Holidays are a time of celebration, togetherness, and love, but they can also be an emotionally difficult time for vegans. Some of the most common inquiries I get from clients and newly vegan friends are about the holiday season. “How do I deal with my uncle’s constant teasing? I can’t take it anymore!” “How do […]
I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like Mexican food. Rice, beans, chiles, avocados, tortillas… what’s not to love? Getting Mexican food at restaurants can be a bit of pain though, because everything comes drenched in cheese and sour cream, and you always need to be on the lookout for hidden animal ingredients like lard and […]
This quick and easy tomato black bean soup is hearty enough to be a meal on its own. Serve with some chips or bread for dipping, and you’re in business.
The day after half of this country elected Donald Trump as its next president, I watched Hillary Clinton’s concession speech. While my own feelings were streaked with tears and tinged with disbelief, I couldn’t help but feel bad for the young people in the balcony at that event. They were crying. They were disappointed. They […]
I’ve been blogging for several years now, and I get sent a lot of vegan cookbooks to review. While I appreciate each and every one of them, it’s difficult for a book to impress me. I mean knock-my-non-wool-socks-off, call-all-my-vegan-friends, you-gotta-see-this book impress me. That is, until Vegan Cuisine arrived in the mail. This book is […]