A Bloody Mary seems like such a safe drink for vegans. It’s basically just tomato juice and potato juice (vodka), right? Wrong. Your Bloody Mary (or Virgin Mary) could have clam juice, anchovies, beef broth, or eggs! Let me walk you through a basic “template” for creating a Bloody (or Virgin) Mary. I say “template”… Read More ›
What is the difference between flat leaf and curly parsley? Is one better than the other? The answer is, It Depends. Flat Leaf Parsley Flat leaf parsley is considered by many to be the “classy” parsley. (Curly leaf parsley is often seen as something “retro,” something restaurants garnished plates with throughout the 50s-70s.) Many consider… Read More ›
One thing long haulers agree on is that covid is a very inflammatory disease. People frequently report: A flare up in autoimmune diseases, that were previously dormant or well-managed Increased arthritis pain General joint and muscle pains in people who have not previously been diagnosed with any form of arthritis Increased allergic reactions Skin flare-ups,… Read More ›
The Common Market at Plaza Midwood is a Charlotte landmark that’s hard to describe. It’s a convenience store. It’s a deli. It’s a bar. It’s a neighborhood hangout. It’s a place to sit and listen to local bands. It’s dog friendly – pooches are allowed on the patio. And, right from its beginnings almost 20… Read More ›
We stumbled upon this place on our way back home from Virginia. We were looking for vegan food and a place that was dog friendly, since we never road trip without the boys. It was a Sunday and for some reason, ALL the vegan restaurants on our path back to Charlotte were closed! Finally, we… Read More ›
Don’t let the title fool you – about 75% of the recipes are vegan, or could easily be made vegan. The emphasis is on beans, grains, and veggies – no fake meats and very little soy and nuts. Quite a variety of ethnic influences – Italian, Greek, Mexican,Indian.
Every now and then it’s good to reassess and take stock. And in doing so I’ve found I’m a very different sort of Frugal Vegan than I was a few years ago. Then, my main concern was saving every penny I could. (I had, after all, decided to start my own real estate business during… Read More ›