Kiss Me Organics – Matcha Green Tea Review

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Kiss Me Organics recently contacted me to see if I wanted to review their organic matcha green tea. The tea is only available at Amazon right now, and I had seen it before there while browsing for matcha, but I hadn’t tried it. So, I readily agreed! If you haven’t had matcha before, it can be a bit of a surprise. It’s a very “grassy” tasting tea, has a pretty hefty amount of caffeine punch, and is really green. Matcha is pretty much the only tea that I sweeten, because of the strong green flavor. I generally like matcha best either … Continue reading

Vegan Menu Making Made Easy – Week 2

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So, you are feeling a little lost on what to make for breakfast/lunch/dinner. Or, you want to make up a menu for the week, so you can go shopping, but don’t know what to put on it. What follows is a “pick and choose” daily menu. If you pick an item from each meal and put them together, you will come up with a day of food with good nutritional soundness. Because my guess is that newer vegans or non-cooks will be the biggest audience for this post, I tried to stay with food that is fairly familiar, not too … Continue reading

Vegan “Cheesy” Eggplant Pomodoro with Kale

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Ingredients 2 eggplants, diced 1 onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 4-6 cups cut grape tomatoes 1-2 T capers 8 cups kale, chopped ½ cup nutritional yeast Sea salt and pepper to taste 3 T Olive oil Process Place olive oil, onion, and eggplant in large skillet and sauté until eggplant begins to soften. Add tomatoes and capers. Continue to cook until tomatoes start to cook down. Add kale, salt, and pepper. Cook until kale is tender. Add nutritional yeast and stir. Toss with pasta or serve on toasted Italian or French bread.