VidaVeganCon – Day Two Recap! TL;DR? – It was awesome.

I woke up too early on Sunday, mostly because I was still on Eastern Time, but it gave me the opportunity to run around the Rose Quarter for a few miles before it was time for breakfast! Of course, I ended up arriving much too early, and paced around hungrily (snacking on mini larabars) until 8:30am (Note to self: don’t forget to read your program and confirm times before leaving early!) Breakfasts at VVC, and I know I’m not alone in this, made me discover just how good chia seeds can be. We had a “raw chia parfait” and the recipe is here on The Svelte Kitchen. Having only played with it in the ground up form, I just mentally paired it with flax seeds and never gave it much thought beyond that.  It wasn’t exactly pretty, but very tasty. I’d insert a photo of it here just to prove it, but uncharacteristically, I almost entirely stopped taking pictures of my food for most of the weekend. I did take a picture of my plate, but everything is just jumbled together. I really liked the Vegan Vagrant‘s VVC food photo collection (as well as the links to all the other VVC recaps!) and of course you the VidaVeganCon flickr feed is worth checking out. First panel of my morning was The Good, the Bad & the Ugly: The Marketing Panel. This was something that snapped my interest right away when I flipped through the program, since it fits in with…

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