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Yuba rolls | Costco revisited | Good chips gone GMO by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking You may or may not recall my San Francisco post from 3-23-13 where I described how we purchased yuba wraps from the Tofu Yu stand at the Marin farmers market. Sin ... Read on »
BBQ by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This year, after years of enjoying barbecues at our son and daughter-in-laws house, we finally made the decision to buy our own small gas grill. We've had charcoal g ... Read on »
Dinner-size salad by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking On a hot night when I don't feel like cooking, a salad for supper is very appealing. The ingredients are flexible — I can add whatever I happen to have in the refri ... Read on »
Faux gras and Basilcotta from The Regal Vegan by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My son and daughter-in-law were on the East Coast last week visiting family and friends, and they just returned home. We stopped over at their house to say hi to Mi ... Read on »
Visitors from Wyoming | Chihuly Glass Museum | Fremont | Vegan Iron Chef cookbook by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It's been so sunny and pleasant here that I forgot to write a blog post — I just want to be outdoors enjoying the perfect weather. Most of the days have been  sunny ... Read on »
National Vegan Pizza Day delivery by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When we lived in upstate New York, there was a late night TV commercial that flashed a gorgeous pizza on the screen while a deep and melodious voice asked, "Are you ... Read on »
Solstice weekend: The Fremont Solstice Parade, and a birthday dinner by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Not your ordinary marching band-members. Every year the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle hosts a Solstice party. Fremont , otherwise known as the Cen ... Read on »
San Francisco weekend, day three — Muir Woods, Marin farmers market, Sausalito, Gracias Madre by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We awoke early on Sunday morning because we had a goal to get to the Muir Woods parking lot before it filled up. Although we arrived before the typical fill-up hour ... Read on »
A weekend in San Francisco - days one and two by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ferry Building farmers market We spent Father's Day weekend in San Francisco, visiting our son and his girlfriend. The trip had a rough start — just ... Read on »
Fab roasted cauliflower | Cookbooklette winners by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The other day I happened to catch a facebook post from Dreena Burton offering a link to the recipe for her almond-roasted cauliflower from her cookbook, "Let Them ... Read on »
Grills Gone Vegan, a review by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Grills Gone Vegan  is a very comprehensive guide to all you need to know about vegan grilling. I mistakenly thought it was just about cooking on an outdoor barbecu ... Read on »
Vegan product reviews (Vida Vegan Con swag) | Giveaway by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My morning smoothie tastes so much better now that I can have it in a VVC mug. The mug was part of the enormous amount of swag we were handed when we signed in for ... Read on »
VVC 2013 in Portland, day 3 by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If you read my previous post, you saw that I had a rather abbreviated, short-arm-version of a self-portrait-with-Amey, and promised to post the long-arm professiona ... Read on »
I went to Vida Vegan Con in Portland by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I've taken a few days to digest (both literally and figuratively) the weekend of Vida Vegan Con. It's almost too much to write about coherently — so many experience ... Read on »
What do vegan kids eat? by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Miss E with a burger-potato slice sandwich. The long-ago summer when my oldest son was 11 months old, we stopped to visit friends in Upstate New York ... Read on »
Just feed me noodles ..,. by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I recently went through a love affair with mung bean noodles — you know, the skinny white rolled up noodles that come in the pink nylon string packages. I love thos ... Read on »
Nayo or mayo — Nasoya Nayonnaise review | chickpea salad, salsa dressing, bean burgers by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When my oldest son was five or six, he came home from school one day giggling with glee. "You'll never believe this Mom," he laughed, "Raza thinks it's called mayon ... Read on »
Vegan Thai food | visiting a school in Thailand | cooking with kids | dinner and a show by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The weather in Seattle has been uncharacteristically gorgeous the past week — yesterday we had the highest temperature of any city in the U.S. It was 87˚ and sunny ... Read on »
Sukhothai UNESCO World Heritage Site | Sangkhalok pottery and other shopping | vegan Thai food by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I enjoyed everything about our recent trip to Thailand, but perhaps the highlight was our visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sukhothai. Sukhothai, was the or ... Read on »
Have you ever appeared on a billboard? — work, fun and food in Phitsanulok by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Organizing my photos and writing about our trip is wearing me out, as I'm sure it's testing the patience of my readers, but my husband has requested I keep going to ... Read on »