Vegan Month of Food – Day 1- Love for Oats

Today begins the first day of VeganMoFo.  This month long vegan writing project is a takeoff from NaNoWriMo for the vegan folks who might be more likely to blog a recipe or their love of seitan than write a novel.  It’s also a great way to get more vegan eating information “out there.”  You can read more about Vegan MoFo at http://veganmofo.wordpress.com/ I’m not sure exactly what I will text about all month.  I suspect some days will be recipes and other days will be vegan cooking and nutrition.  Do you have any special requests, dear readers? For today, I … Continue reading

Vegan Pumpkin Coconut Curry Soup

Ingredients 3 cups fresh cooked and pureed pumpkin (or 1 large can prepared pumpkin) 1 can coconut milk 1 onion 2 T olive oil 1 T red pepper flakes 4 T vegetable broth powder 2 T curry powder 6 cups water 1/4 cup garbanzo (or other) flour sea salt to taste Process Saute onions in olive oil with ginger, red pepper, salt, and curry.  When soft and somewhat carmelized, add flour and stir until smooth.  Add vegetable broth powder and mix in. Slowly add water and bring to a boil, stirring frequently (it should start to thicken up).  Let simmer … Continue reading

Losing Your Voice

A voice cannot carry the tongue and the lips that gave it wings. Alone must it seek the ether. And alone and without its nest shall the eagle fly across the sun ~Kahlil Gibran Sometimes it’s easy to let your voice be heard, and sometimes it’s not. Where those moments appear is different for each person, and even changes for each person over the life course – from time to time, from relationship to relationship, from setting to setting, from topic to topic, and so on. We spent a lot of time with ourselves (all of it, right?), so we … Continue reading