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California Food Napa
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Gott’s Roadside Introduces the Vegan Impossible Burger to Napa Valley!
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1 year ago

When I heard the news that Gott’s Roadside had begun offering Impossible Foods‘ vegan Impossible Burger (IB), I could barely control my excitement! First Beyond Meat’s Beyond Burger was being sold in our local Safeway and now this! For those of you who live in a vegan-friendly city, this may not seem like much of […]

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Activities California Napa
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WineaPAWlooza 2017 – Eat Vegan, Drink Wine, Save Animals!
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1 year ago

Food and wine go hand and hand here in Napa Valley. In fact, there are seven Michelin starred restaurants dotted along the 30 mile stretch that runs from Napa to Calistoga. Really an incredible number! Sadly, the philosophy of the Chefs in Napa Valley is that it is animal products that pair best with wine. Animals […]

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California Food Napa Wine
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Being Vegan at the Taste of Napa 2017!
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1 year ago

This time next year I will be wrapping up all the loose ends before packing me, my husband Steve, our dog Violet and our cats Stig & Clover off to our new home in Berlin, Germany! 🇩🇪 And since Taste of Napa was the first event I’d ever covered for my blog, I certainly did not […]

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California Food Napa Wine
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Vegan Adventures on the Napa Valley Wine Train!
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1 year ago

While out walking with my dogs, I always enjoyed seeing the Napa Valley Wine Train (NVWT) full of happy, slightly drunk tourists chugging up and down Valley. Never did I imagine that I would be one of those happy, slightly drunk passengers! As a vegan, I made an assumption that there would be no dining […]

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California Food Napa Wine
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Indulging Your Vegan Palate at Signorello Estate
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1 year ago

  Sadly, Signorello Estate was destroyed by the 2017 Wine Country fires. However, they are planning on rebuilding. They currently offer private food & wine pairing experiences in your own home! Click this LINK for more information!  Perfection…We have all had days that we’ve been able to label as perfect. The food extraordinary, the wine exquisite, the […]

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California Lifestyle
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Glowing Skin Provided by The Clean Living Collection
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1 year ago

My journey that eventually led me to my awesome vegan life began about 15 years ago when I learned that most (possibly all) of the cosmetics and personal care products I used were tested on animals. And not just any animals…bunny rabbits. I had not grown up with pets but had always dreamed of having […]

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Activities Berkeley California Food
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Berkeley Vegan Earth Day!
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2 years ago

In San Francisco 47 years ago, peace activist John McConnell proposed a day to honor our planet and the concept of peace. March 21st, 1970, the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere, was planned for the first celebration. A month later, on April 22nd, Senator Gaylord Nelson founded a separate Earth Day focused […]

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California Food St. Helena Wine
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Taste of Napa 2016 Gets Vegan-Friendly!
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2 years ago

For those of you who are new to my blog or just can’t quite remember a post you read a year ago (believe me, I get it!), Festival del Sole’s Taste of Napa 2015 was the first local event that I attended as an actual member of the press. I can still feel the excitement […]

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