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Perfect Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff

January 22, 2015
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Perfect Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff

I grew up eating, and loving, Hamburger Helper Stroganoff.  Both my desire for nutritious food and for ethically produced food have long since separated me from this childhood favorite.  Last week, I finally created a vegan mushroom stroganoff that completely fills that comfort food sized hole Hamburger Helper had left behind.  Bonus: it is totally good...

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Looking Back on 2014

December 22, 2014
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Looking Back on 2014

It has been a very busy year!  I had the honor of working for the largest historic public market in the US.  The food justice work being done here is amazing, and I was lucky enough to be chosen to design a new market...

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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...

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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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