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Restaurant Review: Pokez

I’ve been hearing about this magical place in San Diego for a few years now that serves vegan Mexican food: Pokez. If you’ve paid attention to this blog at all you know how much I love Mexican food, but it’s hard to find an authentic tasting vegan version. I spent this past weekend downtown with my guy and finally had a chance to try it out.
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Review: Neat Foods Mexican Mix – Street Tacos

Vegans and vegetarians have it made nowadays being that there is no shortage of meat alternatives. The most recent I’ve tried is Neat. I was sent samples of their three varieties: Original, Italian and Mexican. What’s great about Neat is it’s soy free and gluten free, made only with nuts, whole grain oats and spices! Perfect for those who want an alternative to soy-laden, overly processed products!
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Video Review: Chipotle’s Tofu Sofritas

I know some vegans may not agree with me, but I have to give props to chain restaurants that offer something for vegans and markets it as such. The way I see it, if people who are toying with the idea of becoming vegan see that there are readily available options for them it may not seem so daunting. I love that Chipotle is marketing their new tofu option as vegan (and omnivore) friendly. Plus, according to their website the tofu is organic so that’s another bonus! Right now this option is only available in CA, but I bet if it’s successful it will be rolled out to other locations.
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Black Bean, Zucchini & Olive Tacos

I made these for dinner and HOLY CRAP they were yummy! I was excited about it for hours after dinner was over. I used the recipe from Appetite for Reduction by Isa Chandra Moskowitz, but I tweaked it slightly by using yellow squash instead of zucchini, leaving out the jalapeno (the husband isn’t a huge…
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