Lasagna!

Today I am going to share with you one of my very favorite recipes that is so easy to prepare, delicious to eat, and versatile to bring to many social events: lasagna! This time of year is filled with busyness and socializing and getting together with family and friends. Not …

Animal Haven

For me, December is a time of giving. I don’t know why but this time of year just seems like hearts are open wider and purse strings seem a bit looser than the rest of the year. So, I got to thinking, how could Your Vegan Mentor give back to …

Thanksgiving/Thanksliving

  Thanksgiving used to be my favorite holiday. You see, as a young person, I wasn’t the best cook. My repertoire was fairly limited.  But, I knew how to cook all the components in our traditional Thanksgiving feast, which included mashed potatoes, gravy, butternut squash, crescent rolls, roasted brussels sprouts, …

Mindfulness

Over the past few years, or maybe even more, I keep saying, “I’m going to develop a meditation practice.” And that’s about as far as it gets. Now what I’m talking about is sitting meditation, but I must say, I believe that there are other forms of mindfulness. For example, …

My Story

Okay. So here I am…a blogger…Hmmm…well, in reality, writing is not my thing. Well, writing paragraphs, that is. Songs, that’s another story. But, I’m going to give it a go. This will not really be a food blog, since I wouldn’t call myself a chef, but just your ordinary, every …