2015: The Start

It’s hard to believe that I haven’t posted since January, so I’m going to give you a mini recap of what has been happening in our lives lately.

The Great Vegan Protein Book came out.  This book happens to be one of my favorites because it features one of my favorites: seitan! Of course, that’s just one small aspect of the book as any vegan worth his/her kale knows that protein is everywhere. If you haven’t picked it up yet, check it out on Amazon, or even better, your local indie bookstore. If you like what you see, please review it. Or… here’s a sneak attack contest if you’re actually reading this…. just comment below and I’ll mail a copy to one reader in the U.S. Good luck!new-protein-book-72smaller

Jim’s latest CD came out. You can download it here for free. As always, it is not child-friendly.

We got back into the Cleveland Indians after a 20-year hiatus. It’s a long story, and a rather emotional one (in spite of the fact it’s sports-related!), so I’ll just say that we are having a blast watching the team grow and gel. If you want to talk Indians, hit me up!

The latest fun in my kitchen involves sourdough. That one is going to be an upcoming blog post, so stay tuned. I’ve got a book reviews (some overdue) coming up, too, and those include contests. Perhaps some rolls to whet your appetite?

sourdough rolls

A few weeks ago, we had the pleasure of going to Pittsburgh for the Hello Bully fundraiser. Hello Bully does incredible work, and if you’re not familiar with them, check them out. Here we are looking a lot more blurry than we were feeling.

with Jim at Hello Bully!

Happy Spring or is it Summer?! More good things coming here soon, so check back.

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17 Comments

  1. Posted May 30, 2015 at 5:34 pm | Permalink

    Oh my gosh, you guys looks so freaking GREAT! (blurry and all!) Wonderful to see what’s happening with you. Got Jim’s CD downloaded; can’t wait to listen!

    (no contest for me, you know, I have Proteins in print and e-book)

    Beautiful rolls, too, Tami :)

    Hugs,
    Zsu

  2. Tami
    Posted May 30, 2015 at 7:25 pm | Permalink

    :) Thanks, Zsu! Hope you like the CD!

    And as always thanks for all your support.. most of all your friendship.

    PS- Jim said to warn you about the last song. He didn’t swear or have inappropriate material until that one… but there he outdid himself.

  3. Anne
    Posted May 30, 2015 at 6:04 pm | Permalink

    Happy you have posted. Hoping for a chance to win what looks to be an amazing girl book. Glad you’ve been busy. Looking forward to the rolls recipe. Thanks for a chance. :)

  4. Tami
    Posted May 30, 2015 at 7:26 pm | Permalink

    The rolls are so easy! I’ll try to get to it soon, Anne. Thanks!

  5. Kim
    Posted May 30, 2015 at 8:05 pm | Permalink

    Welcome back! Seitan is my favorite and I’m looking forward to hearing about your adventures with sour dough!

  6. Lydia Claire
    Posted May 30, 2015 at 11:21 pm | Permalink

    I really look forward to the sourdough recipes! I love sourdough. =) I hope to win the book!

  7. Corrine
    Posted May 31, 2015 at 1:01 am | Permalink

    Welcome back and I’d love to win the book. Like the others I am looking forward to the sourdough recipes. =)

  8. Jody w
    Posted May 31, 2015 at 5:23 pm | Permalink

    We love sourdough pancakes…have to make them again soon. Thanks so much for the opportunity to enter for the Vegan Proteins book.

  9. Shannon
    Posted May 31, 2015 at 7:03 pm | Permalink

    So nice to see another post from you! I’d love to win a copy of the book :)

  10. in2insight
    Posted May 31, 2015 at 8:03 pm | Permalink

    So good to see you back and with the cover of that awesome book to boot!
    Great to have contact on FB so knew you were well and busy.
    The rolls do look divine and I can just taste the sour and crunchy already.

    (As one of the lucky ones to have received the book early, no contest for me.)

  11. Laryssa
    Posted June 1, 2015 at 8:31 am | Permalink

    I can’t wait to see your upcoming recipe for sourdough rolls! And the proteins book looks awesome. Using it, I could probably convince some nonvegans to try some more vegan food.

  12. Liz
    Posted June 1, 2015 at 9:23 am | Permalink

    I’ve been eyeing this cookbook for awhile, but with my husband’s rule “one in, one out” I haven’t bought it yet, cause I can’t imagine what vegan cookbook I’d need to give up to add it to the collection. Yes, I have a vegan cookbook problem!

  13. Jennifer
    Posted June 1, 2015 at 4:45 pm | Permalink

    Welcome back! I’m glad I checked in. Looking forward to hearing more from you…

  14. Jennifer
    Posted June 1, 2015 at 4:46 pm | Permalink

    (and the cookbook looks great! it’s been on my to-look-at list for a while now)

  15. Lizzie
    Posted June 4, 2015 at 1:36 pm | Permalink

    Great to see you back! (I’m going to go check out Jim’s album now! :])

  16. charj
    Posted June 5, 2015 at 2:46 pm | Permalink

    Glad for the update. I love the American Vegan Kitchen, and I’m sure I would love The Great Vegan Protein Book too.

  17. Posted June 6, 2015 at 9:16 pm | Permalink

    Fancy looking rolls! Happy summer!

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