|Spaghetti, defrosted homemade marinara sauce and Trader Joe's Vegan Meatballs|
HipCityVeg – a tasty veggie burger topped with special, slightly spicy creamy sauce and crispy tempeh. Perfect when you're too zapped to cook.
Rangoon. We shared many dishes including Fried Burmese Tofu with dipping sauce. It's tofu made from lentils – very delicate.
Coconut Tofu from Rangoon – so luscious.
|Press Sample for Review|
As a runner, I need extra protein but a lot of vegan protein powder tastes like wallpaper paste. The folks at TwinLabs gave me this Twinlab Clean Series Veggie Protein to sample, and I am happy to report that it's vanilla perfection: a creamy, filling treat after a long run. Here, I blended it into a smoothie with a banana, some berries, spinach and flax seeds.
This brutally cold and snowy winter has been tough on Philly's strays and ferals. My friend Vanessa and I built two shelters for the kitties at Laurel Hill Mansion just before the deep freeze. What they lack in aesthetics, they make up for in warmth – two layers of insulation. We think the kitties have been snuggling up in them
BossaNova loves her new scratch post. Here, she prepares to make a speech.
Lastly, meet Lolita, my dentist's doggie. Lolita is a rescue and serves as junior receptionist. She's super calm and friendly. She let me hold her after my last cleaning. Here, she shows off her purple puppy-cure.