Browsing Archive: January, 2012

A Happy Cruise Story

Posted by Amy Ostroff on Wednesday, January 18, 2012,

Amy, Sous Chef Johnson, Charlie, Maitre 'D Gerhard Waldukat and Jonny


With all the horrible news coming out of the tragic ship accident in Italy, I realized I am overdue in reporting on our own cruise experience a few weeks ago.  Frankly, I was quite apprehensive beforehand.  It doesn't get much more mass-market than the gigantic, 4,100 passenger Norwegian Epic, and researcher that I am, I was a little concerned about our food options after reading some unflattering posts from vegan cruisers. ...
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"Cheezy" Mashed Cauliflower

Posted by Amy Ostroff on Wednesday, January 11, 2012,


Happy New Year everyone!  I'm going to write a post about how we dealt with the food on our cruise in the next few days, but I wanted to share a quick one tonight.

Charlie's awesome 4th grade teacher came over for dinner and although she told us she was not a big cauliflower fan when she heard it was being served, she ended up taking a second helping.  This was a hit with everyone, as you can see by the above photo of what was left after dinner.  I'm happy to say, this is a no-oil, no-anything...

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About Me


Amy Ostroff a/k/a A vegetarian since age 10, I made the transition to vegan after seeing "Forks Over Knives" in May, 2011. I'm still pinching myself that Jonny is doing it with me!