Tag Archives: veggie

Why eating cactus should make you love vegetables

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Today, I met a young lady named Kenya at the Pomona Farmers Market. Kenya transports her produce from Arvin, California each Saturday morning in order to sell it at the market.

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Uncooked cactus. Photo by me.

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Four reasons why vegan restaurants should not scare you

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Veggie Grill’s Buffalo wings, vegan ranch dressing and celery sticks. Photo taken by me.

1. Yes, there is food that you will actually want.

At first sight, vegan cuisine can be intimidating. You look at the menu and see photographs of what appears to be meat and yet it is not meat at all.

However, take a closer look. There is usually an “about” section of the menu that explains the food. If not, there are nutrition facts, for example dairy free, antibiotic free and hormone free. You will not be disappointed.

Tuesday night I visited Veggie Grill in Pasadena, California. I am no stranger to their delectable carrot cake, and I have indulged in their crab-free crab cake. So, as a new vegan I decided to try their Buffalo wings, and let me tell you – there is nothing to be afraid of. Read the rest of this entry