Monthly Archives: September 2011

Vegan travel: Brazil, part 2

In addition to enjoying Brazil’s many delicious fruits in their natural state and as juice, you can also have them blended up in a smoothie. I got a delicious açai, guarana, banana and peanut smoothie, called “energetico” at Marietta’s in … Continue reading

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Vegan Travel: Brazil, part 1

I officially love Brazil. I haven’t seen anything much yet, and I’m in Brasilia, the rather boring, fully-planned capital city (laid out in the shape of an airplane), but there is coconut water everywhere. A raw foodie heaven! The picture … Continue reading

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Raw vegan birthday cake

Sorry, I don’t have a recipe to share today, but I wanted to share a few pics of this beautiful cake. It’s raw, vegan and completely delicious, with layers of chocolate cake, coconut cream and bananas. Sort of a chocolate … Continue reading

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Vegan travel: Nigeria

With a population of over 10 million people, Lagos is the second largest city in Africa. It’s a city of extreme contrasts, with some of the largest and poorest slums on the African continent (shanties built on sticks and piles … Continue reading

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Vegan travel: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

I can’t really claim to know too much about the range of vegan food available in Abidjan, the commercial centre of Côte d’Ivoire. I only spent a couple of days in Abidjan and I didn’t have the opportunity to check … Continue reading

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Vegan travel: Bissau

Bissau, the capital of Guinea Bissau, is not exactly on most people’s list of must-visit holiday destinations. It’s a tiny capital city in a tiny country that has been plagued by political instability for more than a decade. Many buildings … Continue reading

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