Category: vegan

Exploring: Rocky Mountain National Park, Great Sand Dunes National Park & Chili Colorado.

I made my way into Colorado on I-70; the second leg of my first long road trip. I was alone, wide-eyed and free. I’m glad the roads were fairly empty and that the drivers in Utah and Colorado seem better mannered than those back…

Vanilla Scented Orange-Lemon Bourbon Sour and some notes on Vanilla

Vanilla Scented Orange-Lemon Bourbon Sour and some notes on Vanilla Serves 1 1/2 c Fresh Orange Juice (I used Navel oranges from my mom’s tree, but Valencias yield great juice) 1/4 c American Prairie Bourbon 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice (I used half Eureka…

Haleakala National Park & Hawaiian Chik’n Pot Pie with Coconut Milk, Molokai Sweet Potato, Taro and Ginger.

A: Do you want to go on a hike? L: Yes! A: Okay, we will go up here around my house L: Okay, sounds good. A: We are not going to go around my house anymore. We’re going up to Haleakala. Do you still…

The Jolly Fox Returns.

A warm hello, to whoever out there might still be reading! I have been away for a long while and was away for a while before that it seems as well. I’ve come back to tell you all some tales of new adventures and…

Vegan Coconut-Key Lime Sheet Cake w/ So Delicious Coconut Whip Topping.

It’s not often that I will work with key limes. I find them tedious to juice, but ultimately am always glad that I took the time to work with them because dang….. they are the best limes. This cake came into my life by…

Good Land Organics Farm: Coffee, Passionfruit, Finger Limes & More.

Did you know that coffee can grow in Southern California? Turns out there’s the perfect little microclimate out in Goleta for such things. Last August, I had the opportunity to tour the beautiful Good Land Organics Farm and harvest coffee cherries. Along the way,…

A Veritable Vegan Smorgasbord

Hi blog! It’s been a while since I updated, so I have a lot to share with some recipes coming soon. All vegan, all delicious. Enjoy the photos. Chamomile Cake:

Bombur’s Vegan “Pork” Pies and Green Salad, Balin’s Seedcake, & Bifur’s Apple Tart.

I’ve written about my love of all things Tolkien on this blog before and now I’m here to write about it again. The man was a scholar and a genius. He created such a vast and beautiful world in Middle Earth–and I think it…

Quick and Easy Vegan S’Mores Ice Box Cake.

I’m sitting here, trying to figure out how to write this post. I find writing to be the most challenging part of keeping up with this blog because I am not much of a writer. I made a really easy, delicious ice box cake…

Vegan “Gouda” Mac and Cheese w/ Peaches & Veggie Pancetta.

Every year, I always dread the arrival of summer because it gets so hot in Los Angeles. I am lucky enough to have air conditioning and a covered carport, which means my apartment stays comfy enough to cook inside with the oven on and…