Spring has finally arrived in the valley! This past winter has been extremely dry, which isn’t surprising considering California is in a long drought. So it was with great relief that we received a thunderstorm, and quite a bit of water, a few weekends ago. Enough, in fact, to send all the wildflowers into bloom. […]
I have been gluten-free for a while now and have been vegan since March, or thereabouts. I don’t really miss meat but in the spirit of getting my family off of it, I have searched for an alternative that does not include soy or wheat.
We’ve tried lentils, which are good but at least one person in the family can’t stand the lentil-y taste. And I must be doing something wrong because the kids keep asking if we are having meat this week. They nearly cry with joy when I say, “Yes, you’re having chicken.”
So to satisfy everyone with a meat alternative that is both gluten-free, soy free, nut free and vegan, I had to do a little digging. Okay, a lot of digging. What I found was surprising. Continue reading