Fearless Vegan

Raw: Chocolate Avocado Milkshake
13 April, 2011, 11:24 pm
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After my raw kick about a month ago, in which I went mostly raw most of the time (if you’re gonna make fun of this, you don’t know how hard it is to eat completely raw!), I realized I had lost about 10 pounds in two weeks.  But weight isn’t indicator of health: in this time, I also felt better, wasn’t tired, had lots of energy, had even clearer and prettier skin, and all around felt awesome.  Then, of course, as all good things come to an end, it kind of got away from me a bit (eating dinner out and craving french fries and whole foods’ vegan chocolate chip cookies will do that).
But! My faith has renewed and I am going to back to a mostly raw diet.  At the very least, I will do completely raw one day a week.  One of my favourite vegan bloggers, Vegan Crunk, does a Raw Food Tuesday.*  For simplicity’s sake, I think I’ll stick with that.

So, to kick off rawness, I made myself a milkshake 🙂  Chocolate Avocado sounds really weird, I know, but it’s delicious.  Here’s a recipe: Continue reading


peppermint patties!
22 January, 2011, 9:18 pm
Filed under: recipes, vegan

I used to absolutely love york peppermint patties. delicious, rich, and melt-in-your-mouth… yumm! sadly, I haven’t had them since I went vegan.
…until recently, when a friend made them for a party. They were absolutely delicious! With some help from her and a recipe I found on the internet, I made my own batch.
It went something like this: Continue reading

Vegan TLT Sandwiches
13 July, 2010, 6:07 pm
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For lunch, Taylor and I made a delicious meal that I simply must share: Vegan BLT’s with tempeh-bacon.

For the bacon, I modified a tempeh-bacon recipe from my friend and excellent vegan cook, Melanie.  The recipe is as follows: Continue reading