Category Archives: Products

October Unprocessed: An Update

Time is flying by, and I wanted to do an update of this unprocessed-foods challenge I’m doing for the month of October. The basics Overall, it’s going well. For the most part, it’s really not that hard, though it’s making … Continue reading

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Delicious new discoveries in Portland

Almost a year ago, Jud and I headed to Portland for a quick weekend of vegan food tourism with my sister and her boyfriend. We ate and discovered so much it took two posts to report on! Portland’s Vegan Street … Continue reading

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Treasures on the Hill, at SugarPill

I won’t often profile businesses here that aren’t vegan or vegetarian, but this one makes me so happy–and has so many products that are vegan, that I want to tell you all about it. It’s a magical little shop on … Continue reading

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Notes from Vegfest 2012

This weekend was Vegfest in Seattle, run by the Vegetarians of Washington. After a daunting-yet-fast-moving line, Jud and I made it in this afternoon, eating our way through the huge exhibition hall at Seattle Center. For a pair of crowd-hating … Continue reading

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Northwest Niblets

Ok, I’m going to try to be more regular with this Northwest Niblets thing–a round up of cool little things you may have missed on Twitter or Facebook or the grocery store when you were busy with the rest of … Continue reading

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Shout-out to my super-accommodating mom

I grew up (and originally went vegetarian) in rural, northwestern Virginia. That’s our driveway, fording a creek. Like I say: rural. My parents still live in the house I grew up in, surrounded by encroaching suburbanization that is depressing but … Continue reading

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Homemade tamales and readymade desserts

A while back my friend Chris started talking about a joint tamale-making venture. I love tamales and hate how hard/expensive it is to find vegan ones, so of course I told him I was game. I also may have a … Continue reading

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The lip-balm low-down

Don’t you hate carefully seeking out a vegan lip balm–and paying good money for it–only to discover that it sucks? I certainly do, and because I care for you, dear readers, I’m going to try to help you avoid this … Continue reading

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Jodee’s Raw Desserts: Delicious decadence in Greenlake

I learned about Jodee’s Raw Desserts, as with so many good things around Seattle, from a blog post on Vegan Score. Annika nailed her write-up and also paid more attention to things other than the samples I was swooning over, … Continue reading

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New Westminster does vegan right

You just never know where vegan tourism will take you. For most of my life, all I knew of New Westminster was the BC ferry named after the place, which I’d often ridden to or from Vancouver Island. Come to … Continue reading

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