Saturday, October 24, 2009

VegFest

by Meghann on October 24, 2009

My fun in the sun continued today at the Central Florida VegFest!

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The Central Florida VegFest was a celebration of all things Vegan, Organic, and Animal Friendly.

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There were dozens of booths offering vegan food, free samples, and information on local causes in the Orlando area.

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I was craving a vegan cookie or brownie, but this booth caught my attention.

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Especially when I discovered they had a Pumpkin Spice flavor.

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The vegan nitrogen ice cream was interesting and reminded me more of creamy italian ice than ice cream. I are about half before I tossed the bowl. It wasn’t as rich and flavorful as I was hoping.

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I also had a couple bites of a Strawberry Brownie that somehow missed the camera.

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Maddie and I explored for a good hour, before heading home and chilling out in front of the tv for a couple of hours.

For dinner I got a little creative.

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Originally, I had planned on having a baked sweet potato topped with chickpeas & marinara sauce, but went with a twist on a twice baked potato instead.

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I baked a sweet potato in the over at 375 for 45 minutes, then scooped the insides out once it cooled.

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The insides were mushed in a bowl with marinara sauce and chickpeas.

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And finally topped with cheese and baked for another 10 minutes in the oven.

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The results were amazing!

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This meal just gave me a whole slew of ideas on different combinations I can creat with the twice baked potato concept. ๐Ÿ˜‰

On the side I had some frozen brussel sprouts that were heated up in the microwave.

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A little chocolate cured my after dinner sweet tooth.

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Tomorrow morning I had a 15 miler planned with my sister. I love how my miles are slowly creeping, the 15 miles are going to rock! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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GOOD NIGHT!!!

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