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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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Cookbook Corner: Viva Vegan

Some of my all time favorite foods come from the Mexican/Latin variety. I love the flavor combinations used in Latin cooking and I’m always down for spicy food, so it’s no wonder one of the very first vegan cookbooks I purchased was Viva Vegan! by Terry Hope Romero. In this week’s Cookbook Corner I am featuring her Potato Chickpea Enchiladas with homemade Pine Nut Crema from Viva Vegan.
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Restaurant Review: Gracias Madre WeHo

When I left San Francisco almost 3 years ago there were two major things I was going to miss: my best friend Jen and Gracias Madre, a vegan Mexican restaurant owned by the same folks that run Cafe Gratitude. The thought of leaving behind those comforting delicious meals weighed heavily on my heart, but the plethora of vegan restaurants L.A. had waiting for me helped ease the pain a bit.
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Beyond Meat Tacos with Peach Avocado Salsa

One uninspired evening I casually wandered into the grocery store down the street; with no plan in mind I found myself in front of the vegan foods section staring at a package of Beyond Meat. I’d been hearing all the buzz around this miracle meat alternative for awhile now and was super curious to try it out.
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Hugo’s Tacos

Hugo’s Tacos is a taco stand in Studio City that is part of a bigger L.A. group of restaurants that are extremely vegan friendly. The husband and I often go to the Hugo’s in West Hollywood for their great vegan breakfasts, but I heard that the taco stand had vegan soft serve, so I had to go….
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Vegan Taco Cups

I saw a recipe for these great little taco cups on Pinterest and thought they could easily be veganized! These would be awesome for a party or to bring to a pot luck! What you will need: 1 pkg wonton wrappers 1 pkg meatless crumbles, taco flavor Muffin pan & non stick spray Your favorite…
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Happy Birthday to Me!

Today is my birthday. I don’t normally like to make a huge deal of it, but for some reason this year a lot of little celebrations are happening. I guess that is the result of my widening social circle On Sunday I invited my family and some close friends to spend the day with me…
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Vegan in San Francisco

Last weekend I went to visit my best friend in San Francisco. It was great to go back to my old stomping ground and spend some quality time with the woman who has been my friend since the first day we met back in 4th grade at the bus stop. We had a blast with…
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