vegan


Triple Threat Chili

My friend Angie and I decided to compete in a local chili cook-off contest that was held back in February. The cook-off was put on by / benefited the Ann Arbor Civic Theater and was held at my favorite Ann Arbor brewery, Wolverine State Brewing Co.   Angie and I brainstormed different chili ideas involving various […]


Happy World Vegan Day

Hello! Today is World Vegan Day, I know, I know, there is a day for almost everything now but this day in particular is very important, and I would like to share my vegan experience with you. I became vegan a little over 3 years ago after I attended a talk at Ann Arbor’s first ever […]


Weekend Adventures – Ann Arbor Distilling Company, Frita Batidos, & The Bar at 327 Braun Court

Celebrated a friend’s birthday Friday night and checked out Ann Arbor Distilling Company for the first time. All of the drinks we had were A-MAZING. I had a dirty gin martini and moscow mule and will definitely get them again….after I try all of the other drinks of course. I also had a sip of the corpse reviver and annie’e eyes […]


Low FODMAP Quinoa Tabbouleh 2

Since I have started teaching the low FODMAP diet I am always thinking of new ways to convert some of my patient’s favorite meals/recipes into low FODMAP alternatives. This recipe inspiration came from my recent experience working with a few Middle Eastern patients who described Tabbouleh, (tabouleh or tab(b)ouli) as a favorite and popular dish to make. Generally […]


Friendsgiving Recap and Five Healthy Tips for the Holidays 2

Soooo I threw my first Friendsgiving party last Friday and it was a blast! An evening full of great company, delicious food, beverages, laughter, and even a little crafting. It was potluck style … with a slight twist…in that one person has a wheat allergy (Celiac), another is allergic to tree nuts, and I am vegan. So […]

Friendsgiving

Simple Spicy Potatoes O’Brien

Potatoes are a very versatile vegetable, a good source of fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Manganese. Potatoes O’Brien are a classic and one of my weekend go-to recipes. They are great alongside a tofu-scramble, in a breakfast burrito, or alone smothered in ketchup.   Ingredients: 2 medium potatoes, washed and cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 cup finely […]