Author Archives: jodie

Vegan and the Flu: 2018 Edition

We are well into the 2017-2018 Flu Season.  Sometimes vegans avoid vaccines, including the flu vaccine, due to animal testing and ingredients.  Traditional flu vaccines are made with eggs.  For the last few years, there has been an egg-free vaccine, … Continue reading

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Is Daiya Still Vegan?

Last week, it was announced that Daiya Foods was being acquired by another company- Otsuka. I chuckled when I saw this news, knowing what it would mean when people found out what Otsuka is- a pharmaceutical company. That was going … Continue reading

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I don’t typically like to do little check in posts, but it has been a very long time. I almost just lost this blog, and I was heartbroken!  I had missed several renewal notices (they went to a spam folder) … Continue reading

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Professional Ethics Versus Personal Values

While taking a walk on yesterday’s beautiful afternoon, I listened to this week’s Our Hen House podcast.  Early in the episode was a discussion about a vegan art therapist named Lee Ann blogging at Avocados and Glitter who has looked … Continue reading

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Greetings from Baltimore!

Just a quick post tonight, because I’m tired, and I’m having trouble getting my pictures to sync. Today was the first day that I attended Natural Products Expo East, and I’ll be going back again tomorrow. Let me tell you, … Continue reading

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Blackbird Pizzeria in Philadelphia, PA

As I was looking at the map for how to get to my hotel in Baltimore for Natural Products Expo East, I realized how close I would pass to Philadelphia on my trip. Although I’ve lived in the Northeast my … Continue reading

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A Day in NYC

I’m plugging along with VeganMoFo, but not as much as I had hoped.  I’ve been sick, sick, sick! Today I’m offering a little glimpse at local travel- NYC, to be exact. And while I was writing this earlier, I saw … Continue reading

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Plum and Jalapeño Glazed Tempeh with Picked Radishes and Butternut Squash Purée

Last week was not great week- I was exhausted and felt like I was coming down with something all week. The weekend has not been better. But… once I saw the Chopped challenge for VeganMoFo, I knew I had to … Continue reading

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G-Zen in Branford, CT

Long time readers know that when I started this blog, I had just moved to New Haven, CT. I was going to grad school and was über excited about all the vegan options in my new home, especially having been … Continue reading

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Where To Go On Cape Cod When You’re Vegan

To wrap up my travels to the Cape, I just want to recap all the new places I tried, as well as mention a few standbys I didn’t get to this time around.  This is by no means a comprehensive … Continue reading

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