4 Tips for Successful Vegan Travel

Who’s doing some travel this winter? I can’t wait to dip my toes in the warm ocean down ol’ Mexico way. I’ve learned a few travel tips over my 20 vegan years… First, pack as if it’s the zombie apocalypse! When I’m stuck places with no vegan food and I get HANGRY! It’s not pretty. At…

Why Vegan Matters

In their hearts, everyone’s already vegan, because no one want to support animal abuse! The meat and dairy industries are horrifically cruel. You eat three times a day. Eating vegan meals is one of the easiest ways to create positive change in the world. Compared to 2007, because of less demand, 400 million-less animals were…

Garlic Meditation

There’s two kinds of experiences when peeling cloves of garlic – one is when the clove just pops right out of its wrapper, rest to add flavor to your meal, happy to help. You’re stoked cause you picked the right bulb at the store, and surely it’s a sign that your day is going well…

Powerful TED Talk About Carnism and Veganism

I just watched this beautiful, inspiring video today. And then I sat my husband down and we watched it again. Then we had a lengthy discussion about it, and how grateful we are to both be Veg, (he’s mostly plant-based but not 100% yet). This TED talk is a MUST SEE!!!!! Whatever your diet, do…

Vegan Roadtrip!!! (Northern California)

Yes, it can be done! With a bit of foresight, and a handy smart phone, an extended road trip can easily be Veganized. I’m (still!) on a 5-week long road trip before moving into my new house. We hit the road with a loose agenda and a sense of adventure! From SF, we first headed…

Starter Shopping List

For new Vegans, I suggest this starter Shopping List. Always support the Organic, non-GMO options: Fruits and Veggies: golden potatoes garlic onions corn (frozen) avocados lemon romaine lettuce kale bananas Grains: tortilla chips rice cakes pasta bread long-grain brown rice oatmeal popcorn Proteins: chickpeas (dried or canned) lentils burger patties of your choice tofu (medium…

The Millennium: Restaurant Review

One of my all-time favorite restaurants is the Millennium in San Francisco. It’s exclusively Vegan, emphasizing gourmet, organic, and local food. It’s a privilege and honor to eat there. Each menu item is literally a work of art. They change their menu regularly, but some of these photos share a few meals I enjoyed there…