Archive for Month: March 2013
Family time in the Midwest + Vegan news you can use (3/31/13)
On this Easter Sunday I’m planning a few vegan dishes for a big family meal. Plus I share vegan news from the week: Seven tips for hosting veg eaters, veganism helps a women with MS, vegan junk food finds, and more!
Vegan for Her, the website, coming soon!
Ginny Messina and JL Fields, authors of Vegan for Her: The Women’s Guide to Being Healthy and Fit on a Plant-Based Diet (July 2013), are launching VeganforHer.com, a web-community for vegan, vegetarian and veg-curious women.
Summer Soups & Salads Cooking Demo Class in Colorado Springs
I’m offering two vegan education classes in Colorado Springs this June: Beyond Meatless Mondays, a vegan lifestyle class, and Summer Soups & Salads, a cooking demonstration class. Join me!
Preparing for travel: A few ways to use up all of that produce.
Heading out of town? Here are a few ways to use up your produce before you leave!
A family loss. Will be back next week.
My brother-in-law Jim died last night at the much too young age of 43. A part of our family for over twenty years, we are all reeling from the shock. I’m leaving this weekend to be with my sister Dee Ann and the rest of our family. Things will be quiet here for a while. Thanks for understanding.
Vegan fashion show (sort of) and Crockpot Black Beans
During the final session of my Beyond Meatless Mondays class I offer a vegan fashion show (sort of) and share quick ways to use home cooked black beans!
Working your passion: I want your questions + Vegan news you can use (3/17/13)
Many of you have asked how you can professionalize your passions? Tell me your questions and I’ll share my thoughts! Plus this week’s vegan news includes vegan beer, medicine, cheese, and more!
Vegan-Friendly Tabor Mountain Bakehouse Relocates to Colorado Avenue
I discovered Tabor Mountain Bakehouse when we moved here just a few months ago. A few doors down from Mountain Mama Natural Foods, I would pop in for a allergy-free, vegan baked good. Kristi, the owner, and I hit it off the minute we met. Last month I dropped in to hang a flier for my vegan education class and she told me the big news – she was relocating the business to a fabulous space on Colorado Avenue. Did she ever! She has so much space now, enough to add a yoga studio!, and she has a patio for outdoor seating. Yesterday […]
Colorado Springs, I’m ready to cook for YOU! Announcing Plant-Based Kitchen Coaching and Weekly Home Cooked Meal Services!
JL is ready to cook for YOU, Colorado Springs! Vegan Cook and Lifestyle Coach JL Fields is now offering Plant-Based Kitchen Coaching and Weekly Home Cooked Meals Services in Colorado Springs and the surrounding area!
Cooking while not in the kitchen: the rice cooker to the rescue! (Garlic Lentils & Kale Recipe)
No time to cook? Make this quick and delicious Garlic Lentils & Kale recipe in the rice cooker!
Vegan Lifestyle Class Begins + Peanut Butter Advocacy (Curry Peanut Butter recipe!)
My vegan lifestyle class kicks off in Colorado Springs + Ginny Messina and I team up to talk peanut butter (vegan advocacy and a curry peanut butter recipe!) in the Thought for Food Column on Our Hen House.
Snowshoeing, Vegan Dinner for Non-Vegans and a Weekly Round-Up (3/10/13)
It’s official, I love snowshoeing! Oh, and my non-vegan friends loved the all vegan meal I served up Saturday night.
Road Trip Prep, Vegan-Style
Vegan road trip! Here’s what I’m taking to eat on a quick weekend getaway to the mountains!
While I’m writing… (a friend’s recipe, a birthday for the animals, and a Nut Butter Universe winner)
While I’m writing…check out this Smokey Kale and Sweet Potato Enchilada Casserole recipe from That Was Vegan?, a way to change the world for animals from Our Hen House, and a sweet image and profound thought from Allison’s Gourmet.
Vegan eats in Salida, Mount Princeton Hot Springs and Vegan news you can use (3/3/13)
Hello from Salida, CO where the food is good and the hot springs are great! Vegan news includes a conversation about whether vegans need meat, eat vegan for a healthy brain, and more!