Monday, June 24, 2013

Vegetarian Mediterranean Pasta Sauce

Monday, June 17, 2013

No More Ball Park Dogs for This Diva! Lady Gaga Goes Gluten Free!

That's right, rock-star and yogi, Lady Gaga, has gone gluten-free...

Sky news reports:
'Gaga has decided to go on a major body blitz and cut out all gluten and wheat from her diet, which is very hard to do. She has given her people strict instruction to advise staff at venues and restaurants about her new diet because she is taking it very seriously. Her aim is to drop 10lb in a month.'
What's her gluten-free indulgence? Cookies!
'She allows herself one potato or rice portion a week and has been snacking on Ginnybake cakes from wholefood shops - they are gluten free cookies.'
Go Gaga!

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Vegan Chocolate Truffle Torte

This is the most luxurious vegan dessert that I make. It’s definitely not an everyday dessert, but something that I reserve for special occasions a few times a year. It easily holds-up to any non-vegan dessert served at fancy restaurants. It’s extremely rich, so you only need to serve a small piece, and it’s great with a scoop of vegan vanilla ice cream. I made it for my mother for her birthday a few years back, and she loved it so much that she saved a piece and drove it to my grandfather, who lives 3 hours away. 

Friday, June 7, 2013

Lessons on Life From Don Quixote by Rachelle Smith Stokes

My life changed when I saw the 1972 movie Man of La Mancha with Peter O'Toole and Sophia Loren.Don Quixote was the smartest man ever! Yes, the man who called a windmill a giant and a tavern prostitute a chase maiden and meant it. How could this man who appeared to get it all wrong, actually get it all right?