Mayday Pit Bull Rescue Fundraiser

  Photo by Andrea Carreo Photography This weekend, my boyfriend and I flew to Phoenix to support our good friend Scotlund Haisley, president and founder of Animal Rescue Corps (ARC), whose artwork was showing at a fundraiser for Mayday Pit Bull Rescue and Advocacy. Mayday and ARC have a beautiful relationship, as Mayday has takenContinue reading “Mayday Pit Bull Rescue Fundraiser”

Creamy Chipotle Tomato Quinoa with Miso Ginger Tofu

This isn’t a recipe so much as it is (hopefully) an inspiration for you to create your own version using whatever you can find in your fridge/cupboard! That’s exactly how this dish came to be. I definitely encourage you to subtract whatever you want and to add whatever you can think of! What follows isContinue reading “Creamy Chipotle Tomato Quinoa with Miso Ginger Tofu”

Bean & Lentil Chili with Corn Muffins

I have an addiction to recipes by Isa Chandra Moskowitz for The Post Punk Kitchen. As much as I like to design my own meals, theppk.com is where I go whenever I need inspiration or a quick idea. Her recipes never let me down! This meal was inspired by what she called “Meat Beany Chili &Continue reading “Bean & Lentil Chili with Corn Muffins”

Boycotting Businesses That Sell Fur: Yes or No?

(originally posted 7/10/2013) I took this photo last month in my local Nordstrom location. This “vegan skirt” sign caught my eye (thanks to its prominent display) within 15 seconds of entering the store. My first reaction was to be thrilled; five years ago, Nordstrom would never have boasted “vegan” skirts, but rather would have hidden them away due toContinue reading “Boycotting Businesses That Sell Fur: Yes or No?”

Creamy, Cheesy, Pasta Sauce: The Basics

When I first went vegan, I thought I was saying goodbye to my beloved creamy pastas (Mac ‘n Cheese, Fettuccine Alfredo, Penne a la Vodka Sauce, I’d list more but I’m already getting hungry…). Tragically, it took me nearly two years to discover the magic of cashew cream, and another two or so years to beginContinue reading “Creamy, Cheesy, Pasta Sauce: The Basics”

Chocolate Chip Pillow Pancakes

Nutrition question: If I drink a green smoothie, does it erase the calories from the chocolate chip pancakes I’m simultaneously eating? For the Vitamin C Hurricane Smoothie, blend pineapple, spinach, green grapes, orange juice, and (optional) a teaspoon of maca powder! The pancake recipe comes to us from The Post Punk Kitchen: 1 1/2 cups allContinue reading “Chocolate Chip Pillow Pancakes”