Tales From The “Taco Cleanse”: Vida Vegan Con & The Great Austin Taco Tour, Part 1

June 8th, 2015 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

Image via TacoCleanse.com, bless them. Hello hello! Happy Monday! I’m back after a brief hiatus last week, decompressing from Vida Vegan Con, and wrapping up the final quarter before summer (!!!). But mostly decompressing, and trying to process all that I experienced during my time in Austin. VVCIII was beautiful, so beautiful, and I want [...]

#veganladyroadtrip

May 26th, 2015 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

Well hello! I’m coming to you from the coziest little bed, in the snazziest little trailer this side of the Rio Grande, deep in the heart of Texas. After 2 epic days of adventure, mishap, late night desert driving, daytime road games, much silliness, tomfoolery, shenanigans, and a hearty helping of vegan eats, me and [...]

Of Green Juice & Gin — AKA, Why I Think We All Need To Chill The Eff Out Around Food

May 6th, 2015 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

Last week I was tagged in an old friend’s Facebook status. She was trying to make sense of GMOs and organic labels, aspiring to feed her family a higher quality diet, and looking for advice and input from various friends. And a nice little thread had broken out, with many people weighing in. They were [...]

Wildcrafting In Winter (Featuring White Beans with Wild Weeds)

December 9th, 2014 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

“Wildcrafting” describes the practice of harvesting plants from their natural environment, for use in food and medicine. It’s something I’ve always loved, and it’s something I look forward to learning more about. This past weekend we went wildcrafting with a small group of friends, in a nearby woodland. And despite the drought, and despite the [...]

5 Of My Favorite Natural Products For Fighting Cold & Flu Season

November 4th, 2014 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

It’s official. Cold and flu season is HERE. It’s only just early November and I’ve already been through one cycle of sniffles and sore throats, and it feels like another one might be looming (ahh, life with a preschooler). And all around me it seems like people are dropping like flies from some terrible tummy [...]