1. Easy Vegan Options! -From Whole Foods to Trader Joe’s and even regular old school grocery chains but just heard about the Hilton in…are you ready?....Dallas, Texas! Anatole’s Nana restaurant is riding wild with options. Yeeehaaaaawwww!
2.Natural Disaster Preparedness-When power goes out, pull out your trusty butane stove, dried lentils, water, dried spices and make a great soup for you and the neighbors. Don’t forget to keep a pot in your kit. Did you see the picture of Irene from space?
3. Factory Farming-99% of animals raised from food come from factory farms and that means minimally 10,000 heads of animals are raised in one confined large area, not healthy or friendly. Even if you are just getting into the vegan thing you can still walk the walk…with Farm Sanctuary's Annual Walk for Animals.
4. Cappuccino Milk Shakes and French Toast- Not necessarily together, but when in Chicago there is a fun diner called Pick Me Up Café that has what you need vegan style 24 hours on weekends at until 3am other days.
5.Greek Street Food Goes Vegan-Try this vegan tzatziki recipe as an app, on a sandwich, as a topping on a warm meal. From my last cooking demo!
1 cup unsweetened non-dairy yogurt
1/2 cup vegan sour cream
2 each cucumbers, peeled, seeded & grated
3-4 each garlic cloves, minced
2 TBSP olive oil
2 TBSP lemon juice
1 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp white pepper
2 TBSP fresh dill, chopped
Mix all ingredients together and refrigerate until ready to use!