Vegan ‘Fish’ Tacos
These 100% vegan (thanks, Gardein!) fish tacos are super delicious and super easy -- taking just 25-30 minutes to get on the table.
Vegan Maple Whiskey Peach Pie
What happens when you combine peaches, a quick coconut oil based crumble and a few splashes of Jack Daniels'?
Watermelon Cherry Blast
This is a riff off the Watermelon Lime Cooler recipe that ratchets up the healthy quotient (with help from a secret ingredient) on this refreshing summer treat. Everyone already knows that watermelon is good for you. But did you know that dark cherries aka ‘America’s Superfruit’ and celery (a bonafide nutritional powerhouse) are great for you, too? The Darker the Berry… Like most jewel-toned berries (blueberries, anyone?) dark cherries are brimming with antioxidants. One cup of cherries contains 90 calories and contains significant amounts of fiber, protein, and vitamin A and C, according to the United States Department of Agriculture . Cherries also have anti-inflammatory properties, making them beneficial for arthritis sufferings, melatonin,…
Watermelon Lime Cooler
This is a super easy, incredibly refreshing summertime treat (some have referred to it as a 'mocktail') that makes the most of seasonal ingredients.
Are You Using These Vegan Apps Yet?
Apps as in ‘applications’ not ‘appetizers’ (although I prefer them to most things overall). If you’re a new vegan (or even an old one), the constant influx of information can be pretty overwhelming. While I encourage you to get used to reading (and understanding!) your food labels, these apps can go a long way towards helping you begin your vegan journey, stay vegan while traveling and speed up the grocery shopping process. There are, of course, tons of other apps out there, but these are the ones I reach for regularly. Full disclosure, I use an Android but I believe most if not all of these apps are available for…
Aztec Magic Healing Clay is, Well…Magical
With this mask, moisture-stripping shampoos have been banished from my natural hair routine for good. Read More
Tofu Caprese Salad with Arugula & Toasted Ciabatta
I've had some decent mozza stand-ins but between texture & taste, this simply and delicious tofu rendition wins hands down. Combine it with fragrant basil. toasted ciabatta, peppery arugula, a perfectly ripe tomato and a little balsamic for a delicious, summery meal.
Vegan on the Go: True Food Kitchen
True Food Kitchen recently debuted new vegan menu items including Asparagus Toast and an Artichoke & Pesto Pizza.
Don’t Starve at the Cookout: Creamy Vegan Potato Salad
Don't starve at the next cookout! Bring this creamy vegan potato salad to share & wait for the raves to roll in.
Five Easy Product Replacements for More Sustainable Living
Part of my motivation for becoming vegan was the impact that animal agriculture has on our planet. And, while just cutting out meat can greatly lessen your personal carbon footprint, it’s just the beginning. At times, the bad news about the state of the environment can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. There are small but significant things we can all do to help. I’m no expert, but over the past year, I’ve made a few changes in my personal life to further lessening my impact on the planet. Not only do I feel better, it’s saved me a little moola in the long run too. If sustainability…