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Meatless Mondays

Meatless Mondays: Beans Curry {Series}

I like to eat meat with every meal, but I do have a favorite childhood recipe that I sometimes cook up that (gasp!) doesn’t include any meat. When I was a child in South Africa my grandmother would fast (abstain from meat) once a week. We lived with her and she lived for cooking and […]

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Meatless Mondays

Meatless Mondays: Veggie Chili with Homemade Tortilla Chips and Portobello Mushroom Cheeseburgers with Crispy Chickpeas {Series}

When I was growing up, the only times I ever consumed a ‘meatless’ meal was by accident, like cheese pizza or peanut butter sandwiches or that time I ate half a can of chocolate frosting for lunch. I wasn’t consciously foregoing meat for health or ethical reasons, just craving something cheesy or sugary with no discernible nutritional […]

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Meatless Mondays

Meatless Mondays {Series}

I’m often asked when and why I became a vegetarian. The truth is I didn’t really have a real reason at the time. About eight years ago, I was coming off the heels of my worst heartbreak. I was lost. I was pissed. I wanted to feel like somebody else for a little while. I’m […]

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