dog Poop -- plus a yummy cookie recipe (I know, they really should be separate posts)

I don’t have anything brilliant to say this morning (for a change) and so I thought I’d share one of my favorite recipes with you — even though it’s NOT what I’m eating right now. Right now I’m eating an apple/cranberry/whole wheat/oat scone fresh out of the oven. Yum. Maybe I’ll write    [Continue reading]

Vegan Cookies Invade My Cookie Jar Again

Back in December, I wrote about getting a new cookbook, Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar. I said I would let you know what I thought after trying out some of the recipes for Christmas. Today seems like the day, since some of my writing buddies are lusting after Dunkin Donuts AND    [Continue reading]