Gratitude

For over three years, I’ve worked at the same restaurant, but never before have I been around for Thanksgiving. With orders lined up on a spread sheet covering the entire front of one refrigerator, the sheer volume of food needed to be cooked was baffling. Never in my life have I seen so many green beans… Or dirty dishes for that matter. So instead of posting for this past week, I’ve been working overtime, cooking a Thanksgiving feast for a couple hundred people. Although I’m not really big on this particular holiday, it does force me to reflect on the past year a bit, and I do definitely feel grateful- Grateful to have helped so many people get a healthy vegan dinner… but above all else, I’m so thankful that I can take the day off now.

Luckily, my pumpkin cheesecake recipe was easy enough that I could throw it together in my “spare time” and bring something impressive to my own Thanksgiving meal. The recipe is in Go Dairy Free, an awesome guidebook/product listing/cookbook to make living without dairy effortless. Plus, you like that cover?¬† Would you believe that those are my pictures! Just another thing to feel thankful for right now.

Hope all of you enjoy an abundant and relaxing Thanksgiving today!

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15 thoughts on “Gratitude

  1. I received my copy of ‘Go Dairy Free’ in the mail yesterday (my recipes are in there too!!), and I LOVE it – I KNEW that those were your magnificent photos!! :-)

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING, HANNAH!!!

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