Vegan Zucchini Muffins

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As we were packing for a trip to see family in Indiana (go Purdue), I noticed that there were several nice zucchinis on the counter. I know Mr. notVeganAsana well enough to know that he was not going to make anything involving a zucch while we were gone, so I decided some muffins for the road would be a good idea. This recipe pulled together easily and quickly and made a nice large batch of muffins that are tasty and moist. You could certainly add nuts or raisins to it (I mostly just forgot). This can be made in small … Continue reading

Misadventures of a Parenting Yogi – Review and Giveaway

Recently, I was asked to review the newest book by Brian Leaf, Misadventures of a Parenting Yogi. I have previously reviewed his other book, Misadventures of a Garden State Yogi, on this site. Brian nicely sent me a copy to review. It took only one afternoon to read and was an enjoyable, light, summer read. My review, and a chance to own this copy follow the break. If you are looking for a book that takes a theoretical approach to examining how yoga impacts parenting, this is not it. There are mentions of meditation, yoga practice, and the occasional connection made between parenting … Continue reading

Vegan Banana Bread

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This is a recipe adapted from Isa Chandra Moskowitz, author of many wonderful vegan cookbooks. You should check them out! I altered it very slightly for my tastes, but it’s more or less her recipe. Banana Bread Makes 1 loaf Ingredients 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cups white sugar 1/2 cup margarine, at room temp 3 very ripe bananas, mashed well 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup soy milk, mixed with 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions
 Preheat oven to 350 F. Spray a 8×4 … Continue reading