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Veggie D.

Hi, Iâ??m Diana. Iâ??m not a nutritionist, a chef, or even a very good cook for that matter. Iâ??m just a twenty-something Chicago-area girl-next-door trying to cook up a quick meal after work, or looking for a low-key restaurant to meet-up with my friends on the weekend. Oh,... Full Bio
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Review: Cooked Chicago by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Mike and I have a new favorite local Meal Delivery service! We’ve that provided ingredients & recipes for US to cook, but who wouldn’t love getting fresh, delicious rea ... Read on »
Why I Haven’t Cooked since Memorial Day by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Hi Friends -   Sorry it’s been a few months since I’ve popped by.     You probably haven’t noticed, but my Instagram posts have slowed down this summer too ... Read on »
*NEW* Endangered Species Chocolates by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian   My life would not be complete without Dark Chocolate.  Heck, most days don’t feel complete without a couple of squares or chips or chunks. For years, Endangered ... Read on »
Interview & Review: Will Travel for (Vegan) Food by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Hi Veggies! I’m excited to tell you about the new memoir  Will Travel for (Vegan) Food: A Young Woman’s Solo Van-Dwelling Mission to Break Free, Find Food, and Make Lo ... Read on »
Review: The Purple Carrot – PlantBased Meals by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian   Hi Veggies -   As I mentioned in January, I’m no longer blogging regularly – BUT! I do  hope to pop by on occasion when I have something really cool to share ... Read on »
Changing Pace… by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Hi Friends - I’ve been doing a lot of thinking with the start of the New Year and so I have been pretty quiet on the blog this month.  I’ve been craving more time away ... Read on »
Off the Reservation… and Other Vegan Fiction by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian As of 2012, Gallup reported that 5% of the US Population identifies as Vegetarian, and 2% as Vegan. But when is the last time you read a novel where even one character ... Read on »
Life + Kitchen – December by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I hope you all enjoyed the Holidays and have many wonderful things to look forward to in 2015! As for me, I am lucky to say that I certainly did/do.  December was a bu ... Read on »
Holiday Eats & Treats by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Hi friends! As is typical of this time of year, I’ve been busy celebrating and feasting with friends & family.  Between our and a recent Holiday Appetizers & Dessert ... Read on »
My Favorite Kitchen Items (a gift guide of sorts) by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian   Hi Friends! For a while now, I’ve been thinking it would be fun to share My Favorite Kitchen Items.  I’ve been seeing all sorts of Gift Guides pop up online this ... Read on »
Review: JuiceRx by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Hi Veggies! After a decadent Thanksgiving and THREE GLORIOUS DAYS OF LEFTOVERS, it’s been unusually hard for me to get excited about food this week. So, instead – ... Read on »
Life + Kitchen – November by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Besides all the excitement leading up to Thanksgiving (and my !), November has been a relatively quiet month for me. I’ve been fighting off a cold, working hard at the ... Read on »
“Power To The Veg” Fall Treats Swap by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian   Hi Friends -  Last month I participated in my 4th .  The theme was “HalloVeegan” but I’m posting a bit late since I’m still working my way through the HUGE amount ... Read on »
Recipe: Simply Perfect Strawberry-Banana Smoothie by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian   When I attended the Blogger Cooking Class @ Whole Foods Market , I learned several great recipes including a delicious Marinara Sauce  and an oil-free, no-sugar-ad ... Read on »
Giveaway: Sant Superfruit Beverage by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian   You may remember that at VeganMania I met Kim, the founder of  Sant , a pure & simple antioxidant-rich fruit tea.   Kim was so warm and friendly and gave ... Read on »
Blogger Cooking Class @ Whole Foods Market by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Hi Veggies! Recently I had the pleasure of attending a complimentary Blogger Cooking Class at Whole Foods Market Northbrook . I love that the idea for this class ... Read on »
Life + Kitchen – October by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I’m so sad October is coming to an end. It was such a beautiful month with Fall Foliage, a few unseasonably warm days, and the last lingering bits of daylight.   D ... Read on »
Review: Meez Meals by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian   I am proud to say that I’ve now kept up my meal-planning routine  for a couple of years, and it’s still working well for me.  Though between summer travel, visitors, ... Read on »
Chicago Ideas Week: Lessons by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Usually I’m pretty much a home-body, perfectly content putting my pj’s on at 6pm and puttering around the house for the rest of the evening. This Tuesday, Mike and I did s ... Read on »
Chicago VeganMania 2014 by Veggie D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian  Yesterday was one of my favorite days of the year:     The festival is now in it’s 6th year and has gotten bigger and better each of .     This year, ... Read on »