Check Out The New Suits On These Muffins

This, my friends, is a hallelujah moment in food labeling. Not because it’s vegan but because it says it’s vegan. What’s the difference? And why is the difference a big deal? TIME. Life and time, folks.  Time of life, folks. Many food manufacturers prefer not to label food as vegan even if it happens to…

Losing My Wife To Jared Leto

One of my work wives has decided to become vegan. Yes, I said wives. I have more than one. I have two. There are only three women in the office. One day we discussed the concept of work husbands and work wives. None of the men who work in the office were deemed appropriate work…

Plenty Planty

Meal planning for a family with only one vegan in it? No problem. I’ve got you covered. Check out my week of easy vegan meals to which you can add all the meat you can violate (see rum ham below). I’m giving the cookbooks a rest this week and gleaning from among my favorite food…

Hailing The Next Wagon

My curiosity is satisfied. You know, what would happen if I ate some meat or cheese after all this time? How many months now, eight, nine? I found out yesterday. I am now Vivian Leigh standing in the carrot patch passionately proclaiming to the heavens, “As blog is my witness, I will never eat animal…

Deep Dish Week

I almost let Monday get away without sharing the week’s meal plan. Every night this week our meals will fit into bowls. I didn’t plan it that way but it’s fine. Who needs a plate every damn day? Unless The Chef takes the initiative and adds in something extra he’ll be eating vegan at least…

Who Knew Thugs Were So Frugal?

Another week of busting myths about eating/cooking/living vegan. Expensive, not. Complicated, not. Boring, tasteless, or monotonous, not, not, not. And in our case, not everyone in your family must be vegan in order to make it work. Here’s my menu for the week: Monday — Leftovers with Lemon Mint Quinoa from Thug Kitchen. As I…

Low Maintenance Noms; The Final Frontier

I am not f-ing around this week, people. I’ll be in and out of the kitchen so fast this week you’ll wonder if I Star Trekked our dinners. Yes, Star Trekked is a verb. I’m referencing the food replicator on Star Trek, of course.  But I can’t just say replicated or you won’t know I…

This Will Put The Starch In Your Shorts

See yesterday’s frag post for an explanation of why we are binging on potatoes this week. Monday — Leftovers from the weekend with vegan potato salad. The Chef made regular potato salad and subbed in vegan mayo. No fuss, no muss. Tuesday — Easy Potato Curry from peta2.com. The Chef will be vegan this night…

Deep-Fried Vegan

People are still clamoring for the meal plans. Good thing this is so easy. I’m leaning toward simplicity this week. Or as the wellness world likes to say, leaning into simplicity. Here’s my vegan menu for the week. Monday — leftovers. If we don’t do this from time to time we waste food. When The…

Chow Time

I got enough emails about the vegan menu I posted last week to convince me to do it again this week. Thank your fellow readers. I had no idea people would be so interested but I’m happy to share. All I’ve got time for is a short note this afternoon so those of you sick…

The Poetry of Failure

A co-worker asked me last week, “Are you EVER going to fall off the wagon?” She meant the vegan wagon, and she meant would I ever do it intentionally, which I suppose isn’t a fall. I’d have to jump off the wagon if I was getting off on purpose, right? She was frustrated. The office…

I Didn’t Crack. Didn’t Crumble.

The new year is already happy because I got a good night’s sleep. The days of staying up all night to ring in the new year are gone. New Year’s Day gave me an extra weekend day this year. I value three-day weekends too much to waste one of them sleeping off a binge. I…