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”