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iEG Crush: Gluten Free & Vegan: Mary’s Gone Crackers…Plus a Giveway!

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Mary’s Gone Crackers has put vegan, gluten free, snacks on the map. They even sell them in Costco! In fact, I was first introduced to the brand by my unsuspecting, certifiably anti-vegan stepmom. Little did she know, her new favorite snack was cruelty-free and chock full of great ingredients. Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Vegan Potato Skips!

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How many times have you had the tedious task of potato peeling? It’s probably one of my least favorite cooking activities, and if I’m cooking for myself, I usually skip it. However, sometimes a recipe calls for it, or maybe you are one of those anti-potato skins in mashed potatoes people… Continue reading

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iEG Crush: Biena Chickpeas

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Each flavor was delicious in its own way, but my favorite was the Barbecue flavor. These chickpeas packed in all the flavor of barbecue potato chips but with less calories, one-third the fat, and more than twice the protein in a 28 gram serving! Although I love anything and everything sweet, I couldn’t resist the savory and spicy delicious of the barbecue seasoning. Continue reading

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Meatless Mondays: Vegan Pumpkin Spice Kettle Corn

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Guilty pleasures. We all have a couple, right? For me, it’s kettle corn. Sweet and salty and crunchy and amazing. I remember the first time I had it. I was 17 (can you imagine?!) and visiting my family in Nigeria. I came across a roadside vendor who was luring customers from far and wide with the aromas wafting out of his wagon. Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: The Visiting Vegan

This is some of my haul from Trader Joe's. Looks good, doesn't it?

I don’t really like to impose myself on people. I’d rather not force my existence upon others, but sometimes (this week for example)…you do what you gotta do. I’m staying at my friend’s apartment for the week. Because she was already kind enough to let me into her home, I didn’t want to inconvenience her more with my distinct eating habits. It’s kind of difficult to have “self-contained” eating habits as a vegan, but when you’re squatting in someone else’s life, there a few ways you can make it work without sacrificing nutrition or taste. Continue reading

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Weight Loss Wednesday: Airport-Friendly Fare

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Nowadays, “flying in style” pertains not only to your seat or airport ensemble, but your snacking, as well. Continue reading

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