Food

Stovetop Vegan Cinnamon Buns

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inspired by Trader Joe’s Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls and living at a petsit without a working oven, I attempted to make my own relatively Raw Till 4 Vegan Stovetop Cinnamon Buns with these guidelines:

No fat
No salt
Oil free
Fruit infused
Sweet tooth fulfilling
Simple ingredients
Can add a boost of filling protein by adding 2 scoops of protein powder to recipe

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Plantains and Overnight Oats

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I have only a few more days in NYC with Sandy before I head back to the West Coast to Visit San Francisco for a week and then Hawaii, and I’ve been sick with a cold. Sandy has been busy getting back into the groove of work after unexpectedly being away for a week, stuck in Vegas because of the snowstorm that cancelled our Monday flight.

In between sending some job applications out, writing on here, fiddling with youtube, and taking Olive out for walks, I’ve been trying to find one thing to cook each night to ensure my honey has something delicious and healthy to come home to, with enough cooked for him to bring leftovers for lunch the next day.

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3 years into our 15 year mortgage and our tenants want to buy our condo 

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3 years into paying off our 15 year mortgage on the Hoboken condo, we received an inquiry from our current tenants as to whether whether they could purchase the condo from us.
Sure is tempting, considering I co-own it with my ex. It’s a little messy needing to deal with each other whenever we need to find new tenants or deal with mortgage costs and renovations…

Adventures

A Smart Car in Death Valley

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We booked a 2012 Smart Car fortwo from Andrew through the Car Borrowing App – Turo.

It was a wonderful experience!

The car is a little small. Picking up the car we were a little unsure whether we would be able to fit all our camping accoutrements in the back…

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Why are there sand dunes in Death Valley?

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Why are there sand dunes in Death Valley?

The sand dunes of Death Valley are in specific areas not because the sand was generated where it has fallen, but because these are areas where the sand has become trapped. The sand comes from eroded canyons and washes, and when the wind blows them to these areas, it gets caught and creates sand dunes…

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Looking Forward 

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It’s weird, 3 months ago, to think that I was heading out on a work tour through the end of May. Animal rights activism. Living in a van.

Seems so far away now.

It’s been 20 days – 3 weeks – since I quit that job. I haven’t looked back once. No regrets about quitting. It has been an unexpectedly warm, interesting, welcoming life I have stumbled into since leaving the tour.
Sometimes I wonder, “What is happening to Grace (my tour partner)?” I know she is back on the road, but I have no idea who she is touring with. I wish her well and hope that the tour has significantly improved since my form of protest in quitting.

Since leaving, all I do is look forward…

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Eating Cheap – Raw or Raw Till 4, Vegan in Las Vegas

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Eating Raw Till 4 in Las Vegas doesn’t have to be expensive.

Fruit in the Southwest – Nevada and California – generally is pretty cheap! Less travel costs = Less cost for you.

We are talking

$2 large papayas
20-cent ripe Golden Delicious apples
33-cent kiwis
33-cent golden mangoes
$1.50 10 lbs bags of potatoes
50-cent per pound tomatoes…