In the spirit of Vegetarian Awareness Month, carnivores everywhere are pledging to go meat-free. According to the North American Vegetarian Society, non-vegetarians who pledge to abstain from all meat, fish and fowl during October will be entered into a random drawing for cash prizes. Cash for no-cow? Sounds pretty good. Numerous health and environmental benefits for going veg? Now that’s something even a ribeye-loving gal can chew on. While added health benefits and advocating for the …
As folks who work from home know, “working from home” rarely means actually working at home. The freelance set are often on the hunt – engaging in a mad dash, if you will – for the perfect away-from-home work spot that inspires productivity, boasts decent wifi and offers sustenance. And for me, I look for a space that offers vegan sustenance. Hmm, tall order much? Does such a space even exist? Sure, we’ve suffered through Starbucks (only to come home reeking of coffee with a jazz standard classic stuck in our heads) and elbowed our way through that tiny neighborhood joint everyone found out about. But you ain’t never found … Read more
When I became vegan nearly two years ago, I didn’t contemplate the difficulties the diet would bring, especially around the holidays. For me, Thanksgiving has special meaning (and much of it has to do with the food). I’m a sweet tooth at heart and saying no to guilty pleasures like pumpkin pie, stuffing and cornbread are hard to part with. Many sweet potatoes later, I’m always on the prowl for good holiday recipes that leave me a little more satisfied than eating just a plate of greens. And now that my dad is gluten-free, this holiday season will be extra tricky. Luckily, I found a few resources and products that are going … Read more
I’m the kind of gal who likes desserts, but doesn’t like things too sweet. I’m also the kind of girl who loves coffee, anytime of day, any way. Oh, and I like things to be quick – if I’m making a cookie, I want instant cookie gratification. Following our party appetizer theme, these cookies are a cinch to make and are crazy delish. And if you’re a morning mocha latte addict like some, these will be your new best friends. They’re crunchy, slightly chewy, and full of that rich, roasty coffee flavor we caffeine addicts adore. Skip the traditional chocolate chip and go bold with these sophisticated crisps. Espresso Cafe Crisps Yields: 28 2-inch cookies Prep … Read more
She is fun, fabulous and fierce. She is chic, intelligent and in-the-know. But most of all, the Cheeky chick is the kind of woman who embraces, admires, respects, smiles at and opens her heart to other fabulous chicks. Now THAT'S Cheeky, darling!