Tag Archives: vegan

Personal Chef

If you go to an upscale establishment with price tags to match, ask if the chef will make you a vegan meal. After all, while they may not offer a set vegan entree, there are usually lots of veggies and … Continue reading

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Hold the Cheese Please

Often, just leaving off the cheese will convert many entrees into a nice plant-based meal. Yes, you can even do this in quesadillas and pizza and still have great tasting food (see my posts on the WildWing Cafe and New York … Continue reading

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My Beef With Meat – Vegan, Oil-Free, Whole-Food Cooking

I am absolutely loving Rip Esselstyn’s new book, My Beef with Meat. I got it for the oil and sugar free recipes, but the first part of the book is interesting as well. It debunks the paleo diet, Mediterranean diet … Continue reading

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8 More Reasons Why a Plant-Strong Diet Rocks!

The more I read, the scarier the typical American diet gets. http://www.buzzfeed.com/ashleyperez/8-foods-we-eat-in-the-us-that-are-banned-in-other-countries

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The Top – Gainesville, Florida

The Top is one of the highest rated restaurants in Gainesville on multiple sites (#1 on both TripAdvisor and Yelp) and has also been highly recommended to me as having a variety of vegetarian and vegan entrees. It sounded like … Continue reading

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Short article on being a HEALTHY vegan

I read this short article and agree whole-heartedly with the author. While being (nearly) vegan is part of my current journey, it’s not all of it. My other, larger goal is to cut back on processed foods. So while I … Continue reading

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Bean Vegan Cuisine – Charlotte, North Carolina

Bean is a 100% vegan restaurant in Charlotte, located near but not in downtown (or uptown as the locals call it). They make homestyle food: think fried chicken, mac and cheese and Carolina BBQ. In addition to being vegan, they … Continue reading

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Brixx

Brixx is a southeastern chain of restaurants known for its pizza, although they also have salads, sandwiches and pasta. In addition, they have an amazing craft beer menu. If you want to try a draft beer before ordering a full … Continue reading

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Tijuana Flats

Tijuana Flats is a fast casual chain restaurant with many locations including Florida, North Carolina, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Virginia. You order at the cash register and someone brings your order to your table – at the location I went to … Continue reading

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J. Christopher’s – Savannah, Georgia

My husband and I wanted to experience brunch on a Sunday morning in Savannah and we decided on J. Christopher’s due to good reviews online and recommendations from some locals. For two people there was only a short 10 minute … Continue reading

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