Author: Lea

Let dine on discourse, nibbling on morsels of delectable tales of adventure and life-giving plot twists. Nothing beats great company, lively conversations, delicious wine, and a stunning backdrop. I am a mom, traveler, freelance writer, vegetarian (flirting with veganism), and a minimalist. I live in a tiny house on wheels on an island in the Pacific Northwest. I am a keen explorer of the unexpected. Just a wild woman in a mad world.
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Blue Plate Cafe

For years I have traveled, both for work and pleasure. About ten years ago, I started a list called Lea’s List of Deliciousness (a.k.a. The List). It tracks restaurants that shouldn’t be missed from all […]

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Vegan Jambalaya

This vegan jambalaya is super easy to make and so delicious! Ingredients 1 onion, chopped3 tsp of minced garlic1 red bell pepper, diced2 stalks of celery, diced2 green onions, chopped1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped2 vegan andouille sausages, roughly chopped3 cups cooked rice1 can (14 […]

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My 24-year-old nephew, Cavin has just returned to the United States after living in Japan for a couple of years. Cavin is a foodie, and as my guest today he is going to share about […]

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Quinoa Salad

1 C dry quinoa (cooked according to the directions on the package)1 bag spinach (8 oz) (roughly chopped)1/4 C red onion, thinly sliced1 can Mandarin oranges1 C blueberries1 C blackberries1/2 C pecans, chopped Cook quinoa […]

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New York City

Float CityThis free iOS app allows you to take a tour of often overlooked art, architecture, and history around the city. Lauding itself as an “archive of stories,” Float City offers geo-location tracking services so […]