Tag Archive: Thanksgiving

Dec 20

Strange But Good: Mexican Chocolate Cake

Dessert is my favorite part of a fiesta.   Christmas counts as a fiesta, no? I made this for Thanksgiving, but it would be fantastic for a Christmas dinner, too.  Or New Years.  Or just for breakfast. When you read the ingredients in this cake, you’ll see that it actually wouldn’t be so bad to …

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Dec 01

Thanks for Bacon + Easy Cranberry Kale Salad

I spoke too soon.   I’ve often said I need a 5 second delay on my mouth. This Thanksgiving I ate turkey, and I liked it.  My uncle brought the most deliciously moist (yeah, I said it) smoked turkey.  So partially I take back what I said about not liking Thanksgiving food.  I still passed …

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Nov 26

My Vegan Friendsgiving

Sometimes you need a holiday break to be a real break.   Not that holidays aren’t nice… This year I was feeling run down after training so hard from my competition, working, and  - yes - consistently blogging.  I love all of these things, don’t get me wrong.  I also love my family.  However, a true vacation …

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Nov 22

Happy (Non) Turkey Day!

Wishing all of you a…     My Friendsgiving crew (Heather and Kirk) already completed a 5K Turkey Trot (NOT as easy at 10,000 ft.) and we’re on to breakfast before my very first Vegan Turkey Day Feast! *** Today I am especially thankful for friends that stick by and support through thick and thin, …

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Nov 21

Sources of Protein: Vegetarian and Vegan

Are you geared up to eat?     My stretchy pants are ready. Before you start the Thanksgiving extravaganza, I have an awesome guest post from Allie about vegetarian protein sources. Allie decided to start training for a her own figure competition, and began working with my trainer a couple of months ago.  We’ve worked out together …

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