Happy World Vegetarian Day!

Hey, we know a lot of you yogis and yoginis out there are vegetarian, so we just want to wish you a Happy World Vegetarian Dayworld-vegetarian-dayWorld Vegetarian Day is the annual kick-off of Vegetarian Awareness Month.

Not a veg, but have thought about it?

If you aren’t vegetarian but are veg-curious, you and your friends could win up to $1000 just for trying: http://www.worldvegetarianday.org/ Worth a try, don’t you think?

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Namaste!

 

Mom’s Magical Vegan Blueberry Pancakes

Recipe by Ellen Naor, photos by Jacob Naor

My mom has been cooking low fat vegan for years, and she’s an amazing cook. This is one of her signature creations. She wanted to call these “Dad’s Favorite Pancakes”, which they are. But while he does help her cook, the recipe is all hers. So I convinced her to let me call them “Mom’s Magical Vegan Blueberry Pancakes”!

Vegan blueberry pancakes

So you might ask what makes my mom’s pancakes magical? Because they magically disappear! Not only are these delicious, but they’re low fat and super healthy too. You can eat a big stack of them, guilt free! Check out the complete nutritional Continue reading

Vegan tofu scramble with black beans & wilted spinach

UPDATE: Nutritional information is included at the bottom of this post.  I’ve made a lot of variations of vegan tofu scrambles in my time, but this one is hands down my favorite. It’s incredibly tasty with fantastic texture, and is super healthy for you to boot. It’s also easy and quick to make. Can’t argue with that!

Vegan tofu scramble

This scramble is super low fat since it’s cooked using no oil at all, not even when frying. All of the ingredients are extremely low fat. In fact, what little fat is in the dish comes from the low fat tofu! Continue reading

Cooking Meditation!

It occurred to me last night that cooking can be very meditative. Cleaning can as well… especially if someone else if doing it! :)  No, seriously, both can be. You just need to have the right mindset and get into the flow of it, and it won’t seem like work at all. The same philosophy can be applied to many things.

Anyhow, I hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving. I’m thankful that I was able to snag an extra slice of vegan pumpkin cheesecake!

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