Monthly Archives: May 2013

Power of Positivity

Power of Positivity 1No one has ever described me as a positive person. I admit it – I always kinda giggled and rolled my eyes at people who would wax poetic about the power of positive thinking and manifesting your own destiny. Even though a small part of me deep down really believed it was true,  another (much larger) part thought I was ridiculous for thinking so, and that’s the part that always controlled my brain.
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Quinoa & Vegetable Salad

This delicious cold quinoa salad is perfect for a warm summer evening with a glass of chilled white wine or a cold beer. It’s simple to put together yet it looks beautiful and has a nice clean flavor. The best part is it’s cruelty and gluten free so it’s a great guiltless dish to bring to a potluck or BBQ.
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Vegan Treasure Chest Cake

Last Saturday was my nephew’s 6th birthday party and it has become a tradition for me to make him a birthday cake matching the theme of his party. In years past I didn’t make the cake vegan because I’m the only one in my family who is, but this year I decided to go for it and not tell anyone until after they said how awesome it was!
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L.A. Vegan Beer & Food Fest 2013

Yesterday was the 4th annual Los Angeles Vegan Beer & Food Festival. Last year I was a volunteer, but this time around I wanted to roam around and enjoy the fest free of responsibility. My husband and I met up with some awesome friends and had an amazing time eating great food, drinking beer (full disclosure: I do not like beer! I tried a few and really didn’t like any of them except for the one cider I found and the kombucha beer), enjoying amazing music and meeting new people.
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