Chau Veggie Express sign

May 13, 2015
by Kristine

A Vegetarian in Vancouver BC: Chau Veggie Express

I wasn’t even going to write a restaurant review this week. I had a whole other topic scheduled, but it got bumped. I ate at Chau Veggie Express on Sunday and I’ve been thinking about it ever since. I couldn’t wait to write this post, share my photos, and rave about this incredible vegetarian restaurant in Vancouver BC. Continue Reading →

Driftaway Coffee

April 29, 2015
by Kristine

8 New Favorite Food Finds

I know I’ve mentioned before how much I like reading restaurant menus. Have I ever gone on about my love for grocery shopping? I like the direct satisfaction it provides: find item in store, put item in cart, mark item off list. But I also keep an eye out for anything on the shelves that looks unfamiliar. Scouting out new products adds another whole layer of fun to my shopping trip. Continue Reading →

Safeco center field sign

April 15, 2015
by Kristine

A Vegetarian in Seattle: Safeco Field

Are you balancing your food on your lap? Are you sitting wedged in a green plastic fold-down seat? Can you hear Louie Louie? If so, you’re probably eating at a baseball game…which usually means fried food, beer, and hot dogs, right? Not healthy choices. Are you kidding me? That’s not what baseball’s about. People go to the games for the same reasons they go to the movies: to escape the daily drudgery, to get invested in someone else’s fortune (or misfortune), and to indulge in “once in a while” favorite foods. Continue Reading →

Homemade Holy Crap Cereal

April 1, 2015
by Kristine

5 Breakfast Recipes with Less than 500 Calories

Breakfast is very important to me. I usually start thinking about what I’m going to eat 3 minutes after I wake up. But it’s one of those meals where you can fall into a rut without even realizing it’s the 365th day you’ve had peanut butter toast. So I’m rounding up breakfast recipes from the blog today to give you some morning-time inspiration with an eye on the calorie content…these are in order from highest to lowest. Continue Reading →

Starbucks Old-Fashioned Grilled Cheese

March 18, 2015
by Kristine

My Next Top 6 Picks for Mostly Healthy and Vegetarian Fast Food

Something is up. Burger King just took soda out of kid’s meals. McDonald’s might add McKale to their menu and Subway is serving up two new vegan sandwiches. Apparently, Chipotle’s tofu sofritas were just the tip of the fast-food-can-be-sort-of-nutritious-while-also-convenient iceberg. But even with their well-intentioned nutrition upgrades, if you’re hungry (or hangry) and in a hurry, I believe you can do better than the BK or McD drive-thrus. Continue Reading →