Video Of My Recent Talk: Exploring The Ex-Vegan Phenomenon. Plus, Best Day Ever? Perhaps!

January 16th, 2014 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

Hello hello! I’m so excited to share this video of my recent talk, Exploring The Ex-Vegan Phenomenon, with Matt Ruscigno, MPH RD, at the amazing Animal Advocacy Museum in Pasadena. The issue of recidivism in the vegan community is incredibly complex, and Matt and I are still in the beginning stages of mapping out and [...]

Preserving 2013: Storing Up For Winter, With Recipes!

November 13th, 2013 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

I must admit, I’m still getting used to this posting-once-a-week schedule. It’s been good to me, in that it’s freed up some much needed time, and it allows me to focus my blogging energy into one really good, really solid post each week. I like that. But still, I can’t help but miss our more [...]

The Many Lives Of Kale // or // How To Get The Very Most Value Out Of Your Vegetables, Both Nutritionally and Financially

October 22nd, 2013 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

I am not a wasteful person. I would say, in fact, that I am pretty much the antithesis of a wasteful person. I have always been this way – being raised by my single mother to appreciate and to conserve, compounded by a tendency towards thriftiness that’s totally inherent. I consider this a gift, as [...]

These Are A Few MORE Of My Favorite Food Preservation Methods

July 14th, 2013 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

Oh hey, a whole gallon of kale chips! Last week I wrote about food preservation, and how this is the time of year when all of us urban homesteaders ought to be full-on, all-out, non-stop stockpiling. Because right now the produce is abundant and the prices can’t be beat, which means right now is the [...]

These Are a Few Of My Favorite Food Preservation Methods (Okay, So It Doesn’t Have Quite The Same Ring As “A Few Of My Favorite Things”) (Also, This Is Totally Not A Post About Canning)

July 9th, 2013 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

Last week I Instagrammed that picture up there ^^ and I got so many questions about the process, that it jump-started me into finally writing this post that I’ve been meaning to write for forever and ever. Preserving! Right now we’re enjoying the glorious days of summer, and all the bounty that those days bring. [...]