April 27, 2010

A New Direction

Sorry I have been absent a few days. I had to take a little blogging break. Unfortunately, my perfectionist (read: anal retentive) tendencies makes it difficult for me to just sit down, whip up an entry and post. I have to go over everything with a fine-tooth comb at least a million times ... so I am going to take this blog in a new direction ... more of a picture blog. Plus or minus some quips and blurbs here and there. I will post about once a week.

This past Saturday we went to the LA Times Festival of Books with some friends to hear Alicia Silverstone (my vegan guru) speak about her book, The Kind Diet. I was so excited to see her in person ... her book has literally changed my life!

Me & my AAH at the book festival.

Alicia Silverstone, my vegan guru. She's super cute!

Afterwards we had an early dinner at Native Foods in Westwood. Um ... yum! I am sold on tempeh ... can't wait to find a recipe and make some at home.

"Gandhi Bowl" @ Native Foods.

Sweet Potato Fries @ Native Foods.

What I've been eating the last few days ...

First attempt at a Macro-B breakfast: miso soup w/ quinoa, arame & pumpkin seeds.

Artichokes with Quinoa.

Banana Oat Pancakes w/ strawberries, blackberries, Earth Balance butter, flax oil & maple syrup.

Watercress Hummus Wrap. Substitute watercress for red peppers in recipe.

And just for fun ...

Our neighbor's new pitbull puppy, Tiger.


  1. I love the pics babe! I think the blog will still be amazing! Also, doing it this way will free up more time to cook all this AMAZING food! Love you!

  2. I'm so jealous you saw Alicia in person! Her book has also changed my life. And your neighbor has an adorable puppy!

  3. That's so cool you saw Alicia talk! I'm jealous!