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Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer and Why to Avoid the Starbucks Version

August 26, 2014
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Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer and Why to Avoid the Starbucks Version

Firey leaves, cozy sweaters, hot apple cider, and ALL THINGS PUMPKIN.  That time of year is just around the corner.  Normally, I would wait until at least September to post my recipe for Vegan Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer, but an excellent article published on Food Babe yesterday, combined with a couple other factors, has...

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Hiatus

August 5, 2014
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Hiatus

As some of you have clearly noticed and commented, I’ve been notably absent lately.  While I treasure this blog and the community it has spawned, it has had to take a back seat to other goings-on in my life of late. I just wanted...

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Teaching Kids About Food and Plants: Grow Sprouts in a Jar

April 28, 2014
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Teaching Kids About Food and Plants: Grow Sprouts in a Jar

Teaching kids how to grow sprouts in a jar combines several wonderful lessons:  It is a hands-on exploration of the life cycle of plants.  It is a practice in patience (though one well paced for young pre-schoolers since there are new results every day). ...

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Review: Fahrenheit 451

April 7, 2014
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Review: Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury My rating: 4 of 5 stars It is no surprise this book is a classic. It is thought provoking and continues to skewer our mindless mass media culture with pinpoint accuracy. I’m often surprised when I read similar novels,...

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Mediterranean Pizzas

March 21, 2014
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Mediterranean Pizzas

These individual Mediterranean Pizzas were so easy to make, I’m surprised I’d never thought to try them before – especially considering how much Flintstone loves hummus!  In addition to being fun finger food, these are vegan (or plant based if that’s how you roll),...

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