Living a vegan lifestyle is about more than what we eat. The things we wear, use and put on our bodies are important as well. Cruelty-free products are easy to find and better for the animals and for us! (Note: this is not a sponsored post, but I was sent samples of Pai Skincare products… Continue reading Product Review ~ Pai Skincare
Calling all tahini lovers ~ this one's for you! Recently the wonderful people at Sesame Kingdom asked me to try some of their new Mediterranean tahini spreads, and let me tell you, they are amazing! But before we get to that, I wanted to announce the winner of a copy of The Vegan Air Fryer.… Continue reading Sesame Kingdom Tahini Spreads
Veganism and vegan foods are rapidly becoming big business. Chain vegan restaurants such as Veggie Grill are raising millions to expand across the US and Beyond Meat can count Bill Gates, Biz Stone and even big-meat producer Tyson Foods among its investors. With this growth, the quality of the food that is produced is also… Continue reading How is the New Vegan Beyond Burger?
A couple of weeks ago, I had an important meeting to go to, had some papers to bring and wanted to look great. Not like I was bringing a folder of papers in a little tote bag ~ it needed to look sharp. And it did, because I had this beautiful bag to carry everything… Continue reading A Handbag to (Not) Die For ~ Vegan Bags by 88 Handbags
I'm thrilled to be sharing a recipe today from my friend Somer's first book, The Abundance Diet. I've been reading her blog, Vedged Out, from day one, and eagerly await the new recipes and photos that she posts online. We connected a few years ago when I offered her some yoga support after an injury. She… Continue reading The Abundance Diet ~ Recipe and Giveaway!
I love bowls ~ isn't this one beautiful? l would love to have one, and not just for its inherent beauty, but for all of the delicious things I could put in it that would look even more spectacular. Mashed potatoes, soup, noodles, hummus, popcorn.... And there's even a new cookbook out that gives recipes… Continue reading Creamy Curried Tomato Soup recipe from Bowls!
So spring has returned to Southern California. Well actually, with the exception of about 2 weeks, we never really had winter. I know I know, everyone else in the country feels so sorry for us, I'm sure. But I really do like rain and wind and cooler temperatures every so often. We need something to… Continue reading Earth Balance Kettle Chips: Vegan Sour Cream & Onion and Cheddar
I've heard of Jem raw nut butters a few times in recent months, but I'd never bought any. Then, when I was on vacation a couple of weeks ago, I saw a jar in the store and decided to splurge on it. Somehow when I'm on vacation, special treats seem much more reasonable :-). I didn't… Continue reading Product Review: Jem Cinnamon Red Maca Almond Butter
I give myself this talk every so often, and thought I'd share it here this time. It all started when I thought to post about one of my favorite new products: Farmhouse Culture sauerkraut. This is a raw, organic sauerkraut, and it's fantastic. Made in small batches in Santa Cruz, it's fresh, spicy, crunchy, and… Continue reading The Cost of Good Nutrition (and a product review)