A Final TILT for Vegan MoFo – Things I Loved – Soup, Salads, and Pumpkins.

I’ve enjoyed looking through all the posts and thoughts and recipes throughout Vegan MoFo, having all the blogs collected together on Feedly has been pretty great, and while I’m still (STILL) lamenting the loss of Google Reader, feedly does a decent job of aggregating RSS feeds, and I like that it’s integrated with a bunch of other services I like to use. I woke up feeling terrible this morning, I had to scrape myself out of the bed cocoon I had created with pillows, and try to get in motion, because I tend to follow one of Newton’s law’s of motion, this one especially: An object that is at rest will stay at rest unless an external force acts upon it. Even sitting up makes a huge difference in how I’m feeling, and I feel better when I’m moving around, than when I’m laying in one place being miserable. But it was tough. JC was kind enough to pick up some ginger, and then chopped it up, and boiled it in a pot of water, with some slippery elm bark blended beefree honee, and a splash of cayenne in an attempt at shortening the duration of these crummy feelings. Also, I realize it’s not Thursday right now, but it was when I started! 🙂 Any other hot tips? What do you do to feel better? (other than make samosa soup?) On with the Vegan MoFo TILT I’ve done three other VeganMoFo TILTS, and you can see them here: first week, second week,…

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Tori’s Bake Shop – It’s Pumpkin time

One of my favourite autumn traditions, as leaves begin to change colour, and fall, and the weather gets a little cooler, it’s time for pumpkin flavoured everything. Some people seem to react to this in a derisive way. Not me. Pumpkin flavoured beer (especially the pumpkin pie brew from Mill Street Organic), pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin pies, pumpkin everything, pumpkin cake, pumpkin curry, sign me up. I was recently reminded that it’s been a while since we last visited Tori’s Bake Shop, and since we were renting a zipcar this weekend to drop off bags of clothing to charity, it seemed like a great time to drive over for a visit. I felt beckoned by the Pumpkin Pie Pour, and a friend had told me about chocolate croissants, so on the off chance they’d have some, we went.

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