Good luck for the New Year ~ Black-Eyed Pea Salad

For many, eating black-eyed peas at New Year's is considered good luck, so here is a healthy recipe for anyone who wants to join this tradition. The original version is fairly mild for those who like it that way, but the flavor can easily be pumped up with a little jalapeno, red chile powder or… Continue reading Good luck for the New Year ~ Black-Eyed Pea Salad


Banana Romaine Salad – My Tweaked Version

Salads in our house are typically the a-little-of-everything, chopped up and served with a nice tahini dressing or balsamic viniagrette sort. These are wonderful, and incredible sources of nutrition, but every so often I want a salad with more focused flavors. One of my favorites is Kristen's Banana Romaine salad with ginger shallot dressing. I… Continue reading Banana Romaine Salad – My Tweaked Version


Vegan Bangkok

I stayed in Bangkok for 2 additional days after the week in Bhutan. I went to Happy Cow, my usual source for vegan restaurants and stores when traveling. Happily, there was a list of more than 30, and I chose 2 for my days here. The first that I went to was Kwan-Imm Jae, featuring… Continue reading Vegan Bangkok