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Vegan Protein

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching | October 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

One of the biggest sources of confusion for many of my clients is in regards to protein. Folks worry that they won’t get enough protein eating whole food, plant-based (WFPB) vegan, and they’ve usually been warned by friends and family about this. It turns out, though, that there’s a lot of misconceptions about protein, how…

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Pumpkin Butter

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching | September 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

#VeganMoFo18 Day 30 – Pumpkin Butter It’s the final day of September and thus, the final day of Vegan Month of Food 2018. At the beginning, I worried that I wouldn’t have enough things to blog about for every day of the month, but turns out I had plenty, and even more on my list…

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Apple Cider Vinegar

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching | September 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

#VeganMoFo18 Day 29 – Apple Cider Vinegar Earlier this month I made applesauce and apple butter and wound up with a lot of scraps from the peels and cores. Normally I would not think much about it and put the peels and cores into the compost or worm bin, but I started to wonder if…

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Vermicomposting Food Scraps

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching | September 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
Red wriggler worm in bedding

#VeganMoFo18 Day 28 – Vermicomposting Food Scraps Vermicomposting food scraps—say what? Vermicomposting is a fancy what of saying composting with worms! Cool, right? Heck yeah! The last post talked about composting your food waste in compost piles, bins, or tumblers. Today we’re going to talk about composting them in worm bins. As I eluded to…

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Composting Food Scraps

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching | September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments
Vegetable Food Scraps

#VeganMoFo18 Day 27 – Composting Food Scraps One of the awesome things about being a whole food, plant-based, no oil vegan, and there are many, is that ALL of our food scraps are compostable! You don’t have to live on a farm or a big piece of property to compost, either. There are options for…

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Making Tofu

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching | September 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

#VeganMoFo18 Day 26 – Making Tofu   I never even imagined making my own tofu, but now that we’re working toward being a zero waste household, the plastic tofu tubs have been starting to irritate me! We don’t eat a ton of tofu, but it’s enough that the tofu tubs were noticeable to me. Unfortunately,…

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Making Soy Milk

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching | September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

#VeganMoFo18 Day 25 – Making Soy Milk Last summer I picked up The Tofu Book: The New American Cuisine by John Paino and Lisa Messinger that was a leftover from my friend’s mom’s garage sale (again, love free!). It has all kinds of tofu recipes, which is cool, but the most awesome thing about this…

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Vegan Wax Wraps!

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching | September 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

#VeganMoFo18 Day 24 – Vegan Wax Wraps When we went zero waste, one of the things we did was work to eliminate plastic from our kitchen. Moving from plastic containers to glass was fairly easy, we just moved things from tubs to glass jars, whether ones we had or ones we bought from thrift or…

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Scarlet Runner Beans

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching | September 24, 2018 | 0 Comments
Shelling dried scarlet runner beans. https://trimazing.com

< #VeganMoFo18 Day 23 – Scarlet Runner Beans I’ve grown scarlet runner beans for several years now. They were recommended to me by a friend and I’ve been hooked since the first year. They are easy to grow, really care-free, fun for kids, attract pollinators and hummingbirds, and are very showy in your garden. And…

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Vegan Ice Cream for my Birthday

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching | September 22, 2018 | 2 Comments
Double Scoop from The Cookie Counter in Seattle. https://trimazing.com/

#VeganMoFo18 Day 22 – Vegan Ice Cream for my Birthday As I mentioned yesterday, it was my birthday this week. I had a super busy, fun day and capped it off with a surprise trip to a vegan ice cream shop! While I was at the Seattle Zero Waste meetup, someone mentioned there was a…

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