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Guess who’s back? Back? Back?

I’ve been traveling wide and far, searching for Vegataria…

but it’s been difficult lately. But I’m back now! And for real this time!

Life’s been pretty busy. I’ve been freelance writing, classes have started up again (whoop!), and [im]patiently waiting for fall to begin and for the unbearably hot summer to end.

With all that said, I’m going to start posting regularly again. Hooray! I’ll be hitting you up with a food log tomorrow, but the food logs are going to start being a little different lately. It’ll be great.

Probably.

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Summer chia seeds pudding

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chia seeds pudding

Hot! Hot! Hot!

It is so hot, so I need something to cool down. This is waiting for me in the fridge. Yummy!

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons Chia seeds
  • 200 ml vanilla rice milk
  • 1 cup chopped pineapple
  • A hand of strawberries
  • A hand of wild strawberries
  • Mint leaves

Directions:

Combine milk with chia seeds. Mix well until the mixture begins to thicken. Store covered in the refrigerator overnight or for at least an hour. Stir well before serving and add a bit of water to the pudding if it becomes too thick. Add a layer of pudding on the bottom of the glass. On top put a layer of strawberries and then another layer of pudding. Decorate with pineapple, wild strawberries and mint leaves.

Enjoy!

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Watermelon juice

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watermelon juice

Watermelons have become synonymous with summer and picnics, and for good reason. Their refreshing quality and sweet taste help to combat the heat and also provide a guilt-free, low maintenance dessert for kids and adults alike to enjoy.

Watermelon juice couldn’t be easier to extract. You don’t need a fancy juicer, just a blender. Scoop the watermelon into the blender, blend for about thirty seconds, and you have made watermelon juice.

Watermelon juice is good for you. It’s high in vitamin A, vitamin C and potassium. It’s about 92% water, so it’s plenty hydrating, too.  To make it even healthier I add lemon juice and pineapple.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups diced seedless watermelon
  • 2 cups water
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 cup diced pineapple

Directions:

Add everything in a blender and blend it till it is smooth. Keep it in he fridge. Before serve it, mix it very well. Enjoy!

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Ratatouille

Do you remember my New Scary List ? Macaroons Beef bourguignon Lamb Coq au vin (Chicken in wine sauce ) Sushi Croquembouche (Caramel-glazed cream puffs) Tacos Enchiladas Escargots a la Bourguignonn…

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HOW TO: Say No

Sometimes, the best way to cut down on plastic is to just say no.

It really sucks hearing that, I know, but the DIY way can be thorny and disheartening. Check plastic bags to make sure they are at least recyclable, and if they aren’t (Bear Naked is a strong offender) or recycling them seems really difficult, the best move may have to be to put it down and walk away. On the brighter side, there are ways to work around this! You can make your own chocolatey trail mix without the use of an unrecyclable bag, and you can bring your own reusable produce bags to purchase things like rice and loose tea.

If you do really want something that is packaged in a plastic material that isn’t easily recyclable, try reusing it. Maybe you can store your trail mix in this bag instead of tossing it out, or maybe you can clean it out and keep your electronics in the bag when you go to the beach to keep them dry and sand-free.

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Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash

f you have the time, check out the book Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash by Edward Humes.

Humes talks about our use and waste of plastic and other materials, and features trivia and tips on how to be more eco-friendly. One of my favorite things about this book is that Humes discusses the topic in a manner that is neither condescending nor depressing. The facts alone make it an urgent issue, but he does not shame you into recycling. It’s really easy to read. He also features Bea Johnson, and she gives some tips in the book, as well.